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Atlanta, Georgia

The Wren’s Nest

The home of a 19th-century author who brought African-American folktales to the mainstream is now Atlanta’s oldest house museum.
Atlanta, Georgia

Fire Station No. 6

The first integrated firehouse in Atlanta houses a museum on the history of desegregation in the city's fire department.
Atlanta, Georgia

For Keeps Bookstore

Rare and classic books by Black authors are the focus at this independent bookstore in a historic Atlanta neighborhood.
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Video: Inside The Unique Sebastopol House

This unique house features both inventive architecture as well as what is considered to be the one of the first Black-owned businesses in the state of Texas.