Legal segregation was ended by passage of federal legislation in the 1960s According to the 1960 census the proportion of Georgia's population that was African American was 28%; hundreds of thousands of blacks had left the state in the Great Migration to the North and Midwest New white residents arrived through migration and immigration Following support from the national Democratic Party for the civil rights movement and especially civil rights legislation of 1964 and 1965 most African-American voters as well as other minority voters have largely supported the Democratic Party in Georgia in the decades since the late 20th century the conservative white-majority voters have increasingly supported Republicans for national and state offices. Racial composition 1990 2000 2010 Music Midtown The Georgia Ports Authority owns and operates four ports in the state: Port of Savannah Port of Brunswick Port Bainbridge and Port Columbus the Port of Savannah is the fourth largest seaport in the United States importing and exporting a total of 2.3 million TEUs per year the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal is the largest single container terminal in North America Several major companies including Target IKEA and Heineken operate distribution centers in close proximity to the Port of Savannah. 105 3221 Protestant 85 2820 Voters in the Chattahoochee Hills community of southwest Fulton (west of Cascade-Palmetto Highway) voted overwhelmingly to incorporate in June 2007 the city became incorporated on December 1 2007. John Schuerholz** 97 Jimmy Leo (bullpen catcher), Villa Rica pop 13,956 Northeast Georgia Medical Center Trains can travel at very high speed but they are heavy are unable to deviate from the track and require a great distance to stop Possible accidents include derailment (jumping the track) a collision with another train or collision with automobiles other vehicles or pedestrians at level crossings the last accounts for the majority of rail accidents and casualties the most important safety measures to prevent accidents are strict operating rules e.g railway signalling and gates or grade separation at crossings Train whistles bells or horns warn of the presence of a train while trackside signals maintain the distances between trains. . ! In 1884 the legislature appropriated one million dollars to build a new State Capitol Construction began October 26 1884 and the building was completed (slightly under budget) and occupied on June 15 1889, Atlanta has a dynamic distinctly Southern culture This is due to a large population of migrants from other parts of the U.S. in addition to many recent immigrants to the U.S who have made the metropolitan area their home establishing Atlanta as the cultural and economic hub of an increasingly multi-cultural metropolitan area Thus although traditional Southern culture is part of Atlanta's cultural fabric it is mostly the backdrop to one of the nation's most cosmopolitan cities This unique cultural combination reveals itself in the arts district of Midtown the quirky neighborhoods on the city's eastside and the multi-ethnic enclaves found along Buford Highway.
. . 9 Midtown Ecodistrict Weapons: Smith & Wesson M&P .40 S&W; to be replaced by the Glock 22 in July 2013 Glock secured a contract with the Atlanta Police Department for an order of 2300 full size Glock 22 Generation 4s to replace the Smith & Wesson M&P .40 This breaks a 70+ year relationship between Smith & Wesson and the APD the Glock 22 was being phased into service within the department over time the Glock 22 is chambered in the .40 caliber Smith & Wesson round like the M&P that it replaces APD SWAT adopted the full size Glock 21 Gen 4 due to mission-specific requirements that favor the .45 ACP round over the .40 S&W round as of 2015 the department again transitioned to another 9mm handgun the Glock 17 Gen 4 phasing out the .40 S&W Glock 22 the reason for this was modern 9x19mm bullet effectiveness and the fact 9mm puts less wear on the gun's components due to lower pressures compared to .40 S&W the APD has standardized Winchester PDX1 147 grain 9mm ammunition. Policing 5 Social economical and energetic aspects, See also: Political party strength in Georgia (U.S state), Military Estonia (43) ? ? ? ? ?