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Black History Month was in February, but we believe that black history is American history and should be celebrated all year long. Teen hosts Yanira, Morh'ese, and Robert discuss black history and what it means to be a young black person living in the United States. Our guest is Antwon Dixon, an advisor for the National Society of Black Engineers. Teen Talk is supported in part by Audible. Visit audibletrial.com/teentalkcny to start your 30-day trial and benefit Teen Talk.
Why do we have Black History Month? This question is probably one of the most raised questions in the month of February in many classrooms across America. Blacks living in America during the early years of the twentieth century were commonly accepted as having little history other than that of slavery. Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of Black History” was fully aware of the tremendous contributions made by Blacks to this country. The accomplishment made by Blacks after slavery wa
Previously broadcast July 15th & 16th, 2011
Black History Tours~ Live @ African American Heritage Tour
Listen to interviews with Dr. Sherry Dupree and Harris Rosen of the Rosen Hotel's who hosted the group.
This tour is designed to attract education professionals and other cultural history enthusiasts.
Join @ilyasahshabazz as she talks with Dr. John Christian Suggs about the new Black History Map App
More Than a Mapp is a free iPhone and iPod app that allows users to discover and contribute to the African American history that exists all around us. The location-enabled application can reveal sites of significance to black history in your city, and allows you to upload map points of your own. The crowd-sourced and moderated data will grow to reveal that history doesn’t just live in books; it has a presence in the everyday places we find ourselves.
"I am where I am because of the bridges that I crossed. Sojourner Truth was a bridge. Harriet Tubman was a bridge. Ida B. Wells was a bridge. Madame C. J. Walker was a bridge. Fannie Lou Hamer was a bridge." - Oprah Winfrey Is Black History Month Relevant? Does Black History have a place in American History? Do you celebrate Black History everyday or just in the month of February? The Lines are open and Let's Discuss ~ Black History and Where We Are Today!
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February was chosen by author and historian Carter G. Woodson as the time for the original Black History Week because it took so long for the news to get around to Black folks that slavery had been abolished. Mr. Woodson's book, The Mis-Education of the Negro, addresses issues of education, economics and self esteem that we would be well served to take heed to in 2014. Many of the hindrances spoken of in a book written in 1933 are still alive and well today, with this in mind a look at hist
by Paul Ruffins Black history may have seemed “lost, stolen or strayed” at one time, but since then much of the African American past has been rediscovered and reanalyzed. Unfortunately, this new research hasn’t yet filtered down to high schools, and many students and others still base their thinking on the information that existed in 1968 when CBS News produced the film Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed. At that time, many important works on Black history were
I have a message for Black America. In light of this month being designated Black History Month, I feel this would be an opportune time to bring the message and see what resolves we come to, as a people. During the month I will be sharing contributions of Black Americans as a tribute to a great people.
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