Historic Black churches are getting help with preservation
Toni Waterman

Churches have long been cornerstones within Black communities in the United States, not only as a place of worship, but as a refuge from inequality. 

Yet Black churches are closing at an alarming rate. Many struggle with insufficient funding and deferred maintenance. 

To help preserve these vital spaces, the National Trust’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund is providing millions for restoration projects. 

Toni Waterman visited one of the first grant recipients.

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