Best African American History podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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The Nod
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The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black -- in America, and around the world.
 
Listen to “The African History Network Show” with Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network on 910 AM The Superstation WFDF in Detroit on Sundays, 9pm-11pm EST with host Michael Imhotep. CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at (313) 778-7600. POST YOUR COMMENTS. WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR. Listen to The African History Network Show with Michael Imhotep, Sundays, 9pm-11pm EST on 910 AM in Detroit or around the world online at www.910AMSuperstation.com or by downloading the 910AM App to y ...
 
Join students in college classrooms to hear lectures on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
 
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HistoryPod
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The 'on this day in history' podcast, with a new episode every single day. Featuring historical events that range from the Roman Empire to the World Wide Web, HistoryPod proves that there is always something to be remembered 'on this day'. Written and presented by Scott Allsop, creator of the award-winning www.mrallsophistory.com
 
For American journalist and humorist Edgar Wilson Nye who wrote under the pen name Bill Nye in the late 19th century, facts are not to be presented in their newborn, bare state. They should be properly draped and embellished before they can be presented before the public. Hence, in the Comic History of the United States published in 1894, he gives his readers the facts. But in a bid to make the historical figures more human he describes them as “people who ate and possibly drank, people who ...
 
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Black FreeThinkers
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We are here to challenge you to think and live for yourself, not convert you.Copyright © 2011-2019 All rights reserved. Written permission for use or reproduction is required.
 
Interviews with Scholars of African America about their New Books
 
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Sidedoor
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More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Haleema Shah sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
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Afropop Worldwide
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Afropop Worldwide is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio series is distributed by Public Radio International to 110 stations in the U.S., via XM satellite radio, in Africa via and Europe via Radio Multikulti.
 
Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.
 
This collection recognizes Black History Month, February 2007. Two excellent resources for public domain African American writing are African American Writers (Bookshelf) and The Book of American Negro Poetry, edited by James Weldon Johnson. Johnson’s collection inspired the Harlem Renaissance generation to establish a firm African-American literary tradition in the United States.
 
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Black Is
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Dedicated to the Black Experience
 
The BAN Radio Literary Program aims to support the African American community and to show people, through the radio show, that African American writers are more than just a niche. We bring wonderful stories to the minds and imaginations of everyone! We have stories to tell, using our voice and our experiences, that cross all races and cultures. Join us on Monday and Wednesday Nights, 8-10 pm EST. BECOME A GUEST ON THE SHOW. Go here to sign up today: http://www.edc-creations.com/banradiopromo.htm
 
Welcome to Research at the National Archives and Beyond. This show will provide individuals interested in genealogy and history an opportunity to listen, learn and take action.You can join me every Thursday at 9 pm Eastern, 8 pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6 pm Pacific where I will have a wonderful line up of experts who will share resources, stories and answer your burning genealogy questions. All of my guests share a deep passion and knowledge of genealogy and history.My goal is to reach ind ...
 
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With Good Reason
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Each week on With Good Reason, our ever-curious host Sarah McConnell explores a world of ideas with leading scholars in literature, history, science, philosophy, and the arts. With Good Reason is created by Virginia Humanities and the Virginia Higher Education Broadcasting Consortium.
 
Join Abby Cox & Lauren Stowell as they sit down and discuss the wide array of topics and ideas behind all things related to fashion history. Interviews, discussions, reviews, shenanigans, and more!
 
Another View is a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an African American perspective.
 
Media solely focused on the liberation and empowerment of Afrikan people.
 
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Monstras
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Join Brenda and Orquidea once a month as they explore Latin American monsters and folklore. Examining how history, colonialism, and the intermingling of Indigenous, European and African cultures have given birth to some truly terrifying creatures.
 
Welcome to Everyday Black History! Where we highlight the contributions of Black Men and Women both Past and present. Here we celebrate Afro Appreciation, where Black American, Africans and Afro Latino people and institutions. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
 
“Few books make history and fewer still become the foundational texts for the movements and struggles of an entire people....” One such great work was The Souls of Black Folk by William EB Du Bois. Published in 1903, it is a powerful and hard-hitting view of sociology, race and American history. It became the cornerstone of the civil rights movement and when Du Bois attended the first National Negro Conference in 1909, he was already well-known as a proponent of full and unconditional equali ...
 
