celebrating history & Heritage
From historic churches and theaters to gospel cruises and cultural events, there’s no place like Norfolk to celebrate African American heritage. In fact, African Americans have played a key role in the development of this historic seaport since its establishment in the 1600s.
African American Owned Businesses
Waterways to Freedom – A Self-Guided Tour
Norfolk Celebrates Black History Month
Attractions and Sites
Almost everywhere you turn, the richness of the African American experience in Norfolk is alive and well just waiting for you to explore it through an exciting array of attractions, events, shopping, dining and exhibits.