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This podcast explores a variety of historical and contemporary issues in Black America. We are curating the pandemic, the protests for Black equality, political and economic equity issues, Civil Rights and Social justice issues, gender and sexuality issues, and all aspects of Black culture. We also … read more

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Conversations on African American History and Education with Kathleen Cormac, Educator and Activist

August 10th, 2021


This episode explores the American educational system and how Black history is presented in K-12 educational spaces. Topics include Juneteenth and …

Reflection on the Pandemic with Sharise Johnson Moore

July 23rd, 2021


This podcast provides personal insights into the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the Black community featuring a conversation with Sharise Johnson-Moore, a motivational speaker pastor and community activist. This …

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

April 2nd, 2021


This is a conversation by the Editors of Historianspeaks about the Blues Singer Ma Rainey and the Netflix adaptation of August Wilson's play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, which first aired in December 2020  

The Dirty South and P-Valley, Episodes 1-4

December 12th, 2020


This conversation with the Editors of focuses on the popular series P-Valley, which broadcasts on Starz. We discuss the themes in …

Vaccines, COVID-19 and the Black Community

December 5th, 2020


This episode features a conversation with the Editors of We discuss Vaccines, Vaccine Conspiracies and the Black Community.

Conversations with the Editors of ( November WrapUp)

November 29th, 2020


This episode explores issues in Black America presented on the web platform: We discuss SARS, Trans issues, Gullah Geechee and …

Biden-Harris and the Black Agenda

November 22nd, 2020


Discussion with the editors of about the incoming presidential administration. and the Black Agenda.


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All Black Lives Matter: Ka’milla Harris, Trans Activism and Coding

November 14th, 2020


This interview with Ka’Milla Harris explores her extensive activism in Atlanta, Georgia and Minneapolis, Minnesota. She also discusses her Trans …

Election 2020: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris A New Beginning

November 8th, 2020


This podcast explores the 2020 Election and looks at the ways in which the Pandemic, Black Women, Black activists, Protests 2020, and Mail-in and …

African Americans and the Vote: A Conversation with the Editors of

October 30th, 2020


This episode features a conversation with Ke’Shunta Drake and HistorianSpeaks about the importance of voting. It’s covers voter suppression, reentry reform, elderly and youth as well as the future of voting

African American Identity: Embracing the African Diaspora

August 21st, 2020


This episode explores African American identity in light of the nomination of Kamala Harris. It offers a nuanced definition of the term African American and delves into how the AA experience is influenced by the African …

Kamala Harris and Evaluating Internet Sources

August 16th, 2020


This episode uses Kamala Harris explores how to assess internet sources and evaluate sources.

“Ain’t No Stopping Us Now:” The Murder of Breonna Taylor

August 14th, 2020


This episode explores the ongoing protest surrounding the murder of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky

African Americans and COVID-19: A Blog Preview

May 8th, 2020


This episode previews the blog for the weekend on Black History Now. We have four exciting new blogs on COVID-19. We hope you will visit the site and support our efforts.

The Least of Us: Big and Small Values in the Age Of COVID-19

March 22nd, 2020


This podcast focuses on how we can come together as a community to help the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic

She Can Win

March 15th, 2020


In this episode, I talk about the recent state of female candidates for president: Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar. I explore why …

Why Black History and Black History Month Matters

February 29th, 2020


This episode explores the origins, meanings and continued relevance of Black History and Black History Month


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Refined Black Masculinity: Gayle King and Kobe Bryant

February 22nd, 2020


This episode explores the recent controversy regarding Gayle King’s interview with Lisa Leslie on the legacy of Kobe Bryant. It offers refined Black …

Introducing the HistorianSpeaks Podcast

February 15th, 2020


This episode introduces listeners to the platform and the HistorianSpeaks Podcast. We encourage listeners to visit the website, look, learn and Donate.


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