"The Fight to Preserve African-American History" Featured in "The New Yorker" Magazine

January 27, 2020 by The National Trust for Historic Preservation

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The National Trust is proud to share that the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund is the subject of an article in The New Yorker titled, "The Fight to Preserve African-American History."

Appearing in the February 3, 2020, issue (under the headline "Rescue Work"), the article by Casey Cep explores how "activists and preservationists are changing the kinds of places that are protected—and what it means to preserve them."

Read the article online to learn more about the Action Fund, executive director Brent Leggs, and the many partners and advocates who are helping save places that help tell our full American story.

From the homes of icons such as Nina Simone and Pauli Murray, to Green Book sites like the A.G. Gaston Motel, join us in protecting and restoring places where significant African American history happened.

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