Where African American History Is American History

Season 1

Sept. 1, 2021

Welcome To Black Is America

An Introduction To The Black Is America Podcast

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Feb. 1, 2022

Lt. John Fox: An All-American Hero

What does it take to make the ultimate sacrifice? In the first episode of the Black Is America podcast, we learn the story of Lt.…

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Feb. 8, 2022

Marian Anderson: The American Contralto Part 1

What does it take to be the best to do it?  In Part 1 of this Black Is America podcast presentation, we chronicle the story of th…

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Feb. 15, 2022

Marian Anderson: The American Contralto Part 2

How does one become a musical legend? In the conclusion of Marian Anderson: The American Contralto, we chronicle Marian's journey…

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Feb. 28, 2022

Wendell Scott: An American Racing Legend

How does one compete in NASCAR while facing discrimination?  In this episode of the Black Is America podcast, we chronicle the li…

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May 30, 2022

That Time Black America Created Memorial Day

How did Black America create Memorial Day?  In this special episode of the Black Is America podcast, we explore the little-known …

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July 4, 2022

That Time Black America Helped Birth A Nation

How did Black America help birth a nation? In this special episode of the Black Is America podcast, we explore the story of the k…

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Aug. 22, 2022

Ledger Smith: Rolling Towards Freedom

In August 1963, people traveled far and wide to Washington DC to advocate for civil rights. They took planes, trains, and automob…

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Sept. 30, 2022

Tom Lee: The Everyday American Hero

On May 8, 1925, when the M.E. Norman steamer suffered a catastrophic failure, Tom Lee saved thirty-two people from the Mississipp…

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