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Storyteller Ray Christian shares personal stories as a sixty-something combat veteran, historian, and goat-wrangling father of six living in the rural mountains of Appalachia, all told through the fabric of centuries of Black history.
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Sidedoor

Smithsonian Institution

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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 Lizzie Peabody 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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A podcast about the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean, the real men and women that threatened the trade and stability of the Old World empires, the forces that led them to piracy and the myths and stories they inspired. Famous names like Captain Henry Morgan, Henry Avery, Charles Vane, Mary Reed, Anne Bonny, Black Bart Roberts, Ned Low, and Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach will rub elbows with Queens, Kings, Popes, rebellious monks, Caribbean Natives, African Slaves and notorious governors like ...
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History of Africa

The History of Africa Podcast

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Take a deep dive deep into African history with this in-depth podcast. From Casablanca to Cape Town, tune in to this podcast to learn about the magnificent and oft-forgotten history of Africa. To access more free resources about African history, provide feedback, or support the show, check out our associated website at https://historyofafricapodcast.blogspot.com
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Listen to “The African History Network Show” with Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network on 910 AM The Superstation WFDF in Detroit, Sundays, 9pm-11pm EST. We focus on Educating, Empowering and Inspiring people of African Descent throughout the Diaspora and around the World because Right Knowledge corrects wrong behavior. Listen LIVE on 910 AM WFDF in Detroit or around the world online at www.910AMSuperstation.com or by downloading the iHeart Radio App to your smartphone or a ...
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Learning your history makes you - and your people - stronger. As Black people, we know we’re left out of the history books. That the media images are skewed. That we need access to experts, information and ideas so we can advance our people. Black History Year connects you to the history, thinkers, and activists that are left out of the mainstream conversations. You may not agree with everything you hear, but we’re always working toward one goal: uniting for the best interest of Black people ...
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News comes at you fast. It’s not just hard to keep up with everything that’s happening, sometimes you don’t know which voices to trust to help you interpret what’s going on. That’s where Footnotes comes in. Jemar curates the week’s current events with a focus on issues related to black communities, justice, and politics. He’ll also offer commentary from a black Christian perspective to help you think through complex issues. Footnotes adds the details you need to be an informed citizen, activ ...
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Dive deep into the vibrant world of sewing with the award-winning Stitch Please podcast, an official show of Black Women Stitch – the sewing group where Black lives matter. Uniquely crafted for those who love sewing, this sewing podcast is a gem that centers around Black women, girls, and femmes, weaving threads of creativity, technique, and passion with every episode. Hosted by Lisa Woolfork, a 6th generation sewing enthusiast, this podcast not only mirrors her ardor for the craft but also ...
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Echoes of History

History Hit & Assassin's Creed

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Dive into the real-life history that inspires the locations, characters, and storylines of the legendary world of Assassin’s Creed. ‘Echoes of History’, a Ubisoft podcast brought to you by History Hit, is the place where listeners can explore the narrow side streets of Medici-ruled Florence, cross sand dunes in the shadow of ancient pyramids, climb the rigging of 18th century brigs sailing across the Caribbean and meet the most powerful warlords in Feudal Japan, all before stepping ‘into the ...
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Clothes Minded is a podcast about decoding the language of fashion through the African lens. Host, Khensani Mohlatlole, a South African writer, sustainable fashion advocate and designer, explores the layers of history, culture, identity and politics woven into our wardrobes with insights from African designers, artisans, academics and industry insiders.
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Hadithi Afrika

With the Son of the African Soil: Bett Kiprono

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This platform will connect you with different shows broadcast on Zanj Radio and others exclusively. The African Continental Show will air every week. Hadithi Afrika will also feature a series that will highlight stories from Kenya and beyond. It will feature diverse topics including alcoholism and substance abuse, mental health and suicide, leadership failures and successes, cultism and other humanitarian crises that happened or are happening in Africa. . Thank you for being with us.
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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.
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Groundings

