Greater than a century and a half after the promise of 40 acres and a mule, the story of black land possession in America stays considered one of loss and dispossession. June and Angie Provost, who hint their household line to the enslaved staff on Louisiana’s sugar-cane plantations, know this story effectively.
On right now’s episode: The Provosts spoke with Adizah Eghan and Annie Brown, producers for “1619.”
“1619” is a New York Instances audio collection hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You will discover extra details about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast.