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Something You Might Not Have Known: Lucy Craft Laney



Augusta has a school, a museum and a road named for Lucy Craft Laney, but many Augusta’s know very little about the educator and civil rights trailblazer.

Laney was born in the age of slavery, but she was never a slave herself. During the Antebellum period in the South, a slave who knew a skille...

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  1. Thank you for the wonderful article. I did not know the amazing facts of Ms Laney!! So glad she is remembered and revered. All schools should tell her story every February during Black History month. Quite the inspiration!

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