New Exhibit Highlights Black Legislators

8:30 AM, Apr 15, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA (AP) -- The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus plans to unveil an exhibit exploring the history of black politicians in the state.

Chairman of the caucus state Sen. Emanuel Jones, a Decatur Democrat, plans to preside over the unveiling Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.

The caucus invites the public to participate in the opening of
the exhibit called "Georgia Legislative Black Caucus: Remembering Our Legends and Honoring Our Torchbearers."

Visitors will have a chance to see rare political documents that have impacted the state's history, as well as watch a documentary revealing the legislative journey for blacks in Georgia's political system.

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