Episode 1: Mainstream, USA
Full Episode: Mainstream, USA
Welcome to Clarkston, Georgia—one of America’s most diverse square miles. Designated as a refugee resettlement site in the 1980s, Clarkston is home to people from over 40 different countries. Once a hub for the Ku Klux Klan, the city has gone from being 90% white to 82% non-white in just 30 years.
We examine how Clarkston’s daily realities reflect wider demographic trends, and explore the collaborations and collisions that are occurring between the old and new South.
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