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Dedication of Civil Rights-Inspired Public Artwork, Witness Walls

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Walter Hood at Witness Walls Construction SiteThe public artwork Witness Walls is designed to honor these events and peoples who fought for racial equality here in Nashville, educate the public about this history, and continue the conversation about social justice in our community. The artwork will be located on the west side of the Historic Metro Nashville Courthouse, steps away from the site of the April 19, 1960 student-led protest that led then-Mayor Ben West to disavow segregation of Nashville's lunch counters. A dedication event will be held on Friday, April 21, at 2 p.m. Parking is available in the Metro Courthouse/Public Square Garage accessible by James Robertson Parkway or Gay Street.

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Historic Metro Courthouse
1 Public Square
Public Square Park
Nashville, TN 37201

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