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,”…

MLK Monument Dedication On Horizon

HOUSTON-The Black Heritage Society is pleased to announce the upcoming Dedication of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monument on May 24 2014 at 11 a.m.                            The historic unveiling of the MLK Memorial Plaza and Statue in his likeness will take place at MacGregor Park 5225 Calhoun Rd. It is free and all are…

Congressional Hearing ~ Human Trafficking

HOUSTON- Recently, the Rod Paige Education Building Auditorium played host to the official House Congressional Homeland Security committee field hearing “Combating Human Trafficking in Our Major Cities”. Law enforcement officials Adrian Garcia, Harris County Sheriff; Steven McGraw, director, Texas Department of Public Safety; Brian Moskowitz, Houston Special Agent in Charge Immigration Customs and Enforcement, U.S.…