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Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism, and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch

November 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Materials from the Camille Billops and James V. Hatch collection at Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library are the subject of this major exhibition. From this collection of African American art, drama and literature, featured items include play scripts, posters, artist interviews, works of art, and more. The exhibition represents a history of works created by black artists for black audiences and explores the intersection of art and activism, with a slate of corresponding public…

World War II Lecture + Awards Ceremony

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Museum of History and Holocaust Education and the Anti-Defamation League are honored to host Atlanta-based veteran Dr. Hillard Pouncy for a special lecture. Born in rural Alabama, Dr. Hillard Pouncy enrolled at the Tuskegee Institute on a work scholarship in 1940. "When I got there, it had just been decided that they were going to let black people fly," Pouncy said. He trained at Moton Field in Tuskegee and eventually became a bombardier in the 477th Bombardment Group. In…

Ford Family Days at Center for Civil and Human Rights

April 28
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Daily until April 30, 2017

Ford Motor Company invites families to share the transformative experiences of the Center for Civil and Human Rights April 28 – 30, 2017. All youth under the age of 18 receive FREE admission throughout the weekend.

Mia’s 1st Annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show to Benefit Veterans

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Over 40 awards in over 30 classes of vehicles, DJ, Bands, Doors Prizes, Raffle, Pinup Girls, Food, Vendors, and fun all support Veterans with PTSD. $25 to enter a Vehicle, $20 with Veterans ID, $10 to display only a vehicle and FREE to spectate. Come out and support veterans with ptsd and have a great time.

Historical Marker Dedication: The Temple

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us for a historical marker dedication for The Temple. The marker reads The Temple The Temple, originally founded as the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation in 1867, was Atlanta’s first official Jewish institution. It grew out of the Hebrew Benevolent Society, organized in 1860 to help Atlanta’s Jewish poor. In 1875, the Congregation built its first permanent worship hall in downtown Atlanta. The Temple of 1931, the third home for its congregation, was designed by renowned Atlanta architect Philip Shutze.…

King and the Diaspora Opening Reception

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Center for Civil and Human Rights opens its newest collection in the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: King and the Diaspora with a reception and conversation. “King and the Diaspora” sheds light on Dr. King’s influence in continental Africa. After the reception, hear how Dr. King’s philosophy in non-violence and civil rights still impacts communities across the globe today.

Jim Crow America: Racial Justice in 2017

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the residual effect of policies reminiscent of Jim Crow Laws on the criminal justice system and communities of color. Following a welcoming reception, the program features a presentation and interactive roundtable discussion with the Georgia Justice Project and other community organizations. Topics will be focused on criminal justice policy change and community policing reform.

Memorial March of Stockbridge

May 29 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Memorial March of Stockbridge is an event hosted by the City of Stockbridge to remember and honor men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The event is a one mile ceremonial walk intended to provide the community with a time to fellowship and properly honor fallen soldiers.

Duluth Celebrates America

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Celebrate Independence Day on Duluth Town Green with a fabulous firework display, rockin’ bands, and activities for all to enjoy. The Annual Duluth Celebrates America event will take place on July 3rd from 6pm-11pm. Performances by The 116th Army Band & the Mike Veal Band will rock the house as residents dance the night away under the stars. Food trucks, children’s activities, and giveaways are just some of the fun things you can expect. This is a licensed merchant zone…

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