Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Revamp of Atlanta’s first integrated hotel pays homage to its history

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By Ray Glier – for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution December 2, 2017 In 1963, Bill Bartholomay, head of a consortium that owned the Milwaukee Braves, began petitioning Major League Baseball to move the Braves to Atlanta. But MLB wondered how welcoming Atlanta would be to a team with black ballplayers. Bartholomay sat before a committee of owners and was confronted by … Read More