Saturday, September 21, 2019

15 Black Dancers Who Changed American Dance

Each week in February, Fine Arts will highlight one of the four fine arts discipline strands. In dance, black artists create and exhibit choreography...

Lewis Latimer and Lasting Light

Lewis H. Latimer was born on September 4th in 1848 and died on December 11 in 1928. He had 3 siblings and 2 daughters...

Securing Homes

Do you ever wonder “Hmm who invented toasters? Who invented beds? Or Who invented alarm clocks?”. Well, I do too! I wonder, who invented...

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...

Spotlight on 1st Grade and 2nd Grade TEKS Black History Leaders

The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills recognizes the following historical figures in 1st Grade and 2nd Grade.  February is Black History and this month...

Black History Month Happenings

During the month of February, we celebrate the history and accomplishments of African Americans with Black History Month.   Here are some various ways that...

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Underrated Musical Icon

Born in 1875, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was an English violinist and composer of African descent. He was a prominent composer in England, having been commissioned...

10 Ways to Celebrate Black History in Your Class and School!

Here are 10 different ways to celebrate the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of African Americans this Black History Month! Bring Hip Hop into...

The Pursuit of Education in the Black community

  Slave Era thirst for knowledge:               During the times of slavery it was illegal for a black person to know how to read and...

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...

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