Archive for April 2021

This week, I got to speak with Alicia Guzman, who worked on the research and nomination of Fuller-Freedom House, which the City of Atlanta began the historic designation of in Febr...

Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta is part of the lived experience of so many Atlantans, but I’m not sure that everyone knows how it started. From a small collection of local animals when the park was fo...

Georgia Flag

*CORRECTION: Judge Orinda Evans is white woman. I mistakenly identified her as Black in this episode.* This week, we’re talking about the history Georgia’s state flag, from the beg...

Christmas Card Lady

Did you know that throughout the 1950s, Atlanta had a Christmas Card Lady? Laura Watson recycled hundreds of thousands of used holiday cards, turning them into new ones to send to ...

Residential Bombings

This week, we’re talking about the period just before Atlanta’s “white flight”. Three decades of incessant terror, violence and destruction against the Black families that purchase...

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