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Barrett Station: A Family’s Heritage

One particular family is bonded by a community in Harris County, Texas that was founded by their ancestor Harrison Barrett. In 1865, Barrett, who had been enslaved, learned of his freedom — two years after the Emancipation Proclamation — and had a vision of one day finding his relatives and bringing them all together again. […]

NABJ Elections 2020

A Treasurer Race for the Books

This week’s treasurer’s race is a moment to shift not just who will be leading how finances are run, but also to add a millennial to the board. Ernest Owens and Walter Smith-Randolph, the two candidates, talked about their vision for the treasurer’s board seat. […]