Press

“After thousands of hours spent researching the topic, Weaver announced this week the launch of the Nearest Green Foundation, an organization dedicated to honoring Green’s involvement in the Tennessee whiskey industry.”

USA Today


National Public Radio, All Things Considered

September 3, 2017

Nearest Green, The Man Who Taught Jack Daniels About Whiskey


Daily Mail

by Anna Hopkins. August 29, 2017

The lost story of Nearest Green, the slave who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey: Company’s first master distiller is finally commemorated with his own brand and a scholarship fund to send his descendants to college


The New York Times

by Clay Risen. August 15, 2017

When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History


The Times of London

by Will Pavia. August 17, 2017

Jack Daniel’s debt to a former slave


Black Enterprise

by Selena Hill. July 28, 2017

The Slave Behind Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Recipe to Receive New Honor


News Channel 5

by Jesse Knutson. July 26, 2017

Unearthing The Story Of Nearest Green, Jack Daniel’s Mentor


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

by Najja Parker. July 26, 2917

Organization to honor slave who taught Jack Daniel to make whiskey


Atlanta Black Star

by Tanasia Kenney. July 24, 2017

Enslaved Man Who Taught Jack Daniel How to Make Whiskey Gets New Recognition


USA Today

by Lizzy Alfs. July 21, 2017

Ex-slave who trained Jack Daniel gets new recognition


Tennessean

by Lizzy Alfs. July 20, 2017

Ex-slave who trained Jack Daniel gets new recognition


Newser

by Michael Harthorne. July 21, 2017

It’s Time to Recognize the Slave Behind Jack Daniel’s


WSMV.com

by The Associated Press. July 20, 2017

Foundation to honor ex-slave who aided Jack Daniel’s history


Spring Hill

by David Walsh. July 19, 2017

Ex-slave who taught Jack Daniel his craft inspires whiskey, foundation


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Ex-slave who taught Jack Daniel his craft inspires whiskey, foundation


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