Historic Third Ward

Houston’s history lives in the Historic Third Ward. Historic Third Ward is the oldest of the District’s neighborhoods and encompasses the largest concentration of African- Americans in the area. It has emerged as a bustling area for land development, major commercial corridors, thriving small businesses and many warehouse and manufacturing enterprises. On top of all that, it is also where singing superstar Beyoncé grew up

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‘Say Their Names’ Traveling Memorial Arrives at Emancipation Park: Open to Public

An exhibit that honors Black lives lost to racial injustice is on display for two weeks in Houston’s Emancipation Park….

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Houston’s Fifth Ward Cultural District and the Historic Third Ward Awarded State Cultural District Designation

The State of Texas has officially designated the City of Houston’s Fifth Ward Cultural District and the Historic Third Ward…

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