Tell the Full History

Telling the Full Story

From the homes of iconic artists and musicians to civil rights sites, places across the country speak to the history of African Americans and their contributions to America.

  • Tell the Full Story

    Too often the places where significant African American history happened have been unrecognized for the important role they play in the fabric of American society.

  • African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation is working to fill this gap through our African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund.

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  • We Can’t Do It Without You!

    Join us in protecting and restoring places where significant African American history happened.

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“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage need not be lived again.”

— Maya Angelou