In October 2017 the construction of a new Texas school turned into international news when an unmarked cemetery was unearthed. After months of excavating, archaeologists discovered the remains of 95 people. It was concluded that these people were part of a state-sanctioned convict leasing system, which operated in Texas after the abolition of slavery. Join lead archaeologist Reign Clark as he shares details of Fort Bend Independent School District’s shocking discovery, exhumation, and bio-archaeological analysis of the Bullhead Camp Cemetery.
View Fort Bend ISD’s executive summary of Honoring the Sugar Land 95.