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Drastic Dykes and accidental activists
Lesbian histories exist somewhere between the academic disciplines of history and gender studies. Southern lesbian histories barely exist at all. Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia share an important place ...
Geographies of direct action and homelessness
The Mad Housers is an Atlanta-based non-profit organization dedicated to building free shelters for homeless individuals. They are unique among registered non-profit organizations in that they challenge existing power ...
Defending the sacred hearth
This thesis argues that the religious rhetoric of white Georgians created an environment in which violence against African Americans was not just an option, but a sacred duty. In 1904, a mob in Statesboro, Georgia lynched ...
Friend or foe
Local historic designation’s role in the revitalization of low-income, historic urban neighborhoods generally focuses on architectural rehabilitation and economic stimulation. The notion of preserving intangible elements ...