Historic site of Nashville sit-ins to be restored as eatery

The Woolworth building in downtown Nashville, where black civil rights leaders once defiantly sat at a segregated lunch counter that wouldn’t serve them, soon will celebrate the culture it once shunned by housing a soul food restaurant with live music.

Restaurant entrepreneur Tom Morales announced the project Wednesday inside the unfinished building at an unveiling. Soulful songs and powerful remarks about the building’s history echoed through the largely emptied structure lined with caution tape.

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