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Pensacola makes list of 10 destinations that elevate Black culture year-round

by FloridaWest News




Find out why Pensacola is where quality of life meets quality of business.

From The Points Guy.

“From the stops along the Mississippi Blues Trail to lunch counter sit-ins and tours around the Chitlin Circuit, there is more to Pensacola and its history than breathtaking blue waters.

Amid the Jim Crow era, with growing tensions and segregation, Black Pensacolians were forced out of the central parts of town. As they eventually claimed the intersection of DeVillers and Belmont Streets, it would soon become a historic Black neighborhood. Everything from restaurants to entertainment venues called this area home. Today, it is still a thriving area and an epicenter for Black culture in Pensacola.”

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