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Best Black History podcasts we could find (updated November 2019)
Best Black History podcasts we could find
Updated November 2019
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The History Hour
Weekly
 
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
 
For better of for worse these are the people who changed our world.
 
Welcome to Everyday Black History! Where we highlight the contributions of Black Men and Women both Past and present. Here we celebrate Afro Appreciation, where Black American, Africans and Latinos of African descent are honored. We also highlight Institutions that have help the advancement of people in the African Diaspora, such as historically Black University and many others. Enjoy Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
 
IBA profiles a diverse selection of current and historically significant figures whose stories help illuminate life in Black America.
 
Two Black Guys with Good Credit is a show about two black guys from Canada living in the US for over 20 years - Arlington in Los Angeles and Shaun in Brooklyn. Both are business owners with successful track records and, of course, good credit! Each week they will bring you their ‘straight talk’ and at times humorous perspective on making, managing, and protecting your money. Two Black Guys with Good Credit will educate, entertain, and inspire you to achieve YOUR financial goals.
 
Satanists discuss modern Satanism, its history, left-leaning political activism, and how Satanism relates to current events and pop culture. It's a show for the Satan-curious, or those already involved in Satanic groups.
 
The Making Queer History podcast that explores people and events throughout queer history.
 
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. Producer: Peter Curry
 
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Buried Truths
Monthly
 
A black man gets into a car and heads South. A coroner pulls back a sheet and is suspicious of what he sees. An attorney wonders, "Where did this gun come from?" Buried Truths, winner of the 2018 Peabody Award, looks at still-relevant stories of injustice, resilience and racism in the American South. Season 2: The story of A.C. Hall, explores police privilege, racial conditioning and community activism. Season 1 focused on Isaiah Nixon, voter suppression and new beginnings --- from WABE, Pul ...
 
Faith. Race. Politics. Education. Global Issues. No topic goes untouched when it comes to Pastor Lorenzo Neal. Lorenzo Neal is pastor of New Bethel AME Church of Jackson, MS. author, educator, and political commentator. Launched in June of 2010, Zera Today provides a fresh insight from the perspective of pastor and commentator. The show has played host to prominent guests in its short time and it is receiving good ratings from the online broadcasting community. Pastor Neal is also a highly s ...
 
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History, Bitches!
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From Queen Isabela “the She Wolf” of France to Phillis Wheatley, America’s first black published poet, history is full of provocative and forgotten women. This podcast rethinks the legacies of these crazy dames and bad broads and celebrates the achievements of those previously overlooked or neglected. For blog articles and the complete podcast archive, visit: http://historybitchespodcast.com
 
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Emperors of Rome
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“Great empires are not maintained by timidity.” - Tacitus. A podcast series looking at the rulers of the ancient Roman empire, by Dr Rhiannon Evans and Matt Smith.
 
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio and HowStuffWorks.
 
A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453. www.thehistoryofbyzantium.com
 
An Pan-African Political Talk Show. It seeks to education, inform, enlighten and expose information and activities of interest to Africa and African People
 
Listen to “The African History Network Show” with Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network on 910 AM The Superstation WFDF in Detroit on Sundays, 9pm-11pm EST with host Michael Imhotep. CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at (313) 778-7600. POST YOUR COMMENTS. WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR. Listen to The African History Network Show with Michael Imhotep, Sundays, 9pm-11pm EST on 910 AM in Detroit or around the world online at www.910AMSuperstation.com or by downloading the 910AM App to y ...
 
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Noire Histoir
Weekly+
 
Noire Histoir features Black history facts, literature, and motivational stories from across the Black diaspora. Join Natasha McEachron as she celebrates Black pride, excellence, and power all 366 days of the year.
 
Warhammer 40k and Fantasy lore and history, Black library reviews and general grim dark awesomness. The Emperor Protects
 
The Black History Buff podcast is a fun and thrilling journey through time. Covering the full historical tapestry of the African Diaspora, you’ll hear tales covering everything from African Samurai to pistol-wielding poets. More than just a podcast, the show is a bridge that links communities throughout the African diaspora and enlightens and empowers its friends.If you'd like to become a friend of the show follow the links on this pagehttps://pod.fan/black-history-buff-podcastYou can find m ...
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. Host Erik Rivenes interviews authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and the stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
Weird, wacky and wonderful stories from French history
 
One Historian and one Juggler talk all about history!
 
