Beyond Black History Month

Beyond Black History Month

Beyond Black History Month

CATEGORY: News
Black History Month happens every February. But the Black community’s impact on America goes way beyond a mere 28 days. This podcast delves into Black history all year round, while also providing nuanced conversations about race and inequality in the U.S.
  1. May 18, 2022
    10 min
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    Buffalo Shooting: What is White Replacement Theory
    Last weekend, an 18-year-old white man walked into a predominantly Black neighborhood and shot 13 people, killing 10. Most of the victims were Black. Investigators say the shooter’s racist manifesto revealed he…
  2. May 12, 2022
    12 min
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    How Harlem became a center for Black excellence
    Harlem has gone through many changes over the years. While activists today are fighting against gentrification and displacement, decades ago there was a different fight in Harlem. In this episode, Femi Redwood,…
  3. May 05, 2022
    26 min
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    The Untold History of Black and Asian Solidarity
    In honor of May being AAPI Heritage Month, we explore the history of solidarity between African-American and Asian-American communities. We begin with a look at the model minority myth and how it has been used…
  4. April 27, 2022
    21 min
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    Rooted in Slavery: The Story of Black Barbershops
    While Black barbershops today are often hang out spots for men to talk sports, relationship, and life, the earliest Black owned barbershops were very different. Black barbers did not serve Black customers. But…
  5. April 19, 2022
    13 min
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    Barbershops are Helping Black Men Improve Mental Health
    Black-owned barbershops are often a safe space for men to talk about sports, politics and relationships. That’s why The Confess Project works with barbers across the country to encourage men to talk about menta…
  6. April 13, 2022
    19 min
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    Negro Leagues to Jackie Robinson: Why Black Players Disappeared
    As America celebrates the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson making his debut in the major leagues, we wanted to understand why there are so few Black baseball players today.In this episode, we speak to a form…
  7. April 06, 2022
    23 min
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    Black Dolls and the Road to Representation
    Black dolls have only recently begun being stocked on most store shelves. But despite the lack of representation, they've played major roles in Black history. They were used to fight against slavery and end sch…
  8. March 10, 2022
    22 min
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    Black representation on HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age'
    HBO’s “The Gilded Age” is a historical drama set in New York City in the 1800s that details the lives of rich families. It follows Peggy Scott, a Black writer, played by Denée Benton. Peggy’s character belongs…
  9. March 01, 2022
    29 min
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    When Neighbors fought Neighbors: The Crown Heights Riot
    “Love Thy Neighbor” is a brand new podcast detailing the events of the 1991 Crown Heights Riot.For those unfamiliar with the historical event, it erupted after a Hasidic man hit two young Black boys with his ca…
  10. February 22, 2022
    20 min
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    Power, Policing, and Politics: Can Historic Black Leadership Create Change?
    The faces of power in New York City are more diverse than ever. Several key positions including the mayor and police commissioner are held by Black leaders, in some cases the first in history. This episode of B…
  11. February 15, 2022
    25 min
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    How Black LGBTQ People Influenced American Nightlife
    From the early days of the Harlem Renaissance to the dawn of disco, the Black queer community specifically has had a niche for revolutionizing the way people party and not getting an ounce of credit.In this spe…
  12. February 01, 2022
    26 min
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    BEYOND BLACK HISTORY MONTH PODCAST: Black hair: Billion dollar industry, few Black owners
    In this very special Black History Month podcast, not only do we explore the history of hair care, but also take a look back at the life and legacy of the woman who helped the entire race realize it’s worth: Ma…
  13. February 01, 2022
    26 min
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    Black hair: Billion Dollar Industry, Few Black Owners
    In this very special Black History Month podcast, not only do we explore the history of hair care, but also take a look back at the life and legacy of the woman who helped the entire race realize it’s worth: Ma…
  14. February 01, 2022
    27 min
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    BEYOND BLACK HISTORY MONTH PODCAST: The legacy of Black comedy
    In this very special Black History Month podcast, listen as we unpack all the hurt and humor with both the assistance of up-and-coming comedian Christiana Jackson and Professor of African American Studies At Du…
  15. February 01, 2022
    27 min
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    The Legacy of Black Comedy
    In this very special Black History Month podcast, listen as we unpack all the hurt and humor with both the assistance of up-and-coming comedian Christiana Jackson and Professor of African American Studies At Du…
  16. January 31, 2022
    2 min
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    Beyond Black History Month Channel Trailer
    A preview of all the programming coming this month and BEYOND.
  17. January 31, 2022
    2 min
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    Beyond Black History Month Channel Trailer
    A preview of all the programming coming this month and BEYOND.

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