Tribute tourguide at Samuel Adams gravestone, Boston

Tribute tour guide at Samuel Adams gravesite, Boston; (c) Soul Of America

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Boston is a textbook example of promise & pain in America’s Black experience. Its remarkable attractions help you understand how far Blacks have come and how much farther we have to go.

History
When African Americans migrated there after the Civil War, racial tensions increased over job competition

Cultural Sites
African American Museum of Boston is also a pre-Juneteenth historic site

African American Museum in Boston

African American Museum on Beacon Hill; (c) Soul Of America

Restaurants & Nightclubs
Wally’s is the oldest Black-owned cafe & nightclub in Beantown

Guide to Cabo Verdean Restaurants
Cuisine Noir takes a closer look at this cuisine in the city

Shops & Galleries
Hamill Gallery of Art hanging in there.

Walking from the Statehouse

Walking from the Statehouse; (c) Soul Of America

Beacon Hill Abolitionists
Beacon Hill can reasonably claim to be the home of America’s Abolitionist Movement.

Heritage Sites
Built-in 1807 as Third Street Baptist Church, then renamed the Charles Street Baptist Church …

General Attractions
Long Wharf may be more attractive than Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Family Attractions
Children’s Museum is one of the nation’s best.

Arts
If musical talent runs in the family, check out Berklee College of Music

Trivia & Famous Residents
Crispus Attucks, Phyllis Wheatley, WEB DuBois, Bill Russell and more

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