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A full weekend of remembrance

Thursday, Sept. 21

· 9 a.m.

· Red Was the Midnight: The 1906 Atlanta Race Riot Exhibit

· MLK Jr. National Historic Site

· Viewing: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

· Visitors Center Gallery

· 1 p.m.

· Memorial service

· Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church remembrance of the victims of the 1906 riot. A procession to Southview Cemetery for a graveside memorial and tree planting will follow.

· 6-7 p.m.

· WRFG (89.3 FM) broadcast -- The Atlanta Race Riot radio documentary

· 7 p.m.

· Candlelight vigil and march through Fourth Ward

· Starting at the grave site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the King Center

· Sponsored by the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials (GABEO)

· 7-9 p.m.

· Opening reception for Stan Woodard's I see no one, no one sees me, based on the 1906 riot

· Spruill Gallery, 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road. 770-394-4019.

Friday, Sept. 22

· 9 a.m.--2 p.m.

· "What Happened and Why"

· Speaker's Auditorium

· Georgia State University

· Historians Allison Dorsey, Gregory Mixon, David Godshalk and Carole Merritt

· 2--3:45 p.m.

· "Family Stories on the Riot: Victims, Participants and Witnesses"

· Speaker's Auditorium

· Georgia State University

· Metro-Atlanta Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Geneological Society. Patricia Walker Bearden, Yolanda Walker Simmons, Farroll Allen Jr., Rose Palmer, June Dobbs Butts, John Eaton, Mendel Romm, Brad Harris

· 4-5:30 p.m.

· Student responses to the riot

· Speaker's Auditorium

· Georgia State University

· • Association of Georgia State University Historians' film, Muted Riot

· • Grady High School students' cultural magazine, self-guided tour to riot sites

· • Columbia Theological Seminary students development of Sunday School lessons

· • Performance by Horizons School students

· 8 p.m.

· An evening of poetry and performance -- "What Color the Dawn: Breaking the Silence on the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot"

· Eyedrum Gallery

Saturday, Sept. 23

· 9 a.m.--12:30 p.m.

· Race and the media roundtable

· Robert W. Woodruff Library

· Atlanta University Center

· Exhibition Gallery

· Lunch: 11:15-12:30 p.m.

· 12:30--4:30 p.m.

· "Looking Back to Move Forward: Southern Communities Respond to Racial Atrocity"

· Robert W. Woodruff Library

· Atlanta University Center

· Exhibition Gallery

· 4:30--5:30 p.m.

· Town Meeting

· "Lessons for Atlanta: Where Do We Go From Here?"

· Robert W. Woodruff Library

· Atlanta University Center

· Exhibition Gallery

· 8-9 p.m.

· Live radio production of Investigator for Democracy, on the life of Walter White

· Grady High School Theater

Sunday, Sept. 24

· 1-3 p.m.

· Walking tour

· Woodruff Park -- Walking tours related to the riot followed by a group discussion

· 4:30-6:30 p.m.

· Closing ceremony

· Rialto Theater. 80 Forsyth St., on the corner of Forsyth and Luckie streets

September 2006--January 2007

· Exhibit -- "Fence" by Lisa Tuttle: a public work of art in honor of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot

· The Dalton Gallery of Agnes Scott College

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