Classic tales of the Old West and stories long forgotten. Famous lawmen and infamous outlaws; the towns, people and events that shaped the American west. From Wyatt Earp to Sitting Bull to Jesse James, on this show, legends never die.
 
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History of Color
Monthly
 
Allegra Alvarado and Friends will have an easily digestible discussion of non-fiction books, biographical films, documentaries, and news interviews centered around people of color and minorities that have been sidelined in our history education.
 
Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! w ...
 
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
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Historically Black
Monthly
 
Objects hold history. They're evocative of stories stamped in time. As part of The Washington Post's coverage of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, people submitted dozens of objects that make up their own lived experiences of black history, creating a "people's museum" of personal objects, family photos and more. The Historically Black podcast brings those objects and their stories to life through interviews, archival sound and music. The Washingt ...
 
Seed Royal Twelve Tribes of Yisrael, Return to YHWH and his Covenant or Die in your Transgressions!
 
Interviews with people who were there at key moments in black and civil rights history
 
The Freedom Train is a community resource radio show linking the resources available to the community that needs them. We go out of our way to find and honor the movers and shakers in the Black Community giving them a platform to share their voices and services. You can catch us every Wednesday where ever you get your podcast or on the Freedom Train Website at www.freedomtrainradio.com
 
The Black Vault Radio with John Greenewald, Jr. dives deep into the world of secret U.S. Government and Military History spanning more than a half century. Using an archive of 2,000,000 declassified government documents as a starting point, Greenewald speaks to some of the most brilliant minds on the planet trying to get to the truth.
 
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Black and Education
Monthly
 
Looking for stories that might inspire you about real-life people who faced challenging odds? Or for information you might want to share with children about their history? This podcast and these stories might be for you! You can also visit our website, BlackandEducation.com, to read the stories related to these podcasts, view our books and read more articles about education.
 
A podcast about the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean, the real men and women that threatened the trade and stability of the Old World empires, the forces that led them to piracy and the myths and stories they inspired.Famous names like Captain Henry Morgan, Henry Avery, Charles Vane, Mary Reed, Anne Bonny, Black Bart Roberts, Ned Low, and Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach will rub elbows with Queens, Kings, Popes, rebellious monks, Caribbean Natives, African Slaves and notorious governors like ...
 
The British Museum is famous for its objects, which represent over 2 million years of human history and culture. The objects speak to us thanks to the experts who have helped to tell their stories for well over two centuries. This podcast takes a fresh look at some of the tales that have shaped the Museum’s story – both famous and less well known.
 
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Crossing Fences
Weekly
 
Oral histories of African-American men in Pittsburgh as collected by African-American boys and young men in Grades 5 to 12.
 
History, anatomy and physiology, philosophy, psychology, anthropology. The podcast that attempts to resurrect sense and meaning from the dust of a billion factoids.
 
Recaps and discussion of the hit Netflix series Black Mirror. We analyze the technology and unanticipated consequences in every episode and answer the question – what if it were real?
 
Welsh History Podcast tells the story of Wales from the early stone age to present day.
 
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Witness History
Daily
 
History as told by the people who were there.
 
Comedians Godfrey and Andre Kim talk pop culture, black history, music, movies, TV, comedy, life, and Kung Fu. With Godfrey at the wheel, it's impossible to predict where the conversation will go. Endless impressions, two white producers, and all of human history are at Godfrey's command. Real Talk Every Week with GODFREY on In Godfrey We Trust. Join the show LIVE for FREE every Tuesday at 9:30pm ET on GaSDigitalNetwork.com/LIVE. Latest 15 episodes are always available for FREE on iTunes & Y ...
 
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Black Is
Monthly
 
Dedicated to the Black Experience
 
"Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio" is the Blog Tak Show hosted by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition. www.gullahgeechee.net Cum fa yeddi bout who wi da and cunneck wid de riddim ob de sea wid wi Gullah/Geechee! Disya da we show-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio! Become a fan: http://www.facebook.com/pages/GullahGeechee-Riddim-Radio/204639859578067
 
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Scotland
Monthly
 
This is Scotland: a storytelling podcast about Scottish history and the places we made it.
 
