Memphis Officials Propose an African-American Trail

The historical trail would be dedicated to black leaders.



Memphis, Tenn., officials have pitched the idea of an African-American historical trail to the City Council, the Associated Press reports.

The trail, which would be dedicated to black leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr., would include new monuments around the downtown area, according to the AP.

Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb reportedly said that the concept for the trail, which was still in its early stages, includes new monuments in the downtown area that visitors could learn about with the help of a cellphone app. Officials are looking for grants to absorb the cost of the trail.

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