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United States – Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center & Museum

Geechee refers to the African-based culture that has survived along coastal Georgia for more than 250 years. Kunda is a Sarakolé word that means “compound” or “house of hope.” Considered the epicenter of Gullah Geechee’s history and culture, Geechee Kunda is often the site of festivals and tours, hosting visitors from near and far. Opened […]

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United States – First Black Cruise Experience, Festival at Sea

Founder of Blue World Travel Corp in 1978, Patricia Nicholson Yarbrough launched ‘Festival at Sea’ – Cruising with an African-American twist, in August 1992 which became the first cruise experience tailored to Black culture. Events such as an Electric Slide Freeze Competition, Bid Whist Tournament, and parties every night helped the cruise line grow in

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Jamaica – Jamaica National Bobsleigh Team

The Jamaica National Bobsleigh Team represents Jamaica in international bobsledding competitions. The men’s team debuted in the 1988 Winter Olympic Games four-man bobsled in Calgary, Alberta. The debut team, consisting of Devon Harris, Dudley Stokes, Michael White, Freddy Powell, and last-minute replacement Chris Stokes, qualified at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, Alberta. The

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United States – National Memorial for Peace and Justice

The Equal Justice Initiative National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Legacy Museum is the country’s first Memorium for the legacy of enslaved Black people and is informally referred to as the National Lynching Memorial as it details the nation’s dark history of torture, humiliation, and subjugation of African Americans. The museum hopes to shed

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National Museum of African American Music.

United States – National Museum of African American Music

The National Museum of African American Music is the premier global destination for music lovers of all generations, and inspires, educates, and transforms appreciation of American music. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, this museum’s mission is to educate the world, preserve the legacy, and celebrate the central role African Americans play in creating the

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