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Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris (7365 hits)

Since 1994, Walking The Spirit Tours has accompanied visitors through the streets of Paris to see and learn about its rich Black history. From school groups to families to individuals, the African-American tour guides share their vast knowledge of the lives and challenges of writers, artists, entertainers, musicians, and intellectuals. Some of Black America's best known have passed through or lived in the City of Light and their stories are mostly exhilarating, sometimes saddening, and always inspiring.


The tours also explore the African experience in Paris and enlightens on the relationship between Diaspora members.


Some Black expatriates are:


Josephine Baker


Richard Wright


Henry O. Tanner


Meta Vaux Warrick


James Baldwin


Lt. James Reese Europe


Bud Powell


Miles Davis


Bricktop


Alberta Hunter


Florence Mills


Langston Hughes


Claude McKay


Countee Cullen


Barbara Chase-Riboud


Carlene Polite


Elizabeth Prophet


Lois Mailou Jones


Jake Lamar


 


 

Posted By: Julia BROWNE
Monday, February 25th 2008 at 11:50PM
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