A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
-- Marcus Garvey
Remembering Black Dallas Inc., was established in 2015 with a mission to preserve and promote the African American life, history, artifacts, and culture of Dallas and its surrounding cities.
The organization engages in many activities including educational talks, community preservation, genealogical and historical research, and local and national tours. Read more about RBDallas in the news.
Dr. George Keaton, Jr.
Founder of Remembering Black Dallas, Inc.
President - D. Hopes
Vice-President - B. Davis
Treasurer - C. Traylor
Secretary - R. Small
Assistant Secretary - D. Jones
S. Roberts (Marketing Director)
M. Calhoun (Chaplin)
Our members work to document, preserve, and share Dallas' rich Black history. You can become a member, support our work, and get involved today! We typically meet monthly, generally on the 4th Saturday, to plan and discuss ongoing projects.
RBDallas hosts tours of Freedman's Towns and other historical sites, researches people and places for Texas State Historical Markers, records oral histories, provides speakers for educational events, and collaborates on a variety of projects from public art to historical investigations.