Founder Of Historic Atlanta Restaurant Celebrates 107th Birthday


Several places throughout the country will forever be embedded in the fabric of the history of the civil rights movement, including the Southwest Atlanta-based Leila's Dinette. According to NBC News, the founder of the historic eatery Leila Williams celebrated her 107th birthday on Thursday. Williams opened Leila's Dinette with her husband in 1949. The restaurant-which was frequented by civil rights leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.-evolved into a staple in Atlanta and became a ... Read more


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