Black Issues Forum Douglas Block: A Historical Preservation Success Story
A multimillion dollar facelift made Douglas Block the heart of the Rocky Mount's economy. Details
Program: Black Issues Forum
Episode: Douglas Block: A Historical Preservation Success Story
A once a thriving African American business district in the 1900's now stands to benefit an entire community. A section of Rocky Mount's downtown area once bustled with black business and society, but declined with integration. Now a multimillion dollar face lift has made this area called the Douglas Block the heart of the town's economy. City leaders tell the story.
Premiere Date: 10/02/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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