Expelled Because of Their Color

John Thomas Riddle Jr.

John Thomas Riddle Jr., 1976
Sculpture
Bronze
Georgia Legislative Black Caucus

This sculpture by John Thomas Riddle Jr. (1934-2002) sits on the northeast corner of the Georgia State Capitol grounds facing Capitol Avenue. The six-foot-tall bronze piece is a memorial to 33 African-American legislators who were expelled from the Georgia General Assembly in 1868. It was commissioned by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus in 1976.
Address
240 State Capitol SW
ATLANTA, GA 30303
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Georgia Legislative Black Caucus

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