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In the Face of Segregation, Black Suffragists Fought for the Vote in Houston

As historians turn their focus to the untold aspects of the women's suffrage story, the efforts of these women are catching the public eye.

08/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

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Emancipation Park Has a New Guided Audio Tour

Get hip to the park's history in honor of Juneteenth.

06/16/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

History in the making

10 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month This February

Whether you’re a history-buff, a theater-lover or an outdoorsman, there’s something for everyone.

02/07/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt and Emma Schkloven

New Play

Ensemble Theatre's The Green Book Offers Weighty Subjects With Uplifting Message

The play, which is not connected to the Oscar-winning film, makes its regional premiere.

01/21/2020 By Holly Beretto

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This Rosenberg Museum Is Preserving the History of America’s Forgotten Cowboys

Larry Callies used his life savings to finance the Black Cowboy Museum.

12/01/2019 By Morgan Kinney Photography by Michael Starghill

Curtain Call

This Month, Remember the Unsung Shakespearean Greats

African American History Month at Harris County Public Libraries celebrate the community's contribution to American life, from Shakespeare to jazz and beyond.

02/14/2019 By Holly Beretto

Bayougraphy

The Boss: Myrtis Dightman, Jr. on Preserving the Tradition of Black Cowboys in Texas

At the stables with the man behind the oldest African American trail ride in Texas

01/23/2017 By Jeff Balke

Project Row Houses

Taking a Seat at the Black Lunch Table

Third Ward arts collective Project Row hosted Black Lunch Table, a chance for the community to learn more about Houston visual artists of the African Diaspora.

03/24/2016 By Camilla Cook

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The Slab Goes Fab

The ongoing evolution of an automotive art form

09/30/2013 By Peter Holley