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Black History Month

Black History Month in Boston is an opportunity to celebrate the rich and integral role that African Americans have played in the ongoing story of America

Black Heritage Trail

Walking tour explores history of Boston's 19th century African American community.

Guide to Black Boston

Boston is rich with Black culture, heritage and history and it shows in our restaurants, boutiques and bookstores. Check out Black-Owned businesses in Boston.

Upcoming Events

Helina Metaferia: Generations

The family and community that precede us shape how we see the world today. From pride in identity to...

Jazz Scene In Boston: Telling The Local Story

The Museum of African American History celebrates Boston's rich jazz history in this exhibit! Jazz,...

Museum of African American History - Winter Hours

Museum of African American History is committed to providing a safe environment and asks for your...

The Bluest Eye

Celebrate the legacy of Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison and see her classic...

Black Is... 2022: Boston Public Library Booklist

The Black Is... Booklist is a list of recent books concerning the African American experience. It is...

The Underground Railroad Beacon Hill Tour

Travel with the Conductor of the underground railroad, Harriet Tubman, as she guides you through he...

AFRICAN-AMERICAN PATRIOTS TOUR

Celebrate the African-American patriots that played a vital role in the start of the American...

The Artist’s Voice: Deana Lawson

"I photograph family, friends, and strangers, and I operate on the belief that my own being is found...

We Dance: An Exploration of Movement, Foodways, and Environments

From the world-renowned Wideman Davis Dance Company and award-winning filmmakers Ethan Payne and...

IN-PERSON BOOK TALK: THE COLOR OF ABOLITION: HOW A PRINTER, A PROPHET, AND A CONTESSA MOVED A NATION

In the crucial early years of the Abolition movement, the Boston branch of the cause seized upon the...

Jubilee, Juneteenth and the Thirteenth

MGH and the Museum of Science proudly present a special screening at the Museum of African American...

Jan 2021

Roxbury Love Story

Boston is a special place to celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy. King considered Boston his second home, the city where he met his wife Coretta Scott King and where he earned his Ph.D. in Theology from Boston University while living on Mass Ave. The Roxbury Love Story mural by local artists...

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Roxbury Video Guide