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Article titled Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum

Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum

Located at 191 Beale Street, the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum actually began as a research project of the Smithsonian Institution.  Situated within the FedExForum sports and entertainment complex, the purpose of this museum, according to its w... Continue Reading
Article titled The Gordon Parks Foundation

The Gordon Parks Foundation

Located on the first floor at 48 Wheeler Avenue in Pleasantville, New York, the Gordon Parks Foundation is an incredible institution that preserves the legacy and promotes the vision of this African-American Renaissance man.  The mission ... Continue Reading
Article titled Frankie Manning Foundation

Frankie Manning Foundation

The Frankie Manning Foundation was founded to honor the work, life and legacy of Frankie Manning (1914-2009).  A dancer, choreographer and innovator, he perhaps was the best known representative of the Lindy Hop, a highly energetic dance! ... Continue Reading
Article titled Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns

Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns

Created by married couple, Monique Greenwood and Glenn Pogue, there are six residences that comprise Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns.  These upscale inns are Akwaaba Mansion of the Bedford-Stuyvesant area in the Brooklyn borough of New York C... Continue Reading
Article titled African American Firefighter Museum

African American Firefighter Museum

Presently, the only museum in the United States dedicated to honoring the rich legacy of Blacks in fire safety, the African American Firefighter Museum (AAFM) is located at 1401 South Central Avenue in Los Angeles, California.  Housed in Fire ... Continue Reading