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10:30 am

We Shall Overcome: African American Stories from Civil War to Civil Rights

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
Free

This 75-minute guided tour explores the lives and accomplishments of outstanding and ordinary African Americans in Atlanta. “We Shall Overcome” became the anthem of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, but the origin of the song dates back to antebellum days and a spiritual sung by enslaved people, “No More Auction Block for Me.”…

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