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46 inspiring U.S. sites to visit this Black History Month



Yelper Robert W. captures the "United We Stand" sculpture by Charles McGee at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
“United We Stand” by Charles McGee at the Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

It’s been nearly three years since George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer at just 46-years-old. In the weeks that followed his death, calls for change echoed across the country.

In 2020, Yelp laid the groundwork for a national shift that would last throughout the pandemic. We forged paths to support Black businesses and their owners. In this new year, we invite you to join us as we continue to build upon these learnings from years past.

In honor of the 46 years of George Floyd’s life – we’ve rounded up 46 sites to celebrate, honor, and support the rich culture of the African Diaspora from your backyard, as an accompaniment to continued allyship.

Did your favorite local landmark make the list? Follow our collection, 46 inspiring US sites to visit to celebrate Black History Month 2023, to access the entire list (available anytime via the Yelp app). Remember to write a review to share your feedback about any of these spots, and share any inspiring sites we’ve yet to discover.

Alabama

The National Memorial of Peace and Justice

Arizona

Arkansas

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

California

California African American Museum

Colorado

District of Columbia

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

Georgia

Permanent exhibit at the National Center For Civil and Human Rights

Illinois

Kansas

Louisiana

Massachusetts

Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial captured by Yelper Valberta G.

Maryland

Michigan

Mississippi

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Missouri

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson’s ” Journeys I & II” at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center captured by Yelper Denyce M.

Pennsylvania

Texas

Founder Alan Moore explains the importance of safety before the Letsdothishouston historic Third Ward bike tour.

Virginia

Washington

“IF VI WAS IX” at the Museum of Pop Culture
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