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San Diego

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San Diego is blessed with a perfect climate, a large natural bay, a large man-made bay, innumerable palm trees and gorgeous beaches. Its the perfect host for family vacations, year round. With good planning, the city has also matured into a general leisure and convention destination navigable by Light Rail, complimented with a surprising touch of soul.

Cultural Sites
First time visitors do not immediately connect this city and black cultural sites in the same sentence. But there is now reason to raise the question … More

Restaurants and Nightclubs
Get your Southern-cooked meals on at Magnolia’s Southern Dining, Bonnie Jean’s Soul Food, Huffman’s Barbecue and Barnes Bar-B-Que. Then party at Tina’s and Sevilla Club Brazil … More

History
People of African descent accompanied Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez to Lower California (Baja Mexico) and Upper California (Southern California) in 1519. Another Spaniard, Sebastian Vizcaino, named … More

Family Attractions
Most know about the world-famous Zoo and San Diego Wild Animal Park, the museums of Balboa Park. Add Birch Aquarium to the list of must visit … More

General Attractions
Seaport Village, Horton Plaza, Gaslamp Quarter, Humphrey’s By The Bay, House of Blues and the legendary Old Globe Theatre … More

The Arts
For a city its size, San Diego has an impressive array of classic and modern museums like Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Museum of Man, San Diego Museum of Art, Timken Museum of Art and Mingei … More

Heritage Sites
Downtown in particular, has a rich history of African-American residents that extends back to 1800s Gold Rush Era in San Diego County. There’s also Bethel AME Church, Bayview Baptist Church, St. Stephen’s … More

Shops & Galleries
African-Americans shops & galleries were up before the Great Recession, but San Diego has yet to fully recover. If you are in to quilting however, there is a must visit shop … More

Beaches
With Balboa Park, Embarcadero Marina Park, La Jolla Beach, Mission Bay Park, Ocean Beach and Cabrillo National Monument as the signature settings, no wonder the city is considered a sub-tropical paradise … More

Trivia, Radio Stations and Famous Residents
In a metro area of over 3.5 million, the African American population is 190,000 and there are 4,000 African American businesses … More

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