African American Heritage

Juneteenth and Beyond

Pictured: Visitors learning about the history of the Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site
Credit: Texas Historical Commission

Brought to Texas

"People of Quakertown." Quakertown was a freedmen's colony in Denton.
Credit: Portal to Texas History, UNT

Difficult Days Ahead

"Absolute Equity," a recently completed mural in Galveston commemorating Juneteenth.
Credit: 2C2K Photography

African Americans in Texas Today

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