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Six Historically Black Beaches to Visit This Summer | Medium

Angela Dennis, Medium Illustration by Neal Fox, Featured Image we think of black history often times vacation destinations are left out of our dialogue. Our past is well documented with stories of slavery, plantations, and oppressive reality yet little do we hear about how some of our ancestors and those who came before us got to celebrate their lives. As I decided to write this article I was just thinking about the history of African American tourism. As a little girl I grew up in Florida and the beach was a regular part of my life. I wondered about the […]

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Prince George’s Couple Opens Vacation Retreat in Upper Marlboro | The Washington Informer

Dorothy Rowley , The Washington Informer fall descends upon Prince George’s County, nestled amid the beauty is the Wellspring Manor and Spa — a serene retreat destination on more than seven acres of nostalgic ambience dating back nearly three centuries. More than a traditional bed and breakfast, the tastefully decorated colonial-style manor house, along with a luxury spa and exquisite art gallery reflect the detailed restoration efforts of owners Kevin and Lisa Alexander, who in March purchased the property formerly belonging to members of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s family. “After looking at other places in the county that were also […]

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A history of Seattle’s African American community – in pictures | The Guardian Al Smith documented the African American culture of his hometown for over 50 years. He photographed friends, family, the music scene and clubs with a warmth and intimacy that celebrated the vibrant social life of the city. Seattle on the Spot is at the Museum of History and Industry until 17 June

Al Smith documented the African American culture of his hometown for over 50 years. He photographed friends, family, the music scene and clubs with a warmth and intimacy that celebrated the vibrant social life of the city. Seattle on the Spot is at the Museum of History and Industry until 17 June

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