Where are the Black People in Boston?

Africans recently lead all immigrants in number and volume of  coming to live in Massachusetts and Boston. Somalians, Nigerians and Kenyans were coming. After all, the first blacks arrived in Boston in the early 1600s and have been here ever since.  Africans became African Americans after slavery ended.  The Boston African-American population played important roles in freeing the slaves...

The Ruggles #28 bus ride down Blue Hill Avenue is unique.

Boston scenes by bus. No other route covers as much territory where African Amerians, Blacks and other minorities live and work in Boston, than the Ruggles #28 bus. It starts at Ruggles Station at Northeastern University and ends near Milton Ma and one of the oldest crosstown trolley track yards in Boston. Along the way it goes past Roxbury Community College,...

Visitor’s Center rolls trolley tour car out into Quincy’s dense cultural history.

John Adams tour site
The Quincy Visitor's Center operated by the  federal National Parks service is located at the base of Quincy Community College and faces the Starbucks on Hancock street. City Hall is a block away and Quincy's famed statues sit on its lawn.  The building where Clark Kent worked in the Superman movie is located nearby. You can board an inexpensive...