FBISD Spends Thousands in Legal Fees, Pushing to Relocate Remains of the #SugarLand95

Updated: Sep 20, 2020

Despite Outcry from the Community, FBISD wishes to sweep away and cover up the true History of the #SugarLand95

A school construction site in Sugar Land, Tex., turned into a site of mourning when the bodies of 95 black prisoners re-enslaved in the decades after the Civil War were discovered there earlier this year, buried two to five feet beneath the soil.

Historians believed, virtually without a doubt, that the bodies belonged to victims of the notorious convict-leasing system, the for-profit prison scheme that proliferated throughout the Jim Crow South and overwhelmingly targeted African Americans for petty offenses for decades after slavery was abolished.

Read the Full Article Here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/10/25/school-district-wants-relocate-bodies-black-forced-labor-prisoners/

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