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African American Legacy & History

Remembering & honoring the legacy of the African American Citizens of Gainesville & Hall County

The Vietnam War Heroes of Fair Street & Butler High Schools By...

Barry “Gunner” Stinson                      Now                                    1969 I’m a Vietnam combat...

Success:  A Family Thing – The Rucker Family Story Part II

    As Benjamin and I began high school, our parents purchased encyclopedias and dictionaries for us. Daddy kept his college textbooks which provided us with additional reference material. We were financially poor...

Your History via Jet Magazine

Just click on the year and enjoy Old Jet Magazines- FYI You can actually read the magazine in its entirety THIS IS SO NEAT! Click on the years at the bottom and see your history. ...

Gainesville Native & the Movie Selma

    Terrance N. Shelton was born in Gainesville, GA to Nathaniel and Janie Shelton. Terrance initially became interested in music through singing in the Children’s Choir at St. John Baptist Church. In high school...

Harold Lott (Class of 1965) – Times Guest Columnist

Guest column: We cowards must address race more honestly This is a re-print of the article published in the Gainesville Times on February 27, 2009 By Harold Lott Guest columnist document.write(writeModDate("Feb. 27, 2009 1 a.m."));POSTED Feb. 27, 2009...

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