black history month

Founded By a Real-Life Cowboy, the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg Embraces the Past and Present

February 23, 2022 | By W.K. Stratton

It may seem strange to start a tour of the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg with a discussion of who invented the telephone and the incandescent lightbulb.

10 Events to Celebrate Black History Month

February 1, 2022 | By Sarah Thurmond

In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in Washington, D.C., launched the first Black History Week (then called Negro History Week) to bring more awareness of African Americans’ contributions to this country.

Celebrate Texas’ Black History Through Historical Tours

February 19, 2021 | By Alex Temblador

“At the core, the work I do with Black Austin Tours is to honor my ancestors and give them the humanity they were often denied when they walked this earth,” Wallace says. “More importantly, I want people to know that they were here. That we are here. We weren’t just enslaved people.”

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