Systemic racism in Highway building: Florida’s Interstates that plowed through African-American communities

Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis in response to the idea of systemic racism in highway building said “a road is a road.”

Well, on this week’s Florida History podcast we will demonstrate that is not the case with several examples from the state of Florida where roads were built right through African-American neighborhoods. Brook Hines joins Kartik Krishnaiyer to discuss this sorry history. 

Apologies for being late with this episode, we’ll be back to our normal schedule next week.

Direct Apple Podcast Link for Episode 131

You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts our show), SpotifyGoogleApple PodcastsRadio PublicBreakerOvercastCastro or Pocket Casts. Overcast, Castro, Spotify, Radio Public and Breaker have App Store apps for free which enable you to subscribe and listen on your iPhone if you do not use the Apple Podcast app. We release a new episode weekly.

All the episodes can be found here

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