Author and Baylor University professor Robert Darden tells stories - and plays recordings - from the Baylor University Libraries' Black Gospel Music Restoration Project in an on-going weekly series of two-minute segments. Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments explores the distinctly African-American sound of the "Golden Age of Gospel" (1945-1975). The series celebrates this fertile musical period in American history, presenting cultural snapshots that reveal the depth of a people, their communit ...
 
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Pass The Mic
Weekly
 
Pass The Mic is the premier podcast of The Witness – A Black Christian Collective. Tune in every week for engaging discussions and high profile interviews addressing the core concerns of African Americans biblically. Learn more at TheWitnessBCC.com
 
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Melanin And Power
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Our Network is dedicated to spreading the truth, culture, and history of the Melanated Family. Denouncing false truths, white supremacy, and all forms of oppression. We serve to uplift and improve the condition of the neglected and unheard. Join us today and be the difference that you want to see.
 
Four women historians, a world of history to unearth. Can you dig it?
 
The North Omaha History Podcast with noted author and historian – Adam Fletcher Sasse. Each week, Adam takes you on a guided tour through Omaha’s dynamic past.
 
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Crossing Fences
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Oral histories of African-American men in Pittsburgh as collected by African-American boys and young men in Grades 5 to 12.
 
Looking for stories that might inspire you about real-life people who faced challenging odds? Or for information you might want to share with children about their history? This podcast and these stories might be for you! You can also visit our website, BlackandEducation.com, to read the stories related to these podcasts, view our books and read more articles about education.
 
All free!! All educational. All entertaining. All professionally recorded. Choose from many different topics from the most talented Conservatives around the world. Join us for author interviews, new conservative books, audio book excerpts, debating Leftists, lectures, humor, documentaries and much more. If you like our podcast please submit a high rating and comments on Itunes. Don't let the Lefties drag down our rating.
 
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on a Maryland plantation. He faced hardship as a child, but later encountered owners who were relatively liberal and allowed him to learn to read, write and be in contact with freed slaves. At the age of 20, he escaped from the plantation and made his way to New York. Though he remained a fugitive, he married and changed his name to avoid being caught. He continued his education and became involved in the Abolitionist Movement. He began touring the co ...
 
Creating new culture to last 1000’s of generations to come. Restoring the Black American family, our culture, our values, our history, and our pride. “Fear not God is With Us” Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/afroamericanlinkup/support
 
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The Feast
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The Feast presents delectable stories from the dining tables of history. Every two weeks, we immerse you in the sights, sounds, & tastes of a meal from the past. Make bread with medieval monks; share a martini with Churchill. Find out what wars were won & which kingdoms were lost, all for the sake of a good meal. Email suggestions for shows to thefeast@thefeastpodcast.org
 
Four women historians, a world of history to unearth. Can you dig it?
 
Periodic audiocasts from American Scientist, a publication of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
 
This is a podcast produced by the University of Central Florida Department of History. It features interviews with historians about their research and history in the news.
 
The weekday podcast featuring short narratives about significant events in African American history read by celebrities and influential community leaders.
 
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Working History
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Working History spotlights the work of leading labor historians, activists, and practitioners focusing especially on the U.S. and global Souths, to inform public debate and dialogue about current labor, economic, and political issues with the benefit of historical context.
 
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Wiki History!
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Wiki History is an exciting lecture series on African American history. Lectures are short and teach how you how to use history and MAKE history!
 
Creative Tension gives a voice to people and periods of struggle, forgotten by history. Rev. Elliott Robinson, JD, MDiv guides listeners on the first stop on this journey, “The Jim Crow Years.” With a mixture of interviews, archival audio and group discussions, Creative Tension takes an in-depth look into the messiness of American History and the search for social justice. Creative Tension is made possible thru the support of the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African Ame ...
 
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Society Now
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You deserve news without bias, ulterior motives, or leanings toward a political agenda. You deserve news that gives you facts and reality instead of fiction and rhetoric. Society Now is here to deliver your weekly news with integrity, honesty, and a healthy dose of realism. You can reach us on twitter at @TheSphereTV with the hashtag Society Now!
 
knowledge, production, performative, & liminality: At the Edge discusses ideas, crossing cultural boundaries to expand ideas about art, writing, knowledge, publishing, and production, while contending with challenges about access, virtual space, political context/challenges, and incursion of cyber cultures.
 
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Umbani Productions
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Sipho Hlongwane presents: 🎬Home Away Show and Siyabangena Show👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿Our website www.umbaniproductions.comWe also have My Footsteps host by Futhi. Every Saturday 8am US time and 3pm RSA time we have a Radio show called home away show. Host by Kuli Nhlapho and co hosts are Ntate Ncala, Mbali Hillary and Dj Bhushu.The Round Table show by Futhi.Bucksey.Zama.
 
