Althea Gibson, Ronny Laws and Joe Sample meet-up at the Red Cat Jazz Cafe, Houston

Althea Gibson, Ronny Laws and Joe Sample in better times at Red Cat Jazz Cafe, Houston; (c) Soul Of America


On a black tip, Houston intrigues as a Buffalo Soldier-meets-cowboy destination, a distinguished HBCU, and dazzling array of Soul Food, Creole, Barbecue and nightlife options. Space City is also a bold reminder that black folks contributed to man’s interstellar aspirations, as represented in the movie “Hidden Figures.”


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Houston Civil Rights Movement

Places of Worship

Blues & Soul Music

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