African American Museum
From cooking, to a Native American Powwow, to a craft sale there’s a lot going on in North Texas this weekend and it’s all for free!
Kwanzaa, a celebration of African-American heritage, continues to grow in popularity across the country. DFW offers a variety of events that promote African American culture and education, and showcase immense talent. Enjoy young students singing hymns, gospel and classical music. Learn more about the rich culture in area communities. Kwanzaa begins Dec. 26 and ends on New Year’s Day, a cultural holiday rather than a religious one that focuses on unity, self-determination, responsibility, collaborative economics, purpose, creativity and devotion, and it’s all right here in Dallas Fort Worth.
To honor Women’s History Month this March, visit one of these Dallas/Fort Worth venues that share women’s stories and contributions throughout history.
When the doors opened at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning, a group of seniors from Dallas’ were hopping off a DART bus, heading for their first tour. Minnie Redmond had never visited the African American Museum before Wednesday.
Dr. Wright L. Lassiter is chairman of the board of trustees for the African American Museum in Dallas, where Black History is not just celebrated in February.
She eats her fried catfish with mustard, used to work for the railroad and for decades has painted art depicting everyday African-American life. And now the internationally acclaimed artist Annie Lee lives in North Texas.