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Ancestors: Honoring the Past Through Work in Black Cemeteries

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Writer Terran Sparkle Young describes her experience as a Black American learning about her family’s history and a local overgrown cemetery.

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The Appalachian African-American Cultural Center

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One couple’s mission to preserve community history in Southwest Virginia.

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Camp Nelson Honored as a National Monument

The president ordered the creation of the Camp Nelson National Monument in October 2018 to honor black troops who fought in the Civil War.

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