Atlanta lawsuit spotlights obscure black community

Ed Daugherty remembers passing the graveled streets, modest homes and painted white church in Macedonia Park as a teenager on his way to school. Now 82, Daugherty is among the dwindling number of Atlantans who still remember the black enclave once nestled in the city's affluent Buckhead neighborhood. The community embodied a bygone but common custom here, typical of many clusters of convenience in the South where black workers lived close to the white families for whom they worked. Read more: Miami Herald … [Read more...]