Best africanamerican podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Interviews with Scholars of African America about their New Books
 
African-American History: The Modern Freedom Struggle
 
AAMBC Radio is a show stopper for all authors and is syndicated on a national on line radio show, reaching thousands of listeners. Launched in 2008 AAMBC has interview hundreds of authors and poets with the mission of exposing all talents. We’ve hosted greats such as Kimberla Lawson Roby, Mary B. Morrison, Mary Monroe, Rosalyn McMillan, and many great talents who have went on to make history. Every Tuesday tune in for our fun, sassy, and hilarious chat as we bring on guest to expose their la ...
 
Political news & commentary from a cultural & right-of-center perspective.
 
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.
 
A series of interviews with authors of books on African American History that have been published by several University Presses.
 
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. (Summary by Alan)
 
Mapping the American Past (MAAP) illustrates places and moments that have shaped the long history of African Americans in New York City.
 
African American History Month
 
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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.
 
The English Audio Drama New Testament (CAV) is a unique presentation of the Audio Bible with approximately 180 different characters and a digitally recorded sound track with full sound effects. For a list of other available languages go to our website at http://FaithComesByHearing.com. The mission of Faith Comes By Hearing is to bring His Church together and make disciples from every nation, tribe, language, and people: to give every person the opportunity to listen completely through the Ne ...
 
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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 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 ...
 
Black Talk Radio Network is the world's largest independent black digital radio and podcasting platform producing content of relevance to African-Americans and the African Diaspora. Visit online @ www.blacktalkradionetwork.com
 
Listen in to hear about the good, bad and ugly of how black women and girls are treated in the media and the world at large. With occasional guests and exploring other groups this show is for fans of black chicks and diversity in general.
 
Get Black entertainment and politics news, money and beauty advice, and discuss the issues that matter most to the African American community. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
The African diaspora is a rich tapestry weaving through the course of time, with not only a strong impact on the American society, but throughout the world. The “Black History” podcast ventures to each week introduce an innovative topic, influential person or present interesting aspects of history related to the African diaspora to those seeking knowledge and enlightenment.
 
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Basic Black
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Produced live in WGBH's Studio B, Basic Black features a panel of the region’s sharpest observers of the current news, events, and topics impacting black communities locally and nationally. Basic Black: "Victory for Baker | Viral Video from NYC" Fridays at 7:30pm on WGBH 2 Charlie Baker beat the highly touted Democratic ground game to win the Massachusetts Governor’s race. What does his victory mean for communities of color? And later in the show, the viral video that to date has gotten over ...
 
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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 © 2011-2018 All rights reserved. Written permission for use or reproduction is required.
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://hotaudiobook.com/free Just start a 30-day Free Trial and pick any one audiobook free from 100,000+ best sellers, new releases sci-fi, romances, mysteries, classics, and more. Sign up, select your favorite audiobook, free, with a 30-day trial, stream or download your audiobook instantly on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop. It's that easy!
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://hotaudiobook.com/free Just start a 30-day Free Trial and pick any one audiobook free from 100,000+ best sellers, new releases sci-fi, romances, mysteries, classics, and more. Sign up, select your favorite audiobook, free, with a 30-day trial, stream or download your audiobook instantly on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop. It's that easy!
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://hotaudiobook.com/free Just start a 30-day Free Trial and pick any one audiobook free from 100,000+ best sellers, new releases sci-fi, romances, mysteries, classics, and more. Sign up, select your favorite audiobook, free, with a 30-day trial, stream or download your audiobook instantly on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop. It's that easy!
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://hotaudiobook.com/free Just start a 30-day Free Trial and pick any one audiobook free from 100,000+ best sellers, new releases sci-fi, romances, mysteries, classics, and more. Sign up, select your favorite audiobook, free, with a 30-day trial, stream or download your audiobook instantly on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop. It's that easy!
 
