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Athens Churches Award Reparations to Black Linnentown Descendants

Members of two Athens churches distributed checks to descendants of Black families whose homes were taken by the City of Athens and the University of Georgia in the 1960s—a first of its kind attempt at reparations, according to organizers. Predominantly white Oconee Street United Methodist Church and predominantly Black Ebenezer Baptist Church West formed a […]