Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, Art and Community

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African American Cemetery Lithonia, Georgia

In January, I visited the African American Cemetery in Lithonia. The cemetery is located on Bruce Street, an important street in the neighborhood that was also home to the first African American public school in Dekalb County. This grave marker was place by Haugabrooks Funeral […]

Josie Jackson, Age 8

This tiny gravestone was in the African American cemetery in Lithonia. It appears from the tombstone that this child may have passed away at age 8. If this be the case, then the child would probably have been enslaved in Lithonia.