Investigating the Atlanta Child Murders

“You shouldn’t cry over spilled milk.” — former mayor Andrew Young on unanswered questions in the case

“Wayne was just a scapegoat. They had to get somebody to put in jail because the city was like a keg of dynamite.” — Willie Mae Mathis, mother of Jefferey Mathis

I grew up in Atlanta in the era of booming economic change, African Americans coming into power with the…

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Lori Johnston

Writer, reader, margarita drinker. Currently looking for a “dare to be great” situation.