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Sewing History: Harriet Powers

Born into slavery, Harriet Powers learned to sew from other slaves on a plantation in Madison County. Her story quilts show strong evidence of her west African roots combined with a European style of...

March 3, 2010

Georgia's Most Unfamous Famous Artist

Howard Finster, a visionary painter in Summerville, estimates he has created 36,000 pieces of art. He also created Paradise Garden and restored an old chapel in his backyard. Music groups like REM...

September 16, 2008

The Empire of Pink Morton: Turn of the Century African-American Mogul

Robert Herman, Executive Director of the Morton Theatre, comments on the life and legacy of Monroe Bowers "Pink" Morton, who built the Morton Theater in 1910, served as a postmaster,...

August 19, 2008