Digital political advocacy elevates this integral civic function by mobilizing constituents through technology
 
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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Sidedoor
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More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults, but where public view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Tony Cohn sneaks listeners through Smithsonian’s side door to search for stories that can’t be found anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
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The Stoop
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The Stoop is a podcast about stories from across the Black diaspora. A combination of journalism, and storytelling that focuses on the stories that aren't talked about enough.
 
The Job Optional Podcast is created for Women of Color who are inspired to start a Small Business on the side of their current 9 to 5 grind. If you have a vision to use your passion to create a profitable Side Hustle, that will give you the Freedom to live Job Optional. Each weekly episode will share actionable steps, key resources and powerful advice to inspire and motivate you and your business to success!
 
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Revision Path
Weekly
 
Revision Path is an award-winning design podcast that showcases the world's Black designers, developers, and digital creatives. On each episode, host Maurice Cherry explores the stories, processes, experiences, insights and inspirations of these awesome creators.
 
Join the pro-gun community of mature (cool) gun owners that have been fighting and surviving in the world of the RKBA for decades. Discover how to speak to a diverse audience with insight and compassion from a former US Marine, law enforcement officer, CIA analyst, and firearms trainer, author, speaker and now Christian pastor, known internationally as the Black Man With A Gun™ that has been in this community since 1991. This podcast (since 2007) shares American history, with a truth you won ...
 
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
 
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We Leave You This
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Young, black, professional… Tammy & Mike’s last will and testament (don’t worry they aren’t dying) on life, values, culture, and each other. Did we mention they’re married? Join them for their biweekly uncensored, sometimes nerdy, always hilarious conversations and advice.
 
Ray Grady and Brian Hooks present their 100% uncensored take on the world from the perspective of two powerful and hilarious black men who don't give a f*ck what you think.
 
Raymond Christian's storytelling is born out of his own life experiences: inner city poverty, race relations, military, family, travel, and adventure.
 
The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly chat about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves. Join your host, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist as she offers practical tips and strategies to improve your mental health, pulls back the curtain on what happens in therapy sessions, and answers your listener questions.
 
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Black Girl Squee!
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Inda Lauryn (@indascorner) and Didi (@dustdaughter) celebrate the achievements of and discuss current events pertaining to Black women.
 
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Black Is
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Dedicated to the Black Experience
 
Join us Sunday & Thursday @ 8 PM 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.
 
A conversation about being black as told by regular black people.
 
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Smiley & West
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This weekly program from PRI hosted by Cornel West & Tavis Smiley features thought-provoking, intelligent and stimulating conversations. Listen, engage and discuss on www.smileyandwest.com or follow them on Twitter at @tavissmiley and @cornelwest
 
Oral histories and interviews with African Americans who endured the hardships of slavery. These recordings document the first-person accounts of several individuals whose life experiences spanned the period during and after slavery. The podcasts are drawn from several collections in the American Folklife Center Archives, one of the preeminent audio-visual repositories of national and international folklife, history and cultural expressions.
 
Writers Jay Connor and Alex Hardy delve into humorous explorations of current events, pop culture, and relevant issues with some of your favorite media personalities. Previous guests include Luvvie Ajayi, Damon Young and Panama Jackson of Very Smart Brothas, digital activist April Reign, Jamie Broadnax of Black Girl Nerds, blogger Demetria Lucas O'Doyley, author Kiese Laymon, Eunique Jones Gibson of Because of Them We Can, YouTube sensation Evelyn From The Internets, celebrity chefs Trap Kit ...
 
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Naming It
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Naming It features Bay Area Psychologists, Dr. Bedford Palmer & Dr. LaMisha Hill, who explore the intersections of Social Justice, Psychology, & Blackness. They introduce aspects of counseling psychology that are not commonly thought of, and engage listeners in a conversation about pop-culture and current events in a way that delves deeper, and focuses on how it all impacts on our lives. The Mission of Naming It is to call out the elephant in the room, and to call in the voices of social jus ...
 
