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    Things to do in The Arts

    For 2023 Boston arts, dance, hip-hop, fashion, movie screenings and entertainment marketers, Plug Us Into Your Electronic Future. We will compliment your events by putting our Digital Black Boston network to work.

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    Virgil Abloh in Boston MA

    He has passed. We were fortunate to see his work at the Institute for Contemporary Art im 2021. (

    Grants and Funding Ideas

    Funding your Small Business with ALICE.

  • The Black Funding Contact List

  • LISC offers cash grants on a rotating schedule. Learn more

  • AMPLIFY LATINIX / Black Economic Council of Massachusetts (BECMA) financial backing for local Black and Minority small businesses. link

  • Boston Black Executives New Commonwealth Fund has raised $20+ million. Grants will go to non-profit causes serving people of color.

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    Nubian Square News

    The NUBIAN SQUARE COALITION wants the Boston Public Library to name itself with Nubian Square in the line, rather than not mention it. There is an active petition drive going on for people supporting the name change.

    Nubian Square is located in Roxbury, the heart of Black Boston, which is formed by zip code boundaries 02119,02120,02121,02124,01215 and 02126. NUBIAN SQUARE connects Warren Street, Blue Hill Avenue and Washington Street at its corners. Frugal Books, the only Black-owned book store in Boston has a Nubian Square address. BCIC the Black Community Information Center placed a ballot question for citizens in the district to vote for the name change from Dudley Square to Nubian Square. Then they signed the official proclamation with mayor Walsh. The Coalition advocates for Black-owned businesses and affordble housing in Nubian Square.

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    Black Museums and Art Galleries

    (CLOSED FOR RENNOVATIONS) The Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists (NCAAA)
    Roxbury, (617) 442-8614

    300 Walnut Avenue, Boston, MA 02119.

    Under the directorship of Edmund Barry Gaither NCAAA fosters and presents the finest in contemporary, visual and performing arts from the global Black world. Update 4/2019 news - Abbotsford, the 19th century mansion that houses The Museum, was awarded $850,000 toward the $1,135,500 needed to replace its roof and perform urgently needed flashing and masonry repairs. Donations to the restricted fund are encouraged. Donate to NCAAA.

    COOPER GALLERY Cambridge
    - New HOURS! Mon-Fri 11AM-6PM.

    African and Afro-American art, lecture topics, exhbitions

    The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art is directed by Henry Louis Gates, author, professor and host of the popular PBS Network TV shows "Finding your Roots," and "Africa's Civilization, " gallery activities are free and open to the general public. View contemporary and historical exhibitions and installations of African and African American art. Attend lectures presented by guest curators, faculty, artists, students, and distinguished visiting scholars. Hours Tu-Sat 10am - 5pm, Harvard Sq, Mt Auburn Street Cambridge, MA.
    Museum of African American History
    Downtown, The African Meeting House Beacon Hill
    (617) 725-0022

    Museum of African Amerian History in Boston
    Visit MAAH, a landmark site maintained by the National Park Service and experience its restored African Meeting House church. The Abiel Smith School is there. Its located on Beacon Hill a neighborhood that was the heart of 19th-century Black Boston in 1855. You can walk into the nation's oldest public school for African American children and learn from exhibit galleries, educational programs, a museum store and more. There is also a site on Cape Cod's Nantucket Island.

    Africa Gallery Cambridge
    African wildlife captured centuries ago
    Harvard Museum of Natural History
    26 Oxford Street
    Cambridge, MA

    Massachusetts Historical Society
    BOSTON Back BAY -

    The MHS collections are particularly well-known for extensive holdings of personal papers from three presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. The collections contain many famous documents including Paul Revere's own account of his famous ride. In 1854, the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society sponsored a Fourth of July rally in Framingham, Mass. Noted abolitionists, including William Lloyd Garrison, Sojourner Truth, and Henry David Thoreau, addressed the crowd. Garrison burned copies of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and the U.S. Constitution, which he called "a covenant with death and an agreement with hell."

    Black New England Heritage Trail
    New Hampshire -

    Telling New Hampshire’s forgotten stories, BHTNH covers the docks of Portsmouth, where merchants engaged in the trans-Atlantic slave trade unloaded their cargo, to the northern border with Canada where many escaping captives found their first moment of freedom and more. For more than 300 years, the lives of African people and their descendants have been a part of New Hampshire’s history. The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire works to open hearts and minds for a deeper understanding of who we are as a collective and to recognize that we share a uniquely American heritage.

    Broadway Theaters in Boston


    New Repertory Theater

    Hibernian Hall

    A.R.T. American Repertory Theater

    The LOEB Drama Center

    Company One

    Huntington Theatre Company


    Origination AFRICAN Dance

    Shubert Theater Boch Center

    Tony Williams Urban Nutcracker


    Poet in Chief
    The new City of Boston official Poet Laureate is Porsha Olayiwola. Congratulations.

    Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam - Every Sunday.
    Doors open at 7:30pm with a poetry slam. The Lizard Lounge club and bar, 1667 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge.

    Boston Haitian Community Connections
    contributed by artist and educator Rhea Dunn

    • Haitian American Chamber of Commerce web site

    • Association of Haitian Women in Boston - web site

    • Haitian Cultural and Non-Profit Resources - web site

    • BostonFETE web site

    • HAITIAN EVENTS weekly updates - web site

    Black Media and Television


    Blacks on TV
    Our local television networks have African American hosts, producers, directors, and technical personnel working at them. The employment numbers have fell over the years. Here's the longest running..

    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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    The Promise Study

    African Americans and
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    the Promise Study about African American cancer risks

    Hyde Park COVID-19 Vaccination Site
    Menino YMCA

    Mattapan COVID-19 Vaccination Site
    Morning Star Baptist Church

    Roslindale COVID-19 Vaccination Site
    17 Corinth Street

    Dorchester COVID-19 Vaccination Site
    Russell Auditorium

    Boston Medical Center COVID-19 Vaccination Site
    85 East Concord Street

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    Apartment rentals and home resales are in a pool available for income-restricted households. You can earn up to $110,000 and qualify for below market rent and home price levels in Massachusetts.

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