In conversation and in historical research “place” takes on a variety of meanings. It can represent a physical location, a space within the community, a position in society, or our diverse identities. Exploring Houston history is more than just looking at our location; we consider all the things that make up our environment, from the […]
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De-Ro-Loc: Houston’s Forgotten Festival
By Calvin Blair on March 21, 2019 in Arts & Culture, Communities, Houstonians, Race & Ethnicity
Highlighting the service and economic contributions of Houston’s African American community, the De-Ro-Loc Carnival was a direct response to Houston’s No-Tsu-Oh, which excluded African Americans from participation.