June 25, 2023

Brittney sits down with Kai Wright of Notes from America

Sugar Land

By: Notes from America with Kai Wright

Kai Wright of the public radio show Notes from America recently sat down with Sugar Land host Brittney Martin to talk about the history of convict leasing and why she never learned about it in school. Notes from America is a show about the unfinished business of our history and its grip on our future. This episode of Notes from America originally included part one of our podcast, Sugar Land. We’ve edited this to be only the interview segments.

June 22, 2023

Center of the Ring

Sugar Land

By: Brittney Martin and Naomi Reed

(Episode 3) The fight of the century is unfolding in Sugar Land. Should the bodies be moved so construction could continue, or should they be reburied where they were found? Alliances are made and broken, Reginald Moore leads a coup, and in the end, one side claims a clear victory.

The full transcript and a collection of materials, letters and reports are available on our Sugar Land podcast website.