One Mic Black History

One Mic Black History

One Mic History centers around little known events or persons from Black history and attempts to enlighten and empower through learning more about African American History.

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June 27, 2022 15 min
Emmett Louis Till, was a 14-year-old African American who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, after being accused of offending a white woman in her family's grocery store. The brutality of his murder and the fact that his killers were acquitted drew attention to the long history of violent persecution of African Americans in the United States.
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Juneteenth is annual holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States, its a mix of June and Nineteenth, Originating in Galveston, Texas, it is now celebrated annually on June 19 throughout the United States, with increasing official recognition. It is commemorated on the anniversary date of the June 19, 1865 announcement of General Order No. 3 by Union Army general Gordon Granger, proclaimin...
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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a landmark 1954 Supreme Court case in which the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that racial segregation of children in public schools was unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Education was one of the cornerstones of the civil rights movement. It helped establish the precedent that “separate-but-equal” was, in fact, equal at all.

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During the early 20th century, Tulsa was recognized nationally for its African American community known as the Greenwood District. It was home to a thriving business district and surrounding residential area that earned it the nickname “Black Wall Street.” In June 1921, a series of events caused a mob of white residents, some deputized and given weapons by city police, attacked Black residents and completely destroyed homes and bus...
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The 761st Tank Battalion known as the “Black Panthers” were one of the three United States Army segregated combat tank battalion to serve during World War II. The unit spend over 183 consecutive days in combat.

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The Tuskegee Airmen were a group African Americans who enlisted to become America's first black military airmen, during a time when there were many people who thought that black men lacked the intelligence courage and skill for military service.

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21 years after the end of the first great war with a new great war looming. A new generation of African Americans had to decide if fighting for democracy abroad would offer them another chance for equality at home. This is a episode about the experiences of 1.2 million African American soldiers during World War 2.

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April 11, 2022 27 min
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. This is the story of how that organization was created.

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On November 10, 1898 a mob angry over what they called “Negro Rule” overthrew the elected government in Wilmington, North Carolina. This is the story of the only successful coup d’état ever to take place on American soil.

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March 14, 2022 18 min
Ida B. Wells was an African American journalist, abolitionist and feminist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s. She went on to become an integral in the early civil rights movement.

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February 28, 2022 11 min
Plessy v. Ferguson was a landmark 1896 U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” Plessy is widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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Black History Month is an annual celebration of the study and achievements of African Americans and a time when they weren't being recognized their central role in U.S. history. It was the predecessor to “Negro History Week,” which was the brainchild of the black historian Carter G. Woodson.

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February 14, 2022 12 min
Jim Crow were state and local laws and etiquette that enforced racial segregation and affected every aspect of African American's lives.

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February 1, 2022 22 min
Reconstruction was a time period from around 1865-1877, it was an effort to reintegrate Southern states back in the union as well as define 4 million newly-freed African Americans’ place in American society.

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November 24, 2021 43 min
The Netflix movie “The Harder They Fall”. The movie assembles cast black actors to play legendary Black western figures from across time to tell a fictional story about two rival groups, the Nat Love gang and the Rufus Buck gang. While the Harder They Fall is a fictional story that departs from actual historical events, the characters are real people, so who were the real historical people behind the characters in The Harder They F...
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Henry Johnson while on watch in the Argonne Forest in France on May 14, 1918, he fought off a German raid, killing multiple German soldiers and rescuing a fellow soldier Private Needham Roberts while experiencing 21 wounds himself.

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In 1951, a Black woman named Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with terminal cervical cancer. While she was being treated at Johns Hopkins University, a doctor named George Gey removed cells from her cervix without her permission and later discovered that Henrietta's cells could not only be kept alive, but would also grow indefinitely.

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October 21, 2021 22 min
Black Eden was the Town of Idlewild, Michigan, from 1912 through the mid-1960s. Idlewild had an active year-round community and was visited by black entertainers and musicians from all over the country. At its peak, it was one of the most popular resorts in the Midwest and as many as 25,000 would come to Idlewild in the height of the summer season.

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October 6, 2021 25 min
An explanation the life and death of Fred Hampton.

Hampton was a young, gifted leader with a talent for organizing people who would rise to become the chairman of the Black Panther Party’s Illinois chapter before being assassinated by the federal government.

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September 22, 2021 14 min
The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenagers falsely accused of raping two white women aboard a train near Scottsboro, Alabama, in 1931. The trials and repeated retrials of the Scottsboro Boys sparked an international uproar and produced two landmark U.S. Supreme Court verdicts

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