Black History Walking Tour

(7.22) Tickets are still available for ‘African Americans on College Hill’ a walking tour with historian Ray Rickman. The tour leaves from the Stages of Freedom Museum this Saturday morning.

Explore Providence’s oldest neighborhood and the African Americans who lived there with Rhode Island’s foremost expert, Ray Rickman. Many left an indelible mark on not only the state but the world, including opera diva Sissieretta Jones, landscape artist Edward M. Bannister, and Harlem Renaissance author Rudolph Fisher.

Ray Rickman is co-founder and executive director of the Stages of Freedom Museum. Proceeds from the gift shop benefit their worthy Swim Empowerment program which provides free swimming lessons for Black youth.

Tour meets at Stages of Freedom. Adults $18/ Children 12-and-under $5. Reserve your ticket here.

Free coffee and pastries. Info at (401) 421.0606.

10am, Saturday, July 22, Stages of Freedom, 10 Westminster Street, (directions)

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