A controversial statue will soon move from the steps of the state Capitol to a nearby plaza. Many are cheering the statue’s relocation because it honors a man now widely considered a racist. But some say Georgians need to know about the state’s history – good and bad.
A group of volunteers is re-enacting an unsolved 1946 lynching Saturday afternoon. Four people and an unborn baby died at the lynching at Moore’s Ford Bridge on the Oconee-Walton county line in northeast Georgia. Black leaders want state and federal investigators to focus on solving the 65-year-old crime.
The Atlanta-born author Margaret Mitchell penned one of history's great novels. But if it were the final word on African-Americans, many blacks say, it leaves a lot to be desired. Racial complaints are a part of the book's 75 year history. But so are other chapters of Mitchell's enigmatic life.
A group of archeology students are planning to excavate the site of the Moore’s Ford Lynching. It’s a learning experience that could turn up some new leads in a case that’s remained unsolved for more than 60 years.