Did you know Marvin Arrington, Sr. helped secure the 1996 Olympic bid for Atlanta?

In 1990 with the visionary efforts of Maynard Jackson, the legislation efforts of Marvin Arrington, the diplomatic efforts of Andrew Young and so many more the city of Atlanta won the bid to host the Olympic Games. The Olympic Games would cement Atlanta’s place as an international city and a tourist destination. #Olympics #OlympicGames #1996 #OldAtlanta

Arrington also used the buildup for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics to convert run down public housing projects to upgraded housing.

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