National Historic Trust's African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund awarded grants to 27 sites and organizations that preserve important places and the memory of important people as seen through the lens of Black Americans. According to Executive director, Brent Leggs, the fund seeks to preserve often overlooked sites and spaces that "showcase the contributions of African Americans to our nation's history." Grants ranged from $50,000 to $150,000 and would support restoration and rehabilitation, hiring staff and conducting conferences and workshops. These efforts serve to emphasize how Black history is a large part of what makes American history.

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