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Georgia's NAACP and ACLU are asking Secretary of State Brian Kemp not to provide information about the state's voters to the President's Election Integrity Commission. 

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The commission, led by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, is requesting voter information from all 50 states to investigate possible voter fraud. 

A voter takes a "I'm a Georgia Voter" sticker after voting during Georgia's primary election at the polling station at South Lowndes Recreation Complex in Lake Park, Ga., Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

Georgia lawmakers violated federal voting rights law by moving black voters out and white voters in to two state House districts in 2015, according to a lawsuit filed Monday that calls the mid-decade redistricting an effort to protect white Republican incumbents.

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David Goldman / Associated Press

The state representative who introduced a resolution honoring the confederacy in Georgia blames the media for backlash against the measure.

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A voter takes a "I'm a Georgia Voter" sticker after voting during Georgia's primary election at the polling station at South Lowndes Recreation Complex in Lake Park, Ga., Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

Election officials in Georgia's sparsely populated, overwhelmingly black Hancock County agreed Wednesday to settle a lawsuit alleging denial of voting rights to dozens of African-American registered voters just ahead of a racially divided local election.

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About three-quarters of the people they removed from the voting rolls — nearly all of them black — remain eligible and will be restored to the county's registered voter list under the agreement.

 

Elly Yu / WABE

Thousands are expected to march in Atlanta this week in response to Donald Trump's inauguration.

The largest march likely will be this Saturday, the day after the president-elect's sworn in.

The Georgia NAACP is organizing the rally, in coordination with local community and advocacy groups.

State NAACP president Francys Johnson said the plan is to send a message that they'll be defending civil rights.

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