Essay on the day African Americans in Texas received word that slavery was over and the consequences of the infusion of the ideas of liberty, equality and freedom into the African Texan culture and... More > the total cultural milieu of Texas.< Less
Volume I Number I, as the inaugural Manuscript, will chronicle the Masonic line back to its beginnings in England, the land to which Prince Hall Masons trace our Masonic linage. It will continue the... More > chronology up to 1878 or as counted in Masonic time 5878, which is the year Prince Hall Masonic Family in Texas like their brothers both in England and the United States before them, took their vows to heart and declared their independence from the Grand Institution from which it derived its origin.< Less
This history of Prairie View, Texas is a partial record of the fascinating stream of human activity on the land and in part chronicles the evolution of the cultural environment that arises from this... More > activity.
It is intended to serve as a snapshot of the total Prairie View community, which includes Prairie View A&M University, as it moves in transition from a pristine wilderness frontier to an incorporated municipality and home to Texas’s oldest Historically African American (state supported) institution of higher education. This then in part is the Community’s & the University’s Story, as they both find themselves continuously engaged at the point of change, on the frontiers of knowledge, learning, service, development, liberty, freedom and self-determination< Less