Nashville Witness Civil Rights

Black History in Nashville

Nashville is filled with ways to explore Black History. 

Black-Owned Businesses

Support local Black-owned businesses in Nashville.

More Black-Owned Businesses:

The Moving Canvas

Woodcuts Gallery


City Farm Co.

Ed's Fish House

Germantown Pub

Helen's Hot Chicken

HiFi Cookies

Ivory Cotton Bar

Kernels Gourmet Popcorn

Prince's Hot Chicken


Alkebu-Lan Images


JazzNash Mobile Shoetique

Live Above

Fisk University
Nashville's Historically Black Colleges & Universities

Discover stories behind Nashville's Historically Black Colleges and Universities that gave educational opportunities for many African Americans who were once legally denied an education.

Nashville History

Explore Nashville's past and learn about the history of the state capital of Tennessee.

Thompson Hotel - Corner King
Book a Room

Start planning your trip by looking for the perfect place to stay in Nashville. Lodging comes with amenities to make your stay exceptional.

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