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BoP Pass

Bridging People to Baltimore's Black History & Culture

gardeniaIn Baltimore, a “bop” is slang for a long walk. With the free BoP Pass you can take a journey through the streets where Frederick Douglass, Billie Holiday and Harriet Tubman once walked, learning about their contributions to history and how their fearlessness, big ideas and bold innovation informs our culture today.

What is the BoP Pass?

great blacks in wax museum outlineWith the free BoP Pass, discover Baltimore’s Black museums, restaurants, shops and other cultural and historical attractions throughout the city. Celebrate Baltimore’s deep African American history and heritage, as home to influential leaders such as Thurgood Marshall, Frederick Douglass, and Billie Holiday. Get lost in cultural institutions and landmarks like the National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, the Sankofa Children’s Museum of African Cultures, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture and so much more to learn all about the history of influential authors, musicians and leaders. Plus, get exclusive offers at some of our Black-owned businesses. See and do it all with one easy pass that the whole family will enjoy.

Featured Attractions include:

*Deals and discounts are being added all the time and are subject to change.

Black-Owned Business Directory

woman looking upAccess our Black-owned business directory to see a full list of Black-owned restaurants, stores, businesses and cultural attractions in Baltimore.


BoP Poem by Mecca

Hear the words of the original poem “Bridging Our People” spoken by the poet herself, Baltimore’s own Mecca Verdell. Want your own BoP poster? Buy one now!