City Lights: Jamie Weisman; Atlanta’s Civil Rights History On The BeltLine

Historian Karcheik Sims-Alvarado’s book “Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement, 1944-1968” has become the longest outdoor exhibition on civil and human rights in the United States. Photos and the story of the civil rights movement span along 4 miles of the Atlanta BeltLine through Dec. 1.
Historian Karcheik Sims-Alvarado’s book “Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement, 1944-1968” has become the longest outdoor exhibition on civil and human rights in the United States. Photos and the story of the civil rights movement span along 4 miles of the Atlanta BeltLine through Dec. 1.
Credit Atlanta BeltLine Inc.

Tuesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:21: Dr. Jamie Weisman is a full-time practicing dermatologist, a time-consuming career. She joined us to talk about her debut novel “We Are Gathered.”
  • 36:06: There’s a new outdoor exhibition that just popped up along the Atlanta BeltLine’s East- and Westside trails titled “Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement, 1944-1968.” Creator of the exhibition, Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, talks with Reitzes about her work.