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The Ancient World
Monthly
 
CURRENT SERIES - THEA (tracing the disintegration of the Seleucid Empire)
 
The Outlaw History podcast is dedicated to intellectual passion. It's a place for historians and other scholars to come together and share their love of knowledge. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/outlawhistorian/support
 
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The Black Athlete
Monthly
 
This is a podcast by Louis Moore and Derrick White. As trained historians and leading scholars on sports and race, we discuss the history of the black athlete in a contemporary conversation. Moore is the author of I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, and also We Will Win the Day: The Civil Rights Movement, The Black Athlete, and the Quest for Equality. White is the author of The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1 ...
 
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Scream, Queen!
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Scream, Queen! Is a podcast about scary movies, by people not typically depicted in scary movies. Hosts Drea Washington and Tommy Pico dish about what goes bump in the night—from a black/queer/indigenous perspective—and have a damn good time. Produced by Domino Sound.
 
Honoring the achievements. Remembering the struggle.
 
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A profile of Claudia Jones, journalist, activist, and founder of the Notting Hill Carnival. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/claudia-jones.By Noire Histoir
 
In 1919, eight players on the Chicago White Sox baseball team, including "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, were implicated in what would go down in infamy as the Black Sox scandal. In exchange for money, members of the team agreed to intentionally throw the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. New York underworld gangster Arnold Rothstein is widely suspe ...…
 
This 2014 episode came up recently because of the event's inclusion on a television show. "Black Wall Street" was a nickname for Greenwood, a vibrant suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was destroyed in a race riot in 1921. And while Greenwood's destruction was definitely the product of racial tensions, the event was much more one-sided. Learn mor ...…
 
Henry Sampson was an inventor and nuclear engineer who received a few patents and was the first Black American to receive his PH in the field. He was all a film historian on Black filmmakers. Check out the Podcast episode for more --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a vo ...…
 
In this channel we have covered the lives of so many Nazi officers and officials that we almost forgot about their Axis allies to the other side of the Alps: Italian Fascists. Their history may not be as well-known as the lives of other protagonists of WWII, and yet I can assure you they had some interesting characters marching about in their b ...…
 
There is no more misunderstood doctrine than anarchism. Dan sets off to tackle his own lack of understanding by talking to Ruth Kinna, a Professor of Political Theory at Loughborough University, about what anarchism's goals are, and why its so hard to characterise it. For ad free versions of our entire podcast archive and hundreds of hours of h ...…
 
This episode gives context for the Occupation of Alcatraz, including a brief survey of U.S. government policy toward Native people from the colonial period through the 1950. It also covers some Alcatraz history and an earlier occupation in 1964. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Professor Julia Lovell discusses her recent book Maoism: A Global History, which has just won the prestigious Cundill History Prize. In the conversation Julia explores the nature of Mao’s ideology and how it has shaped China and many other countries around the world. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit ac ...…
 
In the 1970s, an American engineer Jack Cover designed a new experimental stun gun. He called it a Taser..But the device only really became popular when it started to be used by US law enforcement agencies. The Los Angeles Police Department were among the first to use the device. Retired police Captain Greg Meyer was then the young officer give ...…
 
During World War II, the Nazis were terrified of a mysterious female spy that they called “The Limping Lady.” Hundreds of posters with her face were plastered in every major French city, and yet she managed to slip by undetected. This was Virginia Hall: An American spy living in Nazi-occupied France. She walked with a limp on her prosthetic leg ...…
 
Ten Things Your Child Should Know about Reading, Writing and Math Skills, activities and lists. Find out more My new mistress proved to be all she appeared when I first met her at the door,—a woman of the kindest heart and finest feelings. She had never had a slave under her control previously to myself, and prior to her marriage she had been d ...…
 
This Week on 'Africa On The Move,' Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 7 PM EST U.S., features the theme: “From Reading You Can Learn!' You can listen or call in at (323) 679-0841, or go online for current or past programs at: www.blogtalkradio.com/africa-on-the-move Join Us!By Africa On The Move
 
Discussed in part two: The Angels of Bataan~ General Wainwright sent to Manchuria~The Bataan Death March~The mysterious Col. Tsuji~Camp St. Tomas~Guerilla warfare and resistance~MacArthur Returns~The defeat of the Japanese~The Rape of Manila~The Raid on Cabanatuan~The making of ""Return To Bataan" w/John Wayne. Sources: Blackburn's Headhunters; ...…
 
