11Alive salutes 11 Atlantans who made history
Author: WXIA Staff
Published: 6:03 PM EST January 30, 2018
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Black History Month is traditionally celebrated in the month of February. Carter G. Woodson, an AfricanAmerican historian and author, is credited with founding the celebration.

11Alive salutes 11 Atlantans who made history during Black History Month. From record-setting athletes to civil rights leaders, Atlanta has been home to some of our nation's best.

Here are our 11Alive history makers:

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