Fair Game: Surviving A 1960 Georgia Lynching

60 years after a Black NJ Navy vet sat on Georgia's death row, a documentary film has prompted prosecutors to reopen a 1960 child rape and murder case. The film entitled "Fair Game: Surviving A 1960 Georgia Lynching" will be screened at multiple Atlanta Fulton branch libraries in observance of Black History Month. The documentary chronicles the life of James Fair, Jr., who, while on a road trip in SW Georgia, was arrested, jailed, tried, convicted & sentenced to Georgia's electric chair in less than three days for child rape and murder he didn't commit.

Feb 10th 2-4 pm, Peachtree Branch
Feb 18th 6-8 pm, Metropolitan Branch
Feb 20th 6-8 pm, West End Branch
Feb 25th 6-8 pm, Southwest Branch

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