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Community - Con Mi Gente

3/25/2020

CON MI GENTE: Callandret Black History Museum

Posted 9:02 PM 3/26/2020 by Rick Diaz

SAN BENITO - Joe Callandret was a farmer and businessman when he died.

His wife donated the land so the school district could build a school for African American kids from Harlingen and San Benito.

Today that building is the first black history museum in the Rio Grande Valley.

Watch the video for the full story.

3/23/2020

CON MI GENTE: Historic tour of Roma

Posted 6:19 AM 3/24/2020 by Rick Diaz

ROMA – Starr County is full of history tied to the Rio Grande Valley's beginnings – a lot of that history is in the city of Roma.

Winter Texan Day in Roma started at the Lady of Refuge Church, built in 1853.

For the full story watch the video above.

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