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African American Guide to Dallas


African Americans hold a unique place in the history of Dallas, a history continuously echoed in how the African American community is viewed today. Here's your guide to Black culture in Dallas.

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TBAAL Riverfront Jazz Festival
Fri - Sep 03

TBAAL Riverfront Jazz Festival

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) has amassed a sensational lineup for its downtown Dallas, Texas 2021 Riverfront Jazz Festival, Labor Day Weekend, September 3-5 featuring over 25 main...

Daily between Sep 3 and Sep 5

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc.

Juneteenth Freedman Town Tour
Mon - Aug 02

Juneteenth Freedman Town Tour

This Freedmen Town tour will tour and explore several Freedmen towns in Dallas County and suburban areas. This tour experience will explore the significance and importance of local Freedman Towns...

Daily ongoing

Remembering Black Dallas, Inc.

SUMMER VIBES: Black History Tour
Sat - Aug 07

SUMMER VIBES: Black History Tour

This entertaining and educational tour will explore almost forgotten history by visiting many of the sites that were instrumental in the development of vibrant African American communities...

J. B. JACKSON, JR. Dart Transit Center, off MLK Blvd.

SOUL SESSIONS at The House Of Blues Foundation Room
Sat - Aug 07

SOUL SESSIONS at The House Of Blues Foundation Room

Get ready for a SOULFUL evening of LIVE MUSIC and artistry!!!! SOUL SESSIONS features THREE ARTISTS for ONE PRICE!!!!! The House Of Blues Foundation Room is gonna be ROCKING from 7 to 10PM. 7PM-...

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar

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