Reconstruction with Merline Pitre

September 5th, 2018

In Part 3 of Redlining & White Noise, we go to the campus of Texas Southern University to speak with Dr. Merline Pitre about the tumultuous period in American history known as Reconstruction and its aftermath.

Merline Pitre is Professor of History and former Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Science at Texas Southern University. A former President of the Texas State Historical Association, she is author of several books including "Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: The Black Leadership of Texas, 1868–1898, Revised Edition", and "In Struggle against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900–1957".

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