Many institutions and landmarks vital to the African American narrative are dead, or dying , we must mobilize to stop it.
Great New York Times article on preserving South Carolina’s school where Black educated other Blacks.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Until 1923, the only school in the largely black farm settlement of Pine Grove was the one hand-built by parents, a drafty wooden structure in the churchyard. Anyone who could read and write could serve as teacher. With no desks and paper scarce, teachers used painted wood for a blackboard, and an open fireplace provided flashes of warmth to the lucky students who sat close.