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By Dr. Beverly G. Bond,Dr. Janann Sherman

as soon as celebrated because the major highway of Negro America," Beale road has an extended and colourful background. within the early twentieth century, the 15-block local supported a suite of inns, pool halls, saloons, banks, barber retailers, pharmacies, dry items shops, theaters, playing dens, jewelers, fraternal golf equipment, church buildings, leisure businesses, attractiveness salons, pawn outlets, blues halls, and juke joints. Above the street-level storefronts have been places of work of African American company males: dentists, medical professionals, undertakers, photographers, lecturers, realtors, and coverage agents. via mid-century, following the social strife and concrete renewal initiatives of the Sixties and Seventies, little remained of the unique local. these constructions spared through the bulldozers have been boarded up and falling down. within the nick of time, within the Eighties, town learned the area's power as a vacationer charm. New bars, eating places, and leisure venues opened alongside the rest three-block strip, supplying a mecca for these trying to recapture the magic of Beale Street."

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