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Houston Freedmen's Town

September 20, 2015 - Houston Freedmen's Town 8.5x8.5-60 page full color paperback pictorial history of some of the remaining structures in Fr...
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Trinity United Methodist Church

August 08, 2014 - Trinity United Methodist Church is the oldest African-American congregation in Houston and the first brick church in Tex...
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Cultural Understanding & Education through Historic Preservation

July 08, 2014 - Freedmen's Town is one if the most endangered, Post Civil War, National Register Historic Districts of its kind in the U...
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Emancipation Park

July 07, 2014 - On January 1, 1863, President Lincoln signed and published the Emancipation Proclamation; however, Texas did get the new...
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Texas Southern University

July 07, 2014 - Reverend Jack Yates and two missionaries, Jennie L. Peck and Florence Dysart, founded The Baptist Academy at Antioch Mis...
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The Rutherford B.H. Yates Museum

July 02, 2014 - Freedom's Town, post Civil War community, founded by former slaves in 1865 immediately after the Emancipation proclamati...
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The Taylor-Stevenson Ranch

June 25, 2014 - The Taylor-Stevenson Ranch is the oldest ranch owned by African Americans in the United States. The 150 year old working...
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Houston Texans YMCA

June 25, 2014 - Houston Texans YMCA, located in historic Houston's South Park, a post-World War II development, on the corner of Martin...
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Buffalo Soldier Musuem

June 24, 2014 - The Buffalo Soldiers Museum in Houston, Texas was founded in 2000 to help preserve the legacy of the African American so...
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Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

June 24, 2014 - Nestled between giant skyscrapers in downtown Houston, the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church was founded by a small grou...
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The Great Man "Quentin R. Mease"

June 21, 2014 - There are many past and present leaders in the Greater Houston Community; however, Quentin R. Mease is one of the most a...
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The African American Library at the Gregory School

June 20, 2014 - The African American Library at the Gregory School is located in the historic Freeman’s Town. The library is housed in t...
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Even In Death Veterans Must Not Be Forgotten

June 18, 2014 - Nestled in the shadows of Houston's Fifth Ward located east of downtown sits the historic Evergreen Negro Cemetery. Ther...
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