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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February 23, 2021 32 min
Guion Bluford is the first African American man who flew into space and Mae Jamison is the first African American woman to fly into space. Their examples have influenced generations of Black youth in the scientific and tech fields. And today we salute them --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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This episode highlights the father and son duo who started the first Black owned car manufacturing company. 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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Jake Simmons and L.W. Thomas are two men who made money in the oil business. The also established real estate and insurance companies, as well as a oil and mineral rights company. 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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Anthony Crawford was a proud Black man who was successful and amassed considerable land holdings. He was about the uplifting of Black people and put his money into that cause. He was unfortunately killed for his success by a lynch mob in South Carolina. Check out the episode for more info. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/sup...
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Dr Dorothy Spikes was a mathematician and university administrator who’s work no doubt influenced many college age men and women. Richard Spikes was an inventor who had over 12 patents to his name and invented things from a variety of industries. 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 covers two men who aren’t household names. Robert Flemming was an inventor who invented a type of guitar in 1886 and Otis Blackwell was a songwriter who wrote hits for some of the biggest names in music and sold hundreds of millions of albums. Check out the episode for more info. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/...
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Dr Canady was the first Black female neurosurgeon in the US. She has positively influenced and accomplished so much in the field of pediatric neurology. John Lee Love was an inventor who’s inventions are still in wide use today. We celebrate their drive, determination and ingenuity in Everyday Black History --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHis...
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These two newspapers are two of the largest and most influential Black owned newspapers in the country. They were able to influence huge movements in the Black community as well as show Black excellence during a time of disenfranchisement in the Black community. Check out the episode for more info. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayB...
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This episode cover two men who were the first editors and founders of the first Black newspaper, The Freedoms Journal. They opened the door for many Black owned newspapers to follow. 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 covers two amazing women from different walks of life but historic contributions to Black culture. 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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November 3, 2020 24 min
This episode covers 5 Black women go have their time and resources fighting for the right as well as other issues that effect Black Americans. 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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October 25, 2020 14 min
Annie Lee was an artist and philanthropist who dedicated her time, money, home etc to help and inspire both men and women to art and to attend HBCU’s. Her art accurately depicts Black American life in the US. Check out the episode to find out more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Greenwich Village and Chicken Bone Beach are two areas with a historical Black connection. 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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Weeksville Brooklyn was one of the first free Black communities in New York. Many Black professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs came from Weeksville and it was a beacon of racial pride. 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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Seneca Village is New York’s first free Black settlement. It was a community largely forgotten throughout history as it stood in the land that is now Central Park. Check out the episode or 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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Mary Church Terrell was a activist who fought for the rights of all Black men and women. She was an educator as well and fought for inclusion for Black Women during the women’s Suffrage movement. So much more can be said about her work, but check out the episode and find out more of her amazing work --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackH...
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Shields Green, John Anthony Copeland and Lewis Sheridan Leary are three men who fought and died for freedom. Their activities might’ve cost them their lives but it inspired generations of freedom fighters, especially those involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Check out the episode for more info. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBl...
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Josiah Henson was an author, abolitionist and minister who was the basis of the book Uncle Toms Cabin. There’s is so much more to him than what that novel portrayed. Check out the episode to find out who he really was. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
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Today’s episode we highlight two icons of the civil rights movement. Their work as well as the work of their peers has gotten us to where we are today. We have so much further to go but their work has gotten us this far. We owe a great debt to these two men as well as many others. Check out the episode for more info --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://anchor....
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Dr Lisa Cook is a leading authority in worldwide economics. She has mentored and advocated for more Black women to enter and advance in the field. William Hooper Councill was a slave who became and educator and started an HBCU which is now known as Alabama A&M University. To find out more, check out the episode. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/message Support this podcast: https://a...
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