A City for All – The James R. Mapp Legacy
In 2010, the state of Tennessee named the James R. Mapp State Office Building in honor of Mr. Mapp to recognize his lifelong achievements and to honor over 70 years of public service to the state and local community – most notably through his leadership with the NAACP.
Continuing the Legacy
a loyal following of civic leaders, citizens, family, and friends are
working to institutionalize the legacy of this humble servant who always
expected more of himself than he did of others. While the beautiful
building atop the hill overlooking Martin Luther King Boulevard is a tremendous honor, Mr. Mapp’s life-long example of decent-mindedness in
the face of racial injustice – including the bombing of his home – is
one that must be perpetuated for the ages.