Black History Month

WATCH: Mayor Sylvester Turner On What It Means To Be African American Today

“Life will knock you down, but you learn how to get back up.”

City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner sits down for a candid interview for Black History Month.

He shares personal lessons he learned growing up African American, and philosophies that helped shape him into who he is today.

You can catch programming for Black History Month all month on Houston Public Media TV 8. Just take a look at what’s coming up.


Tomeka Weatherspoon

Tomeka Weatherspoon

Senior Producer

Tomeka Weatherspoon is an Emmy-award winning producer. She produces segments, the weekly television program Arts InSight, the short film showcase The Territory and a forthcoming digital series on innovation. Originally from the Midwest, Tomeka studied convergence journalism from the world’s first journalism school at the University of Missouri. She has...

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