What these Trees have Seen: Slavery, Post-Slavery, and Anti-Blackness in the South River (Welaunee) Forest Zone

Mark Auslander and Avis E. Williams23 April 2022 The proposed South River (Welaunee) Forest zone spans approximately 3,500 acres in southeastern … What these Trees have Seen: Slavery, Post-Slavery, and Anti-Blackness in the South River (Welaunee) Forest Zone Auslander and Williams discuss the history of the South River (Welaunee) forest on Atlanta’s south side. Justice […]

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The Cloud Minders

The first television series i recall watching was Star Trek in the late 1960’s — i was in kindergarten at the time. i grew up enamored with the stars, knowing the minute details of the planets, taking classes at the local observatory (Fernbank) in grade school. A few minutes after seeing the photos from the […]

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Studies in Black Southern Radicalism

The tradition of Black radical resistance and liberation struggle is as grounded in the South as collard greens. The startling diversity of its forms and currents have slowly dawned on me as I’ve read the signs and listened carefully to the rhythms. This morning I reflect on accounts of 18th century resistance in Sylviane Diouf’s […]

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