Monday, April 22, 2019

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...

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...

Dizzy Gillespie and My Love of Jazz Music

When I started high school, there were basically three ways to hear music – on the radio, buy a vinyl record and play it,...

Prejudice Will Not Prevail: Percy Julian

Percy Julian was a renowned African-American Chemist who cemented his fame with his ground-breaking work with beans. He was ambitious and determined. When life...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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