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Firm Foundations
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A podcast from Cape Town South Africa. Hunter Combs (an American) and John Clifford (South African) talk about biblical theology, biblical evangelism, and biblical worldview issues.
 
The #1 job of genealogy is to take ancestors from names on paper to multidimensional people who lived, breathed, loved, lost, and helped us to be who we are. I'm a folklorist, historian, genealogist, and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and I'll teach you how to maximize online research using tools like Ancestry, FamilySearch, Newspapers.com, and Findagrave with best evidence and best practices, and how to use folklore to find leads and to add color to your tree. I ...
 
On the Shoulders of Giants is dedicated to bringing awareness to the worldwide contributions of the heroes and cultures of the African Diaspora, both of which have given the world hope and freedom. The purpose is to provide an alternative and positive perspective of the history of the African diaspora, which challenges the negative rhetoric that is commonly told of non-white persons throughout the world. Our past is significant because of the plight we have had to overcome and in some aspect ...
 
From books to barbecue, and current events to Colonial history, historian and author Walter Edgar delves into the arts, culture, and history of South Carolina and the American South. Produced by South Carolina Public Radio.
 
The Angry Black Rant Podcast is dedicated to covering religion, social issues and current events as seen through the eyes of an angry, Black, atheist.
 
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Tru-ID Podcast
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Tru-ID is a podcast that focuses on Christian apologetics and tackling the issues of our time from a Christian perspective. The host of Tru-ID, Adam Coleman, hopes to honor Jesus Christ by engaging questions about and objections to Christianity, particularly those related to the African American community. Podcast episodes will explore race, the allegation that Christianity is the "white man's religion", history, science, philosophy, current events, and various ways to defend the Christian f ...
 
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Researchers and students from Texas A&M University at San Antonio used ground-penetrating radar to examine a rediscovered African American cemetery. The site was linked to historic black settlements on the north side of the city.By rpoppe@tpr.org (Ryan Poppe).
 
Cathy Hughes is an entrepreneur, business executive and owner of a publicly traded company making her the first African American woman to do so. She has accomplished much in her life. Check out this episode to find out more. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support…
 
After years of complaints, the Pentagon is trying to reform the way it manages the moving process for military families. The current system is plagued by delays, lost shipments, theft, and lack of accountability.By carson@tpr.org (Carson Frame).
 
Article- What If We Bought Food the Way We Buy Healthcare? and The Opioid Crisis Parts 1 and 2. What If We Bought Food the Way We Buy Healthcare? https://youtu.be/j_wcd-FN6tQ TJ Hale is highly recommended by ACU. Check out his channel today! Oh Hale YEAH! Hat Tip to Dr. Ryan Neuhofel for the great article https://fee.org/articles/imagine-if-w.. ...…
 
Close your eyes and think of Hawaii. That sound you undoubtedly hear? Well, that’s the ocean. But that other sound floating on the breeze—that’s the steel guitar, an indigenous Hawaiian invention that has influenced country, blues, and rock music since the turn of the 20th century. This time on Sidedoor, we follow a familiar sound with an unexp ...…
 
Ermon K. Jones’ two college degrees, sports fame, charisma and good looks meant nothing when he was denied the right to apply for a job and buy a new house in his own hometown. In Justice on the Jersey Shore: How Ermon K. Jones Ignited Change and Won, author Dr. Geneva Jones Williams tells how the injustice her father suffered turned him into a ...…
 
Texas lawmakers overwhelmingly approved an effort to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp in the state.By rpoppe@tpr.org (Ryan Poppe).
 
Consumers are increasingly loyal to brands that take a stand, as long as it falls in line with their own. How are people influenced by their beliefs when choosing where to spend money?By kim@tpr.org (Kim Johnson).
 
