By Eugene Walker
I am dismayed but not deterred following our setback in federal court on Monday. I respectfully but wholeheartedly disagree with the judge’s decision, and I plan to continue to seek justice through the court system until this matter with the governor is resolved. This is why:
I was born in Thomaston, a small town in Upson County. The indignity of segregation and racism was the backdrop of my youth.
I swore that I would stand up for my rights no matter the cost. I have not swayed from this self commitment, and virtually all my adult life has been dedicated to service to my fellow man, with a special dedication to education.
I preface this to explain, again, why I am obligated to engage the governor in the court system. It is morally abhorrent to sit idly by and allow the usurping of the one man-one vote rights that have been bought and paid for with the blood, sweat and tears of my generation.
It is imperative that public servants preserve and protect the