Mayor Sylvester Turner

6,000 African American Women Suffragists Who Voted 100 Years Ago Make History

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and The Heritage Society unveil the trailblazing voting history of African American Women On Friday, May 28, the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), Houston Freedmen’s Town Conservancy, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Houston Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and The Heritage Society, gathered at Antioch Park in Downtown Houston to honor the impressive turnout of   African   American suffragists who voted on   November   2, 1920. Special guest speakers who made […]

Construction to Begin on Hartman Park as Part of 50/50 Park Partners

Construction to Begin on Hartman Park as Part of 50/50 Park Partners 50/50 Park Partners is pleased to announce the start of construction on Hartman Park, the first neighborhood park to receive improvements and long-term support as part of the 50/50 Park Partners initiative. The 50/50 Park Partners initiative was created by Mayor Sylvester Turner. He tasked the Greater Houston Partnership, Houston Parks Board, and Houston Parks and Recreation Department, to bring together a city-wide […]