17 episodes

Atlanta Legacy Makers is a public commemoration of Atlanta’s inheritance exemplified by two Atlanta mayors, Ivan Allen Jr. and Maynard Jackson.

This podcast is a companion to the city-wide reading of the 1996 Gary Pomerantz book, “Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: A Saga of Race and Family,” which chronicles the lives of these mayors and their families in Atlanta.

The Atlanta Legacy Makers Podcast Atlanta Legacy Makers

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Atlanta Legacy Makers is a public commemoration of Atlanta’s inheritance exemplified by two Atlanta mayors, Ivan Allen Jr. and Maynard Jackson.

This podcast is a companion to the city-wide reading of the 1996 Gary Pomerantz book, “Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: A Saga of Race and Family,” which chronicles the lives of these mayors and their families in Atlanta.

    Atlanta Legacy: Shanequa Gay

    Atlanta Legacy: Shanequa Gay

    The Atlanta Legacy Makers podcast continues with episodes dedicated to highlighting members of Atlanta’s creative, cultural, and business communities. In this conversation, Floyd Hall chats with artist Shanequa Gay about her Atlanta roots, some of the notable moments and decisions along her art journey, and what gives her a sense of calmness and connection to Atlanta.


    For more information, visit: https://www.atllegacymakers.com/

    • 28 min
    Atlanta Legacy: Keisha Lance Bottoms

    Atlanta Legacy: Keisha Lance Bottoms

    The Atlanta Legacy Makers podcast continues with episodes dedicated to highlighting members of Atlanta’s creative, cultural, and business communities. In this conversation, Floyd Hall chats with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms about her earliest understanding of Atlanta mayors, lessons learned at Douglass High School and Florida A&M University, managing life in the public eye, and her own mayoral legacy.


    For more information, visit: https://www.atllegacymakers.com/

    • 25 min
    Atlanta Legacy: Ruby Velle

    Atlanta Legacy: Ruby Velle

    The Atlanta Legacy Makers podcast continues with episodes dedicated to highlighting members of Atlanta’s creative, cultural, and business communities. In this conversation, Floyd Hall chats with singer/songwriter Ruby Velle about putting down roots in Atlanta and connecting to the city’s history.


    For more information, visit: https://www.atllegacymakers.com/

    • 21 min
    Atlanta Legacy: Randy Gue

    Atlanta Legacy: Randy Gue

    The Atlanta Legacy Makers podcast continues with episodes dedicated to highlighting members of Atlanta’s creative, cultural, and business communities. In this conversation, Floyd Hall chats with Randy Gue about his connection to Atlanta history, what it’s like to curate an archive, and how the digital era might affect how we collect artifacts in the future.


    For more information, visit: https://www.atllegacymakers.com/

    • 32 min
    Atlanta Legacy: Lain Shakespeare

    Atlanta Legacy: Lain Shakespeare

    The Atlanta Legacy Makers podcast continues with episodes dedicated to highlighting members of Atlanta’s creative, cultural, and business communities. In this episode, Floyd Hall chats with Lain Shakespeare about his family’s roots at The Wren’s Nest, making an impact at MailChimp, and his perspective on a new Atlanta Way.


    For more information, visit: https://www.atllegacymakers.com/

    • 35 min
    Atlanta Legacy: Sue Ross

    Atlanta Legacy: Sue Ross

    The Atlanta Legacy Makers podcast continues with episodes dedicated to highlighting members of Atlanta’s creative, cultural, and business communities. In this episode, Floyd Hall chats with historian and photographer Sue Ross about her early days in Atlanta, Maynard Jackson’s historic run for mayor, and some of her favorite photos.


    For more information, please visit: https://www.atllegacymakers.com/

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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Floyd delves into atlanta’s troubled history to posit a brighter future for us all

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