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... Show More

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Pat Chappelle was a entrepreneur and theater owner who established a successful traveling show of mostly African American performers. He owned several businesses such as theater and saloons. And helped many of the performers find work in a comfortable environment, where they were able to thrive. Check out the episode to find out more --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. ... Read more

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Ben Montgomery was a slave who was freed and went on to invent a device that allows small boats to propel through shallow water. He became a landowner and an entrepreneur. A true example of Black History. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Henry Cecil McBay was a chemist who’s research allowed for the inexpensive creation of peroxide compounds. He has influenced many minds to enter the chemistry field with his love of it. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Elijah McCoy was an inventor and engineer who held 57 patents. Most of which was related to the lubrication of steam engines in locomotives. He was a pioneer in this industry and made major improvements to designs that already existed. His inventions were so popular that the phrase “The Real McCoy” was coined to separate his inventions from the rest. Check out the episode. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice M... Read more

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Dorothy Hughes is an entrepreneur, a trans public speaker who has pioneered child welfare and fought on the front lines for civil right for African Americans, Women and children of multiracial backgrounds. She’s accomplished so much. Check out this episode. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHisto... Read more

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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 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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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. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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John Dabiri is a biophysicist, bioengineer, Professor and inventor. He has taught at both CalTech and Stanford as well as researching jellyfish and applying that research to different fields that’s groundbreaking. Check out the audio and enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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MoreHouse College established in 1867 is one of the most storied Institutions of higher learning. Some of the most well known leaders, entrepreneurs and entertainers have attended there. Check out this episode for more. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Dr Raphael Carl Lee is a Biomedical surgeon, engineer and entrepreneur. He founded two companies and is a pioneer in the biomedical field. He is credited with helping expand the understanding of electrical injuries on the human body. Check out the episode to learn more. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/Every... Read more

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Dr Claudia Alexander was a Engineer and Scientist who specialized in Planetary Science, space plasma and tectonic plates. She was an advocate of minority girls and women to join the STEM Fields. And started a scholarship to realize that dream. Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Jerry Lawson was a electrical engineer who was a pioneer in the game omg industry in the 1970’s and 80’s. He is responsible for development of the interchangeable video game cartridge. Check out the podcast for more info. Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Dr Treena Arinzeh is a Biomedical Engineer and Professor who is a pioneer in STEM CELL research and made many breakthroughs in the field. She also involved in the community and example for young people of color. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Gloria Long Anderson is an inventor and holder of 2 patents, a chemist who’s worked has been applied in different fields and academic who held President positions at Morris Brown University more than once. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Isabel Dos Santos is a businesswoman and Africa’s first female billionaire. She’s involved in a variety of businesses from telecommunications to the energy industry. Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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This episode is about June Bacon Bercey who is believed to be the first African American women to receive a degree in meteorology in the US. She started scholarships to get more African American people (especially women and young girls of color) in atmospheric sciences and meteorology. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https:/... Read more

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Donna Auguste is a successful businesswoman, Engineer and philanthropist who founded her own software company which she sold for $147 million in 2001. She also worked for Apple and other tech companies. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Tom Mboya was a independence activist, Trade Unionist and the one of the Founding Fathers if Kenya’a Independence. He also spearheading programs beneficial to several African countries including Airlift African which allowed Africans to study in the US. Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/s... Read more

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Dr Jose Celso Barbosa was the first Puerto Rican of African who obtained a medical degree in the US. He was a political leader as well and known as the father of the Statehood For Puerto Rico movement. Enjoy --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support

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Dr Wanda Austin is an engineer and former President and CEO of Aerospace Corp which is the leading architect for the US national security space programs. She still consults for them. She is extremely accomplished and respected in the Science and Tech fields, where she even advised the President. Check out the episode. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor Voice Messages: The easiest way to make a podcast. anch.co/vms Su... Read more

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