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Historic Pearl High School in Nashville

Long before this beautiful building was constructed, Pearl High School was serving the African American students and community in Nashville.  It was established in 1883 as a grammar school, and the first public school for black students.  In 1897, it … Continue reading

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Cameron School, Nashville

Cameron Street High School was one of two schools for African Americans in Nashville prior to desegregation.  The final all-black class graduated in 1971.  The Gothic Revival styled school was designed by architect Henry C. Hibbs and constructed 1939-1940 with … Continue reading

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