Sheffield Hale is one of over 40 experts that have joined the task force established by Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens. The task force will provide input on the planned Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, according to a release from the city.
“It was a point in time where you could really see the sacrifice people made and the difference it would make, and it was made in real time,” said Sheffield Hale. "They sacrificed their bodies for voting in this country and moving the country forward.”
Discussing The Atlanta History Center's new documentary on Stone Mountain, “Monument: The Untold Story of Stone Mountain", Sheffield Hale says, “Does this park memorializing the Confederacy represent where we as Georgians want to be in the 21st century?”
This article discusses a new documentary from The Atlanta History Center titled “Monument: The Untold Story of Stone Mountain". The documentary takes a historical look at Stone Mountain's confederate monument.
Sheffield Hale called the mountain “the only monument in the country that has a built-in museum at its base that has the sufficient space to tell its entire story.”