Visitors can explore the ‘Langston Experience’ in early 2022 | News

The Langston Centre, a facility focused on fostering multiculturalism in Johnson City, is preparing to offer several new and returning programs this spring.

Starting in early 2022, the facility will begin offering a series of tours called the “Langston Experience.”

Langston High School was built during the Jim Crow era and opened in 1893 before ultimately closing in 1965 with integration. The center is built on the remnants of the old building.

“We’ve heard a lot about the divisiveness of the time,” said Langston Centre Supervisor Adam Dickson. “We’ve heard about segregation and the underbelly of segregation, but it’s also