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Men's Voice
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The aim of Men's Voiceis to empower and encourage men to take their rightful place in the home, community and ultimately the world. We discuss issues that are relevant to men especially in the black community. The show will officially launch on January 5, 2012 at 10:00 PM (EST)
 
The Purpose of "Black Fathers, NOW!" is to Bring the Village to the Brotha's. That Village is going to come in the form of Wisdom from Inspirational Guests that bring Unique, Relevant and Practical Insight that you can take action on NOW! Also, you can look forward to quick Inspirational messages designed to help you think about life a bit differently. A popular African Proverb states that It Takes a Village to Raise a Child. Well, we typically don't live in villages anymore...but that doesn ...
 
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GeneaBloggers
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GeneaBloggers is a community of genealogists and family historians who augment their passion for genealogy by blogging. We currently have over 2,000 genealogy blogs listed in our blogroll from around the world and have a vibrant and vocal group of people seeking to define what it is to be a genealogist in the 21st century.
 
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Cinema In Noir
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Unabashed film talk from three mahogany film mavens. Hosted by Candice Frederick, Rebecca Theodore-Vachon, and Kimberly Renee.
 
Scandalous Beauty is a beauty podcast for Women of Color that features interviews and commentary from top artists and influencers in the industry, plus beauty news and reviews by host Erin Baynham.
 
Add Water and Stir will focus on promoting adoption within communities of color, especially within the African American community. We want to give voice and visibility to families like ours who often seem left out of mainstream adoption conversations. We hope to educate others as we talk about our struggles and triumphs of parenting adopted children. Of course, there will be time for Mimi and ABM will kick it about all kinds of not necessarily adoption related topics as well.
 
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Topics Discussed In Today's Episode:• Starbucks is in the hot seat after racial discrimination in philly• J.cole drops KOD 🔥• 24 year old girl agrees to smuggle cocaine in exchange for a free vacation to take photos for ig• Women & Weed• Shoutout to DC police, they will now be taking African American history classes.• Are we working to die/ sho ...…
 
Fifty years ago this week, student protesters threw Columbia University into turmoil. Hundreds of students took over several campus buildings in protest of the university's proposed construction of a gymnasium in a public park and its links to the Vietnam War. The students refused to leave until the university agreed to their demands. By the ti ...…
 
Another spicy interview was underway this Thursday night when we sat down with Jurian and David Isabelle, brothers and filmmakers of the new documentary, Buffalo Soldiers. Buffalo Soldiers:A Quest for Freedom explores the history of african american soldiers spanning 200 years. We go all over the map talking about family dynamics, their early p ...…
 
Use this plan to see 27 top sights in Washington, D.C. over the course of five days of visiting world-class attractions. Suggestions for dining and advance planning, as well as ideas for modifying the plan if you have more or less time to spend in Washington, D.C. are included. Click on the audio bar at the end of this post to listen to the acc ...…
 
The 2018 legislative session lasted only 27 days—a week less than the constitution allows. Join us to find out what legislation passed and what policy priorities were tabled for 2019. Questions we might ask include: What does the "boyfriend loophole" mean and how was it fixed? Will new legislation mean changes in how prescription drugs are pric ...…
 
BHL This Week – Join Courtney Stewart and Derrial Christon as they recall the top stories of the week on This Week for April 19th, 2018. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! – http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website – http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter – https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch – http://shop.spreadshir ...…
 
Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, U.S. Senator Tim Scott and Representative Trey Gowdy join “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King for a candid and emotional conversation about their bond and new book “Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country." The two South Carolinians discuss how their friendship developed ...…
 
…no, never having been one of Roy’s stalkers, as the ‘Calm Voters Down’ episode continues to gain infamy. https://jazzjoyandroy.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/royforgivesmarthastewartforhavingnevereverbeenoneofhisstalkers.mp3 Read this Proposal To Potential Additional Esteemed Broadcast Partners for “News and Politics from Jazz Joy and Roy” USA Gl ...…
 
