Black Midwives: Celebrating Legacy and Advancing Maternal Care with Cessilye Smith
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
4d ago
In light of Black Maternal Health Week, this episode revisits key issues in black maternal health with Cecily Smith, exploring the historical and ongoing role of black midwives through her personal story and discussing the work of entities like Abide Women's Services to better black mothers and infants' health outcomes. Cessilye R. Smith, an inspiring maternal justice advocate, joins this episode with rich stories and insightful reflections on her work. She is the driving force behind Abide Women's Services, an organization dedicated to reducing disparities in black infant and maternal health ..read more
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Part 1 (Replay)
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
3M ago
In honor of MLK Jr. Day, we are re-airing our episodes we recorded in 2021. This is part 1 of 2 on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visit us at blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com + support us at patreon.com/blackhistoryforwhitepeople. Buy our book on Amazon! $5/month supports us at patreon.com/blackhistoryforwhitepeople. Check us out on Twitter @BHforWP and Instagram @BlackHistoryForWhitePeople or feel free to email us at hello@blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com. Our Sponsors: * Check out Factor 75 and use my code blackhistory50 for a great deal: https://www.factor75.com/ Support ..read more
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Part 2 (Replay)
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
3M ago
In honor of MLK Jr. Day, we are re-airing our episodes we recorded in 2021. This is part 2 of 2 on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visit us at blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com + support us at patreon.com/blackhistoryforwhitepeople. Buy our book on Amazon! $5/month supports us at patreon.com/blackhistoryforwhitepeople. Check us out on Twitter @BHforWP and Instagram @BlackHistoryForWhitePeople or freel free to email us at hello@blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com. Our Sponsors: * Check out Factor 75 and use my code blackhistory50 for a great deal: https://www.factor75.com/ Support ..read more
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"I Won't Shut Up" with Ally Henny
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
10M ago
About Ally: Ally Henny is the author of I Won’t Shut Up: Finding Your Voice When the World Tries to Silence You. She is a writer, speaker, advocate-minister, and vice president of The Witness: A Black Christian Collective–an organization committed to encouraging, engaging, and empowering Black Christians toward liberation from racism. Ally completed her Master of Divinity from Fuller Seminary with an emphasis in race, cultural identity, and reconciliation, and she hopes to lead a church someday. Since 2014, Ally has been leading conversations about race on her blog, The Armchair Comm ..read more
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George Floyd - Part 2
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
11M ago
In this eye-opening episode, we journey through George Floyd's life and unveil his struggle with drug addiction and the systemic forces that criminalized him for self-medicating. We expose the corruption within the criminal justice system and private prisons, and delve into Derek Chauvin's chilling history of brutality. As we examine the systemic roots of Floyd's life and the dire need for change in policing, we emphasize the importance of becoming our own news source and seeking the truth in cases like George Floyd's. Join us in advocating for change in the systems that perpetuate racial inju ..read more
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The Diversity Coach
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
1y ago
Dr. James O. Rodgers, president and principal consultant of The Diversity Coach, believes that effectively managing diversity requires a new approach to managing people. He has seen firsthand how a lack of good management practices can cause chaos and disrupt the workplace, drastically lowering productivity. His goal is to bring diversity management as a key business strategy to all businesses in this highly connected, globalized economy. Check out his website. Visit us at blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com. Buy our book on Amazon! $5/month supports us at patreon.com/blackhistoryforwhitepeople. Ch ..read more
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A Hate Crime with Alan Mays
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
1y ago
Alan Mays is a disabled Army Vet.He and his wife had reached out to local police for help and had filed over 25 reports of vandalism, property theft, harassment, suspicious person on property, and photos of people inside home while the family was away. The couple never received any help for these events. Their home was burnt to the ground and a racial slur was written on the pool house wall. The insurance company refused their claim on a technicality of a false accusation of passing a bad check over 22 years ago. Court records show the charge was dismissed by a judge and no charges were filed ..read more
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Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist for Justice with Derrick Barnes
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
1y ago
On October 16, 1968, during the medal ceremony at the Mexico City Olympics, Tommie Smith, the gold medal winner in the 200-meter sprint, and John Carlos, the bronze medal winner, stood on the podium in black socks and raised their black-gloved fists to protest racial injustice inflicted upon African Americans. Both men were forced to leave the Olympics, received death threats, and faced ostracism and continuing economic hardships. In his first-ever memoir for young readers, Tommie Smith looks back on his childhood growing up in rural Texas through to his stellar athletic career, culminating in ..read more
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Power: The Rise of Black Women in America with Charity Elder
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
1y ago
We interviewed Charity Elder about her new book "POWER: THE RISE OF BLACK WOMEN IN AMERICA." Charity C. Elder is an award-winning journalist and media executive with twenty-plus years working and leading in broadcast and digital newsrooms, as well as an adjunct at Fordham University’s Communication and Media Studies Department.  Buy Charity's book: Power: The Rise of Black Women in America Visit Charity's website: CharityElder.com Visit us at blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com. Buy our book on Amazon! $5/month supports us at patreon.com/blackhistoryforwhitepeople. Check us out on Twitt ..read more
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RE-AIR Carter G. Woodson
Black History for White People
by Black History for White People
1y ago
We're re-airing our episode from last year that began Black History Month and hope that you use this month to learn more about our country. We explore the legacy of one of Black history’s most notable men, Carter G. Woodson. To celebrate Black History Month, we wanted to share the story of the person who literally created what we now know of as “Black History Month,” Carter G. Woodson. The Mis-Education of the Negro - Carter G. Woodson Visit us at blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com + for bonus content, full interviews, and the ability to vote for future topics, $5/month supports us at patreon.com ..read more
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