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Travers J. Bell, Jr.: Cofounder Of 1st Black-Owned Firm Accepted As A Member Of The New York Stock Exchange

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Travers J. Bell, Jr.: Cofounder Of 1st Black-Owned Firm Accepted As A Member Of The New York Stock Exchange

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Black Mail Blog Hits 200k Views!!
The Black Mail Blog is excited to celebrate 200K+ blog views!  It's been nearly 7 years of bringing you BLACK HISTORY:  SPECIAL DELIVERY!!  Listen in to learn more! This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/03/01/black-mail-blog-hits-200k-blog-views/
01:20
March 01, 2022
Muhammad Aziz And Khalil Islam:  Exonerated Of Malcolm X’s Murder
On November 28, 2021, two of the three men convicted of Malcolm X's murder, Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Isalm, were exonerated. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/28/muhammad-aziz-and-khalil-islam-exonerated-of-malcolm-xs-murder/
03:50
February 28, 2022
The Historic Supreme Court Nomination Of Ketanji Brown Jackson
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/27/the-historic-supreme-court-nomination-of-ketanji-brown-jackson/
01:52
February 27, 2022
Aline Black Hicks: African American Educator Who Fought For Pay Equity
African American educator Aline Black Hicks courageously volunteered to be the plaintiff in a lawsuit to increase pay for black teachers who, at the time, were paid substantially less than their White colleagues. Click the link to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/26/aline-black-hicks-black-educator-who-fought-for-pay-equity/
03:24
February 27, 2022
Travers J. Bell, Jr.: Cofounder Of 1st Black-Owned Firm Accepted As A Member Of The New York Stock Exchange
Travers J. Bell, Jr. made history in 1971 as cofounder of the 1st Black-owned firm accepted as a member of the New York Stock Exchange. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/25/travers-j-bell-jr-cofounder-of-1st-black-owned-firm-accepted-as-a-member-of-the-new-york-stock-exchange/
03:10
February 25, 2022
The John Henryism Effect: Exploring How Racial Oppression Creates Adverse Health Outcomes
In the 1970's epidemiologist Sherman James coined the term "John Henry-ism" to describe the stress and adverse health outcomes experienced by Black people due to racial oppression. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/24/the-john-henryism-effect/
03:36
February 24, 2022
Internalized Oppression vs. Appropriated Oppression
Many have heard of the term internalized oppression.  But, it may be time to reframe and rename this type of oppression.  Rather than being internalized, let's think about what it means for oppression to be appropriated.  Listen in to learn more.   This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/23/internalized-oppression-vs-appropriated-oppression/
03:44
February 23, 2022
Lloyd Hall: Trailblazing Chemist And Pioneer In Food Preservation
Lloyd Hall was a trailblazing chemist and inventor who specialized in food preservation. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/22/lloyd-hall-trailblazing-chemist-and-pioneer-in-food-preservation/
03:37
February 22, 2022
Yes! Black People Can Get Skin Cancer.
It's time to dispel the myth that Black folks don't get skin cancer! While black folks have lower odds of getting skin cancer, they have lower overall survival rates if diagnosed. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/21/yes-black-people-can-get-skin-cancer/
03:54
February 21, 2022
Exploring The Impact Of Special Education Disparities On Black Students
Racial disparities in special education disproportionately impact black students. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/20/exploring-the-impact-of-special-education-disparities-on-black-students/
02:37
February 20, 2022
Jennifer King: 1st Black Positions Coach in NFL
Jennifer King is the first black female positions coach in the NFL. Click the link to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/19/jennifer-king-1st-black-positions-coach-in-nfl/
02:24
February 19, 2022
Before The Montgomery Bus Boycott There Was The Baton Rouge Bus Boycott
Years before the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the black residents of Baton Rouge took a stand against racism and segregation. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/18/before-the-montgomery-bus-boycott-there-was-the-baton-rouge-bus-boycott-2/
02:05
February 18, 2022
Cancer Culture:  How Structural Racism & Cancer is Attacking The Black Community
Let’s talk about CANCER Culture! Black Americans have the highest death rate and lowest survival rates of any racial and ethnic group for all cancers combined and most major cancers. This post will share eight ways cancer is impacting Black communities. Listen in learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/17/cancer-culture-how-structural-racism-cancer-is-attacking-black-communities/
05:51
February 17, 2022
Violin Virtuoso Randall Goosby:  Bringing Classical Music To A Wider Audience
Violinist Randall Goosby hopes to bring classical music to a broader, more diverse audience. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/16/violin-virtuoso-randall-goosby-bringing-classical-music-to-a-wider-audience/
02:47
February 16, 2022
Loney Clinton Gordon:  Key Contributor To Improving Whooping Cough Vaccine
Loney Clinton Gordon is credited with strengthening the effectiveness of the whooping cough vaccine.  Listen in to learn more! This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/15/loney-clinton-gordon-key-contributor-to-improving-whooping-cough-vaccine/
03:14
February 15, 2022
Slavery & The Trail Of Tears
The Slave Trail Of Tears involved the migration of the enslaved to support expansion of the cotton industry fueled by the 1830 Indian Removal Act.  Listen in to learn more.  This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/14/slavery-the-trail-of-tears/
02:01
February 14, 2022
Doug Williams: 1st Black Quarterback To Win A Super Bowl
Doug Williams was the first black quarterback to win a Super Bowl.  Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/13/doug-williams-1st-black-quarterback-to-win-a-super-bowl/
01:60
February 13, 2022
Betcha’ Didn’t Know (BDK):  Black Tennis Phenom Althea Gibson Was Also A Golf Pro!
