MLK Parade

The Black Heritage Society in partnership with the City of Houston is having its 44th Annual MLK Original Parade & Festivities. The MLK Holiday festivities is three days which includes the MLK Parade and Festival, Black Heritage Society Recognition and Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, MLK Day of Service, and MLK Gospel Extravaganza. The MLK […]

On Monday, January 18, 2016, the North Houston Frontiers Club hosted its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast at the Hilton Americas-Houston Downtown. This marked the twenty-eight anniversary of this event and became a very special occasion. The Keynote Speaker, Dr. Virgil Woods, a civil rights activist, educator, and former friend and colleague of […]

The People’s Station Majic 102.1 celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At 10 o’clock a.m., the city of Houston plus the Majic Family got out for the 38th Annual “Original” MLK Jr. Birthday Parade. The parade started Downtown at the corner of Texas and Hamilton. The Annual MLK Day Parade and […]

Monday, January 21st Houstonians flooded the streets of downtown Houston to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Check out some photos from the Black Heritage Society’s 35th Annual “Original” MLK Parade.

Two black men died untimely deaths in the last two weeks. One, Michael Clarke Duncan, was a major movie star known to millions as John Coffey in “The Green Mile,” the other, music manager Darrell “Baby Chris” Lighty, was well known to the music industry but not as much of a public figure. The two […]

The Black Heritage Society, Inc. (BHS) is a self-help, non-profit organization chartered by the state of Texas and is accorded tax-exempt status 501.c.3 of the internal revenue code. Founded in 1975, in Houston, Texas because of concern for the well-being and betterment of the entire human race, the Black Heritage Society has genuine concern and […]

Check out footage from the 2012 Black Heritage Society’s 34th Annual “Original” MLK Holiday Parade! [ooyala 5mMTBkMzqWfItN3pZxbIIS9LnV9llpxr 610 343 0 nolink]

[ooyala cxdmNiMzrdu6xuZqMO_KPifBhIS2jiPu 610 343 0 nolink] Erica S. Lee, the daughter of congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee collaborated with the 34th Annual Black Heritage Society’s MLK Children’s march at McGregor park for a fun filled event full of arts and crafts, games, fitness workshops, food and dancing for the children of the Southeast Houston community. Hear […]

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the Majic crew joined 22 youth marching bands in the third largest parade in the United States.  “Empowerment Through Education” was the theme of this years MLK Youth Parade that took place January 14th in Midtown.

The Houston community joined the Majic Crew along with several regional bands, cheerleading squads, and local organizations to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 16th in Mid-town for The 18th Annual MLK Parade.

Soledad O’Brien sits down with “The Queen of Soul” as she discusses her father’s impact on the Civil Rights Movement, her health scare, weight loss, music and her upcoming marriage. A exclusive.

HOUSTON AREA MLK CALENDAR OF EVENTS Friday, January 13, 2012 7:00 PM Black Heritage Society’s “MLK JR Mountain Top Awards and Ester King Memorial Gala” CWA Local Union Hall 1730 Jefferson Street, Houston, Texas 77003 – Reception, Banquet, Program/ Awards Ceremony – 2012 MLK Mountain Top Award to be presented to Jesse Owens – Click […]