Atlanta Massacre of 1906: History and Legacy
Panel Discussion | September 24, 2020
Join the Fulton County Remembrance Coalition for a virtual panel discussion on the Atlanta Massacre of 1906. The panelists will explore the social and political environment of the time, the four days of violence against Black Atlantans, and the legacy the massacre created.
With an introduction by
Lloyd Pierce, Head Coach of the Atlanta Hawks, Coaches for Racial Justice
- Forrest Evans: Forrest is an Atlanta-based librarian and published poet, best known for her work in Pen+Brush, TQ Review: A Journal of Trans and Queer Voices, and The Apogee Journal. The avid DC Comic Book collector fights under education, and for gender equality.
- Ayinde Summers: Atlanta native, Ayinde is the Educational Director at Project South with a long career in experiential education and community organizing.
- Dr. Maurice Hobson: Dr. Hobson is the author of award-winning book titled The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta and is an Associate Professor of African American Studies and Historian at Georgia State University.
Auburn Avenue Research Library Resources
- AARL Bibliographies
- Atlanta Massacre/Race Riot of 1906 Historical Video
- Atlanta Massacre of 1906 Resources
- Lynchings in Georgia Resources
- Criminology and Police Brutality in the Black Community Resources
- The Atlanta Riot: Race, Class, and Violence in a New South City | Grex Mixon
- To Build Our Lives Together: Community Formation in Black Atlanta, 1875-1906 | Allison Dorsey
- Rage in the Gate City: The Story of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot | Rebecca Burns
- Veiled Visions: 1906 Atlanta Race Riot and the Reshaping of American Race Relations | David Godshalk
- Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 | Mark Baurerlein