Museum News

The First Time I Heard…Jill Scott

“Jill’s album comes out next week y’all. Make sure you go out and support. This is a big deal.” It was the summer of 2000 in Philadelphia.  I had spent countless Tuesday nights at the legendary open mic called Black Lily of the now defunct The Five Spot. It’s where I fell in love with...

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The First Time I Heard…Usher

Man I miss the 90’s. Big puffy jackets, Yo! MTV Raps, S-Curls. I could sit here all day talking about the things I miss about that decade. Just like every era, there’s a certain cycle that comes around ever so many years. We have our boy band era, our girl group era, and our teenage h...

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Engage and Become Part of the Rhythm!

The African American History Foundation of Nashville has launched the Rhapsody-n-Rhythm Campaign with a goal of raising $25 million for construction, endowment and initial operations. You play a critical part in this vision.

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Our Team

Kevin Lavender is Managing Director and Head of Corporate Banking of Fifth Third Bank. He previously served as Senior Vice ...Read More