Althea Gibson played both tennis and golf competitively!  Her accomplishments in the sport of golf are lesser-known.  Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/12/betcha-didnt-know-bdk-black-tennis-phenom-althea-gibson-was-also-a-golf-pro/
05:47
February 12, 2022
Before The NBA:  The Black Fives Basketball Era (1904-1950)
The period between 1904-1950 is known as the “Black Fives Era” when the first all-black basketball teams began to play. The era ended when the NBA began to accept black players in 1950. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/11/before-the-nba-the-black-fives-basketball-era-1904-1950/
02:07
February 11, 2022
How The Underground Railroad Got Its Name
Ever wondered how the Underground Railroad got its name? Listen in to learn more.  This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/10/how-the-underground-railroad-got-its-name/
02:15
February 10, 2022
Jesse Ernest Wilkins, Jr:  Trailblazing Mathematician And Physicist
Jesse Ernest Wilkins, Jr. was a trailblazing African American mathematician and physicist. Though he was unaware at the time, his research contributed to the development of the atomic bomb. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/09/jesse-ernest-wilkins-jr-trailblazing-mathematician-and-physicist/
03:31
February 09, 2022
Viola Mitchell Turner:  Trailblazing Investor
Viola Mitchell Turner was a trailblazing African American investment executive.  Hired as a secretary, she honed her skills and managed a profitable portfolio.  Wall Street investors bypassed male executives to seek her counsel.  She would eventually be promoted to treasurer and then join the North Carolina Mutual Insurance board of directors.  Keeping in mind that her career spanned 1924-1965 at the company, her accomplishments are truly phenomenal.   Listen in to learn more.   This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/08/viola-mitchell-turner-trailblazing-investor/
03:19
February 08, 2022
NATIONAL EQUAL RIGHTS LEAGUE (1864-1921)
Founded in 1864, the National Equal Rights League advocated for full citizenship and economic rights for African Americans.  Listen in to learn more.   This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/07/national-equal-rights-league-1864-1921/
03:48
February 07, 2022
Lusia “Lucy” Smith: 1st Woman Drafted By The NBA
Lusia "Lucy" Smith was the first woman to be drafted by the NBA.  Listen in to learn more~ This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/01/lusia-lucy-smith-1st-woman-drafted-by-the-nba/
01:24
February 06, 2022
The White Rose Mission And Industrial Association
Founded in 1897, The White Rose Mission provided shelter, housing, and support to black women to prevent their exploitation and abuse. Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/04/the-white-rose-mission-and-industrial-association/
05:24
February 06, 2022
Hip Hop Public Health: Using Music, Art, And Science To Address Health Disparities In Communities Of Color
Hip Hop Public Health is using music, art, and science to improve health literacy and decrease health disparities.  Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/05/hip-hop-public-health-using-music-art-and-science-to-address-health-disparities-in-communities-of-color/
04:23
February 06, 2022
Igbo Island Mass Suicide of 1803
The Igbo Island mass suicide in Glynn County, Georgia was a tragic act of resistance by enslaved Africans.  Listen in to learn more. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/06/igbo-island-mass-suicide-of-1803/
03:06
February 06, 2022
Actor Samuel L. Jackson:   Allegedly Expelled from Morehouse College in 1969
In 1969, Martin Luther King, Sr., father of Martin Luther King Jr. was held captive by the "Concerned Students" group at Morehouse College. Actor Samuel L. Jackson was a member of the "Concerned Students" group. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/03/actor-samuel-l-jackson-allegedly-expelled-from-morehouse-college-in-1969/
01:52
February 04, 2022
The Second Emancipation Proclamation (1962)
Welcome to The Black Mail Blog!  The Black Mail Blog brings you: Black History:  Special Delivery!! The Black Mail Blog was launched in July 2015 and features:  black history facts, quotes, trivia, news, and info! This episode is also available as a blog post: http://blackmail4u.com/2022/02/02/the-second-emancipation-proclamation-1962/
02:05
February 02, 2022