In January 1985 a sign with flashing lights outside a bar in Macon, Georgia, advertised a "Roosevelt Green Party." Roosevelt Green, a destitute black man, had been sentenced to die in Georgia's electric chair on January 9. The party consisted of a "happy hour" beginning at the time of Green's execution, with free drinks for everyone in the bar when the official announcement of his death came.
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