6/14/19 at 1:00 – Atlanta History Center Juneteenth Reflection on “A Weeping Time” – The Largest Slave Sale

https://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/programs/juneteenth-6

June 15th at 1:00 – STAR Executive Board Member Dr. Kwesi DeGraft-Hanson and his organization OCEANS Inc., will be joined by Kiplyn Primus of WCLK Radio, Clark Atlanta University to share about the Weeping Time slave sale (Savannah, GA., 1859) and the work being done by multiple organizations to commemorate this event and others like it.

Here is link from Atlanta History Center:

https://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/programs/juneteenth-6

Here is the link to WCLK’s promotion:

https://www.wclk.com/post/june-15-local-take-will-present-weeping-time-atlanta-history-center?fbclid=IwAR35i9JqCDKkcWIerrpce1nCIIU4iyZKlWJNBvyqeFa17NXDtYbqBeiaHSA

Orlando Coalition of Organizations Brings home Marker for July Perry & Ocoee Race Riot / Massacre

STAR Executive Board Member Curtis Michelson has worked hard with a coalition of many Orlando area leaders and organizations and EJI to make this happen. More Peace and Power to your coalition, the July Perry Family and all people everywhere working to help make the light on these past atrocities bring healing to our present and future.

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Act to Remember Racial Terrorism-FCRC

Fulton County Remembrance Coalition (FCRC)

STAR Recognizes and supports the Mission and actions of FCRC and the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) and we will actively promote their efforts and the efforts of like organizations here in Georgia.

The Fulton County Remembrance Coalition has partnered with the Equal Justice Initiative to engage our community in a process of reconciliation with our history of racial terrorism. They are committed to collecting soil at the sites of Fulton County’s 35 documented racial terror lynchings, erecting historical markers, claiming our county’s monument from the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and fostering a lasting dialogue founded on truth and justice.

Join the next meeting:

FCRC Meeting

May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Auburn Avenue Research Library, 101 Auburn Ave NE
AtlantaGA30303
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STAR Perspective

We must Recognize and Remember offenses – the victims and the perpetrators – in order to Reconcile their history, their present and their future.  We are committed to this process and all who are sacrificing to make it happen.