Fight to Save Bricks Moves into High Gear at City Hall

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston- The Freedmen’s Town Coalition is petitioning the City of Houston to use preservative rather than restorative methods when revamping historic Andrews and Wilson Streets in Freedman’s Town/Fourth Ward. To freedom fighters working on the issues, nothing is more important than saving Black history and the group means business when it…

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,”…