. 40/4 Badminton (5) Andruw Jones at bat for the Braves in 2006. Parks Ivory Coast (11) Legal segregation was ended by passage of federal legislation in the 1960s According to the 1960 census the proportion of Georgia's population that was African American was 28%; hundreds of thousands of blacks had left the state in the Great Migration to the North and Midwest New white residents arrived through migration and immigration Following support from the national Democratic Party for the civil rights movement and especially civil rights legislation of 1964 and 1965 most African-American voters as well as other minority voters have largely supported the Democratic Party in Georgia in the decades since the late 20th century the conservative white-majority voters have increasingly supported Republicans for national and state offices. The Coca-Cola world headquarters, The Atlanta Dream are a 2008 expansion team in the Women's National Basketball Association From their inception until the 2016 season the Dream shared Philips Arena with their NBA counterpart; however the Dream has since moved to McCamish Pavilion on the campus of Georgia Tech due to renovations of Philips Arena conflicting with the WNBA schedule, Forsyth (227,967) Education Connecticut Colony established 1636 chartered as crown colony in 1662. A cotton field in southern Georgia. Geology and terrain Georgia State Stadium was originally built for the 1996 Summer Olympics as Centennial Olympic Stadium Following the 1996 Summer Paralympics the Olympic Stadium was reconfigured as designed into the baseball-specific Turner Field serving as the home of the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball from 1997 until 2016 After the Braves' departure for SunTrust Park in Cobb County Georgia State University acquired Turner Field and its surrounding parking lots for a large scale expansion of the Georgia State campus which includes new private and student housing academic and retail space in addition to the stadium redevelopment.
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