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Black History Month in Boston

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. There are many ways of celebrating Black History across the city of Boston. Delve into the history of Boston's 19th-century African American community by following the Black Heritage Trail, attend an event celebrating Black culture, or support one of Boston's many Black-owned businesses.

Events & Activities During Black History Month

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African American Women in Cambridge Walking Tour Mar 04
  • Recurring daily

This tour provides an opportunity to visit and interact with the spaces that influential Black women in Cambridge inhabited during the 19th century. These historical figures include Harriet Jacobs, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Alberta V. Scott, Pauline Hopkins, Maria Baldwin, Mary…

Roxbury Memory Trail Mar 04
  • Recurring daily

Take a self-guided tour of Grove Hall and Nubian Square. Download the mobile app by visiting the Google Play or Apple app store · Download the 'Distrix' app · Make sure location is on · Select Roxbury Memory Trail · Have fun!

  • 2136 Washington Street
  • (617) 293-8609

Black Market Gallery will serve as an anchor platform for special exhibitions and projects showcasing Art from an African diasporan lens. Our mission is to increase art equity, diverse representation and inclusive access while exciting patrons and cultivating new enthusiasts. We…

  • 300 Walnut Avenue
  • (617) 442-8614

The Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA) celebrates the visual arts heritage of African cultures and the African diaspora worldwide. The Museum presents a wide range of historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture…

Support a Black-owned Business

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  • 623 Tremont St.

Black Owned Bos. officially launched in March 2019 as a platform and resource to highlight and lift Black owned businesses, places, spaces and the people moving the culture forward. As a business services and consulting agency, Black Owned Bos. creates spaces to amplify…

  • 60 Seaport Blvd #325

The alluring, modern-day supper club puts a new twist on the timeless charm and the decadent aesthetic of supper clubs from a bygone era. Flaunting whimsically chic decor, a soul-infused menu, an intimate stage for live music and creative entertainment, and an enchanting cocktail…

  • 81 Fairmount Avenue
  • (617) 910-9704

Park 54 is inspired by the life and service of the men who served in the 54th Regiment - a volunteer infantry comprised of free Black American male soldiers. The mission is to continue the legacy the 54th Regiment fought for by offering great food, innovative libations…

  • 331 Newbury Street
  • (617) 676-2110

A BIPOC locally owned boutique cannabis dispensary on Newbury Street—Boston's premier shopping district. Whether you're canna-curious or a connoisseur shop our curated menu of local and nationally known brands for a variety of flower, edibles, concentrates, vapes, and topicals…

  • 2306 Washington Street
  • (617) 541-9000

Soleil is a dine in and take out casual restaurant serving amazing southern cuisine. Enjoy our fare at home or if you are staying at one of our local hotels using most delivery apps.

  • 1238 River Street
  • (617) 276-3729

Enjoy unmistakable Caribbean, Latin, and Asian fusion flavors. With almost 10 years serving his community through ZaZ, Grenada native Chef Olrie Roberts has poured his innate passion for ingredients into dishes generations will come to know. Growing up in Grenada with his…

Podcast: Phillis Wheatley 250: An Icon Endures

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Join us on the Boston Found podcast, hosted by Meet Boston CEO Martha Sheridan, as we seek out the real Boston, past and present, through stories and perspectives that capture a city always in motion.  

 

 
 
 

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