Monday, April 22, 2019

Lost Black Towns

Freedmen's Town, Texas: Houston's 'Little Harlem' At the end of the Civil War, thousands of freed slaves purchased land and built their homes along the...

Black History & Influence: Art Transformed

Each week in February, Fine Arts will highlight one of the four fine arts discipline strands. This week, explore and celebrate black visual artists,...

The Influence of Pamela Z

She’s a female. She’s a composer. She’s a performer. She’s a media artist. I was a junior in college studying to be an orchestra...

The Claudette Colvin Witness Interview

Notes from Cary Thorton, Ulrich Theatre teacher about Mitchell Jackson and Lily Ong’s article: Mitchell Jackson and Lily Ong and are both eighth graders....

Naomi Halas: Cancer Innovator

Naomi J. Halas is the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, as well as a professor of Biomedical...

X-ray Visionary: George Edward Alcorn, Jr.

 George Edward Alcorn Jr. was born on March 22, 1940 to Arletta Dixon Alcorn in Indianapolis, Indian, he invented an X-ray Spectrometer. He...

What if Your Classroom Was Your Students’ Selfie?

As I sat down to write this article on culturally responsive instruction for Black History Month, I stared at the blank screen and asked...

Culture Club Hosts Harris County Judges

The newly re-established African American Culture Club at Klein Forest High School recently invited a slice of Harris County history known as “Black Girl...

Laying the Foundation: African American Musicians

Each week in February, Fine Arts will highlight one of the four fine arts discipline strands. Through creation of music, black artists share emotions...

Biochemist Breaking Through Barriers in Science and Society

Did you know that Emmett W. Chappelle is honored as one of the top African American scientists of the twentieth century? Mr. Chappelle received...

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