Groundings Podcast

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Groundings is a place where organizing, theory, and history come in contact with dialogue, experience, and storytelling. It's where the past meets the present, and political education happens. The title "Groundings" is in honor of the revolutionary educator Walter Rodney, whose concept of "groundings" as a form of radical, political, and communal education inspires the conversations on this podcast. Groundings: we sit, we listen, we talk, we share, and we learn.
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Hella Black Podcast

Hella Black Podcast by Abbas Muntaqim and Delency Parham

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Hella Black Podcast is brought to you by Delency Parham and Abbas Muntaqim. Over the next 12 weeks we are happy to bring ya'll a limited series called Tales of The Town, which is a podcast about nearly 100 years of Black Oakland history! You can follow us on Twitter and IG @HellaBlackPod and support us on https://www.patreon.com/HellaBlackPod. We hope you all enjoy the show!!
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Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health (BLAM UK) is proud to offer short, bite sized, and accessible global Black history and cultural podcast episodes to aid you in your Black history learning.
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The Black History Buff podcast is a fun and thrilling journey through time. Covering the full historical tapestry of the African Diaspora, you’ll hear tales covering everything from African Samurai to pistol-wielding poets. More than just a podcast, the show is a bridge that links communities throughout the African diaspora and enlightens and empowers its friends.
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”Welcome to ’Fascinating People, Fascinating Places,’ the engaging bi-weekly documentary podcast that takes you on an immersive journey through the realms of news, history, politics, religion, and social justice. Join us as we delve into the depths of these critical subjects with leading experts and celebrity guests who bring their unique insights to the table. If you’re passionate about history, news, or social consciousness, this podcast is your essential guide. Discover moving stories and ...
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Providing a multimedia platform to express the intellect and opinions of real unfiltered Black men on a wide-ranging array of topics of interest for the purpose of education, enlightenment, and entertainment...
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Undisciplined

KUAF 91.3 Public Radio

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Undisciplined is a podcast produced in collaboration with the African and African American Studies program with the University and KUAF Public Radio. Hosted by Dr. Caree Banton, this podcast will push the confines of your traditional academic disciplines and unveil how the objectives of African and African American studies can be found in the everyday if you just look.
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Black History Matters 365

BHM365 is a weekly podcast series hosted by Jo Scaife a Marketplace Entrepreneur

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BHM365 is a weekly podcast series that explores the true account of African American History as American History. Hosted by author and marketplace entrepreneur Jo Anne Scaife, this podcast dives into the revolutionary research found in “Black History 365: An Inclusive Account of American History” a seminal work by Dr. Walter Milton, Jr. and Dr. Joel Freeman. Featuring weekly interviews with history makers and current influencers, special ‘round table’ talks and series, as well as community f ...
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The Craziness That Lives Inside My Head!

Eric Stephen Booth (Booth-Driver-Robinson)

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Eric Stephen Booth, a BRIO, (Bronx Recognizes Its Own), Award winner, 2x BETA, (Bronx Excellence In Television Access), Award winner, a Playwright, Poet, Director, Filmmaker, Editor, Producer, CEO of Fruta Extrana Productions LLC and the Author of the Nemesis Horizon Project Novel Series, has ventured out into producing his own podcast.A 70-year-old black gay American male talks about his earthbound experiences living in the United States of America. This podcast is not for children or peopl ...
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Soker presents the NO GPS podcast with Mez and Aharon formerly of DummyMen infamy. Slinging hot takes, analysis and meta-commentary on a wide range of topics spanning from Marvel/Star Wars to African History, the NBA to psychoanalysis and Hiphop to Geopolitics. Sure to make your head spin with glee and wonder. The fellas are back to stay!
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Blackbelt Voices

Blackbelt Media LLC

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The Blackbelt Voices podcast tells stories from and about Black folks down South that honor our history, celebrate our culture, and shape our future. Through first-person narratives and in-depth conversations, hosts Adena J. White, Kara Wilkins, and Katrina Dupins share the experiences of Black Southerners living in, loving, and reconciling with the region we call home. Music: Prentice Dupins Jr. Logo Design: Kara Darling Creative
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Harlem Queen

