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History

Atlanta Race Riot of 1906

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During the Atlanta race riot that occurred September 22-24, 1906, white mobs killed dozens of Black Georgians, wounded scores of others, and inflicted considerable property...
Civil Rights History

Annie Lee Cooper

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“Upfront, pleasant, and…absolutely fearless” was how John Lewis described Selma-native Annie Lee Cooper. By the fall of 1963, the voting drive in Selma had “mushroomed...
History

William Still

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William Still (October 7, 1821–July 14, 1902) was a prominent abolitionist and civil rights activist who coined the term Underground Railroad and, as one of...