Black History Month

WATCH: The Legacy Of Texas Southern University

When established, it was the only public higher learning institution for African Americans within Houston’s city limits

In a two-part series, we’re examining the origins of the two historically black colleges and universities in the Houston region.

Now, we take a look at the history of Texas Southern University. When established in 1927, it was the only public higher learning institution for the African American community within city limits.

Don’t forget to check out the other part in this series: inside the legacy of Prairie View A&M.

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