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Celebrating Black History: John Wesley Dobbs

SAVANNAH, GA -

Feb. 27 

John Wesley Dobbs

John Wesley Dobbs, civilrights leader and patriarch of a Georgia family was a graduate of the WestBroad Street school. Dobbs fought for African American voting rights andintegration. He would be a major inspiration to his grandson Maynard Jackson,the first African Ameican mayor of Atlanta. Dobbs stressed to his children thatthey must pursue academic excellence and full citizenship as African Americans.

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