Aug 31, 2021
African-American history is colorful. It goes beyond the history of slavery, the civil rights movement or a few well-known historical figures. Its business owners, owners and everyday people that helped build this country. Many of them are from towns just like yours and many Americans currently live in communities that were once majority African-American. At Route Fifty, GovExec Editor-at-Large Tom Shoop wrote a moving story about two towns in Virginia and their efforts to gather and evaluate historical information. He joined the podcast to the story, his research, how it hits home for him and much more.