Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 month ago

Living Legend: Dr. Marcia Johnson

HOUSTON — Marcia Johnson is a true champion of education. Born in North Miami Beach, this wife and mother earned a BS degree in Broadcast Journalism and a law degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville before making her way to Houston...

Southwest / Texas - 1 month ago

Community Calendar: 2/23-2/29

Recurring Events Feeding The Needy Hosted by Hollywood Hernandez Live 1691 Corsicana St., Dallas. 3-5 pm. Sundays. The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection, African American Museum 3536 Grand …

Southwest / Texas - 1 month ago

Black History: Huey P. Newton and The Black Panthers

In the month of what would have been his 78th birthday, we recognize the life and work of Huey Percy Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party. Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was born in Monroe, Louisiana during World War II, and wa...

Southwest / Texas - 1 month ago

MARDI GRAS OAK CLIFF PARADE ROUTE

The 2020 Mardi Gras Oak Cliff parade is Sunday, February 23, beginning at 4:00 p.m. CST. The parade route runs along Davis St. into the heart of Bishop Arts. The parade route is the black line in the above photo. Public transportation, shared rides,...

Southwest / Texas - 1 month ago

Dr. Myrtle Hightower: A Towering Tribute

My Day By Dr. J. Ester Davis At the Plano City Council this week Mayor Harry LaRosiliere presented the “Key to the City” to a beloved community citizen amid a resounding standing ovation from all neighborhoods. By her side upon acceptance of the Key-...