Journal and Courier: TippecaNews: Purdue's Black Cultural Center earns "Distinctive Destination" label in U.S.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Standing alongside landmarks such as President Lincoln’s Cottage, the Baseball Heritage Museum and the Women’s Museum of California, Purdue University’s Black Cultural Center has now been identified as a “Distinctive Destination” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The Black Cultural Center becomes the sixth location in Indiana to receive the designation, according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s website. There have been 207 Distinctive Destinations named across the U.S. since the program launched on Oct. 1, 2018.

The recognition of the cultural center comes in during its fiftieth anniversary, as it continues to plan celebrations for the milestone throughout the rest of 2019.

So, how did the BCC earn this new title?

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