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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
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.
Bria Downey is a superstar chef and a leading lesbian in the Fort Worth food scene. She’s been recognized for her excellence in the kitchen — including a James Beard Award semi-finalist nomination — and is the Culinary Director at Roy Pope Grocery, a Fort Worth institution with over 75 years of history. She’s lived in the city now for five years and continues to find new reasons to love Fort Worth.
Fort Worth is home to many talented Latinx artists who specialize in different mediums. From black-and-white line art drawings (that some have even gotten tattooed) to earrings made with local flowers and plants, there’s something for every art lover.
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.