Black History Month: George Taliaferro Made NFL Draft History

This February, Sports Illustrated is celebrating Black History Month by spotlighting a different iconic athlete or group of athletes every day. Today, SI looks back on the legacy of George Taliaferro.  George Taliaferro became the first African-American player drafted by an NFL team when he was picked by the Chicago Bears in 1949. Taliaferro was…

Her Story: Five Remarkable Women You Should Know

Representation matters. When we tell herstory, we tell our story. For hundreds of years, Black women have contributed in vital ways to every aspect of American life — science, literature, math, sports, politics, justice, music, entertainment, and the list goes on and on — but too often, their narratives have escaped our notice. Their stories have not been…

Celebration! Black History Month 2020

Mayor Estes is proud to share the 2020 Black History Month Community Calendar with you! It is an excellent publication that provides dates, insight and information regarding events taking place over the entire County. Please click on the image or link to view the publication. Click on the link to view the brochure: issuu.com/pgparks/docs/black_history_brochure_2020_final_web