African American Parks

As the world is in chaos, my hope is that, at the very least, I hope it can be a way for listeners to escape the news cycle and take a mental break. After 1890, black Atlantans were barred from park or recreation spaces in Atlanta. This week, I am sharing the earliest stories of the African American fight for park space, who led these fights, where some of these places were and how strongly they were fought against by white Atlantans.

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