Passion and Politics in Galveston: The Cuney Family of Texas

Jun 22nd

Passion and Politics in Galveston: The Cuney Family of Texas

The Cuneys are an illustrious Afro-Texas family: they include political leader Norris Wright Cuney, teacher and lawyer Joseph Cuney, concert pianist and author Maud Cuney Hare and Harlem Renaissance poet Waring Cuney. They descend from Col. Philip Cuny, one of the largest landowners in Texas, and his life companion and former bondswoman, Adeline Stuart. Join us for the fascinating story of the Cuney family, told through photos and original documents of Galveston ‘s African-American community.

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