Texas Treasures: The African American Museum Of DallasAs the nation celebrates the achievements of African Americans, CBS 11 went to a place where hundreds of years of Black History -- American History -- is gathered and displayed under one roof.
Slavery Exhibit Debuts At Fair Park A new exhibit at the African American Museum at the State Fair of Texas offers a taste of history: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty.
Smithsonian Exhibit Highlights Mega Star Oprah WinfreyThe stage set where Oprah Winfrey interviewed thousands of her television guests is now part of an exhibition at the Smithsonian.
Free Friday - What's Happening This WeekendFrom 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!
Best Ways To Celebrate Kwanzaa In DFWKwanzaa, 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.
Best Places For Women's History In DFWTo honor Women's History Month this March, visit one of these Dallas/Fort Worth venues that share women’s stories and contributions throughout history.
Fair Park Museum Dedicated To African-American Art, Culture, HistoryWhen 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.
Dallas Museum Always Celebrating Black HistoryDr. 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.
Acclaimed Artist Annie Lee Now Calls North Texas 'Home' 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.