Venues and Impact: Planning the Sites of ’96

In 1990, with the prospect of the Olympic Games on the horizon, Atlanta entered a construction phase.

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Black Women’s Fight for Suffrage

While the verbiage of the Nineteenth Amendment made it legal for Black women to vote, other barriers—including poll taxes, literacy tests, grandfather clauses, and racial terrorism—prevented many from casting their ballots.

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Lift Every Voice: Collecting Stories from Atlanta’s Activists

We are losing a generation who brought about sweeping social change as teenagers in the 1960s. Constance “Connie” Curry, Congressman John Lewis, and Rev. C.T. Vivian are just three towering Atlantans who have recently died. Often, as they go, so do their stories.

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