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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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State Fair Classic
Sat - Sep 25

State Fair Classic

The State Fair Classic is an annual college football game between the Grambling State University Tigers and the Prairie View A&M University Panthers of the Southwestern Athletic Conference....

Cotton Bowl Stadium

Juneteenth Freedman Town Tour
Mon - Sep 20

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...

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Remembering Black Dallas, Inc.

Music Lounge powered by SDCC Music Lounge
Fri - Sep 24

Music Lounge powered by SDCC Music Lounge

Join us for an evening full of music and sounds! You'll see 2 or 3 short sets from incredible performers from all musical genres. Each show's lineup is curated by the SoFar Sound booking team to...

South Dallas Cultural Center

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Deep in the Heart of Dallas with Courtney Johnson

Johnson talks favorite spots and how she began juicing

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Deep in the Heart of Dallas with Anthony Robinson

Robinson talks food, plants, and neighborhood favorites.

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Juneteenth Celebrations in Dallas

From festivals to educational lectures, mark your calendar for these seven can't-miss events!

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Deep in the Heart of Dallas with Darryl Ratcliff

Darryl Ratcliff dishes on the city's art scene and highlights local gems.

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Deep in the Heart of Dallas with M*Knight

The multi-hyphenate dishes on his Dallas favorites.

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Deep in the Heart of Dallas with Lisa Willis

Lisa dishes on her handmade jewelry company and why she calls Dallas home.

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