African American

There are so many cities in America that have had a major impact on African Americans in the U.S and listed below are just a few.  See where the first African slaves were brought to Jamestown.  Take an African American tour of Boston to learn about the conflict over the issue of slavery.  Travel to New York City to learn about historic Harlem and Jazz or visit Atlanta to learn the history of the Civil Rights and Martin Luther King, Jr.

NEW YORK

  • Harlem
  • Apollo Theater
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  • United Nations

BOSTON

  • Beacon Hill
  • Underground Railroad
  • Museum of African American History

WASHINGTON D.C.

  • Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
  • Museum of African History and Culture
  • African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House
  • Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
  • Howard University

ATLANTA

  • MLK National Historic Site
  • International Civil Rights Walk of Fame
  • APEX Museum
  • Hammonds House Galleries and Resource Center