Archive for June 2019

Olmsted Linear Parks

For many Atlantans driving down Ponce de Leon, these six linear parks almost disappear into sight. This week, I'm talking about Frederick Law Olmsted, his work in Atlanta and why t...

In 1885, the death rate for black Atlantans was 2.5 times greater than whites. By 1900, the black death rate exceeded the white by 69%. African American deaths accounted for 50% of...