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Officials Announce New Details of National Museum of African American Music

Officials announce new details of National Museum of African American Music
BY CARLEY GORDON | WBRC

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A new addition to the Nashville music scene just received a significant boost. Monday, leaders behind the National Museum of African American Music announced major contributors to help get the space off the ground.

National Museum of African American Music_3The city of Nashville is contributing $10 million, while the state is contributing $2 million. The museum will be part of the new 5th and Broadway project. Artists Darius Rucker, Cece Winans, India Arie and Keb’ Mo’ will serve as national chairs.

Henry Hicks, president and CEO of the museum, said the lineup underscores a broader message.


BEECHER HICKS, III

Beecher Hicks, III’s professional experiences have included work in both the private and public sectors where he has focused on building enterprises as a consultant, banker, investor and operating executive. National Museum of African American Music


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