Citizens Only Get One-Minute to Tell Council to Save Freedman’s Town Historic Bricks

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston- Taxpayers spend thousands of dollars in property taxes, but when it comes to facing elected officials and have them listen seriously to issues important to the community, “You have 1-minute and 1-minute only” to state your business in the Land of Oz. Speakers came forward, but it became obvious…

Bricks & Brotherhood: The Struggle to Save, Respect Black History in Freedmen’s Town

by Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON– Nothing is more important than saving Black history and the Freedmen’s Town Preservation Coalition means business when it comes to telling the city and officials about saving the remaining elements of the Black settlement. “There is one thing about history, once it is gone, it is difficult to replace,”…