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The student will evaluate the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement.

Atlanta's Example in the Civil Rights Movement

Herschelle Challenor, a graduate of Spelman College, describes the challenges of segregation in Atlanta during the 1950s. Claude Sitton, a reporter for the...

The Civil Rights Movement: Freedom School

Marie Cochran, an art instructor at Georgia Southern University, was one of the first children to integrate the schools in her hometown of Toccoa. Her art...

The Civil Rights Movement: Singing Freedom

Albany native Rutha Mae Harris recalls life in the segregated town of Albany. In 1961 activists like African-American activists like Harris and Charles...

The Economic Impact of Racial Discrimination

Farmer Felder Daniels, Doug Bachtel, a demographer at the University of Georgia, Lillie Rosser, a former housecleaner and now an assistant pastor at an...