Tennessee State University, Nashville

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Some free persons of color obtained an early measure of business success. The first Black hotel in Nashville was operated by Robert Renfro, a licensed innkeeper in 1794. His tavern was known as Black Bob’s … More

Cultural Sites
Civil Rights Room of Nashville Public Library has one of the finest collections of Civil Rights Movement history in the country. This room captures the drama and history of 1940s through 1960s, when thousands of Nashvillians … More

Restaurants and Nightclubs
Swetts Restaurant, BB King’s Blues Club, Jamaicaway Restaurant, Mary’s Old Fashioned Bar-B-Q Pit and New Somali Restaurant are just a few of the soulful dining venues around town … More

Shops and Galleries
Many boutiques specialize in Black Greek literature & apparel, African American books, Christian books, children’s books, fragrances, body gels, special herbs, spices and information on how to use them … More

When Keisha Beard and Gregory Beard were inspired to found Essense Day Spa, they began renovating an old building near Fisk University that belonged to the family … More

Places of Worship
National Baptist World Center, Born Again Church, House of God Church, Mount Zion Baptist Church, First Baptist Church Capitol Hill, St. John AME Church, Capers Memorial CME Church … More

Forerunner of the Civil Rights Movement
Brown vs. Board of Education, March on Washington, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Greensboro Sit-ins, Birmingham incidents, Medgar Evers in Jackson, plus MLK in Memphis and Atlanta represent Civil Rights Movement milestones, but don’t overlook … More

Nashville Gospel Music
The city is best known as the Home of Country Music. But it also has three Black Baptist church headquarters that help make it the Home of Gospel Music as well. Hence, Nashville became a force in music industry … More

Historic Sites
Black history runs blood-stained deep and inspirational high in this region with Belle Meade Plantation, Greenwood Cemetery, Fisk Jubilee Hall, Cameron-Trimble Neighborhood, Citizens Bank, Jefferson Street, Hubbard House … More

Slave Life at the Hermitage
The home of President Andrew Jackson began as a two-story farmhouse when he purchased the property in 1804. Initionally, Jackson operated the farm with nine enslaved people. That number grew to 40 by 1820 … More

General Attractions
Though Ryman Auditorium, Printers Alley, the riverfront … More

Nashville has accumulated a nice collection of fine art, contemporary art, indoor performing arts venues and one spectacular downtown amphitheater befitting the Music City … More

Family Attractions
Adventure Science Center, Nashville Zoo, The Coliseum, Bridgestone Arena, Imaginarium, Nashville Childrens Theatre, Nashville Shores … More

Events located in Nashville unless otherwise indicated include … More

Trivia, Radio Stations & Famous Residents
Fun facts about about the area and famous residents … More

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