BET’s Tips
16th Street Baptist Church is one of BET’s Tips.

1. 16th Street Baptist Church

1530 6th Ave N (at 16th St), Birmingham, AL
Church · 14 tips and reviews

BETBET: In 1963, 4 Ku Klux Klansmen planted a bomb near the basement of the church, where children were preparing for Sunday service. Read more facts about African Americans: http://bet.us/BHM

2. Black Archives of Mid-America

1722 E 17th Ter, Kansas City, MO
History Museum · 2 tips and reviews

BETBET: Serves the community by offering itself as an educational resource & a repository of every facet in African American culture. See examples of African-Americans' accomplishments: http://bet.us/BHM

Rosa Parks Circle is one of BET’s Tips.

3. Rosa Parks Circle

8.6
101 Monroe Center St NW (at Monroe Ave), Grand Rapids, MI
Park · Heartside-Downtown Grand Rapids · 24 tips and reviews

BETBET: Built in civil honor of Rosa Parks, the civil rights hero. In honor of Black History, see more examples of African-Americans' noteworthy accomplishments: http://bet.us/BHM"

International Civil Rights Center and Museum is one of BET’s Tips.

4. International Civil Rights Center and Museum

8.2
132 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC
History Museum · Downtown Greensboro · 29 tips and reviews

BETBET: Memorializes the courage & commitment 4 N.C. A&T freshmen who sat down at the "whites only" lunch counter and ignited America's sit-in movement. See more AF-American accomplishments: http://bet.us/BHM

Kaufman Astoria Studios is one of BET’s Tips.

5. Kaufman Astoria Studios

8.1
3412 36th St (btwn 34th & 35th Ave.), Astoria, NY
TV Station · Astoria · 14 tips and reviews

BETBET: A historic movie studio where Bill Cosby once worked! In honor of Black History, check out these noteworthy examples of African-Americans' accomplishments in TV and theater: http://bet.us/BHM

Jazz Showcase is one of BET’s Tips.

6. Jazz Showcase

9.0
806 S Plymouth Ct (at W Polk St.), Chicago, IL
Jazz and Blues Venue · Dearborn Park · 31 tips and reviews

BETBET: This is the oldest jazz club in Chicago & features many famous musicians. In honor of Black History, see noteworthy examples of African-Americans' accomplishments in music: http://bet.us/BHM

Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club is one of BET’s Tips.

7. Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club

7.5
1931 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA
Jazz and Blues Venue · Seventh Ward · 7 tips and reviews

BETBET: One of the best venues for hearing New Orleans Jazz! In honor of Black History, see noteworthy examples of African-Americans' accomplishments in music: http://bet.us/BHM

Greater Bethel  African Methodist Episcopal Church is one of BET’s Tips.

8. Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

245 NW 8th St, Miami, FL
Church · Overtown · 3 tips and reviews

BETBET: This is one of the oldest African churches in Miami. In honor of Black History, see some noteworthy examples of African-Americans' accomplishments over the years: http://bet.us/BHM

Rucker Park Basketball Courts is one of BET’s Tips.

9. Rucker Park Basketball Courts

8.3
2930 8th Ave. (at W 155th St.), New York, NY
Basketball Court · Washington Heights · 33 tips and reviews

BETBET: A wide variety of NBA, college & streetball players have added to the historic legacy of the park. See some noteworthy examples of African-Americans' contributions to us all: http://bet.us/BHM

Louis Armstrong Park is one of BET’s Tips.

10. Louis Armstrong Park

8.3
North Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA
Park · Treme - Lafitte · 55 tips and reviews

BETBET: The park honors the remarkable Jazz trumpeter & is home to the 1st New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival! See some noteworthy examples of African-Americans' contributions: http://bet.us/BHM

NYCHA - Marcy Houses is one of BET’s Tips.

11. NYCHA - Marcy Houses

648 Park Ave (btwn Nostrand & Marcy Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Housing Development · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 16 tips and reviews

BETBET: This is the project and childhood home of rapper Jay-Z! Also see BET's list of 25 Influential Hip Hop Samples: http://bet.us/BHM

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum is one of BET’s Tips.

12. The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

7.0
1601-03 E North Ave, Baltimore, MD
History Museum · Oliver · 15 tips and reviews

BETBET: A museum featuring prominent African-American historical figures. See more noteable accomplishments by African Americans over the years: http://bet.us/BHM

Stax Museum of American Soul Music is one of BET’s Tips.

13. Stax Museum of American Soul Music

8.8
926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN
Museum · 57 tips and reviews

BETBET: Launched the careers of unknowns who would later become icons! Celebrate Black History by checking out BET's list of 25 influential Hip-Hop samples: http://bet.us/BHM

Charles H Wright Museum of African American History is one of BET’s Tips.

14. Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

9.0
315 E Warren Ave (btwn Brush and John R), Detroit, MI
History Museum · Art Center · 41 tips and reviews

BETBET: Provides great exhibitions based on collections exploring the history & culture of African Americans and their origins. See more great accomplishments by African Americans: http://bet.us/BHM

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is one of BET’s Tips.

15. Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

8.9
1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO
History Museum · 24 tips and reviews

BETBET: Tells the complete story of Negro Leagues Baseball, from the average players to the superstars! See more great accomplishments by African Americans over the years: http://bet.us/BHM

National Center of Afro-American Artists is one of BET’s Tips.

16. National Center of Afro-American Artists

300 Walnut Ave (Crawford St), Boston, MA
Museum · Roxbury · 3 tips and reviews

BETBET: Dedicated to the celebration, exhibition, collection & criticism of Black visual arts heritage worldwide. See more great accomplishments by African Americans over the years: http://bet.us/BHM

The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art is one of BET’s Tips.

17. The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art

2003 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA
History Museum · Central City - Garden · 4 tips and reviews

BETBET: Institution collects, interprets and preserves the visual aesthetic of people of African descent in North America and beyond. See more great African American contributions: http://bet.us/BHM

Muhammad Ali Center is one of BET’s Tips.

18. Muhammad Ali Center

8.6
144 N 6th St (W. River Rd), Louisville, KY
History Museum · Central Business District · 44 tips and reviews

BETBET: The museum captures the inspiration derived from the story of Muhammad Ali’s incredible life. See more great accomplishments made by African Americans over the years: http://bet.us/BHM

19. African American Museum of the Arts

325 S Clara Ave, DeLand, FL
Art Gallery · 2 tips and reviews

BETBET: The only museum in the area devoted primarily to African American cultures and art. Celebrate Black History by checking out noteworthy African-American contributions: http://bet.us/BHMonth

20. Museum of the African Diaspora

8.7
685 Mission St (at 3rd St), San Francisco, CA
Museum · SoMa · 12 tips and reviews

BETBET: Museum traces the history of the African slave trade & African people's liberation movements. Celebrate Black History by checking out amazing African-American contributions: http://bet.us/BHMonth

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is one of BET’s Tips.

21. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

8.7
50 E Freedom Way (at Rosa Parks St), Cincinnati, OH
History Museum · Central Business District · 36 tips and reviews

BETBET: Provides a tour of the plight of slaves from their capture in Africa to their shipment to America and enslavement. Here are great examples of African-Americans' contributions: http://bet.us/BHM

Robert Gould Shaw Memorial is one of BET’s Tips.

22. Robert Gould Shaw Memorial

Beacon St (at Park St), Boston, MA
Memorial Site · Beacon Hill · 6 tips and reviews

BETBET: This scene depicts Black volunteer soldiers and their white colonel as they set off for battle against the Confederate Army in 1863. See more great African American contributions:http://bet.us/BHM

Malcolm X  Birthsite is one of BET’s Tips.

23. Malcolm X Birthsite

8.0
3448 Pinkney St, Omaha, NE
Historic and Protected Site · 4 tips and reviews

BETBET: This structure marks the place where Malcolm X first lived with his family. See more noteworthy African-American contributions and landmarks: http://bet.us/BHM

Reginald F Lewis Museum is one of BET’s Tips.

24. Reginald F Lewis Museum

8.5
830 E Pratt St (at S President St), Baltimore, MD
History Museum · Southeastern Baltimore · 18 tips and reviews

BETBET: This is the LARGEST African American museum on the East Coast & pays a tribute to Maryland’s Black heritage. See great examples of African-Americans' contributions to us all: http://bet.us/BHM

25. Mr. B's Bistro

8.8
201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
French Restaurant · Central Business District · 199 tips and reviews

BETBET: NOLA natives and tourists from around the world flock to this spot for their BBQ Shrimp. Do yourself a favor and pick up some while you're in the bayou!

26. The Fudgery

1 Poydras St #8889, New Orleans, LA
Dessert Shop · Central Business District · 1 tip

BETBET: This Riverwalk spot is where singer Luke James held his first job, flipping fudge while singing chocolatey renditions of hit songs such as "Isn't FUDGE Lovely" Read more.

Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church is one of BET’s Tips.

27. Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

110 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC
Church · 3 tips and reviews

BETBET: The oldest AME church in the south & one of the largest & oldest black congregations south of Baltimore. See great examples of African-Americans' accomplishments: http://bet.us/BHM"

Booker High School is one of BET’s Tips.

28. Booker High School

3201 N Orange Ave (at Myrtle), Sarasota, FL
High School · 4 tips and reviews

BETBET: Named after an educational leader in Sarasota's black community who improved the education of young black children. See more examples of African-Americans' accomplishments: http://bet.us/BHM"

Birdland is one of BET’s Tips.

29. Birdland

9.1
315 W 44th St, New York, NY
Jazz and Blues Venue · Hell's Kitchen · 92 tips and reviews

BETBET: One of the oldest and most noteworthy Jazz clubs in NY. In honor of Black History, see these excellent examples of African-Americans' accomplishments in Music: http://bet.us/BHM

Preservation Hall is one of BET’s Tips.

30. Preservation Hall

8.9
726 Saint Peter St (btwn Bourbon & Royal), New Orleans, LA
Jazz and Blues Venue · French Quarter · 157 tips and reviews

BETBET: This hall was created as a sanctuary, to protect and honor New Orleans Jazz! In honor of Black History, see noteworthy examples of African-Americans' accomplishments in Music: http://bet.us/BHM