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The Houston family property in Renton

December 13, 2023 - 1:10 pm

This is a story about the Houston family who is seeking reparations from Renton School District in what they say was an unfair acquisition of their family’s former land in Renton. They were part of a vibrant Black community there in the 1950s.

Producers: Gol Holghooghi and Yuko Kodama

Photo: Photo taken by Rob Pearson

John Houston with his family including his daughters.  He said ‘I have seven grandchildren who I would like to see go to college’.