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It rapidly developed as a major trading center for cotton cultivated at the region's large plantations and dependent on the work of enslaved African Americans.
The Elder Abuse Committee of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference recently presented a three-day seminar on the investigation, prosecution and prevention of elder abuse.
The multidisciplinary training reviewed current statutes in Tennessee dealing with elder abuse, including a new law requiring that special teams be set up by January of 2017.
Gertude Beasley showed compassion and courage in permitting a second Tent City to be erected on her farm for the black sharecropping families who had been evicted by white landowners because they registered to vote. Braswell was a League board member and the League's leader for Fayette County's electoral District 9 ( The district numbers in this program refer to former district numbers, not to current designations.
Despite having limited resources of her own, Beasley's generosity provided evicted Black families with a place to live in a county where many families were unjustly denied shelter. The league selected a leader from each district to serve as a liaison between the League and the community).