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Florida Black Heritage Trail

Would love to get a hard copy of the 1991, 2007, and any recent edition of Florida’s Black Heritage Trail publication. In 1990, the Florida Legislature created the Study Commission on African American History in Florida. The commission developed methods and established a Heritage Trail that includes sites and buildings that have been preserved and […]

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The Wanderer Memory Trail (Jekyll Island, Georgia)

From Friday May 31, 2019 – Saturday June 1, 2019, VisitBlackHistory.com spent time exploring the Georgia Sea Islands. We began our journey at Friday’s Taste of Gullah which was hosted by the Saint Simons African American Heritage Coalition. The inaugural event was hosted in the Historic Harrington School’s outdoor area. While there, we were able […]

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The Green Book Documentary Now Streaming on Smithsonian Channel App

Filmmaker, Yoruba Richen’s documentary The Green Book: Guide to Freedom premiered on the Smithsonian Channel last night. Watch for FREE, on the Smithsonian Channel Plus app with a 7-day trial. $4.99 per month there after. According to Colorlines.org this film “catalogs the history of Victor Hugo Green’s project, which has been distorted and ignored by […]

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Sweet Auburn Blues Screening at APEX Museum

Attended a screening of “Sweet Auburn Blues” at the APEX Museum. The film features social activists Harry Belafonte and Kathleen Cleaver alongside business owners from Auburn Avenue. Image 2: owners of Havana Cigars & Image 3: Ricci of the Madame CJ Walker Museum. The film, produced by Soul Force Productions will air on Georgia Public […]

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Delta Sigma Theta and Others Visit Fort Mose

Couples, families, and groups were out last Saturday to learn about Fort Mose’s (pronounced Mo’say) history. Attendance was diverse in age, gender, and ethnicity. Pictured is the Palm Coast Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, youth that accompanied them, and a few re-enactors from the day’s event. More on Fort Mose Historic State Park coming […]

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