This weekend Nashville honors one of its most historically significant adopted sons. A large portion of 5th Avenue downtown will become John Lewis Way named in honor of late Georgia Congressman and Civil Rights [...]
In conjunction with an exhibit at the Parthenon Museum on the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, the State Museum welcomes attorney David Ewing, a well-known local historian, collector, and blogger. Recognized for his [...]
David Ewing talked about his book, The History of the Ryman Auditorium, detailing how that Nashville venue became a place for civil rights events, political rallies, and the former home of the Grand Ole Opry.
A recent Gallup survey found that 60 percent of its respondents had little to no idea what Juneteenth was. David Ewing, a local historian, joins Chris Davis on OpenLine to give some background on the new federal holiday.
As we continue our celebration of Black History month, we take a closer look at Nashville and the role the city played with the Negro League. Nashville has a rich tradition when it comes to those players who were [...]