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Locate cities & towns by state Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware DC Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming International By 1910, Houston's population had reached 78,800, almost doubling from a decade before.
An integral part of the city were African Americans, who numbered 23,929 or nearly one-third of the residents.
Venues across Houston regularly host local and touring hip hop, rock, blues, country, dubstep, and Tejano musical acts.
While Houston has never been a widely renowned for its music scene, Houston hip-hop has become a significant, independent music scene, influencing some larger Southern hip hop and gangsta rap communities.
Founded in 1927, it is a historically black four-year university with a pharmacy school and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Houston also had fledgling blues and folk scenes in the sixties and seventies. cities with a population over 250,000 in 2005 (per capita rate of 16.3 murders per 100,000 population).
Notable blues performers included Lightnin' Hopkins, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, "Texas" Johnny Brown, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Albert Collins, Johnny Copeland, and Joe "Guitar" Hughes; many of whom recorded with hometown music label Peacock Records. Houston has experienced a significant rise in crime, which the Houston Police Department partly attributed to an influx of people from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.
Houston, due to its size and proximity to major illegal drug exporting nations, is a significant hub for trafficking of cocaine, marijuana, heroin, MDMA, and methamphetamine.
Houston is also the home of chopped and screwed music.Prominent artists from Houston include pop and R&B group Destiny's Child.They were developing a strong professional class based then in the Fourth Ward. Many annual events celebrate the diverse cultures of Houston.Since the 1990s, as a result of the recession, Houston has made efforts to diversify its economy by focusing on aerospace and health care/biotechnology and by reducing its dependence on the petroleum industry. The largest and longest running is the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, held over 20 days from late February to early March, which happens to be the largest annual Livestock Show and Rodeo anywhere in the world.Another large celebration is the annual night-time Houston Pride Parade, held at the end of June.
Other annual events include the Houston Greek Festival, Art Car Parade, the Houston Auto Show, the Houston International Festival, and the Bayou City Art Festival, which is considered to be one of the top five art festivals in the United States.