Yhane Washington Smith

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"Harlem Queen" is a Black historical fiction audio drama based on the life and times of Black, woman, "gangster" Madame Stephanie St. Clair during the Harlem Renaissance (the story takes place around 1926-32). Madame St. Clair had a powerful impact on building the Harlem community underground and aboveground and defining the Harlem Renaissance. Our goal is for you to be entertained, educated, empowered and uplifted after hearing this amazing story! Written and independently produced by Yhane ...
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The Middle Ages is an oft-overlooked era in Western Civilization when many of our modern borders, cultures, and traditions came to be. Using in-depth research, the story of our medieval ancestors comes to life in vivid detail with an emphasis on tying the myriad storylines of the time together, to highlight the spider's web of European, African, Islamic and Asian entanglements proving once and for all our modern world was not created in a vacuum.
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This podcast investigates political, socio-economic, and cultural issues in contemporary Africa and the African Diasporas. It engages Africanist scholars, artists, activists, athletes, opinion leaders, business people, and ordinary citizens in a critical conversation about the challenges facing Africans and people of African descent.
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In Eflex Media Limited, we explore the vibrant world of history and culture. Our podcast is your gateway to insightful conversations and captivating stories, blending education with entertainment and inspiration. We'll take you behind the scenes of African culture.
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With Good Reason

Virginia Humanities

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Each week on With Good Reason we explore 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.
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I Tell Stories

