Many of Atlanta's neighborhoods underwent a racial 'sea change' in the decades following World War Two.
The response and reaction by neighborhood churches to that transition is recounted in an honors thesis by Emory University student Preston Hogue entitled, "The Ties That Bind: White Church Flight in Atlanta from 1955 to 1985" [excerpt below].
About four years ago, Fayetteville, Georgia elementary school students, Carter--age 8 and a half, and sister Olivia, age 7--founded a non-profit organization devoted to conservation and saving endangered animals.
"One More Generation.org" began by adopting cheetahs in South Africa, a species close to extinction. Since then, their environmental activism has spread worldwide.
The evolution of the photographic image and self-image of African-Americans is chronicled in a new book co-authored by New York University Professor Dr. Deborah Willis, and University of Massachusetts Assistant Professor Dr. Barbara Krauthamer, entitled "Envisioning Emancipation--Black Americans and the End of Slavery" (Temple University Press, 2013).