Joshua Gibson was an Negro League baseball catcher. Baseball historians consider Gibson to be among the very best power hitters and catchers in baseball history. In 1972, he became the second Negro league player to be inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame
This is an explanation of the life and legacy of W.E.B Du Bois.
Du Bois spent 70 years of his life advocating for the advancement of African Americans. while he had philosophical disagreements with other African-American leaders and his ideas on how to advance African Americans would change drast…
An explanation about the amazing and too short life of Josh Gibson also known as The Black Babe Ruth
Joshua Gibson born December 21, 1911 was a Negro League catcher and one of the greatest home run hitters in the game’s history. Known as “the black Babe Ruth,” Gibson is considered to be one of th…
As World War I came to an end, the blues was taking over the country, especially after the release of the first known blues recording, by a black artist named Mamie Smith. The record sold thousands of copies and companies sprang up practically overnight to exploit the new phenomenon of "race record…
In 1937, the Ciudad de Trujillo squad was one of the best in baseball history. Negro League greats Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell joined forces with Cuban greats Silvio Garcia and manager Lazaro Salazar to form and unbelievable roster.
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Ma Rainey would state herself that she was an unattractive woman but when she sang none of that mattered.
If you enjoyed Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Now you can learn the true story about the women behind the play, Gertrude "Ma" Rainey. Listen to my new mini episode about the "Mother of the blues".…
This clip is about Ma Rainey discovery of the Blue and why that was unlikely.
If you enjoyed Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Now you can learn the true story about the women behind the play, Gertrude "Ma" Rainey. Listen to my new mini episode about the "Mother of the blues".
This is an explanation of the true life of Gertrude "Ma" Rainey.
If You enjoyed Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, now learn about about the woman behind the play. Listen to my new mini episode about the mother of the blues. Gertrude “Ma” Rainey
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Short clip on the story of the legendary Satchel Paige.
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The struggles of the first Negro League
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How Rube Foster stole the Leland Giants from Frank Leland
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Who was the first black player in the major leagues? Moses Fleetwood Walker
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This is an explanation of the early years of black baseball and the creation of the Negro Leagues.
Black Baseball got its start with amateur clubs and after the civil war the popularly of baseball exploded. Of course, black players were not able enjoy this boom with Black Players being banned in …
The story of the Cuban Giants the first all black professional baseball team
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Story from the Cut podcast about St Patrick day and what is worn under Kilts
The story of Henry Black Death Johnson and how he earned the Medal of Honor during World War 1.
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The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment and commonly referred to as the Harlem Hellfighters, was an infantry regiment of the New York Army National Guard during World War I and World War II. Wikipedia
Short story about being wanting to be a stay at home dad.
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Shuffle Along is a musical with music and lyrics by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and a thin revue-style connecting plot about a mayoral race, written by Flournoy Miller and Aubrey Lyles. The piece premiered on Broadway in 1921, running for 504 performances
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“The Philadelphia Negro” was a sociological study of African Americans in Philadelphia written by W. E. B. Du Bois and Commissioned by the University of Pennsylvania published in 1899
This sociology experiment was the first conducted on Africans Americans and systemic racism. The people that comm…
The Niagara Movement was the grandfather organization of the NAACP, founded in 1905 near Niagara Falls by W. E. B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter.
The pair drafted the declaration of principles announcing what the group stood Justice for the black man, the right to vote thought he nation, and …
W.E.B Du Bois greatest literary achievement is the novel “The Souls of Black Folks”￼
The Souls of Black Folks a book with several essays on race and Du Bois experiences as an African American.
New episode of One Mic black history podcast E7:S1 about Du Bois
In 1929 the stock market crashed and was the tipping point in the great depression, Du Bois was at the time director of publications and research and controlled The Crisis the official publication of the NAACP.
With unemployment at 50 percent with African Americans, Du Bois believed that hard time…
This video discusses the complex legacy of Booker T Washington as a leader of African Americans.
Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was born into slavery, walked 500 miles to the Hampton Institute, became a teacher, and founded Tuskegee University and rose to become a leader of African American du…