Local people often say that Atlanta is terrible about preserving its history – particularly the history of African-American lives and contributions.
This can be particularly true of suburban Atlanta. Where the city was the birthplace of historically black colleges Morehouse and Spelman, and played a key role in the Civil Rights movement, suburban counties were the landing sites of white flight – often overtly hostile to their black communities.
Continue reading “Endangered history in DeKalb”
Long time, no update. But I have been working – that’s the point. Continue reading Whew! Look at these cobwebs …
Let’s talk about real fake news. Not Donald Trump’s fake news (a.k.a. news he doesn’t like), but the fake news that is fiction–often crafted with malicious intent–disguised as fact. Continue reading Please stop sharing garbage on Facebook
I am reviving my blog/website after deciding to opt out of the great Social Network Experiment. Continue reading The social media dream of the ’90s