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Photo of the Week: The Discomfiture of Southern Culture

Significant subjects in photographs are not always apparent at first glance.  This crowd scene at the fair appears rather mundane.  A closer inspection reveals the attendees are all African-American and and the vendors are Caucasian.  Southern fairs would typically hold … 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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