Nashville, Tennessee

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From Nashville's earliest days as a pioneer town inMiddle Tennessee, the black population has provided avaluable contribution to Nashville's growth and development as a premier Southern city. Possessing aheritage 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.
ISBN: 9780738506265
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Tennessee
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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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