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HBO responds to Sunday night’s “Confederate” Twitter protest

11:31 am Jul. 31, 2017

Any hopes HBO had that it had calmed the “Confederate” fallout last week were dashed big time on Sunday night. As the AJC’s Jennifer Brett reported, foes of the future series from “Game of Thrones’” creators took to Twitter during the “GOT” season finale to make their feelings known.

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Critics demand HBO scrap plans for “Confederate” series

6:19 am Jul. 31, 2017

HBO faced a spirited backlash swiftly after announcing plans to launch “Confederate,” a series set in some alternate universe where the South successfully secedes from the Union and slavery remains in place.

Critics hope the project, “Confederate,” never gets off the ground, and took to Twitter during the airing of “Game of Thrones” on Sunday night, since the controversial series is coming from GOT creators David Benioff and D.B.

Movie nights return to Piedmont Park next week

4:25 pm Aug. 12, 2016

In this file photo, a crowd watches “Dreamgirls” at Piedmont Park in 2010. Hyosub Shin/AJC

Think of it as Movies with Thousands of Your Closest Friends: The Sequel.

One of Piedmont Park’s most popular hits, the annual