Guide to Black Boston and African American Heritage

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Broadway in Boston Selected Entertainment

Black Nativity

Black Nativity Boston performances

The Black community's Christmas gift to the world brought by a company of singers, actors, dancers and musicians offering messages of joy, hope, victory and liberation. Plays at Paramount Theatre.

Urban Nutcracker

Dec 16 - Dec 28th - a celebration of diversity through dance. Watch this trailer of the show. Plays at Back Bay Events Center.

Ailvin Ailey 50th Boston Celebration

The event has ended and it was great. Sir Edmund Barry Gaither gave a comprehensive review of Boston's Black arts movement and activities for the past 50 years. Moderator Callie Crossley asked great questions. To see Video, please click events

The Arts Fuse has a wonderful writeup about the Symposium for #AILEY50. Arts Fuse web site

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    Where Black People Are in Boston

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    Black Museums and Tourist Attractions

  • The Roxbury Cultural District is on its way. Stay tuned!

  • NCAAA is the The Museum the National Center of Afro-American Artists
    NCAAA is dedicated to the celebration, exhibition, collection and criticism of black visual arts heritage worldwide. The Museum presents a wide range of historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and decorative arts. Among the resources offered at the Museum are its African, Afro-Latin, Afro-Caribbean and African American collections; an extensive slide archive, and a rich variety of education programs for young people and adults.

  • The Museum of African American History, Beacon Hill
    Visit and see the African Meeting House and the Abiel Smith School, witness the oldest black church in America, attend lectures and presentations by speakers, the on-going exhibits, the late evening receptionss and special exhibits and ceremonies.

  • the Malcom X home in Roxbury is a historic treasure. Malcom X family members, historians and the Boston Black community have kept its legacy alive. The Malcom X House is under development for visitation by the general public.

  • Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art
    The Cooper Gallery is the brainchild of noted Professor and TV host, Professor Henry Louis Gates of the series show on WGBH titled "Finding Your Roots," and "African Civilizations". Opened in 2014, the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery features exhibitions and installations of African and African American art. The gallery invites the public for exhibitions, artist talks, symposia, lectures and performances. Cooper Gallery integrates the institutes and archives of the Hutcins Center for academic inquiry.

  • Massachusetts Historical Society
    54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment archive
    Location: 1154 Boylston Street, Back Bay Boston.

Church and Religion

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