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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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..
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.