The History of North Nashville: Building a Community, Challenging Jim Crow

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NASHVILLE, TN — Join us on Wednesday, February 15 at 12:15 pm for a free Lunch & Learn program presented by Dr. Learotha Williams, Associate Professor of African American and Public History at Tennessee State University. The presentation entitled, The History of North Nashville: Building a Community; Challenging Jim Crow, will take place on B Level of the State Museum (505 Deaderick St. Nashville) in front of the stage.

Dr. Williams is currently an Associate Professor of African American and Public History at Tennessee State University. He was previously the Assistant Professor of African American and Public History & Coordinator of the African American Studies Program at Armstrong State University and a scholar in African American History, Post-Civil War America and Black Studies at Florida State University.

Dr. Williams is also serves as an editor of the People’s Guide to Nashville and is the creator of the North Nashville Heritage Project.

Our Lunch & Learn series is just what it says—a chance for participants to eat lunch while learning something about Tennessee history at the same time. Whether you bring your lunch in a brown bag, grab a bite from one of the food trucks on Deaderick Street, or grab a sandwich from a nearby shop, bring it to the museum and enjoy an interesting talk while you eat. The event will last about 30 minutes.

This event is free, for more information call (615) 741-2692 or visit online at museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

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