Where African American History Is American History

Season 2

Dec. 7, 2022

Welcome Back To Black Is America (Season 2 Preview)

The award-winning podcast returns with all-new stories of great African Americans. In this preview, we share audience reviews and how the show faired during award season. We also share the opening for the season 2 premiere of Doris Miller: The...

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Feb. 1, 2023

Sylvia Robinson: The Godmother Of Hip Hop

Introduction: In this episode, we delve into the life and legacy of Sylvia Robinson, the music executive and producer who brought hip hop to the masses and changed the music landscape forever. Sylvia was the founder of Sugar Hill Records …

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Feb. 28, 2023

Henry Johnson: The First American Hero of World War I

In the #BlackHistoryMonthFinale, host Dominic Lawson tells the inspiring story of Sergeant Henry Johnson, the first American hero of World War I. Johnson was a member of the 369th Infantry Regiment, an all-black unit known as the Harlem Hellfighters,...

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May 29, 2023

Doris Miller: The American Defender

In this special Memorial Day presentation of the Black Is America podcast, we explore the extraordinary life and enduring legacy of Doris "Dorie" Miller. From his humble beginnings in Waco, Texas, to his decision to join the Navy during a …

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