7 episodes

Excavating Atlanta is a podcast series which explores the history and residual effects of structural inequality in the City of Atlanta. This series looks more deeply at the city's segregated history as well as some of the policies that shaped the city's development in the last century, to become one of the most inequitable cities in the United States. Excavating Atlanta operates on the premise that we must contextualize history to understand today’s obstacles to progress.Weekly episodes will feature an expert in their field, who sheds light on the following topics: displacement, transportation, income inequality, voting rights, healthcare, and suburban poverty.  We unearth  problems that have been paved over for the purpose of creating a better future for all Atlantans.

Excavating Atlanta National Center for Civil and Human Rights

    • Courses

Excavating Atlanta is a podcast series which explores the history and residual effects of structural inequality in the City of Atlanta. This series looks more deeply at the city's segregated history as well as some of the policies that shaped the city's development in the last century, to become one of the most inequitable cities in the United States. Excavating Atlanta operates on the premise that we must contextualize history to understand today’s obstacles to progress.Weekly episodes will feature an expert in their field, who sheds light on the following topics: displacement, transportation, income inequality, voting rights, healthcare, and suburban poverty.  We unearth  problems that have been paved over for the purpose of creating a better future for all Atlantans.

    Health Inequity

    Health Inequity

    • 32 min
    Immigration and Segregation

    Immigration and Segregation

    • 40 min
    Voting Rights

    Voting Rights

    • 29 min
    Transportation

    Transportation

    • 53 min
    Housing

    Housing

    • 32 min
    Introduction to Excavating Atlanta

    Introduction to Excavating Atlanta

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

Pamrov02 ,

Must-have for anyone living in Atlanta

This podcast provides necessary information of how we got where we are in Atlanta - and how to fix it. Enriching history of the deep roots of inequality and racism that still prevail today.

CWinders ,

Insightful & Entertaining

I lived right outside of Atlanta proper for four years and was sheltered from many of the issues that this podcast discusses. I enjoy learning about a different aspect of the city that has been shaped by structural inequailty each week.

Top Podcasts In Courses

Listeners Also Subscribed To