Holly and Tracy wanted to share a sample of the spinoff of Stuff You Missed in History Class: This Day in History Class. Every day, host Yves Jeffcoat brings listeners a small slice of history in a short-form episode. Today, we offer a sampling from Yves. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents the conclusion of a conversation with Dr. Aldon D. Morris, the Leon Forrest professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University, author of The Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Dubois: The Birth of Modern Sociology, and president-elect of the American ...…
 
Godfrey comes to you from Atlantic City with Andre Kim in studio for another episode of In Godfrey We Trust. The guys discuss gambling, cities notorious for a specific sandwich, and attending the Andy Warhol Museum. Plus, the guys discuss dating in general, and a bachelorette party they met after one of their shows. Real Talk (twice a week) wit ...…
 
Professor Mary Fulbrook's book Reckonings won the 2019 Wolfson History Prize for its unique approach to the Holocaust, and in particular, those who perpetrated the atrocities. Fulbrook claims that the West German justice process was far too lenient on many ex-Nazis, who had condemned thousands or even hundreds of thousands to their death. She t ...…
 
Sabbath day ClassBy Voices of The True Ysraelites
 
Youth interviewers Clay Everett & Donovan McKeever collected this oral history of Dr. Andre Samuel from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Hill District branch. Background Music:"Secret of Tiki Island" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/…
 
In 2004, a German aid agency ship, Cap Anamur, was sailing to the Suez Canal, when it came across 37 Africans on a sinking rubber boat. The captain, Stefan Schmidt, rescued the men and headed for a port in Sicily to drop them off, but he and his crew were promptly arrested by the Italian authorities. Max Pearson finds out more about the inciden ...…
 
This 2012 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers Johann Dippel. Originally a theology student, Dippel began dabbling in chemistry, medicine and alchemy. Today he's remembered for creating a panacea that was used on a variety of ailments. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Top of the Sabbath ClassBy Voices of The True Ysraelites
 
It is a mystery that stretches across about 1,000 acres of land. It was first reported on back in June of 1996, and since then, what we now know as Skinwalker Ranch has intrigued anyone interested in the Paranormal. Cattle mutilations, UFOs, otherworldly creatures… the ranch seems to be a paranormal buffet for all things weird and unusual. Now, ...…
 
Is the Feeling Mutual? That's is the question! We're going to find out what the vibe is on mutual funds as we unpack the world of mutual funds from Bond Funds, Stock Funds, Index Funds to yes, even Weed Funds! All emotions aside, we thought it was time to delve into this investment vehicle as we continue to explore this journey to wealth. Roll ...…
 
(Sorry this is a couple of days late, there was a family situation that I had to deal with) cw: suicide mention Will and Laura talk about Annemarie Schwarzenbach, and Will recommends Kings Queens and In-Betweens: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Kings-Queens-and-In-Betweens/Tanya-Boteju/9781534430655 (There may be some audio issues, I tri ...…
 
Synopsis: Ongoing strife in Anatolia and Egypt allows Antiochus VII to campaign east against the Parthians. His early successes inspire hopes of a resurgent Seleucid Empire, hopes shattered by his unexpected death. “In Asia, Attalos III as soon as he came to the throne began to manage affairs in a way quite different from all the former kings; ...…
 
On July 25, 2019, an organization called To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science, led by rock star Tom DeLonge, announced they had acquired a “groundbreaking” piece of metamaterial. Although the press release never said it was tied to anything extraterrestrial or alien, the implications were there. However, specific details… were not. One of tho ...…
 
Holly and Tracy talk casually about the week's episodes, featuring the photography career of Frances Johnston and the devastation of San Francisco in 1906. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersBy iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks
 
Reita Faria was the first Indian to win the Miss World beauty competition in 1966. She was studying medicine in Mumbai when a spur of the moment decision to take part in the contest turned her life upside down. Orna Merchant has been speaking to Reita Faria about her win, and whether she believes there is still a place for beauty contests in th ...…
 
On this episode we pick up on the continuation and expansion of the Welsh language from the old to the middle Welsh and why it continues to be important. You can find everything we do at DistractionsMedia.com Music: Celtic Impulse - Celtic by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/lic ...…
 
