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The Race Riot of 1906

Above All That Drama

On this episode of Georgia Stories; a racist governor, sensationalized headlines and Jim Crow laws sparked rage in a mob of white men who randomly beat and killed black men in Atlanta. Historian Cliff Kuhn and Carole Merritt, director of Herndon Home, examine the causes and consequences of the Race Riot of 1906.

Original Air Date: 03/12/1994

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