Everyday Black History: Afro Appreciation

Everyday Black History: Afro Appreciation

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 Latinos of African descent are honored. We also highlight Institutions that have help the advancement of people in the African Diaspora, such as historically Black University and many others. Enjoy Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

Episodes

May 26, 2022 13 min
This episode is about Alonzo Herndon who was a successful businessman and Atlanta’s first Black millionaire. He also started one of the largest Black owned businesses in the US. Check out the rest of the episode for more info --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Roy Clay Sr and Emmitt McHenry are two pioneers in the field of tech. Roy is considered the “godfather of Black Silicon Valley” and Emmitt started the company that helped usher in the internet boom of the 90’s. Check out the episodes more more info --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Lisa Gelobter is a computer scientist who has invented many things with which we take advantage of everyday, such as the animated GIF. Iddris Sandu is a digital architect who has consulted with some of the biggest tech companies in the world. He created Uber Autonomous Collision Detection Interface, which is a safety software program that detects drivers hand motion and position. Check out the episode for more i...
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April 3, 2022 32 min
Kenneth and Mamie Clark were social psychologist who’s work with children became the basis for decades of child psychology methodology. There studies show how early Children, Black or White become aware of who they are. It’s a interest episode. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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March 27, 2022 20 min
This episode is about Stephanie St Clair . She was a successful business woman, who was also a racketeer. She faced police brutality head on and stood up to the Italian Mafia while protecting her businesses. Check out the episode for more info --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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This episode is about Anna Murray Douglass and Rosetta Douglass. Two women who were abolitionist and social reformers. They fought for freedoms for Black men and Women and just happened to be the wife and daughter of Frederick Douglass. But they were important women on their ow merit. Check out the episode for more info --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anc...
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Rebecca Lee Crumpler is the first Black woman to officially practice medicine in the US. She was also an author and educator who wrote a book in medicine designed for nurses. She helped poor women and children in both Boston and Virginia. Check out the episode for more info. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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February 14, 2022 34 min

I had the privilege of interviewing India and what it means to change ones mindset. We had a great conversation going over examples on how the Black community can change our mindset when dealing with prejudice and oppression. Her views are sure to get you all talking in agreement or disagreement. I hope you enjoy 

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I had the privilege of interviewing Caroline Devoe, who is a multimedia filmmaker. She worked on a documentary film entitled Crawford - The Man The South Forgot. We've done an episode on this podcast talking about him and his life and also the injustice brought down on him and his family by a hateful and evil town. This documentary follows a distinct relative who goes to the town in present day to uncover truths. Enjoy this epi...

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Chuck Harrison was a designer and was the first Black man to lead the design dept of a major corporation. He was involved in the design of over 750 consumer products many of which are still largely in use today. Check out the episode for more info. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Thomas Elkins, Richard Spikes and Kenneth Dunkley are 3 inventors who’s inventions have changed the lives. They are prolific inventors who have pushed industries forward and the technology is still in use today. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Dudley Randall was a poet and founder of the Broadside Press which is a Black owned publishing company that published over 400 Black writers and poets. Check out the episode for more information. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Nikki Giovanni is a poet and educator who has written many notable works of literature. She has influenced countless African American poets and activist over the last 50 years through her poems and activism. Check out this episode of Everyday Black History and learn more about this incredible woman --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHi...
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January 10, 2022 19 min
Sonia Sanchez is a poet and professor who has written many poems plays, essays and books about the Black experience in America. Check out today’s episode for more information on her and her work. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Sarah Goode was being a slave but went on to become and entrepreneur and inventor. She invented the folding bed and received a patent in 1885. Check out the episode for more details. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Sarah Boone was an inventor and entrepreneur who made dresses in the 19th century. She was born a slave and went on to receive a patent for a device still In wide use today. Check out the episode for more info. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Lyda Newman was an entrepreneur and inventor who invented a hairbrush and received a patent for it. Mary Kenner was an inventor with 5 patents and invented the sanitary pad. She was also a business woman who ran multiple flower shops in DC. Check out the rest of the episode for more info. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/supp...
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I had the privilege of interviewing the producer of a documentary about a man that many don't really know about. His name was Anthony Crawford. Anthony Crawford was wealthy land owner in South Carolina. He had over 400 acres of land that he used to plant cotton and a variety of fruit. Unfortunately he was sadly murdered, his land taken and his family ran out of town. So sad to imagine that happening to anyone, let alone a Black...

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Robert P. Moses work has permeated throughout Black History for almost 60 years before his passing. He was directly involved with getting people to vote. He educated many people through his Algebra Project and helped prepare countless people for college and the workforce. Check out the rest of this episode for more info. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: http...
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April 19, 2021 28 min
Many of us know George Washington Carver and his accomplishments for Black History. His work is renowned throughout the world but during his lifetime and many generations after. Today we celebrate him and his work on Everyday Black History --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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