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HistorianSpeaks

HistorianSpeaks

By Stephen G. Hall
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 cover events in Africa and the African Diaspora. The podcast expands on and extends discussion on our blog: historianspeaks.org/ Please listen here and visit the website and support our work. Comment and let us know how we are doing. We need your support. Please Donate Today.
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
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  
38:17
April 2, 2021
The Dirty South and P-Valley, Episodes 1-4
This conversation with the Editors of HistorianSpeaks.org focuses on the popular series P-Valley, which broadcasts on Starz. We discuss the themes in Episodes, 1-4.
55:15
December 12, 2020
Vaccines, COVID-19 and the Black Community
This episode features a conversation with the Editors of HistorianSpeaks.org. We discuss Vaccines, Vaccine Conspiracies and the Black Community.
54:22
December 5, 2020
Conversations with the Editors of HistorianSpeaks.org ( November WrapUp)
This episode explores issues in Black America presented on the web platform: HistorianSpeaks.org. We discuss SARS, Trans issues, Gullah Geechee and Hoodoo and police brutality and Protests2020
42:45
November 29, 2020
Biden-Harris and the Black Agenda
Discussion with the editors of HistorianSpeaks.org. about the incoming presidential administration. and the Black Agenda.
48:51
November 22, 2020
All Black Lives Matter: Ka’milla Harris, Trans Activism and Coding
This interview with Ka’Milla Harris explores her extensive activism in Atlanta, Georgia and Minneapolis, Minnesota. She also discusses her Trans Invention firm and her work on her innovative website: tranzproud.com
40:04
November 14, 2020
Election 2020: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris A New Beginning
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 absentee voting influenced the result. Discussion with Editors of HistorianSpeaks.org: HistorianSpeaks and Ke’Shunta Drake.
42:45
November 8, 2020
African Americans and the Vote: A Conversation with the Editors of HistorianSpeaks.org
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
36:58
October 30, 2020
African American Identity: Embracing the African Diaspora
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 Diaspora
32:23
August 21, 2020
Kamala Harris and Evaluating Internet Sources
This episode uses Kamala Harris explores how to assess internet sources and evaluate sources.
26:42
August 16, 2020
“Ain’t No Stopping Us Now:” The Murder of Breonna Taylor
This episode explores the ongoing protest surrounding the murder of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky
11:36
August 14, 2020
African Americans and COVID-19: A Blog Preview
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.
08:29
May 8, 2020
The Least of Us: Big and Small Values in the Age Of COVID-19
This podcast focuses on how we can come together as a community to help the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic
16:31
March 22, 2020
She Can Win
In this episode, I talk about the recent state of female candidates for president: Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar. I explore why these candidacies failed and what role women will play in presidential politics..
20:02
March 15, 2020
Why Black History and Black History Month Matters
This episode explores the origins, meanings and continued relevance of Black History and Black History Month
19:23
February 29, 2020
Refined Black Masculinity: Gayle King and Kobe Bryant
This episode explores the recent controversy regarding Gayle King’s interview with Lisa Leslie on the legacy of Kobe Bryant. It offers refined Black masculinity as an alternative to popular presentations of Black Masculinity.
25:31
February 22, 2020
Introducing the HistorianSpeaks Podcast
This episode introduces listeners to the HistorianSpeaks.org platform and the HistorianSpeaks Podcast. We encourage listeners to visit the website, look, learn and Donate.
02:25
February 15, 2020