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In Dallas, sports has formed an alliance with shopping and the arts, occasionally yielding surprising encounters. Some brothers wear cowboy hats and boots as gracefully as an Armani suit. Many sistahs can tell you who starts on the Dallas Cowboys. All-Pro travelers should explore Nieman Marcus flagship store located Downtown, then sample Victory Park, Uptown, Deep Ellum, Fair Park, South Dallas and Irving. The city is also home to a megachurch well known to TV viewers.

Cultural Sites
Black culture is jointly anchored by the African American Museum in Fair Park and South Dallas Cultural Center. For African-American travelers, no claims to “know Dallas cultural sites” hold up without those two on the itinerary … More

Restaurants and Nightclubs
Whether you’re looking for places to dance, great Jazz, Reggae, Hip-Hop and R&B, Soul Food with local flair or Texas-size barbecue, Big D has you covered … More

History
By 1845, the city was founded and the citizens voted 29-3 to become part of the United States of America. People of African descent began arriving shortly afterwards … More

Historic Sites
Freedman’s Cemetery has the interred remains of over 7,000 African Americans from the days of the original Freedman’s Town in a small section of North Dallas. Over the years the boundaries … More

General Attractions
Dealey Plaza, Neiman Marcus, Fountain Place, Dallas Farmers Market, West End, Victory Park, Deep Ellum, Dallas Market Center, West Village and Uptown rise above average expectations … More

Family Attractions
Pioneer Plaza, World Aquarium, Perot Museum of Nature & Science, Dallas Children’s Center, the Zoo, American Airlines Center, Six Flags Over Texas, and AT&T Stadium headline sites to visit … More

The Arts
Old Red Courthouse, Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, Crow Collection of Asian Art and CR Smith Museum indicate great support for the arts in these parts … More

Deep Ellum
“Deep Ellum”, as African Americans called their part of Elm Street east of downtown, was one of three small African American settlements. The others were Stringtown and Freedman’s Town … More

South Dallas Cultural Center Reborn
Where The Black Experience Is More Than A Slogan.” Those bold words ring true at the renovated South Dallas Cultural Center, so beloved in the community. Since you can’t manufacture love, the backstory is … More

Places of Worship
With mega-churches like the Potter’s House, Concord Missionary Baptist Chruch and historic churches like St. Paul United Methodist Church, Elizabeth Chapel CME Church and Bethel AME Church … More

Dallas Blues & Jazz
In the 1920’s, Deep Ellum was a center for Blues and Jazz artists, following Beale Street in Memphis and Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Like all cities, such districts were ravaged by time. But Deep Ellum music … More

Shops & Galleries
Some of our favs have changed quite a bit over the the last 5 to 8 years. Fortunately, a cherished few shops & galleries made it through the Great Recession. Lets hope they came out stronger … More

Trivia, Radio Stations and Famous Residents
Population is surging in the Metroplex. Today, the metro area has over 1 million African-Americans, many of whom are professionals, executives and business owners … More

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