Racists Killed Her Son, So She Became “The Most Dangerous Woman In Africa”
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by PushBlack
30m ago
“Child murderer!" she screamed as they dragged her from the mayor’s office. Racist doctors had killed her son, and nothing had been done. But she had a plan for revenge – and was eventually called “the most dangerous woman in Africa!” _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of Black history you didn't learn in school. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com — most people donate $10 a month, but every dollar makes a differen ..read more
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The Hidden History Of The Thousand-Mile Trek To Enslavement
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by PushBlack
1d ago
From westward expansion to the southernmost gulf coast, this country romanticizes the “pioneering spirit.” But there was a larger, more violent expansion hidden away by history. It started with seven horrific words, and Black people still suffer their power today. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of Black history you didn't learn in school. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com — most people donate $10 a month, but every dollar makes ..read more
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Sick And Tired Of Abusers, "The Help" Became The Power Holders
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by PushBlack
2d ago
Dorothy Bolden was taken into police custody for refusing to wash another dish after hours. The white family who employed her assumed “the help” was too dumb and helpless to exercise her rights - but they never expected she’d call her sisters for backup! _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of Black history you didn't learn in school. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com — most people donate $10 a month, but every dollar makes a differen ..read more
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Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline with Judith Browne Dianis
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by PushBlack
3d ago
Today’s History Story: The Five Terrible Ways Schools Are Preparing Our Children For Prisons Hundreds of thousands of Black students are trapped in schools where officers and authority figures unfairly police their behavior. These biased practices and policies rob many students of their futures and feed them into the school-to-prison pipeline. You may be familiar with this term, but it goes deeper than you might know. In this episode, we talk with Judith Browne Dianis, the “Godmother” of this phenomenon, to comprehensively understand the school-to-prison pipeline. She is a movement lawyer ..read more
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How The World's Most Powerful Empire Was Overcome
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by PushBlack
6d ago
From westward expansion to the southernmost gulf coast, this country romanticizes the “pioneering spirit.” But there was a larger, more violent expansion hidden away by history. It started with seven horrific words, and Black people still suffer their power today. ___________________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of Black history you didn't learn in school. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com — most people donate $10 a month, but every dollar ..read more
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This Legendary Singer's Most Famous Song Sparked Suspicions Around His Untimely Death
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by PushBlack
1w ago
Sam Cooke's smooth voice and good looks created the pop music we know today. However, 60 years after his lifeless body was found stripped naked in a seedy motel, questions still linger surrounding his death. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of Black history you didn't learn in school. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com — most people donate $10 a month, but every dollar makes a difference. If this episode moved you, share it with you ..read more
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Why The KKK Was Sick of this Black Doctor
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by PushBlack
1w ago
One of the most famous doctors of his time could not step foot in a hospital to treat his own patients, even if they were about to die! What did he do to deserve such treatment from the medical community? _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of Black history you didn't learn in school. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com — most people donate $10 a month, but every dollar makes a difference. If this episode moved you, share it with your p ..read more
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Healing Generational Trauma in Your Own Backyard with Yonnette Fleming
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by PushBlack
1w ago
Today's History Story - Racists Poisoned This Black Farm - But her Comeback Made Them Sick There are some wounds that no amount of antiseptic can heal, and these open wounds have, for generations, left Black folks traumatized. The antidote is right under our noses, however. Today’s guest will teach us how to harvest our healing through harvesting the land. Yonnette Fleming, aka Farmer Yon, (is a Guyana-born and Brooklyn-based healer, urban food justice farmer, and educator. She’s authored the book titled “A Time for Healing: Recipes for Health and Reconnection to Mother Earth,” and is the ..read more
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A Brutal and Bloody Battle Of The Soul We Should All Know About
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by PushBlack
1w ago
"We will fight the white men. We will fight till the last of us falls in the battlefields." - Yaa Asantewaa. She bellowed these words, a charge to her people. They wouldn’t bow out from this fight - they couldn’t. The liberation of their very souls depended on it.  _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of Black history you didn't learn in school. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com — most people donate $10 a month, but every dollar m ..read more
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The Sour, True History Behind The Baby Formula Shortage
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by PushBlack
2w ago
New parents looking for baby formula are likely to find empty shelves these days! Everyone’s throwing blame for the shortage, which is causing infant deaths and illness. But for Black parents, baby formula issues have a long, troubling history. _____________ 2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company. PushBlack exists to amplify the stories of Black history you didn't learn in school. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at https://BlackHistoryYear.com — most people donate $10 a month, but every dollar makes a difference ..read more
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