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New Alamo Statues Featuring African Americans Tell A More Complete Story of the Texas Revolution

October 5, 2022 | By Regina Burns

When Lubbock-based sculptor Eddie Dixon received a phone call about sculpting a statue for the Alamo, the caller wanted to know if he was familiar with the historic figure he would be capturing in bronze.

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.

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