Black History in the Making: Reclaiming Our Past, Re-defining Our Future: A RECKONING WITH RECONSTRUCTION



Featuring an interview with Natonne Elaine Kemp, author of There’s Something About Edgefield. Also, a report on the research released in June 2020 by the Equal Justice Initiative, titled Reconstruction in America: Racial Violence after the Civil War, 1865 to 1876, and testimony in Congress about removing Confederate monuments.


Voices: Natonne Elaine Kemp, Rep. Anthony Brown of Maryland, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton of Washington, D.C., Rev. Robert Lee IV of Virginia, and former Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans

Notes: Credits:

Black History in the Making: Reclaiming our Past, Re-defining our Future

Produced in collaboration with the Pacifica Covid Task Force, the production team of Covid Race and Democracy, Pacifica Network Stations and affiliates throughout the country.




Esther Iverem, Producer/Editor/Host
Author-Artist-Independent Journalist

Akua Holt and Steve Zeltzer, Executive producers

Jon Almeleh, engineer,

Senior producer-editors, Polina Vasiliev, Lona Alias, Akono Kamau (media intern) and Akua Holt

Fahima Seck, line producer

Theme music: Fela Anikulapo Kuti

“Water No Get Enemy”

Special thanks, Knitting Factory Records