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Hank Aaron whittled in wood; see it at the High

6:30 am Apr. 15, 2016

Wood carvers carve more than wood.

They carve ideas, emotions, stories. They also occasionally carve their own work-tables. The curves in Leroy Almon’s table speak of a fruitful career, chipping, chiseling and whittling scenes from the

Atlanta premiere of “Race” kicks off Black History Month

1:56 pm Feb. 2, 2016

By Arlinda Broady, Ryon Horne and Shelia Poole

What could be more fitting than kicking off Black History Month with a local screening of “Race,” a film about a shining example of African-American triumph?

The film is about track legend Jesse Owens and his quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Besides dealing with the overt racism at home, the young athlete faced Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.

The double-meaning