Is this your podcast?
Sign up to track ranks and reviews from iTunes, Stitcher and more
Unfinished: Deep South
At the dawn of the Civil Rights era, a wealthy African American farmer and veteran named Isadore Banks was lynched on the Arkansas Delta. More than 60 years later, journalists Taylor Hom and Neil Shea join members of the Banks family on a quest to find out who killed Isadore and restore his legacy. What they find will shake a small Southern town from its silence, explore the story of African American prosperity on the Delta, and trace the roots of racial terror from Isadore’s day up through our own. Hear more great stories about complicated people from Witness Docs at...
Listen now
Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 359 ratings
Great Podcast
Although there are only two episodes, you do not want to miss out on this podcast. I’m glad I came across it and I cannot wait for episode three! They way they have gathered their research and gotten people from that time period to speak is amazing. I love it ❤️
LexiBeena via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/08/20
A great story
Very well done (though I til to understand why the female narrator is allowed to call him EESadore when people who knew the man call him IZadore. Just very annoying.)
PW from GR via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/08/20
Thank you
This is an absolutely incredible story. It must have been heart wrenching to research & record. It is of course not possible, but some sense of justice / accountability would give me hope. I am sickened by the wickedness of some human beings. How did these happen. I am so grateful for your...Read full review »
sadieliv via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 07/07/20
Recent Episodes
Tracing back Isadore’s family helps understand his wealth. Isadore wasn’t an anomaly-  many African Americans in the south had land, built wealth and created their own communities to thrive.
Published 07/13/20
A $7 million dollar fortune. A white supremacist sheriff. And a 66-year-old mystery: what happened to Isadore Banks’ land and wealth?
Published 07/06/20
For most of his life Isadore Banks found ways to survive—and thrive—in the violently anti-black South. He became one of the largest land-owners on the Arkansas Delta, ran several businesses, and was a leader in his community. Then, something changed.
Published 06/29/20
Do you host a podcast?
Track your ranks and reviews from iTunes, Stitcher and more.
See hourly chart positions and more than 30 days of history.
Get Chartable Analytics »