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Eatonville is one of 1400 incorporated African-American towns in the country. Photo: Renata Sago.
Intersection

Intersection: Preserving Historic Black Towns


Eatonville is one of the oldest black towns in the US. Back in the 1980’s there were plans to widen a road through the town. Those plans were shelved after residents led an effort to show how the road would destroy the historic character of Eatonville. N.Y. Nathiri of the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community and landscape architect Everett Fly join Intersection to explore why this town has survived where other black towns have not.
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