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Title

Robert Abrams and Carolyn Abrams pose as Mary and Joseph during a demonstration against homeless phobia, organized by the People for Urban Justice, 1991

Subject


Homelessness
Homelessness--Law and legislation
Demonstrations

Description

Printed on assignment sheet: "Story or idea: People for Urban Justice protesting recent action by Mayor Jackson and the Atlanta City Council, which they believe to 'clearly promote homeless phobia.' Not sure how many people will be there or how vocal they will be. Please check with assigning editor before leaving. Caption: L-R: Mr. Robert Abrams and his wife, Mrs. Carolyn Abrams pose as Joseph and Mary during a demonstration in City Hall just outside the doors to a City Council meeting which was going on inside. Organized by People for Urban Justice, protestors sang and chanted as an embarrassment to the city council." Caption: "No Room at the Inn. Robert Abrams and his wife, Carolyn, pose as the biblical Joseph and Mary during a People for Urban Justice protest outside an Atlanta City Council meeting Wednesday. The group, criticizing the city for promoting 'homeless phobia,' is seeking approval for a plan to convert Downtown apartment building into housing for the homeless."

Creator


Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Publisher

Georgia State University

Date

1991-12-19

Contributor


Ross, Dwight, Jr.

Rights

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Identifier

AJCP212-014b

Files

Citation

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Robert Abrams and Carolyn Abrams pose as Mary and Joseph during a demonstration against homeless phobia, organized by the People for Urban Justice, 1991,” Georgia State University Library Exhibits, accessed December 8, 2021, https://exhibits.library.gsu.edu/current/items/show/3338.