. See also: Deregulation of the Texas electricity market Tagalog 0.29% 308 CenterPoint Energy! 135 Jon Rosenthal Democratic 2018 Jersey Village and southeastern segments of the Champions/FM 1960 area, 7.1 Ixtoc I explosion and oil spill. The following professional sports venues are located in Houston, An additional obvious legacy is that of Roman Catholicism At the end of Spain's reign over Texas virtually all inhabitants practiced the Catholic religion and it is still practiced in Texas by a large number of people the Spanish missions built in San Antonio to convert Indians to Catholicism have been restored and are a National Historic Landmark. . . . .
A significant number of East Texas youth participate in Little League Baseball soccer and softball Church leagues are quite common in providing opportunities for basketball and softball for youth and adults alike in recent years cowboy churches have grown in number and offer rodeo events for their youth; Astrolite the Astrodome's scoreboard during a 1969 Astros game it was the world's first animated scoreboard; . . . Compared with its metropolitan area the city of Houston's population has a higher proportion of minorities in 2010 whites made up 51% of the city of Houston's population; 26% of the total population was non-Hispanic whites. Blacks or African Americans made up 25% of Houston's population American Indians made up 0.7% of the population Asians made up 6% (1.7% Vietnamese 1.3% Chinese 1.3% Indian 0.9% Pakistani 0.4% Filipino 0.3% Korean 0.1% Japanese) and Pacific Islanders made up 0.1% Individuals from some other race made up 15.2% of the city's population of which 0.2% were non-Hispanic. Individuals from two or more races made up 3.3% of the city, 10.5.2 Vaccinations Many free blacks were able to become businessmen and leaders Through the young Republican Party blacks rapidly gained political power Indeed blacks comprised 90% of the Texas Republican Party during the 1880s. Norris Wright Cuney an African American from Galveston rose to the chairmanship of the Texas Republican Party and even the national committeeman, After the original natural grass playing surface died the Astrodome became the first major sports venue to install artificial turf which became known as AstroTurf in another technological first the Astrodome featured the "Astrolite" which was the first animated scoreboard the Astrodome was renovated in 1988 expanding seating and altering many original features. Prior to the mid-20th century Texas was essentially a one-party state and the Democratic primary was viewed as "the real election" the Democratic Party had conservative and liberal factions which became more pronounced after the New Deal. Additionally several factions of the party briefly split during the 1930s and 40s, Airline Senate Class 2 John Cornyn Republican 2002 Senior Senator, European occupations and agreements Movie theaters. Manufacturing and industry The Astrodome was well-renowned for a four-story scoreboard called the "Astrolite" composed of thousands of light bulbs that featured numerous animations After every Astros home run the scoreboard featured a minute-long animated celebration of pistols bulls and fireworks the scoreboard remained intact until 1988 when Houston Oilers (now Tennessee Titans) owner Bud Adams suggested the removal of the scoreboard to accommodate increased capacity demands for football baseball and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Harris County spent $67 million of public funds on renovations. Approximately 15,000 new seats resembling the 1970s rainbow uniform pattern were installed to bring seating capacity to almost 60,000 for football on September 5 1988 a final celebration commemorating the scoreboard occurred prior to expansion renovations, Pearland (mostly in Brazoria County and a small part in Fort Bend County).