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Reflections is a periodical produced for GAAHPN, featuring African American resources and stories from across Georgia. Articles from older issues, dating back to December 2000, are linked by subject from our African American resources pageSubscribe online.  


 The February 2017 issue of Reflections is now available. 

February 2017 - download the PDF

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  • Preserving A Historic Haven: The Walker Home
  • Gordon County’s Gift To The World: Remembering Roland Hayes
  • Destination: Equality -- Integrating St. Andrews Sound
    on Jekyll Island


Past Issues...

November 2016 - download the PDF

- Daddy King: Stockbridge Shapes a Legacy of Love
- Thomas Askew: Photographic Framer of Black Identity
- Revelation Through Restoration: Atlanta Cemetery Connects with its African American Grounds
- Revelation Though Restoration: Macon Cemetery Opens Dialogue on African American Contributions
- Remembering Cynthia Nicholson Hayes: Advocate, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian, Preservationist

July 2016 - download the PDF

 - Beulah Rucker: Others Before Self
 - Freedom Schools: Fostering Leadership
 - Juneteenth: When Did Freedom Come?
 - The Segregation of Georgia State Parks: The Negro State Parks
 - Robert S. Abbott: Revolutionary of Black Journalism

April 2016 - download the PDF

- Evans County High School: The Core of a Community
- Cyrus G. Wiley: Remembering a Distinguished Educator
- President of the Albany Movement: William Gilchrist Anderson
- A True Woman of Distinction: Bazoline Usher 


December 2014 - download (PDF)

- Preserving the Spirit of Willow Hill
- Cooper Family Farm: A Centennial Family Farm
- Stephens Family Farm: A Centennial Family Farm
- Northwest Georgia Event Highlights the 90th Anniversary of the Fairview Colored School
- John G. Riley Center/Museum Unites Four States in “Casting the Net” Project


June 2014 - download (PDF)

-Morven Rosenwald Alumni Association Preserve the Barney Colored Elementary School
-Bethel AME Church Fundraiser: Sharing the Heritage and Preserving a National Treasure
-Jeanne Cyriaque and Charles Pinckney Honored at the Georgia Museum of Art Patterns of Culture Event


December 2013 - download (PDF)

-Farming in Southwest Georgia Since 1883: The Kentavia Williams Farm
-Jack Hadley Receives Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust Award
-Augusta's 2013 This Place Matters: Belair Hills Estates
-Pinevale High School Remembers the 1963 State Football Championship

July 2013 - download (PDF)

-The Slave Dwelling Project Comes to Georgia
-Chubbtown: A Brief History of an Antebellum African American Community
-Fourth Grade History Sleuths Research The Watkinsville Rosenwald School

April 2013 - download (PDF)

- Paine College: Educating African American Students Since 1882
- Amy Lotson Roberts Receives Governor's Award
- The City of Washington Dedicates Black Patriots Monument
- Vienna High and Industrial School Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

December 2012 - download (PDF)

- Growing Food From Reconstruction to Organics: Gilliard Farms, an African American Centennial Family Farm
- Unity Grove Rosenwald School: A Conditions Assessment Project with Georgia State University
- Phyllis Wheatley Club

October 2012 - download (PDF)

- Hitch Your Wagon to a Star: Georgia College and Community Partners Preserve the Home of Sallie Ellis Davis
- Enslaved Girl Melvinia Shields Casts a Shadow to the White House
- Saving the Wallace Grove School" A Vestige of Rural Education in Morgan County
- Rededication of the Avondale Burial Place Cemetery: A Glimpse of Nineteenth Century Life in Southern Bibb County

May 2012
 - download (PDF) - View online

- 90th anniversary of the Douglass Theatre, Macon, Bibb County
- New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music
- Jeanne Cyriaque receives Mary Gregory Jewett Award
- Beacon community, Decatur, DeKalb County

December 2011 -  download (PDF) - View online

- Ossabaw Island, McIntosh County
- South-View Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County

July 2011

- Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County
- South-View Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County
- African American healthcare, Atlanta, Fulton County