Episodes

Dec. 24, 2020

The Life of Ma Rainey

If you enjoyed Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Now you can learn the true story about the women behind the play, Gertrude "Ma" Rainey. …

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Dec. 15, 2020

The Negro League: Part 3 - The Legend of Satchel Paige

Just as Negro league baseball seemed to be at its lowest point and was about to fade into history, along came owners Cumberland P…

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Dec. 8, 2020

The Negro League: Part 2 - The legacy of Rube Foster

Rube Foster was an amazing pitcher but his role with the game was more than being a player he was the vision behind the first Neg…

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Dec. 2, 2020

The Negro League: Part 1 - The Amateur Era

Black Baseball got its start with amateur clubs and after the civil war the popularly of baseball exploded. Of course, black play…

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Nov. 2, 2020

The Souls of Black Folks

This episode chronicles his life and legacy of W.E.B Du Bois, he spent 70 years of his life advocating for the advancement of Af…

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Oct. 11, 2020

The complex legacy of Booker T Washington

Two great leaders of the black community in the late 19th and 20th century were Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. However,…

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Sept. 29, 2020

The Black Renaissance

The Black Renaissance was a movement with The Harlem Renaissance being at the center of that movement. The Harlem Renaissance was…

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Sept. 14, 2020

Women's suffrage vs Black Suffrage

The Suffrage movement for African Americans and Women had their roots in the abolitionist movement but in the 70 years between th…

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Sept. 6, 2020

One Mic: Black History Trailer

Trailer from Black Veterans Episode to give an idea of what to expect from the show.

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Aug. 31, 2020

The Attack on Black Veterans

Inspired to defend their country and pursue greater opportunity, African Americans have served in the U.S. military for generatio…

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Aug. 19, 2020

The First Great Migration

The Great Migration was the movement of 1.5 million African Americans rural areas in the South to northern industrial cities this…

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Aug. 9, 2020

The Red Summer

Red Summer is the period from late winter through early autumn of 1919 during which white supremacist terrorism and racial riots …

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July 25, 2020

Harlem Hellfighters

The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment and commonly referred to as the Harlem H…

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July 18, 2020

Houston riot of 1917

The little known story about the mutiny and riot by 156 soldiers of the Third Battalion of the all-black 24th United States Regim…

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