Wed., August 20, 2014 9:26pm
This week marks the end of an Atlanta exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the famous Civil War battle that was a turning point in the city. But the Art Against the Wall exhibit at Gallery 72 in downtown Atlanta doesn't just focus on one particular war or time period. GPB’s All Things Considered host Rickey Bevington recently talked with the exhibit's curator, Radcliffe Bailey.
Tue., August 19, 2014 4:20pm
An Atlanta pastor criticizes some evangelicals for not being as vocal following the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Missouri.
Fri., August 8, 2014 11:18am
The annual Pan African Film Festival is back in Atlanta. Every year, the festival showcases film, art, and other creative works about people of African descent. This year PAFF, will present 55 films from around the world.
Mon., July 14, 2014 11:02am
Should taxpayers fund commemorations of the Confederacy? That's the conversation sociologist Mark Patrick George and Reverend Floyd Rose are hoping to start with a letter they sent last month to Georgia lawmakers. They argue that Georgia’s secession ordinance of 1861 proves the Confederacy fought in order to preserve slavery, and therefore taxpayers shouldn’t pay to glorify it. George and Rose say heritage groups like the Sons and Daughters of the Confederacy are obfuscating history by suggesting the Confederacy only fought for states’ rights and southern pride.
Wed., July 9, 2014 11:15am
Crime novelist Karin Slaughter’s neighborhood in Jonesboro, Georgia has a lot to do with her work today. She was a child when the city of Atlanta elected its first black mayor, and during the Atlanta Child Murders when an unknown killer haunted the city. Slaughter’s latest thriller, Cop Town is set in Atlanta in the 1970s. It’s the story of two female police officers who are sidelined in a citywide search for a cop killer. She sat down with All Things Considered host Rickey Bevington to talk about the novel, her childhood, and the reason she wrote her latest thriller from the point of view of two women.
Wed., March 31, 2010 10:49am
Rickey Bevington speaks with two experts on how the campaign season is impa