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One Mic

One Mic

By Michael Motley
Black Barbershop style discussion podcast about pop culture, current events, and telling stories about life from a comedic perceptive.
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The Attack on Black Veterans
Inspired to defend their country and pursue greater opportunity, African Americans have served in the U.S. military for generations. But instead of being treated as equal members of society upon their return from military service, thousands of Black veterans were accosted, attacked, or lynched between the end of the Civil War and the post-World War II era.
23:34
September 18, 2020
Women's suffrage vs Black Suffrage
The Suffrage movement for African Americans and Women had their roots in the abolitionist movement but in the 70 years between the Seneca Falls Women's rights convention and the ratification of the 19th amendment, the two groups relationship was ripped apart by racism and politics.  Podcast links:  https://linktr.ee/thecut_podcast  Please support our Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914
31:54
September 17, 2020
The First Great Migration
The Great Migration was the movement of 1.5 million African Americans rural areas in the South to northern industrial cities this occurred between 1916 and 1940 caused primarily by the poor economic conditions as well as the prevalent racial segregation and discrimination in the Jim Crow South Check out the Cut Podcast https://linktr.ee/thecut_podcast  Please support our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914
23:12
August 19, 2020
The Red Summer
Red Summer is the period from late winter through early autumn of 1919 during which white supremacist terrorism and racial riots took place in more than three dozen cities across the United States. I discuss the the underlining conditions like the great migration, the end of World War 1 and racial unrest.   New podcasts episodes second Friday of the month on all major platforms and Please support our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914
32:49
August 9, 2020
Harlem Hellfighters
The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment and commonly referred to as the Harlem Hellfighters, was an All black United States infantry regiment that fought for France  during World War I. New podcasts episodes second Friday of the month on all major platforms and Please support our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914
21:14
July 26, 2020
Houston riot of 1917
The little known story about the mutiny and riot by 156 soldiers of the Third Battalion of the all-black 24th United States Regiment on August 23, 1917 New podcasts episodes second Friday of the month on all major platforms and Please support our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914
17:51
July 18, 2020