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Hidden History DFW

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The Disappearance of the Hall of Negro Life

Posted on September 26, 2019 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The Disappearance of the Hall of Negro Life

The Home of African American Museum


The 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, according to history was a world’s fair at the State Fair in Dallas, TX. The exposition was presented from June 6 thru November 29 of that year. This exposition was a way for Texas to celebrate its 100th anniversary of its independe...

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Dallas' Green Book Historical Building

Posted on July 17, 2018 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Historical “Green Book”

Traveling with Peace of Mind and Self Respect


Did you know that Dallas has one of the few remaining “Green Book” landmarks that provided a safe haven for African-American travelers, by automobile, in Dallas during segregation? That place is the old Moorland Branch YMCA which is now the home of the Blac...

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Juneteenth and General Order No.3

Posted on May 25, 2018 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

JUNETEENTH: AMERICA’S OTHER INDEPENDENCE DAY AND

GENERAL ORDER NO. 3

     The nineteenth of June, affectionately referred to as Juneteenth, is celebrated throughout Texas and the country. Although recognition is now held on the national level, its misunderstood history is often hidden or distorted in the public media.


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