Episode #16 (Joyce E. Taylor and Jeffrey Bashir, two of Samuel Walker Houston's grandchildren)

Episode #16 (Joyce E. Taylor and Jeffrey Bashir, two of Samuel Walker Houston's grandchildren)

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Last Saturday, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Joyce E. Taylor and Jeffrey Bashir, two of the grandchildren of Samuel Walker Houston.

Born around 1871, Samuel Walker Houston was the son of Joshua and Sylvester Houston, two former slaves who worked for General Sam Houston in Huntsville, Texas. During the 1880s and 90s, Samuel Walker Houston attended the nation's leading black schools, including Atlanta University in Georgia and Howard University in Washington, D.C. At the turn ... See More

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