S6 E5: A Way Forward

February 8, 2024

What would it take, and what would it even mean, to heal from a wound like the Wilmington massacre and coup of 1898? An exploration of that question with community members in Wilmington, and experts on restorative justice and reparations.

By Michael A. Betts, II and John Biewen. Interviews with Bertha Boykin Todd, Cedric Harrison, Christopher Everett, Kim Cook, William Sturkey, Inez Campbell-Eason, Sonya Bennetonne-Patrick, Candice Robinson, Paul Jervay, Kieran Haile, Larry Reni Thomas, William “Sandy” Darity, and Michelle Lanier.

Story editor: Loretta Williams. Voice actor: Mike Wiley. Music by Kieran Haile, Blue Dot Sessions, Okaya, and Lucas Biewen. 

Art by Zaire McPhearson.

“Echoes of a Coup” is an initiative of America’s Hallowed Ground, a project of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University.

Download a PDF of the transcript.

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