Archive for February 2019

There is street named for him and a giant bust on Auburn Avenue...but do you really know what he's done? From a rough childhood to railway mail clerk, Grandmaster Mason, husband, f...

The Crackers may sound familiar, but what about the Osceolas, Atlantans, Firecrackers, Windjammers, Deppens, Cubs and Panthers? This week, I’m talking about the parallel worlds o...

In 1881, not even two decades out of slavery, a group of Atlanta's African American washerwomen started the "Washing Society" and launched the fight for higher wages, respect and a...

Westview Cemetery is one of the largest in the Southeast, opening in 1884. Today I get to share how it got started, what that big tower is all about, and why I think everyone shoul...