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A Long History Of Activism On Atlanta's Troubled Proctor Creek

May 19, 2017

Friday afternoon, there's a groundbreaking for a new park on Atlanta’s Westside. Cook Park will honor civil rights leaders. It will also help with long-term flooding and pollution in the area.

A historically troubled waterway named Proctor Creek is at the root of the problems. And there’s a long history of environmental activism along Proctor Creek, going back more than a century.