We will broadcast our fifth episode Thursday, October 15 and feature Dr. Ida E. Jones, who just penned “Mary McLeod Bethune, True Democracy, and the Fight for Universal Suffrage” for The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission. The Archivist at Morgan State University talks with POH Talk Radio about the history of the women’s right to vote and Vice President nominee Kamala Harris. Jones is also author of “Mary McLeod Bethune in Washington, D.C.: Activism and Education in Logan Circle.”
During the second half-hour, Tyrone Haymore, historian/curator of the Robbins History Museum, talks about the Calumet Region’s Black heritage including its impact on aviation in the United States and Ethiopia. Robbins, Illinois was home of the nation’s first Black airport and is of one of the nation’s first Black towns. The Calumet Region straddles the Illinois and Indiana line and covers South Side Chicago, South Suburban Chicago, and portions of Northwest Indiana, including Gary.
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