Passing the Torch



  Today and Tomorrow: Moving forward

As our celebration of black history month ends,Georgia lawmakers are reflecting on what this time means to them.


Today and Tomorrow Stories

  Today and Tomorrow: Creating a change in the community

WALB spoke with advocates in South Georgia who are working to create safe spaces for all men and women to come together in unity and love.

  Today and Tomorrow: A journey through the Civil Rights Movement

What better way to reflect on Black History Month than through the eyes of someone who has lived through it all? The one and only Rutha Harris.

  Today and Tomorrow: National protests spur action in Southwest Georgia

Protests for racial equality happened across South Georgia in 2020.

Past Civil Rights Legacy stories

  Today and Tomorrow: A journey through the Civil Rights Movement

  Today and Tomorrow: National protests spur action in Southwest Georgia

  Albany farmer’s contributions to agriculture ‘rooted’ in history of African-American farmers

  'My heart has always been right here in Tifton’: Tifton City Councilman wants to help groom next generation of leaders

  Albany Civil Rights Institute highlights history of Civil Rights Movment in the Good Life City

  Original Freedom Singer passing on importance of song to next generation

  Marvin Laster continues to change Boys and Girls Club students’ lives

  'She settled for what she wanted to be, which was a black woman in the Olympics’: Alice Coachman Davis leaves legacy behind for young track and field athletes

Albany community leaders working to restore mental health in black men

  Thomasville bringing the history of ‘The Bottom’ back to life

'We suffered tremendously’: 1 of the ‘Leesburg Stockade Girls’ recalls experience

Tift Co. Commissioner: ‘Love’ only way to break racial barriers

  ‘Locking’ down a legacy: Lockette family rooted in determination, strong family values

  ‘It’s just become part of me’: Trimble sets example as MCLB’s top officer

  ‘It’s in the blood’: 5 generations of Sylvester farmers learn from each other

  Barnum Funeral Home continuing work set by founders for 5 generations

  African-American history in full bloom at Thomasville museum

Cairo museum holds grand opening for exhibit to celebrate Black History Month

  From expulsion to praise: ASU Alum reflects on Albany Movement

Past Civil Rights Legacy videos