How often do you meet a historian whose father was the first African American to be elected county commissioner in Palestine, Texas? I had that privilege Sept. 19, 2020, thanks to Texas Highways magazine. You can read my story in the January 2021 issue here.
Read my other Texas Highways magazine stories here.
After the Texas Highways magazine interview in Palestine, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, we stopped to capture this notable photo. From left to right: Historian Reginald "Reggie" Browne Jr., journalist Regina L. Burns, photographer Sean Fitzgerald and Palestine, Texas-born Rev. Clevel Scott. Photo by Sean Fitzgerald.