It takes a tough skin to be a leader of a Country, even more so of a Country that basically did not exist until a few years before you took power, even more so if that Country is torn between two cold-warring blocks, locked in an arm-wrestling contest that will result in total destruction … and yet you manage to give the middle-finger to both f ...…
 
Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered by Howard Carter almost 100 years ago, and a major new exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery takes a look at some of the treasures taken from his tomb, many of which are on tour for the first time. Dan gets Dr Tarek Al Awady to take him around the exhibition, discussing Tutankhamun's life and his legacy. For ad fre ...…
 
In this episode, we tackle the hiring and firing of Willie Taggart at Florida State and place his career in the history of black coaches.By Louis Moore and Derrick White
 
Jill Lepore, professor of history at Harvard, discusses her acclaimed recent book These Truths, which charts the highs and lows of American history since 1492 and considers how far the United States has lived up to its founding ideals. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy…
 
In the late 1970s toxic chemicals were discovered oozing from the ground in a neighbourhood in upstate New York. The neighbourhood was called Love Canal. Hundreds of houses and a school had been built on top of over 20,000 tonnes of toxic industrial waste. The disaster led to the formation in 1980 of the Superfund program, which helps pay for t ...…
 
In this episode of the career interview series, we are joined by Jeremy Ellis, a Travel Registered Nurse. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/jeremy-ellis-travel-registered-nurse.By Noire Histoir
 
Even if you don’t know her by name, you have most likely seen Frida Kahlo’s paintings before. She is the Mexican woman with a bold unibrow, wearing a flower crown and brightly colored clothing. Kahlo was physically disabled her entire adult life, and yet she loved herself enough to be her own muse. Years before her time, she challenged society’ ...…
 
The Hidden Nazi-He should have been hung at the war trials, but until now they all thought he was dead. His name was General Hans Kammler. He was among the worst of the Nazis. He was responsible for the construction of Hitler's concentration camps. He personally altered the design of Auschwitz to increase crowding,insuring that epidemic disease ...…
 
Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and p ...…
 
The Allies seized the German fleet at the end of WW1 and it was held at Scapa Flow, in Orkney, until the terms of the Treaty of Versailles were announced. At least, that was the plan. The German navy covertly scuttled their own boats under the noses of their captors, rendering the fleet useless, until one firm set out on a massive salvage opera ...…
 
In a recent social media post, singer Alicia Keys spoke about her son's experience at the nail salon where he stated he wanted his nails painted in rainbow colors. There seems to be a trend of celebrity influencers promoting gender non-conformity to black male children. This construct is contributing to a growing sense of a black identity crisi ...…
 
On the morning of April 18, 1906, an event that lasted less than a minute changed San Francisco forever. An earthquake and a series of fires devastated much of the city and had long-term ramifications. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersBy iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks
 
In the wake of the biggest workplace catastrophe in the city of New York, the survivors of the Triangle fire and the families of the victims could only watch from the sidelines as the case against the Triangle bosses went to trial. The 146 deaths resulting from the fire had been sifted through the state’s legal machine and condensed into a sing ...…
 
Hindu extremists demolished a 16th century mosque in the Indian city of Ayodhya in December 1992 prompting months of communal violence across India. Photojournalist Praveen Jain witnessed rehearsals for the demolition the day before the activists stormed the mosque. He has been talking to Iknoor Kaur about what he saw. On November 9th this year ...…
 
Thank you for Listening Please Share Another social discussion on deck. During this show, Joseph Ward and Patrick Irvine take a look at the Alexis Crawford a college student found dead after being missing for a few days in Atlanta. They also covered a substitute teacher in Texas that beat a student, and the acknowledgment of a US Count ...…
 
Aida Rodriguez and Erik Rivera join Godfrey and Andre Kim in this episode of In Godfrey We Trust! The crew discusses Latinos in comedy, Godfrey’s audition for SNL, pressure to play into racial stereotypes at auditions, and more. Real talk (twice a week) with Godfrey & Andre Kim, ONLY on In Godfrey We Trust! Air Date: 11/08/19 New episode availa ...…
 
John Franklin was born on April 16th, 1786 in Spilsby, Lincolnshire in England. He was the ninth of twelve children to Willingham Franklin and Hannah Weekes. Willingham was a successful merchant, which enabled him to provide a comfortable standard of living for his family.
 
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