Angela Dennis is an editor, journalist and podcast Host. Her research includes an incredible profile of six historically Black beaches in the USA. All six beaches are in Swim Guide. The Swim Guide team amplified the important history of these beaches in their beach descriptions, crediting Dennis as well as other researchers, authors, and societies. You can click below to visit each beach.
“When we think of black history often times vacation destinations are left out of our dialogue. Our past is well documented with stories of slavery, plantations, and oppressive reality yet little do we hear about how some of our ancestors and those who came before us got to celebrate their lives.
As I decided to write this article I was just thinking about the history of African American tourism. As a little girl I grew up in Florida and the beach was a regular part of my life. I wondered about the history of our beaches in relation to us and discovered some amazing stories.”.
— Angela Dennis, 28 February 2019
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