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By Manuel Martinez Alvarenga on November 23, 2019 in Arts & Culture, Communities, Houstonians, Parks, Politics, Race & Ethnicity
By Manuel Martinez Alvarenga Mahatma Gandhi Statue at Hermann Park. Courtesy of Author. If you find yourself in the heart of Houston, chances are you have driven by Hermann Park, a green and interactive park with a large recreation area for picnics, casual strolls, and sightseeing nestled within an arm’s reach of the Texas Medical […]
Gracie Saenz’s Life of Public Service
By Houston History Magazine on April 24, 2018 in Communities, Houstonians, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Women
Although Houston is celebrated as one of the nation’s most diverse cities, it was largely segregated with little intersection across race and ethnicity into the mid-twentieth century. Mexicans and Mexican Americans settled initially in Second Ward, but, as their numbers grew, they moved into First, Sixth, and parts of Fifth Ward, as well as Magnolia […]