Statements about Civil Rights
The number of African-American men in prison has increased fivefold since he left office.
"Black children constitute 18 percent of the nation's public school population but 40 percent of the children who are suspended or expelled."
"The violent crime rate in America is the same as it was in 1968, yet our prison system has grown by over 500 percent."
About 3 percent of Gov. Nathan Deal’s appointments have been African-American.
When Georgia tightened its voter identification laws, the state sent a van and photographer to the homes of people who needed photo IDs and made them for free.
"(Birmingham, Ala.) is the cradle of the civil rights movement."
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