Colt Draine and Owen "The Mic" McMichael

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I Tell Stories Podcast covers a wide range of topics discussed by Colt Draine and Owen "The Mic" McMichael. From the scourge on humanity of violent business hippies and Scott Baio to peculiar Serbian Mother's Day traditions,the boys offer their unique perspective. Revolutionary artists,legends of folklore and bizzare following of fast food items are just a few of the subjects touched on. I Tell Stories aims to bring attention to individuals and occerrences that are too interesting to be forg ...
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Original and deeply researched, The Slow Death of Slavery in Dutch New York: A Cultural, Economic, and Demographic History, 1700-1827 (Cambridge University Press, 2024) provides a new interpretation of Dutch American slavery which challenges many of the traditional assumptions about slavery in New York. With an emphasis on demography and economics,…
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Go to any cookout and just the sight of juicy, bright red watermelon makes our mouths water. But the taste isn’t the only thing we savor. Enjoying watermelon is an ancestral practice with roots extending all the way back to Africa. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. Pu…
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You know the story of Rosa Parks. She refused to cater to discrimination on mass transit. But did you know that a prominent Black woman in Philadelphia served that same transit justice a century earlier? _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify th…
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This week on Stitch Please, Lisa dives into the fascinating world of scissors! She dishes out everything from their historical journey to becoming a plural wonder to giving tips on picking the perfect pair for sewing. Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned pro, get ready for some scissor-savvy advice on what to look for and how to keep your snippers…
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Drumbeats filled the air, navels pressed against each other, and hips swayed. A dance of celebration was one of the few things the Congolese were able to take into enslavement. The history of the rumba is a tale of cultural erasure. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. P…
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Distributed to millions of people annually across Africa and the global south, insecticide-treated bed nets have become a cornerstone of malaria control and twenty-first-century global health initiatives. Despite their seemingly obvious public health utility, however, these chemically infused nets and their rise to prominence were anything but inev…
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➡️ Become A 'I Never Knew Tv' Youtube Member: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwZ2vurIl_X8rv0Dv4mu12A/join On the 183rdd episode of The Bald Head-N-The Dread Podcast, Jr (The Bald Head) and Autarchii (The Dread) reason about our country's unhealthy celebrity worship culture. They also speak about why humans struggle with fame. 🔥 Tune into 'I NEVER…
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Today's History Story: Staying Safe While Traveling Traveling wasn't always accessible to our ancestors. The Great Migration allowed many Black individuals to leave the South and move to urban areas. Over time, leisure travel became common among Black people, facilitated by resources like The Green Book, offering opportunities to break free from op…
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The literal jewel in the British crown, the Koh-i-Noor diamond has a history as rich as its caratage. Queen Victoria received it from the last maharaja of the Sikh Empire, and it has become a symbol of British colonialism ever since - even in the eyes of the Empress of India herself. In this episode, thanks to a glitch in the Animus, Dan Snow steps…
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She got heated often. Yelled. Raged. Her emotions were belittled. She was called Sapphire and used to weaponize how Black women express anger. Thankfully, she stayed mad, and her rage was her greatest teacher of what it means to protest. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media compa…
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Schemes, preparations, and solidifications…oh my! Here is another chapter in our tale of a pope and his vassals, which, after a three-episode peek into Eastern Roman history, will directly set up something huge that’s about to happen. We’re turning another corner here as the narratives begin to take a wider view of European politics, but keep an ey…
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Black women undertook an energetic and unprecedented engagement with internationalism from the late nineteenth century to the 1970s. In many cases, their work reflected a complex effort to merge internationalism with issues of women's rights and with feminist concerns. To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism (U Illinois Press…
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What do universal rights to public goods like education mean when codified as individual, private choices? Is the “problem” of school choice actually not about better choices for all but, rather, about the competition and exclusion that choice engenders—guaranteeing a system of winners and losers? Unsettling Choice: Race, Rights, and the Partitioni…
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Humanity generated over one septillion bits of data this past year alone. All that information takes energy to transmit. Lots of energy. In fact, data-associated technology could account for up to 20 percent of global energy production by 2030. Using light at the nanoscale level, physicist Dylan Renaud thinks he may have a way to meet the almost li…
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He was told Black blood shouldn’t be mixed with white blood. Refusing to accept this racism, he chose another, more powerful path. His story is ironic, given that he was the one who made blood storage possible in the first place. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. Push…
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In my first-ever interview with an audience, I sat down with Lynel Allen III for the third installment of “The seat of my soul.” We revisited topics from our prior conversations (Episodes 79 and 81) while discussing his childhood in greater depth. He touched on personal issues such as his heavy drug use, the loneliness of incarceration, and when he…
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On this week’s show we look at the South African government’s decision to stop paying for so-called superfans to attend the AFCON and other sports events. We talk about CAF’s decision to stage the CAF Super Cup in Saudi Arabia for the second year in a row. We speak to Nigeria midfielder Peter Etebo, who’s back in action after missing the whole of l…
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What makes a court a court? Most people might answer something like this: there’s a judge with legal training, who makes a judgment, and if you don’t follow their judgment, you get punished. David Law says that, actually, none of that is required for a court. That’s how the American courts work, but all over the world there are courts that operate …
