Bricks and Bones: Exploring Atlanta’s Spaces of Neo-Slavery

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Bricks and Bones: Exploring Atlanta’s Spaces of Neo-Slavery
Dr. Richard Becherer
January 17th, 5pm
Jackson Street Building, Room 123

Dr. Richard Becherer, architectural historian, will give a lecture on the use of African American convicts at the Chattahoochee River Brick Company in Atlanta, now an historic complex faced with pressures from development. The lecture will be of interest to anyone involved in historic preservation, cultural landscapes, city planning and development, and the African American experience in Southern cities.