descendants of the enslaved Gullah Geechee and a resident of Sapelo Island, Reginald Hall


I SEE U, Episode 44: We Shall Not Be Moved [Encore]

Posted on · One of the last descendants of enslaved Africans who live along the coastal regions of Georgia says they have been fighting for years to preserve their unique culture, retain their indigenous traditions and prevent their precious land from being taken away from them. This episode is an encore of the April 16th, 2022 broadcast.

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Were Allen Brothers Statues Intended to Be a Part of Houston’s City Hall?

Posted on · In 1836, John and Augustus Allen purchased more than six thousand acres along Buffalo Bayou and founded the city of Houston. Then, 103 years later in 1939, Houston’s present city hall building was completed. Now, as the building prepares to mark its 75th year this December, a group of Houstonians is trying to raise funds […]

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What’s the Contribution of Asian-Americans to Houston’s Economy & Culture?

Posted on · Today is the Lunar New Year. (Happy Year of the Horse!) Many organizations around Houston are hosting events to ring in the traditional Chinese New Year. In light of these celebrations, we discuss how Houston’s Asian-American community contributes to our economy and culture. We also talk with an official from HISD’s Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion […]