Revisiting Atlanta's 45-Year Reputation as the "Black Mecca"

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Todd Michney, a visiting assistant professor in the School of History and Sociology, writes about this 1971 designation from Ebony magazine. This blogpost is in commemoration of Black History Month, a tradition started in 1926 by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) and which the Georgia Institute of Technology observes by sponsoring an annual lecture. The full article can be read online here.


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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Created: 02/27/2017
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