Walking Tour: Black Voices 19th Century Black Writers On Beacon Hill
Truth, passion, bravery and hope. Discover stories of Boston’s Black writers who were laser-focused on the great topic of the era - slavery.
Learn about the mark Black thinkers and writers made on literary and political history: David Walker and his sentinel work, Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World; novelist, playwright and editor Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins; Dorothy West and her biting satire on racial tensions, and many others.
Walk Beacon Hill as you explore where they worked, raised their families, fought injustice, and wrote.
Duration, Distance and Terrain: 1.5. hours, 1-2 miles at a moderate walking pace, stopping at various sites along the tour.
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