My Houston is Our Houston
Local residents share what they love most about the city of Houston.
Welcome to Our Houston
OurHouston.org looks at the past, present and future of the African American community in Houston, Texas. Developed by Class II of the Houston Black Leadership Institute (HBLI), this website celebrates and cherishes the past in which great Houston traditions and institutions were formed. It embraces our present as it showcases our community resources, partnerships and special events. It also prepares us for our future as we seek to save our historical heritage and envision building a better Houston for future generations. OurHouston.org promotes African-American historic monuments and institutions throughout the city of Houston and serves as a resource directory that advocates:
- Arts + Entertainment
- Economic Empowerment
- Faith Based Programs and Institutions
- Health + Wellness Awareness
- Non-profit Organizations
- Professional Organizations
- Youth Development
Houston is highly ranked year after year as one of the best cities for African Americans.
Houston is the Most Diverse City in the US
According to US Census Data, Houston recently passed New York to become the most ethnically and racially diverse city in the U.S.
Houston Ranked Best City for African Americans
Ranker Travel picked Houston as the best city for African Americans. The list was based on U.S. cities with large African American populations that have welcoming and thriving black communities
Houston Ranked Top 5 Places for African Americans to Live
Black Enterprise Magazine readers’ and editors’ picks for the best places for African Americans to work, live, and play.
Houston Ranked Top 20 Cities for Black Owned Businesses
Nerd Wallet ranked Houston in top 20 best places for Black-Owned Businesses.
The Our Houston project could not be complete without the help of our sponsors.
The Guess Group, Inc
The Guess Group, Inc., is a full service commercial real estate company.
Womack Development is a full-service residential and commercial real estate brokerage company.
Courtney Johnson Rose
Courtney Johnson Rose is the Principal Broker of George E. Johnson Properties.