Juneteenth Podcasts

Juneteenth Podcasts

A century and a half later, people all over celebrate Juneteenth, the day that commemorates freedom from the long shadow of American slavery. Explore shows that examine how the holiday celebrates Black liberation while maintaining for movement for racial equity.

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June 17, 2021 26 min

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Host Ibram X. Kendi expounds the history and legacy of Juneteenth, and what the day means to him. He passes the mic to Annette Gordon-Reed, Heather McGhee, Adam Serwer, Tiya Miles and Maurice Carlos Ruffin, who share how this day in American history shows up in their lives. Plus: the Be Antiracist team hits the str...

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To celebrate Juneteenth and the one-year anniversary(!) of HELLO SOMEBODY, Senator Turner asks us to reflect on what motivates us to be free, how we are defining the word “freedom” in the 21st Century, and the symbolization of Juneteenth and the emancipation of enslaved people in the confederate states. Settle in for this sol...

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"🖋️ Get ready for this important holiday! 📖 Learn about the history of the event from museum specialist Kelly Navies of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. 🏛️ Walk with Correspondent Pamela Kirkland as she speaks with Miss Opal Lee about her efforts to raise...

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Roy Wood Jr. discusses Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the end of slavery, and shares stories of heroic runaway slaves like Henry Box Brown, and Ellen and William Craft. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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"After 155 years, Juneteenth, a celebration of the emancipation of enslaved Americans, is being acknowledged as a holiday by corporations and state governments across the country. Today, we consider why, throughout its history, Juneteenth has gained prominence at moments of pain in the struggle for black liberation in America....

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Juneteenth, formerly Emancipation Day or Jubilee, celebrates the day slavery ended in Texas, June 19, 1865. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed studies the early American republic and the legacy of slavery. "It was a very, very tense time — hope and at the same time, hostility," Gordon-Reed says. Her book is...

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"Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating Black American independence and commemorating the ongoing struggle for equality. Learn the history of Juneteenth in this episode of BrainStuff.

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"President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation ending slavery on January 1, 1963. But it wasn’t until more than two years later – on June 19, 1965 – that enslaved people in the state of Texas were finally told that they were free. The anniversary of that day has become known as Juneteenth.
This Juneteenth, 2020, Ame...

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"N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the #QuarantineChamps chop it up with Marc Lamont Hill, Mysonne, Bun B & Talib Kweli.
Host of BET News & Black Coffee & Temple University Professor Marc Lamont Hill joins us along with Activist & MC, The N.Y. General Mysonne! In our most political e...

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"Michele Norris on what happened in Tulsa — and why Americans don’t learn this history in school. Nicole Ellis on the history of Juneteenth. And Taylor Turner talks about her personal connection to the holiday.
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Opinion: The diabolical irony of Trump in Tulsa.
Trump rally in Tulsa, site of a race massacre, on Junetee...

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June 15, 2021 30 min

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"Welcome to the first episode of Hello Somebody where Senator Nina Turner, the hell-raising humanitarian, talks truth, justice, humanity and everything in-between. Launched purposefully on Juneteenth, today’s message speaks to the pain we ALL are feeling due to the suffering experienced by generations of Black livelihoods...

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"Juneteenth marks a triumphant moment for not just Black Americans, but all people who have sought liberation globally. On June 19th, Kai Wright hosted a special episode of “The Brian Lehrer Show” with a series of conversations about the history of the national holiday, classical music and Black politics - the...

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"On this day in 1865, Major General Gordon Granger announced the abolition of slavery in Galveston, Texas. The day is now commemorated as Juneteenth.

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In honor of Juneteenth, Nicole and Sasheer recorded this minisode discussing the holiday, its history, if they can wish other black people a "Happy Juneteenth!", and how they plan on spending the day.

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"Today is Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the US in 1865. In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, Juneteenth carries a special meaning, as Americans call for racial justice and widespread reform. Seneca Women's Sharon Bowen joins us to discuss one way we can all observe Juneteenth, toda...

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Companies from Nike to the New York Times have announced that Juneteenth will be a paid day off this year. What does wider observance of the holiday say about the progress we’re making as a country? Guest: Adam Serwer, staff writer for The Atlantic Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn...

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Michael and Pele examine the NFL’s recent move to make Juneteenth a company holiday. Is it an honorable move? Is it too little, too late? They also talk to Frankie Shaw, actor, director, writer and creator of SMILF on Showtime, about anti-racism work and an episode of SMILF that holds special meaning for Pele.

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Check out this episode as we talk about the importance of Juneteenth to the Black community and it’s earliest celebrations that date back to the 19th century. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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What we deem worthy of gathering around matters. We are in a moment where the Fourth of July is being contested and some are asking, why haven’t we always celebrated June 19th as the true day of freedom for all? Listen in on our season finale as we check back in with Tanesha Forman, a middle school teacher in New Haven, CT wh...

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Lois Reitzes talks with Calinda Lee and Kate Whitman of the Atlanta History Center, about their virtual Juneteenth events; Atlanta Opera singer Morris Robinson about George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess"; and Charmaine Minniefield about her virtual Flux Projects installation "Remembrance as Resistance...

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