Lyndon Johnson taught in the South Texas town of Cotulla in Even as president, he always remembered the grinding poverty of his students.

A source to Galveston’s rich African-American heritage is simply a click away.    The recently updated guide or brochure, Galveston’s African American Historic Places and Pioneers: A Guidebook, which is ideal for self-guided tours, is available through Galveston.com.

A source to Galveston’s rich African-American heritage is simply a click away. The recently updated guide or brochure, Galveston’s African American Historic Places and Pioneers: A Guidebook, which is ideal for self-guided tours, is available through Galveston.com.

Black Churches in Texas: A Guide to Historic Congregations (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A University) by Clyde McQueen, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0890969418/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_9t76pb03FBM6Y

Black Churches in Texas: A Guide to Historic Congregations (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A University) by Clyde McQueen, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0890969418/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_9t76pb03FBM6Y

Current picture of Delmar Field House with stadium to the right of it.  It is located at 2020 Mangum Road and opened in 1957 for HISD schools to use.

Current picture of Delmar Field House with stadium to the right of it. It is located at 2020 Mangum Road and opened in 1957 for HISD schools to use. This was before every high school had to have it's very own stadium

Cemeteries in Texas are threatened by "expanding urban areas, vandalism, removal of headstones, theft of objects such as benches, gates and statuary, neglect and lack of fences to keep cattle from toppling headstones. If not cared for, these reminders of early settlements could be lost forever.  Of the approximately 50,000 historic cemeteries in Texas, the precise location of only a small portion has been recorded."  Click on link to read more about the Cemetery Survey Program in Texas.

Texas Historical Commission, historic sites across the state (mom former commissioner)

Part 3 of our blog series "Traveling for Suffrage." This post details the women who flew across the country to fight for their right to vote.  Image: Rosalie Jones (center) greeting a crowd with fellow suffragists. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division [LC-DIG-ggbain-37542].

Rosalie Jones (center) greeting a crowd with fellow suffragists. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division

BILL CLINTON Google Image Result for http://style.popcrunch.com

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