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Sun, 06.21.1981

The Atlanta Child Killer is Arrested

Wayne Williams

On this date in 1981, the Atlanta child killer was arrested.

An undercover killer of Black children plagued Atlanta and the state of Georgia youth for almost two years. After 28 lives were lost, Wayne B. Williams, a Black man, was found guilty and is now serving two consecutive life terms.


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My mother warned me I'd perish in dirt: Girl, how you going to take care of a filthy man when you got so many nasty habits yourself? Ambition don't make you... FLOORWAX MOTHER by Harryette Mullen.
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