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The Weeping Time | Family Secrets, Shame | Mental Health Courts

One of the largest slave sales in U.S. history happened in Savannah, but it’s largely unknown. During a two-day period in 1859, more than 400 people were sold to slave owners from across the...

February 3, 2016

Soul Food Junkies | Atlanta's Soccer Scene | Civil War & Southern Health

Soul food is a major staple in Southern culture, particularly among African-Americans. Is it to blame for obesity rates and other health disorders? Plus, Atlanta’s soccer scene is going through some...

January 19, 2016

Slavery's Trail of Tears | Hub City Mayors | Hart of America

Host Celeste Headlee speaks with Edward Ball, author of “Slaves In the Family,” about a 1 million man march that has been largely forgotten in history. Then, the mayors of Augusta, Columbus and Macon...

November 2, 2015

A Rant On THAT FLAG, A Demand For Respect

I’m a professional journalist and that means I try to refrain from expressing my opinion on issues in the news. I want my audience to trust that I can have a conversation with anyone that...

July 2, 2015

The Abolitionists

Who were the key figures of the abolitionist movement? How did they band together to transform what was considered a fringe movement into a force that changed society? The three part mini-series The...

January 7, 2013

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