Nashville’s newest green space is aiming to preserve history in a neighborhood facing displacement.
Nashville’s historical commission unveiled a marker celebrating the late civil rights activist, Alfred Z. Kelley, on Tuesday. The plaque, erected at an Antioch elementary school sharing his name, recognizes the man who launched Nashville’s landmark school desegregation case.
Fisk University is looking to reclaim its status as a thought leader in race relations in America. It plans to resurrect a defunct but venerable racial justice program.
Public commemoration of Franklin’s past got a little fuller this week, after five markers detailing the city’s African American history were unveiled near its most prominent Confederate statue.
Plantations across the South offer tours telling stories about the white families who lived there, but the stories of enslaved African Americans on those lands are often either absent or barely researched.
Now, one woman at a historic plantation in Nashville is using her position to uncover and share the experience of slavery.