Step on Board Memorial-Boston
African-American Railroad Worker Dedication-Boston
From Boston to the Berkshires, there is an abundance of Black History throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Black Gems Unearthed is an educational video series about Black History in Massachusetts. We bring Black history to life through well researched storytelling, and we show you present day locations where history took place throughout the state. Sources are provided for each video within the YouTube video descriptions so that you can continue to learn and explore on your own.
Jazz Dottin is the host of Black Gems Unearthed. She is originally from Massachusetts and is learning about Black history in her own backyard. Jazz earned a bachelors in Tourism Management and Spanish from Temple University, and has worked in the tourism industry and arts and culture field for 10+ years.
Check out our latest Black History video by clicking here.