September Community News

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NEWS: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr., preserving his teachings and saving Atlanta’s history (Saporta Report)

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr., preserving his teachings and saving Atlanta’s history

NEWS: Kunhardt Film Foundation Releases “King in the Wilderness” 

King in the Wilderness chronicles the final chapters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, revealing a conflicted leader who faced an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum.  The documentary also features archival footage, behind-the-scenes video of Dr. King’s private moments, intimate archival photographs and phone conversations recorded by President Johnson.

The film was sponsored, in part, by the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.

Click here to watch the film in its entirety and access additional resources. 

NEWS: “Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee Announces $2M Renovation to J.F. Kennedy Park in Atlanta’s Historic Westside Neighborhood as part of its Legacy 53 Initiative 

NEWS: “Groundbreaking, Dedication Ceremony Held for New Park in English Avenue”

NEWS: “English Avenue community creates one-year revitalization plan” (WSB-TV)

NEWS: “More help for the Westside, new entrepreneurship leader at Georgia State”   (The Atlanta Business Chronicle)

NEWS:Atlanta’s latest civil, human rights memorial: Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park” (The Saporta Report)

 

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