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100 Years Later, a Painful Episode Is Observed at Last

Dewan, Shaila The New York Times (2006) 100 Years Later, a Painful Episode Is Observed at Last. The New York Times.

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Abstract

Two years ago, Saudia Muwwakkil, the director of communications for the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, invited community leaders to discuss how to mark the 100th anniversary of a 1906 race riot in which mobs of whites descended on the city's black residents. The racial strife shut down Atlanta for four days and ended with the bodies of black men hanging from trees and streetlights. But of those Ms. Muwwakkil called, almost none had heard of it.


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Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Minority, Trust, Health, Atlanta, Riot, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, W.E.B.DuBois, Booker T. Washington, Coalition to Remember the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot, John Wesley Dobbs,Henry W. Grady, Carole Merritt, Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, community leaders, black history
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Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011
Last Modified: 19 May 2011 16:55
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/562

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