Rev. Markel Hutchins

Atlanta’s civil rights leaders staged a sit in inside Philips Arena this morning (September 10) after Atlanta Hawks executives canceled a meeting with the group. The civil rights leaders were supposed to be meeting with Hawks CEO Steve Koonin Wednesday to discuss the recent controversy surrounding the Hawks and co-owner Bruce Levenson, who is selling […]

People protesting the gun industry gathered for a rally outside Glock’s North American headquarters in Smyrna Thursday evening (February 7). The purpose of the protest was to focus attention on the number of handguns on American streets as Washington debates an assault weapons ban. They pointed to recent shootings at Price Middle School and Morehouse […]

From the AJC.com: The Rev. Markel Hutchins said Wednesday he will not seek criminal charges against those who removed padlocks from gates at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference headquarters. But those on the other side of the fight for control of the SCLC said Wednesday they are still considering bringing criminal trespass charges against Hutchins […]

Markel Hutchins From the AJC.com: The feud between rival factions of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference escalated to new heights Tuesday, with charges of vandalism leveled at one participant in the dispute. The Rev. Markel Hutchins said Tuesday that he is the legitimate president of the SCLC and has the right to weld shut and […]