Black Culture Tours
Black history is very important, especially in these controversial times. It should be taught to all students, not just African-American students. Students are taught mathematics, science and American history because it is important. Black history is also important but many schools today do not emphasize it enough. Let's change that!
Washington DC is rich with sites and attractions which focus on the important historical figures who have been very prominent in black history. From Frederick Douglass, the most-famous Freedman during the nineteenth century, to countless others such as Mary Bethune McLeod, Carter G. Woodson, and of course Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. you will be enriched as you discover the amazing history of a people who never gave up hope.
As one of the nation’s oldest and most culturally diverse cities, Philadelphia presents a number of ways to honor and learn more about Black history and heritage, such as visiting murals, monuments and historic sites, and by supporting Black-owned businesses and restaurants in neighborhoods throughout the city.
From the founding of the colony through today, Maryland has been shaped by African Americans. The story of their experience is one of perseverance, courage and triumph from the horrors of enslavement to the heroism of the Underground Railroad, the Jazz Age and today’s inspiring contributions to the sciences, arts and culture.