Former Aunt Fanny's Cabin is razed

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The building that once housed a virulently anti-Black restaurant has been flattened.

According to representatives of The Coalition to Save Aunt Fanny’s Cabin, the city of Smyrna, Georgia on August 12 demolished the contested structure, which was supposed to be removed from public property and restored. “We are shocked, saddened, and devastated,” coalition member Maryline Blackburn was quoted as saying in a press release from the group.

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