IN TIMES LIKE THIS,
CREDIBLE INFORMATION IS ESSENTIAL.

Support the Defender as we uphold quality journalism done by the community, about the community, for 90 years. Note: Contributions are not tax deductible.

Posted inLocal & State

Mayor Sylvester Turner names Freedmen’s Town heritage district

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council voted to pass the Heritage District ordinance and named Freedmen’s Town as Houston’s first heritage district. The announcement coincides with the City’s observance of Juneteenth.Freedmen’s Town was selected as the inaugural heritage district due to its rich history and the initiative and support shown by the Houston Freedmen’s Town Conservancy. As […]