If Tenth Street Could Talk is a Library of Congress-funded, multimedia project documenting the history of the Tenth Street Freedman's Town. The project is led by RBDallas and kinkofa in collaboration with the Tenth Street Residential Association.
RBDallas and the DCJI are committed to installing public art projects that commemorate Dallas' Black history. This includes the Anderson Bonner piece, installed September 2022, and the ongoing Shadow Lines piece, which will acknowledge the 1860 lynchings near Martyrs Park and create a space for reflection.
RBDallas and the Tenth Street Residential Association are partners on the new Urban Historical Reclamation and Recognition Project, led by Nasher Public Fellow and renowned artist, curator, and activist, Vicki Meek.
Our volunteers perform intensive research on people, places, and events of significance to Dallas' Black history for Texas State Historical Markers and Undertold Markers.
Our volunteers work with Dallas natives to record and preserve stories about generations of family, community, and life in Dallas.
Discover Black Dallas is a free app highlighting locations of significance to Dallas' Black history through narration and oral histories.
The DCJI coalition was formed in collaboration with RBDallas and the Equal Justice Initiative as part of the Community Remembrance Project. They strive to honor victims of racial terror in Dallas County and shed light on the legacy of racial violence. RBDallas provides support and serves as a steward for their fund.
Glen Hill Cemetery is a historic Black cemetery connected to the Glen Hill community in Rockwall, Texas. RBDallas supports and serves as a steward for the cemetery society fund.
Our half-day bus tours take travelers through the hidden-history of Black Dallas. Our guides point out the sites and stories of Dallas' African-American history, including locations of Freedman's Towns and other historical places.
The Half Ain't Never Been Told, written and produced by Dr. George Keaton, Jr., is a work of historical fiction that explores the hidden histories of important African American figures and events in Dallas' history. The play covers nearly 100 years of history, culminating in a celebration of Juneteenth in the 1950s.
Our multi-day, annual heritage tours are led by expert guides, who lead travelers through African-American history and culture across the U.S. Previous tours have visited Washington D.C., Tulsa, Louisiana, New York City, Charleston, and Savannah.
First performed on stage in early 2020, the living museum featured everyday, yet extraordinary Dallas African-Americans telling their stories. Their stories show us what life was like in Dallas during Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Civil Rights movement in Dallas.
RBDallas annually awards Mabel Chandler Scholarships to outstanding graduating Lincoln High School students, in the spirit of former teacher and counselor, Mabel "Mama" Chandler.
RBDallas produces an annual calendar that recognizes key historical and contemporary people and places. Our calendars also serve as a keepsakes of local Black history. Our 2023 calendar theme is Black Men Changemakers: Truths & Aspirations.
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