Celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas in June 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South. June

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Selma 2015 Bridge Crossing Jubilee

In 1993, the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute had the first Bridge Crossing Jubilee in conjunction with 21st Century Youth Leadership Movement, Wallace Community College, the City of Selma, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. This annual event is held the first full weekend of every March to commemorate

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Remembering the Shout

Central United Methodist Church and Hillside International Truth Center are collaborating to present “Remembering the Shout” featuring the McIntosh County Shouters, on February 28, 2015, 6:00 pm at Hillside, 2450 Cascade Road, SW, Atlanta 30311. The McIntosh County Shouters is a ten-member Gullah-Geechee group that began performing professionally in 1980. They have educated

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Historic Southview Cemetery Participates in “Wreaths Across America” – Honoring America’s Soldiers

PURCHASE A WREATH TODAY!                                                                            Veterans’ wreaths can be purchased at South-View Cemetery. 1990 Jonesboro Road, S.E., Atlanta, GA 30315 until Novemeber 23, 2012 $15.00/per wreath FOR EVERY TWO WREATHS PURCHASED ONE IS DONATED TO A VETERAN. Reminder: Payment can not be accepted over the phone. If you have a

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Battle of Atlanta Commemoration Event

Community leader and former Atlanta school board member Ina Evans found out some very interesting things about her family history as it related to the Civil War.  And it wasn’t what she expected. On Saturday, July 21st at The Battle of Atlanta Commemoration experience history up close and personal.  Come

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