The African American Quality of Life Initiative began as the City of Austin assessed the conditions and sentiment of the City’s African American community through a series of community discussions and presentations to City Council.
The new Texas Historical Marker for the Charles Major Lytle American Legion Post 818 was unveiled in a ceremony last Saturday. The event was attended by many veterans, family and community members as well as local supporters. The marker can be viewed at 1104 W. Hefferman St.
Avenue L Baptist Church. 2650 Avenue L, Galveston, TX. One of the oldest black congregations in Texas, this church grew from the slave membership of the First Baptist Church of Galveston, organized in 1840 by the Rev.