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In Georgia History

“You Don’t Know Me” Topped Charts

Albany-born Ray Charles’ “You Don’t Know Me” reached the top of popular music charts.
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In Their Own Words

Letter Asked Trustees to Remove Ban on Slavery

In what would become a recurring plea, Georgia colonist Patrick Tailfer wrote the Trustees on behalf of himself and others outlining reasons why they should reverse their ban on slavery: “We, all having land in your colony of Georgia and...
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