Brandon E. Allen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, a Master of Business Administration from Prairie View A&M University as well as a Graduate certificate in African American Studies from the University of Houston. The past eleven years he taught high school History and Economics in Houston, Texas. He is currently an African American Studies graduate student at Clark Atlanta University, in Atlanta, Georgia. Brandon wants to do eminent research in Afrocentricity especially with respect to entertainment, education, history, and the critical race theory as well as its societal impact on Africans and Africans of the Diaspora and its importance to our freedom and independence.
In 1837, Houston, Texas was incorporated and divided into four wards. The Southeast ward was named Third Ward and over time this area became an important center of African American-owned businesses and a hub for black culture. Third Ward originally comprised the area east of … Read MoreThird Ward, Houston, Texas (1837- )