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Black Suffrage in the Twentieth Century

The twentieth-century effort to mobilize black Georgians in the political process began during the 1930s and continues to the pre

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Emancipation

Emancipation did not come suddenly or easily to Georgia.

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities Initiative

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been defined as institutions that were established before 1964 with the principal mission of educating African Americans.

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Freedom Singers

During the early 1960s the Freedom Singers, from Albany, performed throughout the country to raise funds for the

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