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The Klan

This week, we’re covering a darker period in Atlanta’s history - the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan. The Klan reigned terror throughout the United States, first in the period imme...

The Temple

Did you know The Temple is the oldest synagogue? Starting off in rented halls with a borrowed Torah, it was during the first Jewish wedding in 1876, that the Rabbi calls for a form...

Buckhead

The boundaries of Buckhead cover an enormous area, so this week I've tried to stick to the early and general history of this well-known neighborhood. Listen to learn about how both...

This week were doing things a little different. I'm giving you a chance to hear one of my Patreon-exclusive mini-episodes about Atlanta's first public execution. For just $1 per mo...

Boxing + Tiger Flowers

From John Sullivan's visit to Atlanta in 1883 for a “scientific sparring exhibition” his second visit in 1893 and the governor sending the Volunteer Militia to chase out a boxi...

This week, we have a story about African American newspapers, but it’s so much more than paper and words. Behind each publication was a man with an agenda, with strong beliefs an...

Carnegie Libraries

This week, I get to talk about my favorite thing in the whole world - books. Well, technically it’s about where we keep books...but it’s also a story of gender, power, race and...

Whittier Mill Village

If I gave you two words - Atlanta and mill town - and asked you the first thing that came to mind, I expect for most people it would be Cabbagetown. This week, I’m going to tell...

Motorcycle Racing

This week, I’m telling a love story - the love of two wheels with a motor, the love for risk and fear and the love that Atlantans had watching these men and their machines. It's ...

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