Private Vigil at Baldwin Site

In the midst of heavy rain showers on May 4, one Athens resident, Fred Smith Sr., marched across the grounds of Baldwin Hall at the University of Georgia, in silent remembrance of the 105 bodies discovered underneath the building in 2015. “The city of Athens, especially its youth, have not forgotten the lives of the enslaved Africans,” Smith Sr. said. “We won’t stop until the university agrees to give us the answers we deserve.”

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