Welcome to the mobile Online Guide to Black Boston. This site links you to African American arts, businesses, places to eat, news and more. July highlights include a series of free African American events and activities such as tours, films, lectures and performances. Summer is in full swing. There a number of African American heritage events during the month of July. Look over the site for suggestions about things to do when your family, relatives or friends visit you in Greater Boston.

You have to attend African Landing Day in Hampton VA.
It has been 400 years!

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Things to do, Places to go

For a list of Black Events see the listings PDF

Church and Religion

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Black Boston Tours

Deluxe Black Heritage tours



Interesting Events

8/15 - 8/22 Mobile Exhibition: We Design
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8/20 Building A Compelling Pitch Deck Workshop
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8/24 Science Cafe: : Health and Medical Science Careers: Approaching Health Through Community Engagement

9/5 BraveSpace: Celebrating Creatives of Color in Boston

9/5 Your Guide to a Career Reboot - Fierce Urgency of Now!
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9/6 MFA First Fridays as part FUN - Fierce Urgency of Now!
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KING BOSTON update

EMBRACE wins MLK memorial artwork competition.
LARGE GOLD HANDS to rise in Boston Common
African American public art mural for Boston Common

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Black Boston Souvenirs

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Massachusetts MBE Directory

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Black urban professional lists are here.
Black Boston Night Club directory
Boston Black Churches are here.
Investors and Funding for Blacks and startups FUNDS LIST
Best Boston Seafood Restaurants

Boston Top Rooftop Lounges


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Black Museums

  • The Roxbury Cultural District
    Select a Tour Date.
    Black Heritage at the Center of Afro-American Culture in Massachusetts. Tour black-owned businesses, jazz speakeasys, see public artwork you won't find any where else, and more.
  • public art in Black Boston

  • The Black Doll Museum
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    Order our group charter bus for a day trip to the National Black Doll Museum of Mansfield Massachusetts for a historical, memorabilia infused display of Black Dolls and multicultural hand-made crafts. The museum offers 5,000 objects carefully chosen for children and adults. Displays and exhibitions merge African folklore with African American modernity. They Black and African culture in Black doll manufacturers and famous Black Barbie and Celebrity Dolls. There are doll appraisals, a gift shop and theatrical events ongoing at the museum.

  • NCAAA is the The Museum the National Center of Afro-American Artists
    NCAAA.ORG
    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
    MAAH.ORG
    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
    A historic treasure, Malcolm X family members, historians and the Boston Black community have kept the house from disrepair.

  • Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art
    COOPERGALLERYHC.ORG
    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.


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