Africatown to Become Heritage Community?

A push to make one of Mobile’s, and some would say the nation’s, most historically important communities a registered heritage community could be growing legs among the members of Mobile’s City Council. The Plateau or Africatown community, which lies just three miles north of downtown, is the only area in the country where African-American’s can trace their full heritage, District 2 councilman William Carroll said at the council’s regularly held weekly meeting May 26. Read More … [Read more...]