African American Texas History

TIPHC Newsletter, April 15-21, 2018

National Memorial to Honor Lynching Victims Opens April 26 (DiversityInc) There was a time in the U.S. when white people would gather in public squares in the Deep South to witness Black men, women or children hanged, burned or amputated, sometimes all of the above. This form of domestic terrorism is a painful part

TIPHC Newsletter, April 8-14, 2018

Textbook Racism How scholars sustained white supremacy Image: A drawing by Hanson Booth in "The Development of America," by Fremont P. Wirth (American Book Company, 1937). The caption reads in part: “Slaves at home, after the day’s work was over. Negroes always have been fond of singing and dancing.”  (The Chronicle of Higher Education) There it sat

TIPHC Newsletter, April 10-16, 2016

Movie: “Hidden Figures” — Black women pioneers in the space program. Katherine Johnson is a legendary NASA physicist and mathematician whose calculations by hand for manned missions (including to the moon) were so accurate astronaut John Glenn requested that she double check NASA's new computers before his mission to orbit the earth in 1962. In January 2017

TIPHC Newsletter, April 3-9, 2016

“Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection” — Museum of Fine Arts HoustonStatements: African American Art from the Museum's Collection is the latest in a series of focused installations highlighting unique areas of strength in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Featuring artists who have shaped the course of American art across

Juneteenth Celebration

Prairie View A&M University Campus-Wide Juneteenth Celebration 2014 June 16-June 19, 2014 Monday - TIPHC Exhibit, Olivewood Cemetery: Gone But Not Forgotten Tuesday - Guest Speaker NWHC, 6:30pm Wednesday - TIPHC Exhibit Reception, 2pm; TIPHC Gallery Movie at the Lake - The Butler Thursday - Juneteenth Celebration and Picnic, School of Architecture Lawn 10:30am -