An activist, a veteran, a legacy —


Fort Worth’s first


Black school trustee dies


Reby Cary, Fort Worth’s first black school board trustee and a World War II veteran, died Friday night at the age of 98. He leaves behind a legacy of political, cultural and educational achievements.


“He was an activist from the heart, and he was not afraid,” said Cary’s long-time friend and former Star-Telegram columnist Bob Ray Sanders, who now works at the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce.


Cary was a man of many firsts. He was the first black man elected to the Fort Worth school board in 1974 and was elected to the state House of Representatives in 1979.



Cary went to I.M. Terrell High School before attending Prairie View A&M University. He joined the Coast Guard and fought through five campaigns in World War II and was a very proud military man, Sanders said. Sanders pointed out that Cary died on the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.... READ MORE  (CHECK HERE)



A Holiday Taste of Art and Chefs 2018

Chefs serving up fine delectable cuisines

Benefiting the Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum


Forest Hill Civic Convention Center

6901 Wichita st. 

October 28, 2018 from 1pm to 3:30pm

Tickets: $15.00 Pre-sale & $20.00 at the door


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Lifelong learning begins at a young age and the Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum is a


great place to spark an interest in history, art and science. 



Please schedule a tour with your school and church youth groups.



Celebrate The African American History of Fort Worth & Tarrant County!



At the



Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum


1020 E. Humbolt Street


Fort Worth, TX  76104



Open Tuesday & Thursday



 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.




Call to make arrangements for a special tour!




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Founded in 1977, we are celebrating 41 years of serving the Tarrant County and the North Texas area!



This video is about honoring and uplifting


the legacy in the Fort Worth community.



We need your help in volunteering and


financial assistance.


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Women's History Month

 · Hosted by Tarrant Couy Black Historical & Genealogical Society March 24, 2018 1:00pm                                                  
Fort Worth Central Library                                                            500 W 3rd Street                                                                          Tandy Lecture Hall
                                            "Nevertheless, She Persisted"

The Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society is excited to share the rich culture of Tarrant County with a variety of exhibits and resources available to the public.

We welcome all who are interested in learning about our extensive historical archives, collections, and heritage services. Our museum is located in an established historical district in the heart of Fort Worth, TX. We look forward to your visit!

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The Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum is home to 166,000-square-foot property is the perfect location for your group meeting, reception, corporate event or special occasion


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As we remember

Mrs Erma  Johnson Hadley

let us not forget how she blessed our lives with her genuine love for everyone and how she worked so tirelessly to make

Fort Worth a better place in which to live and learn.


Fort Worth Historic Homes Dedication



A historical marker is a plaque to commemorate an event, a person or property of historic interest.