Push play to hear Mz. UndaStood discuss:1. CEO of Backpage2. Silliest Lie you ever told to get out of trouble 3. Good Gossip 4. High Car Payments and more!We currently air Sunday's at NOON on WEBR Radio Fairfax. Tune in to hear all of these gyms and knowledge!KDR is formatted as an infotainment musical based show, focusing largely on lifestyles ...…
 
BHL This Week – Join Courtney Stewart and Derrial Christon as they recall the top stories of the week on This Week for April 11th, 2018. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! – http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website – http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter – https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch – http://shop.spreadshir ...…
 
Mina shares the challenges of growing up as one of the few African Americans in her predominantly white hometown and her subsequent journey toward authoring her own identity.
 
Recorded April 5th, 2018The three O'Fours are back together to talk about the wealth study, profiled by the New York Time's Upshot, which showed African American boys are severely disadvantaged compared to their white counterparts. The three talk through how the study was conducted, what it shows, and how America should react to it. Then, the t ...…
 
BHL This Week – Join Courtney Stewart, Derrial Christon, and Jesse Janedy as they recall the top stories of the week on This Week for April 5th, 2018. CALIFORNIA CONSIDERING AN UNPRECEDENTED LAW RESTRICTING POLICE FIREARM USE https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/california-police-force- legislation_us_5ac3c013e4b00fa46f872c28 BLACKN WOMEN OVER ...…
 
Curtis CS Bennett is a highly popular American Author who writes about the history of African-Americans contributions to the Conservative Movement, Public Speaker, and is a Radio Host (most notably at Southern Sense with Annie Ubelis Tuesdays and Fridays @ 2PM ET). Order his books on Amazon and check out his webite The Original Radicals Kel is ...…
 
Hey, anybody else find parenting hard? Ugh, I basically use this podcast to hang out with parents who are way better than I am, and this week I'm talking with Wynter Pitts, girl mom extraordinaire. I want to show up at Wynter's house every week for a pep talk and some wisdom. Wynter and I talk about her book, She Is Yours: Trusting God as You R ...…
 
Intro: American history, African American spirituals, and the consent to dream for freedomComics, Black Panther, and Octavia Butler: Talking science fiction and reframing consent narratives with Clarence Haynes! https://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/clarence-haynesT.A.M. Thoughts: Live your fantasy, just like Ziggy Stardust!Songs:"Freedom Highw ...…
 
In episode 46, we welcome Dr. Uzo Osuagwu (@uzo_md) to discuss anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine on the Docs! We dive into why anesthesiologists are so important to the medical profession. We also talk about his journey into becoming a doctor and why he chose interventional pain medicine. Plus, we breakdown challenges faced being ...…
 
Black by popular demand! It’s another episode of your favorite weekly roast session: UNSEASONED, and this time we’re stirring some tea on everyone’s wild spring break in Miami, giving the dump on Trump’s latest scandal and his vision for the future, taking a peek at the ever fraudulent Rachel Devil-zal’s latest antics, and putting all the poser ...…
 
An interview with Dr. Paul Ortiz, Associate Professor of History from the University of Florida. He is the author of numerous books, including Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920 (2006, UC Press). He discussed his latest book, An African A ...…
 
She was the first African American women to have a patented invention for a medical purpose
 
Although Gayima is a 2nd Generation Sierra Leone born and raised in the United States of America, to the typical East African, Gayima is African-American, defined by looks, language, and residency. In this episode, Gayima takes a moment to answer the question posed by many of her friends and acquaintances. Listen to her perspective, where she c ...…
 
Drawing inspiration from ESPN, KG and LB give us their top 10 most dominant athletes in the last 20 years. Then listen to them weigh in on if prominent HS athletes should use their platform to address social issues. Lastly, they discuss how MLB could get more interest from young African Americans.
 
