Community members open archives of forgotten slave town

One of the nation’s oldest black communities where slaves and their descendants have lived for two centuries is writing its own history books.The long-forgotten community of Flat Rock, which was removed from state maps 150 years ago, has opened an archives center in a 100-year-old frame house in south DeKalb County. The contents of the center are almost entirely church and family records gathered by two community activists who have worked for three decades to chronicle Flat Rock’s history. Read More

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