On March 7, 2016, the Welcome Wilson Houston History Collaborative and Center for Public Hisotry hosted it’s second Historically Speaking panel, “Wednesdays in Mississippi: Opening Dialogues across Race, Region, and Religion Then and Now” to discuss how the 1964 project was used at the time to combat racism and how similar methods re currently being […]
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By Houston History Magazine on November 8, 2012 in Communities, Houstonians, Museums, Music
by Leigh Cutler Click here to read a pdf of the full article.
Third Ward, Steeped in Tradition of Self-reliance and Achievement
By Houston History Magazine on April 18, 2011 in Communities, Houstonians, Race & Ethnicity
The historic Third Ward was originally an area east of Main Street, south of Congress Street and extending to the city limits. For the residents of the Third Ward, their identity with the ward went beyond the original intent of the nomenclature as a political division.