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Prominent figures to attend Maynard Jackson's funeral

ATLANTA -- Former President Bill Clinton will be one of the high-profile guests attending Maynard Jackson Jr.'s funeral on Saturday, his office confirmed Wednesday. Jackson, who became Atlanta's first black mayor in 1973 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/26/met_379534.shtml
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Hundreds line up to pay respects to Maynard Jackson

ATLANTA -- Hundreds of mourners waited in lines stretching two blocks Thursday to pay their respects to Maynard Jackson, first black mayor of Atlanta. Former President Jimmy Carter was among those who visited Jackson's open casket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/27/met_379641.shtml
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Atlanta airport's name debated

ATLANTA - A push to add the name of former Mayor Maynard Jackson to the title of the city's sprawling airport pits...finest Atlanta tradition." "William Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson are the two mayors who made the most significant contributions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/12/met_396588.shtml
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Perdue criticized for lowering flags for Maddox, not for Jackson

...but he faced criticism for not immediately doing the same for Maynard Jackson, Atlanta's first black mayor. The governor's office insisted...The intent was to show how deeply the governor mourns the loss of Maynard Jackson."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/26/met_379533.shtml
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Atlanta's airport renamed for first black mayor

...city's first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, making the sprawling complex...last-minute attempt to strip Maynard Jackson's name off the airport...And Valerie Jackson, widow of Maynard Jackson, seemed pleased. "This proves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/21/met_397898.shtml
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Memorials planned for Atlanta's first black mayor

...part of the bustling airport for Maynard Jackson, Atlanta's first black mayor...city like it is today without Maynard Jackson." Jackson, 65, died Monday...design is very efficient, and Maynard Jackson was very involved in that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/25/met_379414.shtml
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Group hopes for renaissance of MLK's old school

...future leaders, graduates said in interviews.Besides King, the school educated Atlanta's first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, civil rights activist and presidential adviser Vernon Jordan, construction and real estate businessman Herman J...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/group-hopes-renaissance-mlks-
Years after tornado, Oakland Cemetery restored

...resting place of golfing great Bobby Jones, Gone With the Wind author Margaret Mitchell and former Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson. And that's just three plots: the cemetery contains about 70,000 graves, marked and unmarked.Now, with spring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-23/years-after-tornado-oakland-c
Attention shifts to second potential site for new Falcons stadium as deadline looms

...King Jr. Drive, and the Falcons consented.Both churches have been prominent in Atlanta history.The late Mayor Maynard Jackson's father once preached at Friendship Baptist, a congregation which dates to the early days of the American Civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-07-24/attention-shifts-second-poten
Rants and raves

...strongest advocates of segregation and racism, and then only print a simple two-column article on the death of Maynard Jackson? I refuse to spend my hard-earned money on your little newspaper, and I urge all minorities in the CSRA to do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2003-07-04/rants-and-raves
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