Watch Historian Rita Fuller-Yates on Fox 28 Good Day Columbus sharing more about the Columbus Black History Tours!
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Commissioned in 2019 by the President of the Bronzeville Neighborhood Association Willis Brown. Columbus Historian Rita Fuller-Yates set forth a design concept reflective of the community and all that it stands for. Mrs. Fuller-Yates along with her Husband Shawn Yates received final approval of the design on March 6th, 2020.
*** Bronzeville Neighborhood is the first black community in the United States, with a flag of their own. You can purchase your flag on the Bronzeville Neighborhood Association website.
The colors within the flag have specific meaning:
Black - for the people of Bronzeville
Bronze- for the strength and endurance of the Community
Green- for the richness and resources within the community
White- for the peacefulness within Bronzeville
Red- for the heart and soul or Bronzeville
Our team works hard in many areas to make sure that the African American stories of Columbus, Ohio are preserved. We receive hundreds of requests each month to record, document, and to take account of historical happenings. Our stories matter, and it is through our work that we make it possible to share with future generations, the amazing Black History of Columbus, Ohio. Please consider donating to our efforts. Columbus Black History Tours operate within the 501c3 structure of Yates Entertainment,under the direction of local Historian Rita Fuller-Yates.
Check our Interviews, short clips and more as Historian Rita Fuller-Yates continues to capture stories from the Black community. The 20Twenty200Project was established as a way to help city leaders control the narrative and to take back our voice. The project would evolve over time and now includes everyday stories and experiences in our community. We all have a story that is important to share for future generations. and Rita Fuller-Yates has created a way for us to share our story authentically and with purpose.
Check out her new series "Stories from our Past" and consider sharing your story!