Buried Truths Live
Join us Wednesday, November 28 at the Atlanta History Center for an unparalleled look inside the story, the people, and the issues behind the first season of Buried Truths. We’ll also have a sneak peek of what’s to come in season two.
Buried Truths host Hank Klibanoff and producer David Barasoain, along with special guests including Dorothy Nixon Williams, will take you inside the Isaiah Nixon story with never-before-heard audio, previously unseen material and more. They’ll examine voting rights history, 1940s Georgia, the legacy of discrimination, and the paths to racial reconciliation. Plus, they’ll be taking your questions, which you can email to Hank@BuriedTruths.org.
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What Is ‘Buried Truths’?
In 1948, three black farmers decided they’d had enough. They were going to vote in rural South Georgia, where white supremacists held power by suppressing the black vote. Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and Emory University professor Hank Klibanoff explores the mysteries and injustices of history through civil rights cases that few have seen. How far would white supremacists go — on the streets, in the courtrooms, in the legislatures — to preserve their racial dominance? And, most importantly, why? Who were we back then? The truth is restless, relevant and revealed.
The Buried Truths podcast is produced and funded by WABE, Atlanta’s NPR station. It’s made possible by financial contributions from our listeners. If you’d like to donate to support the podcast, you can do so here.
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