Category: North America

AC Mariott hotel in front of Big Spring Park
Alabama

The Best Huntsville Alabama Hotels For Visiting The Rocket City

Like many American cities, when you are looking for lodging Huntsville Alabama can seem difficult to navigate. The city is spread out and hotels in Huntsville AL seem to appear in clusters. So which Huntsville Alabama hotel cluster is right for you? Luckily,  Huntsville Alabama hotels can be easily divided into several sections of the

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A statue to the four girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church Birmingham bombing at the corner of Kelly Ingram Park facing onto the church itself.
Alabama

Why the Birmingham Civil Rights District is a Must-See (+How Civil Rights in Birmingham Alabama Affected the USA)

On my road trip through Alabama, the Birmingham civil rights sites were a natural combination with the Montgomery civil rights sites. Even if you are not a history lover, you really must visit the Civil Rights sites in Birmingham Alabama which tells the story of how African Americans pervailed over systemic racism and changed American history

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Alabama

15 Amazing Stops To Make For An Awesome Alabama Road Trip

Ready to road trip Alabama? Alabama is a fantastically diverse state with mountain, beaches, cities and a fascinating history. Did I mention the great food and friendly people? You should consider these 15 amazing stops  for your road trip in Alabama whether you are just passing through Alabama on a longer visit to the  Southern

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A diorama of the outdoor part of the African Burial Ground National Monument under the shadow of the sankofa symbol.
Mid-Atlantic

Why You Need To Visit The African Burial Ground New York City (+ Learn About Slavery and the Economy of Colonial New York)

The African Burial Ground in New York City is a national monument operated by the National Park Service in Lower Manhattan. One of the most important black historical sites in New York, the African Burial Ground Museum is also one of the coolest little museums in downtown NYC.   The exhibits at the African Burial Ground

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