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American history preserved through the use of Primary sources, Black History, African American History~ The african experience; Shared by the legends themselves, their descendants, loved ones, genealogist and scholars. Presented by The Gist of Freedom

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A Tribute To Fannie Lou Hamer : Mzuri Moho

Did You Know... with Robert Green and Black Aviators Historian Guy E. Franklin Emory Conrad Malick In 2004, Pennsylvania native Mary Groce was going through a box of family papers with her cousin Aileen when she found a sheet... more

Descendant Tamara Lanier Explains Suit Against Harvard And Slavery Images The Gist of Freedom and Guest host Kimberly Simmons welcomes Tamara Lanier. Join us as Mrs. Lanier updates us on her suit against Harvard Lawsuit... more

Langston Hughes, Jesse B. Semple by Lewis Cole, Now Theater

Slavery Survivors' Descendants Own Nat Turner Plantation! Turner Family offer Nat Turner's Cave, to be part of driving tour | http://bit.ly/NatTurnerTour The Turner descendants gained a piece of history when they inherited his two... more

Lt. Wilson, Bible Talk, Soldier In The Army Of Lord

Origins of Watch Night Service! Black Methodists and Baptists celebrate Watch Night, December 31, 1862 the Emancipation Proclamation would go into effect at midnight. The celebration continues in African American churches today, striking... more

Greetings friends, Tonight on ..."Make Some Noise," with Empress Mariam" and The Gist of Freedom... is Mr. Timothy Pigford. He is a black farmer who won a class action lawsuit against the federal government. Problem is... trying to get... more

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