Hotel Metropolitan, Paducah, Kentucky

photo by: Hotel Metropolitan | Shanden Simmons

Just Announced

The National Trust's African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund has awarded $3 million in grants to 40 places preserving Black history.

  • 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.

  • We Can’t Do It Without You!

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

    Take the Pledge

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Maya angelou headshot for quote library of congress edited

“Won’t it be wonderful when Black history and Native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history.”

— Maya Angelou