Black American story

In Early America, 1630s ... Africans, in a very small group were brought to Boston on the cargo vessel named "Desire" in 1638. You may view a paper by First Governor John Winthrop, the Pilgrim leader where he named the Black Africans. Boston has 200,000 Black people residing within city limits now. Black Boston zip codes for Mattapan 02126, Dorchester 02120-02125, and Roxbury 02119 host more Blacks in Boston, than any other part of the city. The Town of Randolph has the highest percentage of Black residents of any town population in Massachusetts state.

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Marshall Private PremiereDo you know how to have your group or organization HOST a private premiere of MARSHALL, a movie about THURGOOD MARSHALL in theaters October 13th? contact about doing the Oct 11th show plan and educate members of your group about this great man.


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The first Africans in Boston established a Black Community in Boston 20 years after The Pilgrims. 1638 is the date.

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Black Wealth

The Black residential dense part of Boston is RDM-JP. Blacks contribute over $2B dollars to Greater Boston's $380B annual Gross Domestic Product and there's a breakdown where the money goes. Twenty-one percent of Africans Americans make $75,000 a year in the United States. Black billionaires are out of the closet! They are making ethnic software products, supporting museums, boosting non-profits, teaching Black kids how to play baseball in the park, mentoring neighborhood turfs and so on. It is so much fun to watch Black Billionaires doing their thing!

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Thirty-percent of our site population is age 18-24, 38% are 25-34 years old, 18% are 35-44, 17% are 45-54 years old, 15% are 55-64 years old and 4% are age 65+. The top cities supplying user traffic are Boston at 59%, Cambridge 7%, Randolph 7%, Brookline sends 2%, and a collective 7% arrive from Framingham, Quincy, Malden, Watertown, Milton and Stoughton combined.

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ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the popular host of a TV science show.

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African American parent project

African American parents will earn $25 if invited to join
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Our STEM Studio

We are self-taught STEM-skilled, however there are many inclusive-non profits around that are helping people of color excel in STEM. You can improve your school work, learn to code, make a computer game and more. Get connected via our Stem Infinity Studio.

MEDIA - Television and Black Museums

Blacks on TV
BLACK BOSTON TV offers local, and regional programming choices. The WGBH Basic Black series show is the longest running public affairs television program in Boston. BNN-TV Channel 23 is Boston's Public Access tv station offering a full slate of programming by people of color.

The Museum of Afro-American History on Beacon Hill offers guided tours while exhibiting Colonial African American life in Boston.
The Robert Gould Shaw and U.S. 54th Regiment Memorial nearby has Civil War figures of Shaw and his decorated posse.

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