Take a Self-Guided Audio Tour and Learn about Salem’s Black Heritage

A self-guided audio tour focusing on Salem’s African American history is available for download on your mobile device. Sponsored by Voices Against Injustice, the tour makes up one achievement of Salem’s taskforce for confronting racism, who support initiatives towards making the narratives of remarkable African Americans from Salem’s history more accessible to both visitors and locals.

The tour features 24 stops based on the legacies of African Americans throughout history from Tituba during the Salem Witch Trials in 1692 to the present day with contemporary author Stephen Hemingway. The stops along the tour may be completed in any order and in any amount of time. To access the tour, download the UniGuide smartphone app (it’s free!) and select “Salem’s Black Heritage.”

UniGuide provides users with a way to access self-guided tours for free. Consider keeping the app after you finish your tour, as additional Salem materials, as well as over 100 tours from around the country, are also available using the app.

Learn more about Voices Against Injustice and the development of the audio tour here.