Slideshow: 15 not-to-be-missed black history destinations

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Black History Month is usually a time for reflection, remembrance, and recognition of the people who paved the way for us to live the way we live through inventions, medical and musical advances, or simply bravery. This year, why not do something a little different?

Instead of thinking of these inspirational people, visit their homes or go to a museum that features in-depth looks into these individual’s lives. We here at theGrio decided to help you out and start you off with our list of 15 historic places to visit in the U.S. Celebrate our culture and get a little history lesson at the same time!