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

Updated: Sep 20

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/

1 view

WE NEED ANSWERS

Contact FBISD

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Get the Latest Updates
from NBUF Houston!

#SugarLand95

DESCENDANT DATABASE

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram

THE NATIONAL BLACK UNITED FRONT - HOUSTON CHAPTER

nbufhouston@gmail.com

@nbuf_houston

CASH APP: $NBUFHTOWN

Task Force for the Preservation of the African Burial Ground in Sugar Land:

Gods In the Tre,

Black Panther Party/People's Party II Alumni Houston Chapter,

S.H.A.P.E. Community Center,

Nation of Islam Muhammad Mosque #45, Amandla Productions,

Operation Outreach OG1,

New Black Panther Party,

Deric Muhammad,

Chief Omilana Ifaronke Fagbenro Amusan, State Representative Ron Reynolds,

Mtangilze Sanyika Ph.D,

Abdul Haleem Muhammad Ph.D.,

Fred McGhee Ph.D,

Obidike Kamau Ph.D.

The National Black United Front Houston Chapter