Juneteenth

This Juneteenth we are celebrating nineteen incredible people who have impacted the black community whether through, business leadership, community outreach or dedication to the culture.

This Juneteenth we are celebrating nineteen incredible people who have impacted the black community whether through, business leadership, community outreach or dedication to the culture.

From his start working as a regional marketing rep for the clothing company FUBU, Derrick McKinney has risen in the music industry and created brand opportunities for J Records, Interscope, Akademiks Clothing, and more.

Like other rappers who grew up in the proverbial hood, Tobe’s autobiographical tracks conjure images of gang violence, drug deals, and tough living. Still, the man is a beacon of positivity and graciousness.

Soundtrack to Black America

Erica Davis Rouse is a 3rd generation Houstonian with deep roots in the community. Her grandfather was President of the Galena Manor Civic Club which was her first memory of civic engagement.

This Juneteenth we are celebrating nineteen incredible people who have impacted the black community whether through, business leadership, community outreach or dedication to the culture.

Celebrate Houston's Black history all month long with our interactive map highlighting famous neighborhoods, landmarks and more.