Professional Spotlight: Derek T. Mosley, Archivist/Division Manager Auburn Avenue Research Library

Recorded February 8th, 2019 at Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History. Derek T. Mosley, Archivist/Division Manager In this professional spotlight, we sit down with Derek T. Mosley about his career path to becoming Auburn Avenue Research Library’s Archivist and Division Manager. Mr. Mosley shares that he has had a love for … More Professional Spotlight: Derek T. Mosley, Archivist/Division Manager Auburn Avenue Research Library

Just Added to “Cultural & Natural Resource Directory”: Emancipation Park

Photo Source: Emancipationconservatory.org Added Emancipation Park (Houston, TX) to the “Cultural & Natural Resource Directory” On June 19, 1865 word was finally received in Houston, Texas that slaves were freed with the Jan 1, 1863 signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. From there, June 19 became an annual day of commemoration. African Americans were banned from … More Just Added to “Cultural & Natural Resource Directory”: Emancipation Park