Tour Atlanta’s Rich Black Heritage
The Atlanta Black History Tour follows the trail of Atlanta’s African-American history while illuminating black life and achievement in the city from pre-Civil War to the present day. We welcome the opportunity to share this unique historical excursion with you.
Relax in a comfortable motor coach as you tour the historical landmarks of our legacy.
Atlanta is also known for its beautiful homes and breath taking landscapes.
African-Americans have developed some of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the nation.
Our tour showcases Atlanta’s African-American neighborhoods and highlights the homes of our leading citizens.
● Atlanta (7) Black Colleges
● The Alonzo Herndon Home Mansion
● The Hammonds House
● The APEX Museum
● The Atlanta Life Insurance Complex
● Sweet Auburn Avenue
● Martin Luther King Birth Home
● MLK Historic Site
● Madam CJ Walker Salon
● SCLC Headquarters
● The Royal Peacock
● WERD-AM First Black Radio Station
● Ebenezer Baptist Church
● Big Bethel AME Church
● Atlanta Daily World Newspaper
● 100 Black Men National Headquarters and more…
About Dwight McQueen
About Dwight McQueen, When it comes to executing a special event or an entertainment production, there is no one more experienced and creative as Dwight McQueen.
As CEO of Events by Dwight McQueen, Inc. Dwight has accomplished himself as one of the most sought after event planners in the business.
It all started 20 years ago when Dwight was living in New York City and got his rookie start at the top Event firm – Mallory Factor Associates, Inc. There he learned the art of producing major special events for clients like IBM, Toshiba, 3M, Proctor and Gamble and many other fortune 500 companies located in the north. Also, featuring many talents like Bill Cosby, Jay Leno, Natalie Cole, and others.
From there Dwight was recruited by the New York Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. as a Convention Manager where he developed himself in the field of group meetings and conventions.
In 1984, at the request of Mayor Andrew Young, Dwight was hired by the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. as a National Sales Manager and remained there for over (7) years. Dwight was the number one salesman of the month on numerous occasions as a member of a team that won the 1996 Olympic Games, (2) NFL Super Bowls and many city wide conventions, trade shows and corporate meetings.
In 1991, Dwight started his own company – Events by Dwight McQueen, Inc. and today enjoys serving a host of clients across the nation. Dwight has produced concerts and outdoor festivals with Earth Wind & Fire, Jeffrey Osborne, Najee, The Temptations, Outcast, Jay Z, Jon B, Bobby Blue Bland, The Manhattans, Delphonics, KC & Jo Jo, Mary J. Blige, Be Be Winans, Tena Marie, El Debarge, Vicki Winans, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Tyrese, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, The Wicked Wilson Pickett, Bobby Brown and many more. Dwight McQueen is currently – Southeast Independent representative for Caesars Entertainment – Harrah’s, Caesars Palace, Flamingo, Bally’s, RIO, Paris, Planet Hollywood and Imperial Palace –Las Vegas.
Events by Dwight McQueen, Inc. is a full service special event firm that specializes in group meetings, themed events, entertainment and in-door/ out-door festivals