by Rebecca Burns
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An account of the 1906 race riots in Atlanta, Georgia, discusses how subsequent efforts to unite the city's black and white factions served to reinforce class prejudices in both communities.
September 22, 2006 On Sept. 22, 1906, thousands of whites in Atlanta joined together downtown and began attacking and killing the city's blacks. Dozens were murdered in violence that continued for four days. But the riot hasn't been commemorated or taught in schools — until now.
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