SOURCE: House Beautiful
Four Years Ago, Only 2% of Buildings on the National Register Spoke to African American History—Meet the Historian Changing That
Brent Leggs and the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund are mobilizing to protect and preserve sites important to African American history ranging from Joe Frazier's Philadelphia boxing gym to the Gaston Motel where civil rights leaders stayed while visiting Birmingham.
The register’s written entries on the plantations tend to say almost nothing about the enslaved people.
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