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A Litany for Liberation

A Litany for Liberation. Written by Amina S. McIntyre and read by Deborah Strahorn. You can download the Litany here (.pdf). Download the map from our Reflection and Remembrance walk here (.pdf). This video concludes Historic Oakland Foundation's 2020 virtual Juneteenth…

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Georgia Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters

Flux Projects presented the Georgia Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters at Oakland Cemetery on Juneteenth 2019. The event, which was offered in conjunction with Oakland's cemetery's Juneteenth celebrations, kicked off Flux's current project with Charmaine Minniefield, Remembrance as Resistance: Preserving Black…

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Resident Resource List

Oakland Cemetery is the final resting place for many Atlantans who shaped their communities, Atlanta, and the region. These men and women founded schools, established places of worship, opened businesses, and created community groups. They confronted discrimination and worked to…

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The History of Juneteenth

Juneteenth, a nationally-recognized commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, is celebrated every year on June 19. Discover the history of the holiday and how Historic Oakland Foundation honors the generations of men and women that suffered…

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Virtual Atlanta Trivia with Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery is thrilled to announce the debut of our new virtual trivia program! Support your favorite cemetery and compete to win special Oakland prizes with this fun, interactive evening of Atlanta history and pop culture. On Friday, May 22,…

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Official Run Like Hell 5K 2019 Playlist

The temperature has finally dropped, and it’s almost time to run like hell this Saturday at Oakland Cemetery’s 12th annual Run Like Hell 5K! While you’re keeping up with your regimen to go from couch to crypt, check out some…

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