Episode Notes Jocelyn Rainey joins Black Coffee to talk FML313 and her winning Friends of African and African American Art Alain Locke Award. Hosts Khary Frazier & Freda Sampson continue to welcome guests to share their stories, love, and appreciation for Detroit's Black History. visit www.detroitisdifferent.com to stay up to date on all things ...…
 
Val and Kendra remember their Lord of The Ring's crushes. They discuss how African Americans are the only group to earn less money now than in 2000. They dive into why Black and Hispanic students are extremely LESS likely to be identified as gifted and talented. And they ask, what's the difference between a frat and a gang? Let Me See You submi ...…
 
BHL This Week – Join Courtney Stewart, Derrial Christon, and Jesse Janedy as they recall the top stories of the week on This Week for March 29th, 2018. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! – http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website – http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter – https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch – http:// ...…
 
BHL This Week – Join Courtney Stewart, Derrial Christon, and Jesse Janedy as they recall the top stories of the week on This Week for March 29th, 2018. Make sure to subscribe to BHL! – http://youtube.com/blackhollywoodlive HELPFUL LINKS: Website – http://blackhollywoodlive.com Follow us on Twitter – https://twitter.com/bhlonline Merch – http:// ...…
 
March 29 is now the official National Vietnam War Veterans Day, set aside to “observe with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities” the commemoration of the war. More important than commemorating a war is to commemorate the service, in some cases the ultimate service, that soldiers gave their nation. For our part, we commemorate with w ...…
 
The 2020 census is still two years away, but there is plenty of buzz about what the federal survey will ask, including questions about citizenship and country of origin. For the first time, people will be able to write in their origins in a blank box on the census instead of just checking a race. The survey, which happens every ten years, is de ...…
 
We travel to new heights on this episode of Girls! Girls! Girls with Dr Mae Jemison; tech pioneer, doctor, volunteer, and the first African American woman in space. This is one small step for women, one giant leap for womenkind. Follow on Twitter: @GGGpod NEW EPISODE EVERY THURSDAY Theme music: 'Heavy, Crazy, Serious' - Blank and Kytt Find out ...…
 
This week the Sara and Kyle are joined by longtime friend, but first time guest to the podcast, Dwayne Jones. Dwayne is a community advocate in Orange Mound, a historic African American neighborhood located in the center of Memphis. Dwayne’s work to improve the neighborhood he grew up in takes on many forms - affordable housing, sustainable tra ...…
 
“If someone is raised to spend time in the outdoors it will be something that they do without question; they won’t wonder whether or not it’s something that they’re supposed to do based on their ethnic or racial identity or how they go through life…. Unfortunately too many people in our culture and our society are deprived of that opportunity.” ...…
 
CLR 1863. An American-born daughter of Nigerian immigrant parents relates her tapestry-enriching American experience as she applies for medical school.
 
In this weeks episode the MOD crew minus Kyle Review Black Panther Nipsey Hustle new album and their favorite African American leader as Black history month comes to a close.
 
An F.B.I. Intelligence Assessment leaked in October determined, “The FBI assesses it is very likely Black Identity Extremist (BIE) perceptions of police brutality against African Americans spurred an increase in premeditated, retaliatory lethal violence against law enforcement and will very likely serve as justification for such violence.” Duri ...…
 
The African American women to hold a patent for a software invention (Linkline)
 
In this episode, we look into the compelling world view and craftmanship of playwright Mamie Burrill—a woman who used the art of drama to incite powerful social and moral debates during the early twentieth-century. We analyze one of her plays as part of our “Femininity” theme and discuss timely topics like reproductive rights, cultural expectat ...…
 
Bessie Coleman, the first female African American pilot.
 
8:00pm/EST - Attorney Tiffany Hill - Career Prep For Teens: Understanding your Rights in the Workplace. Understanding your Rights in the Workplace. Creating safe workplace, creating a fair workplace, creating an Informed and Productive workplace. 8:30pm/EST Author Larry Davis - The Re-Education of African American Children Few would argue that ...…
 
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