Category - Arts and Culture
If you’ve driven around the Fort Worth lately, you may have noticed some colorful additions. From Hemphill in the Southside to Downtown and the Stockyards, the murals of Fort Worth artist Juan Velázquez are adorning the cityscape. A Texas native, Velázquez has lived in Fort Worth for twenty-two
Posted On October 15, 2020 | Deah Mitchell
Visit Fort Worth is working with local voices and organizations to share information about Black Fort Worth today and our heritage.
Fort Worth history is a quilt with cowboys and cowgirls, the first African American millionaire in Texas, William “Gooseneck” McDonald, and jazz legends such as Ornette Coleman. Explore and learn more on this self-guided tour of the city's top heritage sites.
Seeking a better life, Sanni’s mother moved her family from the Bronx to Fort Worth many years ago. The theme of better times continues to play a central role in Sanni’s career as a rapper, singer and songwriter. Sanni sees music as a tool to uplift and a reflection of his Christian faith. His
Key Latrice’s first musical memories are of singing in church at the age of four. Her siblings lost interest in singing, but Latrice continued honing her musical skills. While attending Dunbar High School in Fort Worth’s East Side, Latrice expanded her vocal prowess. Already influenced by musicians
This is a new series spotlighting Black entrepreneurs who are elevating Fort Worth creativity and business. Meet Melvin Roberson, owner of Dough Boy Donuts, and Franklin Moss, Jr., owner of Franklin & Anthony.