Weakley County Training School

WCTS project reveals community strength

By Karen Campbell The building sits vacant on North McCombs Street. Some windows are broken, others open. But even in its disrepair, the Weakley County Training School, now owned by the City of Martin, sits in quiet dignity, its brick façade a suggestion of the solid foundation the segregated school offered to black residents from…

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Weakley County Training School Alumni Unveil Oral History Project

Tomorrow (June 18) members of the Weakley County Training School Historical Project will host a “Project Reveal Celebration” acknowledging the foundation that has been laid for what is hoped to be an ongoing collection of stories about the segregated school located in Martin that closed in 1966. A Neighborhood Story Project, sponsored by Humanities Tennessee,…

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