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Black History Month: African American Business Enterprises

Knights of the Razor: Black barbers in slavery and freedom.

In the introduction to her Encyclopedia of African American Business History, Juliet Walker observes that… “…full freedom from racism and complete equality for the descendants of former slaves have yet to be obtained. Yet, in their continuing search for freedom, the … Continue reading

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“Four Negroes Acting Unwise?”

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, one of two students who integrated the University System of Georgia in 1961, will speak at Georgia State University (GSU) at 11 a.m. today (January 27) in the Student Center Speakers Auditorium.  Integration was attempted at GSU much earlier–in … Continue reading

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Moore’s Ford Bridge Lynching Photo Discovery

A cache of 32 photographs taken shortly after the 1946 Moore’s Ford Bridge Lynching in Walton County, Georgia has been recently discovered by Tim Crimmins, a Georgia State University history professor. Dr. Crimmins was surveying the Atlanta Journal and Constitution … Continue reading

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