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Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas

02/01/2015 - 02/16/2016, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Throughout the month of February 2015, the Star of the Republic Museum will recognize Black History Month with a special exhibit opening and featured weekend activities.  February 1 will mark the opening of “Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas,” a yearlong exhibit that highlights some of the most pivotal events that influenced the history of African Americans in Texas. Contact:  call 936.878.2461 or go to the website: www.starmuseum.org. Special events planned to coincide with exhibit include:

Sunday, February 1, 2015: Exhibit opening, free admission that day to the exhibit and Museum.

Saturday, February 7, 2015: Speaker Dr. Fred McGhee, adjunct professor of Anthropology at Austin Community College and owner of Fred L. McGhee & Associates, The Revolution that Wasn’t: the 1836 Texas Rebellion in Historical Perspective, 2:00 p.m. in museum theater, free admission that day to Museum and talk

Saturday, February 14, 2015: Showing of episode 1 and 2 of PBS series “African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,” 2:00 p.m. in museum theater, free admission that day to the Museum and talk

Saturday, February 21, 2015: Speaker Dr. Bernadette Pruitt, associate professor of history at Sam Houston State University, The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, Texas, 1900-1941, 2:00 p.m. in museum theater, free admission that day to Museum and talk

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