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Atlanta City Council pays tribute to late community activist Mattie Jackson

Longtime community activist and advisor Mattie Jackson, 98, died at home on Saturday, Aug. 1. A resident of Summerhill, Jackson’s nearly 60 years of activism included advising President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration to create legislation to fight poverty, But she’s best known locally for years of advocacy in protecting the Summerhill and Peoplestown neighborhoods. Jackson […]