The TXFC Project is Celebrating Juneteenth at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture!

JUNETEENTH: Creating Legacy in Contested PlacesWe will examine the artful negotiations of formerly enslaved African Americans and celebrate the persistent pursuit of freedom.Join us as we examine the artful negotiations of African Americans in the aftermath of the Civil War and news of the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation finally reaching enslaved people in Galveston, Texas [...]

2020-06-17T22:36:00+00:00June 17, 2020|Uncategorized|

TXFC Project holds Intergenerational Dialogue on Protest, Juneteenth, COVID, & Black Settlement Heritage

Mass incarceration, values, faith, activism, heritage, Juneteenth celebrations, and ways to organize your community during COVID...all part of our amazing, talk. We posted highlights, but here is the whole event.The Texas Freedom Colonies Project would like to send a huge thank you to everyone who tried to tune in with us this morning during [...]

2020-06-11T14:43:00+00:00June 11, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Texas Freedom Colonies Project Spring 2020 Newsletter is Here!

Greetings from the Texas Freedom Colonies Project!While these past few months have brought a season of challenges for all, the TxFCP has continued our social justice work. The attached newsletter demonstrates how our work is dependent on public support to be successful, and that in spite of recent difficulties, we have continued to make [...]

2020-06-05T21:10:00+00:00June 5, 2020|Uncategorized|

(VIDEO) Watch Coffee Talk w/ Texas Freedom Colonies Project: Covid-19 and Black Funeral Homes in Texas

Thank you for joining us today (5/21/2020) for our first monthly Facebook live! Please feel free to view and post questions below the video. Learn more about our ongoing engaged research into African American institutions, traditions, cemeteries, landscapes, and community resilience strategies on our website and by following our Facebook page!Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheTexasFreedomColoniesProject/Would you [...]

2020-05-21T16:50:00+00:00May 21, 2020|Uncategorized|

Lost and Found: The Nexus of Cemetery Identification, Archeology, Urban Planning, and Community Involvement (January 2020)

Learn more about our ongoing collaboration & research into African American traditions, cemeteries, and landscapes stewardship here and on our website!Lost and Found: The Nexus of Cemetery Identification, Archeology, Urban Planning, and Community Involvement Follow the link to view a presentation made at the 2020 Real Places Conference. Joint Presentation with Council of TX Archeologists, [...]

2020-05-21T16:38:00+00:00May 21, 2020|Uncategorized|
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