Born in 1957, Anthony Coleman grew up in Marietta, Georgia, where he attended Lemon Street Elementary School, Allgood Elementary School, Marietta Junior High School, and North Cobb High School. Coleman represented Ward 5 on the Marietta City Council from 2001 to 2016 and has served on the Executive Board of the Cobb County Branch of the NAACP. He has also served as an Associate Minister at the Vision for Souls Family Worship Center in Mableton, Georgia. Mr. Coleman was previously interviewed in 2009 for the KSU Oral History Project in the Cobb County NAACP/Civil Rights series.

Listen to the audio recording of his oral history interview.

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