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Catch up with National Multicultural Western Heritage Hall of Fame Inductee Barry Corbin

Check out the article in this month's Texas Monthly

From ‘Urban Cowboy’ to ‘Northern Exposure’ to ‘No Country for Old Men,’ Texas’s finest character actor isn’t hanging up his spurs just yet.

 

2021 Black History Month Programming


National Multicultural Western
Heritage Museum Present...2021 Event Schedule
for Black History Month 


Click the Events Below for Additional Information


Feb. 5th 12PM, Rotary Meeting
“Why we should have an African American Museum.”

Located Virtually



Feb. 13th  The 7th Annual Prostate Cancer Screening Event
Located Virtually



Feb. 18th 7PM-10PM, Showtime Winners at The Warehouse 2021
Located at The Warehouse 

Feb. 19th Day at The Stockyards 
Located at The Stockyards
The Herd 11:30AM & 4PM
Rodeo 8PM

Located at Billy Bobs Texas

Virtual Benefit by Fort Worth Opera

Feb. 23rd-26th, Burlington Northern Technology Day 
Located Virtually

Located at New Mount Rose Missionary Baptist Church

Located at Dallas Cotton Bowl Stadium 

For further questions or information
E-mail: receptionist@cowboysofcolor.org
Office Number: 817-922-9999

 

L. Clifford Davis Legal Association Black History Month
Celebration & Watch Party - February 20, 2021, 6PM CST.

Please join us as we celebrate Black History Month, and support a local black owned business, at our Black History Month Celebration & Watch Party. This year with help from the Jubilee Theater, we will stream Hoodoo Love by Katori Hall. 
 



 The National Museum of African
American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
Black History Month Programs:

Historically Speaking: Four Hundred Souls
A Conversation with Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
Tuesday, February 2 ǀ 7 p.m. Eastern Free Online
For their newly edited volume Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019, renowned scholars Ibram X. Kendi (How to Be an Antiracist) and Keisha N. Blain (Set the World on Fire) invited 90 talented writers to document the 400-year journey of African Americans.
Join editors Kendi and Blain for an extraordinary discussion with contributors Annette Gordon Reed (Harvard University) and Herb Boyd (City University of New York), during which they’ll examine eras including slavery, Reconstruction, and segregation — and their sustained impact on the United States today.



NMAAHC Kids: Joyful Fridays
Fridays, February 5, 12, 19, and 26 ǀ 11 a.m. Eastern
Free ǀ Online
Each Friday in February, children ages five to eight are invited to celebrate Black History Month by creating art inspired by our Joyful ABCs activity book series and objects from the NMAAHC collection!
Each 45-minute experience will include such activities as exploring creativity by making hats, discovering daring choices through sculpture, embracing emotions through portraiture, and building the capacity to stand up for what is fair through words and painting. Register now to receive a Zoom link, list of art supplies, book recommendations, and other free online resources.



Courthouse Research:
Using Probate Records to Research Enslaved Ancestors
Saturday, February 6 ǀ 2 p.m. Eastern
Free ǀ Online
Have you tried to research African American ancestors born during slavery, only to hit a brick wall?
NMAAHC’s Robert Frederick Smith Family History Center presents a talk by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, who will share best practices in using probate and other estate records to identify enslaved people through the records of possible slaveholders. Let us help you uncover your family’s buried roots!



Education Resources for STEM Educators Information Session
Wednesday, February 10 ǀ 4 p.m. Eastern
Free ǀ Online
During this 90-minute session, 3rd through 12th-grade teachers will have a guided tour of NMAAHC’s online STEM resources. Educators will explore upcoming teacher workshops, discover how to use digital lessons from the Smithsonian Learning Lab, and learn how to find STEM-related historical objects in our collections that can be used in the classroom.



In Dialogue: Race and Medicine
Thursday, February 11 ǀ 5 p.m. Eastern
Free ǀ Online
NMAAHC and the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) are teaming up for a program in the NPG monthly series In Dialogue: Smithsonian Objects and Social Justice. Join cohosts Beth Evans (NPG) and Leslie P. Walker (NMAAHC) for a discussion about race and medicine, as represented by objects in the Smithsonian’s collections.



African Americans in STEM Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
Starts Sunday, February 21 ǀ 12 p.m. Eastern
Free ǀ Online
Celebrate National Engineering Week by creating and editing Wikipedia pages for African American STEM professionals! Your work will benefit K-12 students and teachers by highlighting the impact of past and present African American STEM professionals on their communities, the nation, and the world. Edit-A-Thon runs through March 6.



Historically Speaking:
The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the African American Community
Tuesday, February 23 ǀ 7 p.m. Eastern
Free ǀ Online
Explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the physical and financial well-being of the African American community. Discussion moderator Michael Fletcher of ESPN’s Undefeated and such panelists as researcher and commentator Algernon Austin will examine the country’s most dramatic economic crash since the Great Depression, as well as explore how communities can prevail with critical interventions.



 

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ABOUT THE NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL
WESTERN HERITAGE MUSEUM

The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards. 
The mission is to highlight the significant contributions made to the settling of
the western United States by cowboys and cowgirls of multicultural ancestry,
as well as preserve the history of the U. S. Buffalo Soldiers and Tuskegee Airmen.


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OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CARE THE NATIONAL
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2020 NATIONAL DAY OF THE AMERICAN COWBOY
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National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum was honored
at the BSA Troop 528 Annual COURT OF HONOR.


Fort Worth, TX - National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum was honored at the BSA Troop 528 Annual COURT OF HONOR, held on October 7, 2019, at the A.E. Chew Fellowship Hall of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church located in Fort Worth, Texas. The award plaque was accepted by Museum Founder Jim Austin.

Troop 528 has had the opportunity to "Present the Colors" at the Museum's Hall of Fame Induction Banquets, annual celebration parades and civic events. Troop 528 has also participated in camping and outdoor activities at the Museum's Ranch House, been given FREE rodeo tickets and the opportunity to earn money for the troop by selling event programs. Troop 528 made their first trip to Historical Fort Lancaster with funding from the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum.

"Troop 528 would like to thank the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum for their dedication to the cause of scouting for the past 20 plus years. We look forward to a long-lasting relationship with Jim and Gloria Austin to continue developing leaders for tomorrow." - Tony Lampkin, Scoutmaster

The Fort Worth Stockyards are synonymous with cowboy history and now there is a new addition to that tradition. The new addition teaching, what for many, is the secret of the black cowboy. (Published Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019) Click to View.



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Welcome to the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame


The National Multicultural Western Heritage Hall of Fame was founded to give recognition to the outstanding pioneers who played a role in settling the early American western frontier. The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame also acknowledges individuals that have contributed to the western culture and tradition and play a part in keeping this important piece of American History alive. >> More about the museum



As a Blue Star Museum, the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame is part of a national appreciation program for military families as a way to say "thank you." Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across the United States. The free admission program is available Memorial Day through Labor Day each year.

This free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps - and up to five family members. Click here for more information.


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