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Emancipation Park Cultural Center

3018 Emancipation Ave

“Look For Red Bus”

Houston, TX 77004

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DID YOU KNOW?

  • Freedmen’s Town became the center of opportunity for freed slaves.

  • By 1915, over 400 Black owned businesses existed there.

  • By 1920 one-third of Houston’s population of 85,000 people lived there.

  • Freedmen’s Town is a recognized Historic District.

  • Third Ward was the center of Houston’s civil rights movement.

  • The Tre’ is where Beyonce’ and many other artists grew up.

  • The area is wavering between historical heritage and modern revitalization.

  • Emancipation Park, established in 1872, is Texas’ oldest public park.

  • Emancipation Avenue was once home to numerous black owned businesses, two movie theaters, Mack H. Hannah’s Standard Savings & Loan, and People’s Party II, modeled after The Black Panther Party, with leader, Carl Hampton



The TCAALH Black Communities Tour is 2-HOURS and will include TWO STOPS .. The Tour is Free w/ Eventbrite RSVP!!!!!

Upon arrival look for the Red Bus !!!! we will meet outside on the corner of Emancipation Ave. and Rosalie , Facing the Emanciapation Park Cultural Center.

******Donations are greatly appreciated and welcomed , donations can be submitted through our website, please visit: www.tcaalh.org. ********

for additional information : Call 713-252-5326 or 832-869-9039

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Emancipation Park Cultural Center

3018 Emancipation Ave

“Look For Red Bus”

Houston, TX 77004

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