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Freedmen’s Town was the epicenter of Black life in Houston. Can supporters revive it?

Charonda Johnson has given countless tours through her native Freedmen’s Town, the Houston Fourth Ward community known for its signature brick roads laid by the hands of 1,000 formerly enslaved people in 1865. But one of those trips changed the trajectory of Johnson’s beloved neighborhood roughly three years ago, when renowned Chicago artist Theaster Gates […]