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.

Links:

https://onthegroundshow.org/2020/10/on-the-ground-show-for-october-23-2020-a-legacy-of-violent-voter-suppression-mass-graves-in-tulsa-may-be-massacre-victims-headlines-on-supreme-court-nigeria-and-more/

 

https://onthegroundshow.org/2020/07/on-the-ground-show-for-july-24-2020-removing-confederate-monuments-to-the-lost-cause-what-american-stories-will-be-told-and-who-will-tell-them-headlines-on-canceltherents-trumps-ro/

 

 

Esther Iverem, Producer/Editor/Host
Author-Artist-Independent Journalist
https://www.estheriverem.com/

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