Remembrance and Reconciliation

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Title: Remembrance and Reconciliation
Alternative Title: 1906 Atlanta Race Riot Lecture
Author: Persons, Georgia A. ; Burns, Rebecca ; Dobbs Butts, June ; Keating, E. Larry ; Bayor, Ronald ; Meng, Amanda ; Rosser, Sue V.
Abstract: This event was one of a wide range of activities that took place at local universities and at other venues around the city under the general auspices of the citywide Coalition to Remember the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot. Panel and event were organized by Georgia A. Persons, School of Public Policy. Panel members: Ronald Bayor, School of History, Technology, and Society; Rebecca Burns, author of Rage in the Gate City: the Story of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot; June Dobbs Butts, daughter of John Wesley Dobbs (1882-1961), one of Atlanta's most distinguished African American civic and political leaders at the time of the 1906 riot; Larry Keating, College of Architecture; Amanda Meng, IAC Student Advisory Board. Closing statement: Sue V. Rosser, Dean of Ivan Allen College.
Description: Panel discussion commemorating the Centennial anniversary of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot, held in the Library East Commons at 11:30am on September 28, 2006. Runtime: 89:06 minutes
Type: Presentation
Date: 2006-09-28
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology. College of Liberal Arts. Student Advisory Board
Georgia Institute of Technology. College of Liberal Arts. Office of the Dean
Georgia Institute of Technology. Honors Program
Coalition to Remember the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: 1906 Atlanta Race Riot
African American suffrage
Civil disturbances
Unsubstantiated news reporting

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