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The Abakuá society of Cuba conserves with remarkable orthodoxy language and rituals from the Ekpe society of West Africa. For The Cameroon-Cuba Connection, Dr. Ivor Miller shares with Georges Collinet and Ned Sublette his decades of research into the roots of Cuban Abakuá in Cameroon. Featuring ceremonial and pop music of southern and southwestern …
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Reesa Teesa broke the internet with her 50-part video series, “‘Who TF Did I Marry?” Her storytelling captivated the audience, but Reesa was simply continuing a centuries-old Black tradition. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of…
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Today’s book is: Freeman’s Challenge: The Murder That Shook America’s Original Prison for Profit (U Chicago Press, 2024), by Dr. Robin Bernstein, which tells the story of a teenager named William Freeman. Convicted of a horse theft he insisted he did not commit, he was sentenced to five years of hard labor in Auburn’s new prison. Uniting incarcerat…
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In 1979, the US government commissioned a fictional account of the aftermath of nuclear war…set in Charlottesville, Virginia. George Perkovich says the report inspired The Day After - one of the most popular made for TV movies of all time. And: Remember when fears of the Y2K computer bug sent everyone into a frenzy at the turn of the year 2000? Mat…
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In this episode, Ray takes a trip back home and talks with his sister Janice about the challenges of caring for the sick and elderly at home. They discuss what they saw during the days of their youth, the secrecy, and the need for help. For more about Ray go to drraychristian.com and let him know what you're thinking. Thanks!…
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This week on the podcast, Lisa spills the beans on her Paris fabric shopping spree! Get the lowdown on how to prepare, how to find the best fabric haunts, and mastering the metro. Plus, she’s got tips on charming the shopkeepers like a pro. Grab a snack, pull up a comfy chair, and get ready for an exciting adventure with a Sewist in Paris! ======= …
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Choosing Arkansas with Dr. Karama Neal shares stories of those who chose Arkansas as their home. In this episode, Dr. Neal talks to Jean Block, the CEO of the Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority. We hope these conversations inspire you to learn more about professional, educational, social and other opportunities in Arkansas, and soon, choose Ar…
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Proctor's Emporium, a 1920s African American cultural hub Sam Proctor, a key community figure and business owner St. Simons Island's historical growth and development Landmark trial secures Proctor's legacy against developers Community justice highlighted by jurors' in-trial rescue Emporium's influence on Civil Rights movement recognized…
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In the twentieth century, the jetpack became synonymous with the idea of a ‘futuristic society.’ Appearing in cartoons and magazines, it felt like a matter of time before people could ride a jetpack to work. But jetpacks never became a mainstream technology, leaving many to wonder…why? In this episode of 99 Percent Invisible, producer Chris Berube …
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The urgent problems of our time require collective engagement with the generative offerings of our imaginations. Whether our work calls us to challenge the extractive practices ruining our planet, educate a new generation of thinkers and creators, or to put out into the burning world poetry that awakens and enlivens, each of us carries – and feels …
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➡️ Become A 'I Never Knew Tv' Youtube Member: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwZ2vurIl_X8rv0Dv4mu12A/join On the 182nd episode of The Bald Head-N-The Dread Podcast, Jr (The Bald Head) and Autarchii (The Dread) reason about the crisis of hypertension (high blood pressure) amongst Black men. They also provide numerous things men can do to reduce th…
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Today's History Story: John Johnson Attica Have you ever stopped to consider how much media focuses on police narratives? The sheer volume almost feels dystopian. There’s even a term for it: copaganda. Whether you’ve heard it or not, copaganda's reach is vast, with even vaster consequences. It infiltrates every form of media, from the morning news …
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We are nearing 100 episodes! Let me know what you'd like to hear or see more of on the Footnotes podcast. Email: info@jemartisby.com Please leave me a review! The last new review was July 2023! I'd be glad to read yours on the next episode. You're hearing from Rev. Dr. Jennifer Harvey about her latest book "Antiracism as Daily Practice: Refuse Sham…
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She’s walked on runways, owned her own modeling agency, and has traveled all over the world. However, Bethann Hardison’s accolades in modeling and fashion pale in comparison to what she has done for generations of Black women. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBla…
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All too often, the history of early modern Africa is told from the perspective of outsiders. In his book A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution (University of Chicago Press, 2019), Toby Green draws upon a range of underutilized sources to describe the evolution of West Africa over a period of four…
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Imagine that you volunteer for the clinical trial of an experimental drug. The only direct benefit of participating is that you will receive up to $5,175. You must spend twenty nights literally locked in a research facility. You will be told what to eat, when to eat, and when to sleep. You will share a bedroom with several strangers. Who are you, a…
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Soul is one of those concepts that is often evoked, but rarely satisfactorily defined. In The Meaning of Soul: Black Music and Resilience Since the 1960s (Duke University Press 2020), Emily J. Lordi takes on the challenge of explaining “soul,” through a book that zooms in and out between sweeping ideas about suffering and resilience in Black cultur…
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In 1920, W. E. B. Du Bois and the NAACP founders published The Brownies’ Book: A Monthly Magazine for Children of the Sun. A century later, The New Brownies' Book: A Love Letter to Black Families (Chronicle Books, 2023) recreates the very first publication created for Black youth in 1920 into a sensational anthology. Expanding on the mission of the…
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All too often, the history of early modern Africa is told from the perspective of outsiders. In his book A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution (University of Chicago Press, 2019), Toby Green draws upon a range of underutilized sources to describe the evolution of West Africa over a period of four…
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