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IN THE SWEET AUBURN District

THE TRIUMPH OF THE SPIRIT

More financial institutions, professionals, educators, entertainers and politicians were on this one mile of street than any other African American Street in the South.  The street was "paved in gold" observed John Wesley Dobbs.  Today the buildings on Auburn Avenue honor the determination and tenacity of Black Americans operating within the confines of determination and tenacity of Black Americans operating within the confines of extreme social and economic segregation between 1880 and 1965 to create a thriving community and six centers of higher education adjacent to this street.

THE FOUNDER

The Founder of

Spirit of Sweet Auburn

The Late Charles E. Johnson

(Affectionately known as)

"The Mayor of Sweet Auburn"

 LATEST EVENTS

SweetLIVE Auditions, Saturday
 Nov. 17th | 1p-1:30p

 

Join us on YOUTUBE LIVE @ 1p to audition for a chance to perform on stage at the largest outdoor festival in the southeast. Register TODAY!

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All Year Long

 

We are looking for 100 VOLUNTEERS for various volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Email volunteer@wesonline.org for more information. 

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