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Rage in the Gate City

The Story of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot

by Rebecca Burns

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Rage in the Gate City
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The Story of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot
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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.

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Century-Old Race Riot Still Resonates in Atlanta

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