Nashville, Tennessee
From Nashville's earliest days as a pioneer town in Middle Tennessee, the black population has provided a valuable contribution to Nashville's growth and development as a premier Southern city. Possessing a heritage rooted in slavery, emancipation, Reconstruction, and Civil Rights–era reforms, the black community has persevered through their determination, spiritual strength, and the unique leadership fostered by the visionary city they call home.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9780738506265
: Arcadia Publishing
: 11/27/2000
: Tennessee
: Black America Series
: 200
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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In Nashville, Tennessee, author, professor, and historian Tommie Morton-Young has compiled a historical celebration that touches upon the different elements of everyday life in the city's African-American community. Whether a native or a newcomer to country music's capital city, readers will find this unique volume a wonderful visual history of Nashville's black experience.
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