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How Can Houston Better Protect the Freedmen’s Town Bricks?

For the second time, the Freedmen’s Town bricks were ripped up by city contractors, despite explicit instructions from the city not to disturb the bricks.So why does this keeping happening? What can the neighborhood do to preserve what’s left of these bricks? What more can the city do, when Mayor Sylvester Turner has already stated […]

Freedmens Town Bricks - FMartin HPMFor the second time, the Freedmen’s Town bricks were ripped up by city contractors, despite explicit instructions from the city not to disturb the bricks.So why does this keeping happening?

What can the neighborhood do to preserve what’s left of these bricks? What more can the city do, when Mayor Sylvester Turner has already stated it’s a priority to preserve them?

We talk with Dorris Ellis, publisher of The Houston Sun, about how to educate the community on what the Bricks means for Houston. And we hear from Keith Wade, community liaison from Mayor Turner.

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