Season 1

Feb. 22, 2021

Pioneering Genius: The Life of Percy Levon Julian

Percy Julian was a pioneering chemist who with only a 10th grade education went on to earn his Ph.D. His research into chemical s…

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Feb. 8, 2021

The Origins of Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of the study and achievements of African Americans and a time when they weren't bein…

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Feb. 3, 2021

The Tuskegee Experiment

The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, was an unethical natural history study conducted between 1932 and 197…

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Jan. 26, 2021

The Negro League: Part 4 - Major League Integration

The last episode in the 4 part series about the Negro Leagues, I discuss the peak of the Negro National League during World War 2…

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Jan. 11, 2021

The Life of Josh Gibson

Joshua Gibson was a Negro League catcher and one of the greatest home run hitters in the game’s history. Known as “the black Babe…

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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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