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Houston Playground

Glenmore Ave. between Powell St. and Sackman St.

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Born in Washington DC, Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950) dedicated his life to ending segregation. After receiving degrees from Amherst College, Harvard Law School, and the University of Madrid, Houston opened a private law practice with his father. During his life, Houston held positions with Howard University, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the International Association of Railway Employees, and the Association of Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen.

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    Houston Playground Weather

    • Sat
      Patchy Drizzle and Patchy Dense Fog then Rain and Patchy Fog
      63°F
    • Sun
      Sunny and Breezy
      46°F
    • Mon
      Partly Sunny
      52°F
    • Tue
      Chance Showers
      54°F

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