Tag - African American Culture
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., co-owner of Franklin & Anthony.
Take a drive down Rosedale, Evans or Terrell Avenue and you are guaranteed to pass a piece of history. Although the neighborhood is comprised primarily of simple wood frame homes with a range of architectural styles and family-owned businesses - some old, some new - there are also a group of
Mrs. Opal Lee, activist, educator and community leader well-known for her contributions in Fort Worth, was born in Marshall, Texas, and lived there for 10 years of her life. Her first recollections of Juneteenth - the holiday that commemorates the end of slavery on the date that news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas in 1865 - were of the festivities held at the fairgrounds in the piney woods of her hometown.
Tatiana Mayfield has reached a milestone, both professionally and personally. The vocalist and composer who is best known for her renditions of R&B and jazz works is wrapping up graduate studies at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Fort Worth Filmmaker Channing Godfrey Peoples’ feature film debut, Miss Juneteeth, recently premiered at Sundance Film Festival. Ahead of its upcoming June release, the independent film shared a few of the locations filmed at in Fort Worth. Be on the lookout for these locales! The film is based
Lou CharLe$ is already a top name in the regional hip-hop scene, and he shows no sign of stopping. Last year, he helped curate the Fort Worth Hip-Hop Happy Hour as part of the annual SXSW music and film festival. The wordsmith regularly drops new singles when he isn’t hosting What’s the Word? on 97.5 KFTW The Pirate Radio.