Buried Truths We can't change our history, but we can let it guide us to understanding. Buried Truths investigates still-relevant stories of injustice, resilience and racism in the American South. Season 2: The story of A.C. Hall, a black teenager mistakenly identified as stealing a gun in Macon, Georgia in 1962, unfolds an exploration of police privilege, racial conditioning and community activism. Season 1 focused on Isaiah Nixon, voter suppression and new beginnings --- from WABE, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and professor, Hank Klibanoff, and the students in his civil rights cold cases class at Emory University.
Buried Truths

Buried Truths

From WABE 90.1

We can't change our history, but we can let it guide us to understanding. Buried Truths investigates still-relevant stories of injustice, resilience and racism in the American South. Season 2: The story of A.C. Hall, a black teenager mistakenly identified as stealing a gun in Macon, Georgia in 1962, unfolds an exploration of police privilege, racial conditioning and community activism. Season 1 focused on Isaiah Nixon, voter suppression and new beginnings --- from WABE, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and professor, Hank Klibanoff, and the students in his civil rights cold cases class at Emory University.

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Race and Remembrance in Hank's Alabama Hometown

In February 2020, Hank Klibanoff was invited back to his hometown of Florence, Alabama for a live community event. It got him thinking about growing up in a state that was notorious for its civil rights abuses. Hank's recollection of his childhood in the 1950's and 60's is that Florence seemed to be more progressive than the rest of Alabama. But... was it really? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

One Year Later | Ahmaud Arbery

One year after the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, Hank Klibanoff returns to Closer Look with Rose Scott to discuss the latest developments in the case. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Groundswell | Ahmaud Arbery 7

With the video released, the public outcry grew to a rolling boil. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Stripped | Ahmaud Arbery 6

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74 Days | Ahmaud Arbery 5

How did the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery come so close to escaping all scrutiny? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Roots | Ahmaud Arbery 4

The Georgia coast, where Ahmaud Arbery was born and killed, is steeped in history. Hank Klibanoff and his students trace the family roots of Ahmaud and the men who chased him, and marvel at what they find. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Maud Moments | Ahmaud Arbery 3

Funny, humble, and always saying "I love you." The officer who approached Ahmaud as he sat alone in his parked car saw something different. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

This Horrible Thing | Ahmaud Arbery 2

Why did they chase him in the first place? Investigators find disturbing Instagram posts and text messages. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Trapped | Ahmaud Arbery 1

Ahmaud Arbery went for a Sunday afternoon jog in a quiet neighborhood near the Georgia coast. He never made it home. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.