Lesley Riddle gets his Highway Historic Marker!

One of my favorite projects at the NC Arts Council was working on the appeal for a highway marker for the African-American musician Lesley Riddle. I write about him here. As I note in that post, we won the appeal with an actual ovation atypical of the academics sitting around the room.

They couldn’t install the marker while I was working in North Carolina because the highway was under construction. Well, the installation has finally happened

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