Group grants $1.6M for places that are part of Black history

AmNews Staff Reports | 7/8/2019, 12:41 p.m.
More than $1.6 million in grants are going to 22 sites and organizations to help preserve Black history.
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More than $1.6 million in grants are going to 22 sites and organizations to help preserve Black history.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced the grants Friday during the 25th annual Essence Festival in New Orleans.

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