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Join Charles Rotramel and Gregg Taylor for the reClaimed podcast. Conversations that shed hopeful light on challenging subjects and social justice issues. 

Aug 17, 2018

In Part 6 of Redlining & White Noise: Field Trip to Morton Cemetery, Charles and Gregg take a trip back in time to the beginning of Texas -- and into Charles’ personal history. Located along the banks of the Brazos River in Ft. Bend County and established in 1825, Morton Cemetery in Richmond is the final resting place...


Aug 10, 2018

In Part 5 of Redlining & White Noise, we talk with our friend, Jay Jenkins, Harris County Project Attorney with the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition. Our topic, Telling the Truth About History, builds on last week’s conversation about the discovery of the skeletal remains of 95 African-Americans in Sugar Land, Tx. As...


Aug 3, 2018

In Part 4 of Redlining & White Noise, a conversation with Reginald Moore about 95 Bodies & Convict-Leasing. A former correctional officer with the Texas Department of Corrections, Reggie has spent years uncovering the dehumanizing policies and practices of convict-leasing, which began in the years of Reconstruction. He...


Jul 27, 2018

In Part 3 of Redlining & White Noise, we go to the campus of Texas Southern University to speak with Dr. Merline Pitre about the tumultuous period in American history known as Reconstruction and its aftermath.


Merline Pitre is Professor of History and former Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Science at...


Jul 20, 2018

In Part 2 of Redlining & White Noise, we speak with Dr. Gerald Horne about America's history of enslaving human beings from Africa.


Gerald Horne is an African-American historian who currently holds the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. Dr. Horne is...