Black Tour Guides in Boston, MA

The Boston Black Tour Guide Referral Directory published by William Murrell

Black Gems Unearthed is a Black history researcher, tour guide narrator and an amazing story teller.

We collaborate often with Colin Knight, owner of the Live Life Like a Local tour company. He specializes in Roxbury history, Nubian Square and has a comprehensive knowledge about Boston ethnic restaurants.

We love the work by Joel, owner ofthe Hidden History of Black Boston tour and more.


William (BostonMurrell) Murrell, III,
Willam developed the Profiles to Freedom (PTF) narrated, guided Boston Black Heritage riding and walking tour program. download the itinerary here. The PTF tour offers many picture stops and we wiloll modify it to suit what you are interested in. The PTF tour places “PROTEST” at the heart of Boston most important achievements, starting with the colonial Boston era. Murrell serves as the charter bus and shuttle bus supply Account Executive for the business, The organization has been a reliable provider of bus and vehicle transportation to airline users, non-profits, executive boards, businesses, school groups, engineers, tourists and researchers., Murell supplied the public kiosk with the digitized book titled the “350 years of Black Boston History,” by author and noted historian Robert Hayden, in collaboration with Kenny Granderson, who spearheaded the entire project and constructed the online resource running today.

Murrell’s designed the “Back Bay to the heart of Black Boston hybird tour.” Most of it you walk, the rest you can hop a city bus or UBER. This tour was conceived to address the fears customers of Back Bay hotels, AirBnBs, and newcomers to the city have been told about how dangerous Roxbury is. Roxbury is the heart of African American culture in Boston and it is on a fantastic path to Black Wealth empowerment and economic improvisation.


Kelly has worked in the travel industry for over 25 years. She has been an Alaska and Caribbean Cruise Coordinator and Travel Counselor for living abroad and extended stays vacations in countries such as Spain, Portugal,Turkey and Norway. Her expertise has been in understanding what a customer wants, and going the distance to ensure they get it along with having a memorable satisfying experience.

Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Communications & Theatre, from Boston College. She has been a writer, actor and mindful positive thinker. Her philosophy has been “We Attract Who We Are, So Go Forth With Your Best And Kindest Intentions In All You Do“.

Park Rangers and Portsmouth tour guides

There is a free walking tour titled the Black Heritage Trail Tour. It is conducted by The National Park Service Rangers who announce their operating hours on their web site.

An hour away is the town of Portsmouth New Hampshire, famous for the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, Inc. and Black Seacoast New Hampshire (BHTNH). Lead by trained and experienced docents, historians and history buffs, BHTNH tours were selected by New England Travel magazine in 2019 as having the best walking tour in New England.