Do you have a burden for the Muslim world to be saved? Do you long to see Christ glorified throughout the Muslim world? As John is out of the studio this week, I interviewed Walter Eric, a missionary to Muslims since 1981, about his work and ministry to Muslims. Listen as he shares with us his story, the challenge of reaching Muslims, and the w ...…
 
Arthur Brooks. Say No To Contempt, Disagree Better- Not Less, Be an Authoritative Leader. Arthur Brooks President of American Enterprise Institute Mean Tweets Say No To Contempt Disagree Better, Not Less Be an Authoritative Leader Dennis Prager and Alison Armstrong – Respect and Connection A conservative's plea: Let's work together | Arthur Bro ...…
 
This month we are releasing a bonus episode on "The Curse of La Llorona" currently in theaters now. Does this movie accurately portray the mythos of La Llorona, Curanderos, and Latinxs? Or does it fall short? SPOILER ALERT!! Do not listen if you do not want the movie spoiled. Theme Song by Patrick Mullens TW: crying woman, child murder, death, ...…
 
Jan Matzliger was a Dutchman of African descent who invented a shoe assembly machine which revolutionize the shoe industry and made it possible that rich and poor alike can enjoy a comfortable pair of shoes. Enjoy Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
 
Good for the Blacks returns! This week, we take a fresh look at the latest Kardashian feud with Jordyn Woods, a trusted family friend accused of fooling around with Tristan Thompson, Khloe Kardashian’s boyfriend. The Kardashians tried to destroy Jordyn’s reputation, but Jordyn had a secret weapon in Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith. Will anyone come ...…
 
San Antonio is known as a family-friendly city , good for raising kids and growing communities. How can we help provide an enriching early childhood experience for the next generation?By jan@tpr.org (Jan Ross Piedad).
 
Jordan Peterson. The Horrors of Communism and Socialism Explained, Fascism, Marxism, Communism and Socialist Intellectuals. Jordan Peterson on Soviet History Jordan Peterson: A history lesson for political radicals Jordan Peterson - THE HORRORS OF COMMUNISM AND SOCIALISM EXPLAINED Jordan Peterson & Douglas Murray - Fascism, Marxism, Communism J ...…
 
We sit down with the warrior martial arts teacher Sifu Stephen Muhammad of Eye 2 Eye combat to discuss the importance of training and being prepared for self-offense as well as self-defense.
 
(Originally broadcast 03/24/17) - South Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction Eras (USC Press, 2016) is an anthology of the most enduring and important scholarly articles about the Civil War and Reconstruction era published in the peer-reviewed journal Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association . Past officers of the South ...…
 
“The real problem with the Black community is fatherlessness”. If you’ve ever heard that, this podcast is for you. Jemar and Tyler are back to confront the myth of absent Black fathers. This episode covers the history of the myth, how communities of color raise their kids, and a word of appreciation for their own fathers being present in their ...…
 
Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show on 910 AM WFDF Detroit on a Special Easter edition, 4-21-19 discussed: 1) Mueller Report doesn’t exonerate Trump and he knows it. Breakdown of the report. "Collusion" was never investigated so how can he claim "No Collusion"? Russian interference in 2016 Election and Obstruction of Justic ...…
 
As the city celebrates Fiesta , party-goers raise the risk of an alcohol-related crash. Meanwhile, residents and local law enforcement are keeping a more watchful eye on the road.By jan@tpr.org (Jan Ross Piedad).
 
Chicago's Kelly Brothers bounced around gospel music for a while, cutting great songs, but never catching a break before moving to King Records in 1963 to record the R&B hit "It Won't Be This Way Always" as the Kingpins - the year before thr King label went out of business.By kateleigh_mills@baylor.edu (Kateleigh Mills).
 
Eric Metaxas: The Miracle of the Universe. Watch this speech at- https://youtu.be/T7ep3FBF3Is Discovery Science Published on Mar 18, 2019 According to a nationwide survey, more than two-thirds of atheists and one-third of agnostics believe that “the findings of science make the existence of God less probable,” while nearly half of self-identifi ...…
 
Georgetown University Professor Joseph McCartin teaches a class on the post-industrialization transformation of work starting in the 1960s and continuing through the end of the 20th century.
 
Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show on 4-20-19 discussed a very disturbing ad from Ancestry.com. The ad shows a Slavery Era Romance between a Black Woman and White Man. What the Hell were they thinking? Advertise your African American owned business with The African History Network to reach thousands of potential customers. ...…
 
This encore episode featuring Darrell "Baldy" Goodwine was collected by youth interviewers Tyreece Archie & Daivon Giles from Youth Places in Pittsburgh's Northside. Background Music:"Secret of Tiki Island" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/…
 
Ben Shapiro, Dennis Prager The Case Against Abortion. The case against abortion | Ben Shapiro LIVE at University of Alabama. Dennis Prager. Fireside Chat - Tell The Truth About Abortion. Thousands of women have changed their mind on abortion after visiting a Stork Bus. The case against abortion | Ben Shapiro LIVE at University of Alabama Watch ...…
 
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