Glynn County, Georgia

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Glynn County's African-American citizenry has left an indelible mark on the history of Georgia as well as the nation. Such notable figures as Dr. Charles Wesley Buggs, renowned microbiologist; Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder of the Chicago Defender; and Marilyn Moore Brown, an internationally praised opera singer have emerged from this picturesque coastal community. Numerous others have achieved success in education, medicine, sports, and the arts. Their engaging stories of triumph and the legacy they have created are celebrated and preserved in this unique volume.
ISBN: 9780738514901
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Georgia
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Black America: Glynn County, Georgia is a photographic journey from times of slavery and segregation through the Civil Rights Movement to the modern day. Benjamin Allen, a native of Glynn County and registrar of Savannah State University, has culled photographs from a variety of collections and coupled them with an informative text to tell this remarkable story.
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