Our History Makers: Local Events

After the Civil War many African –Americans migrated west to the Dallas in search of employment opportunities, particularly, in the city’s train yards. Many others ,in an attempt to find ways to sustain themselves, built small rural agricultural communities outside the Dallas area. As the area began to grow and the impact of the industrial […]

February is here again and the weather forecast looks great!  Black History Month is the time in which we celebrate historical African American people, events and culture. Here is a list of local community events celebrating our rich black history during the month of February. Grand Opening of the Lassiter Emporium and Dr. Wright L. Lassiter, Jr. […]

The City of Dallas and surrounding areas have many events and shows to celebrate and experienceblack history month this February. The Association for the Study of African American Life and History sets the theme each year for the observance ofBlack History Month. For 2006, the theme is to be “Celebrating Community: A Tribute to Black Fraternal, […]

Dallas’ black history became realized in the post-Civil War era. After the war many blacks moved west to the DFW area looking for work in the train yards of Dallas, Fort Worth, and Denton. Many others built small rural agricultural communities outside these cities. As the area began to grow with industry more and more […]