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Podcast by ACLU of Georgia

    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 12: What Happened to Ahmaud Arbery?

    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 12: What Happened to Ahmaud Arbery?

    A conversation between the ACLU of Georgia political director and Georgia NAACP president Rev. James “Major” Woodall with Kenyatta Kinloch, host of Liberty is Peachy. Three African American men in Georgia discuss white supremacy, killing based on the color of one’s skin, and what we can do.

    • 27 min
    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 11: Racial Disparities and COVID-19

    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 11: Racial Disparities and COVID-19

    Andrea Young, executive director of the ACLU of Georgia, talks with host Kenyatta Kinloch about the tremendous racial disparities in the testing and healthcare treatment of African American Georgians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 18 min
    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 10: ACLU-GA Urges State Parole Board to Release People Age 62+

    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 10: ACLU-GA Urges State Parole Board to Release People Age 62+

    Host Kenyatta Kinloch talks with staff attorney Kosha Tucker about ACLU letters urging the state parole board to use its constitutional power to release those aged 62 and older. “None of these men received a death sentence when they were convicted. Yet, if they remain in prison, that is what could happen. They could die,” Tucker said.

    • 11 min
    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 9: Stop the Poll Tax: ACLU of GA Federal Lawsuit

    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 9: Stop the Poll Tax: ACLU of GA Federal Lawsuit

    The ACLU of Georgia filed a federal lawsuit against the sec. of state for requiring a poll tax on Georgia voters when submitting mail-in absentee ballots and applications. Legal Director Sean J. Young explains this in the first segment. Political director Chris Bruce shares what YOU CAN do to tell the sec. of state to stop the poll tax.

    • 10 min
    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 8: COVID-19, Jails, and Prisons

    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 8: COVID-19, Jails, and Prisons

    The ACLU of Georgia published an open letter to all public officials with responsibility for dealing with COVID-19 in the criminal legal system. Political director Chris Bruce and staff attorney Kosha Tucker discuss ACLU of Georgia recommendations that sheriffs, governor, probation and parole officers, parole boards, prosecutors, police, and judges should take to prevent the harm inflicted by COVID-19 that can make things immensely more difficult for people who cannot protect themselves from this deadly pandemic.

    • 42 min
    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 7: Protecting the Vote During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Liberty is Peachy, Ep. 7: Protecting the Vote During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The ACLU of Georgia sent a letter to the Sec. of State proposing recommendations to protect all mail-in absentee ballot voters. Sean J. Young, ACLU of Georgia legal director, discusses these recommendations that include extending the deadline for mail-in absentee ballots to be counted in the election.

    • 26 min

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