11 episodes

Upon the 50 year anniversary of the historical events of these two famous Black women (Chisholm's campaign for the presidency of the U.S. and Davis's Trial for conspiracy to murder); comes "1972" by highly acclaimed, independent audio drama creator, Yhane Washington Smith. "1972" is an eight-part historical audio drama series detailing the powerful story of these two amazing Black women in U.S. history.  
The show portrays the true story of Black women empowerment; of two African American women who refused to be ignored and silenced by a society too comfortable with the status quo.
Our goal is for you to be entertained, educated, empowered, uplifted and love the amazing stories of Black women in U.S. history! Written and independently produced by Yhane Washington Smith an A' Lelia Bundles Scholar at Columbia University and ten time LMCC grantee. You can follow on Instagram: @Yhane.Writes.Audio, Twitter: @AudioHarlem, web site: YhaneWashingtonSmith.com. Subscribe to our newsletter: https://harlemqueen.substack.com/ Thank you for listening and reading!
Huge shout out of appreciation to Blackbird Letterpress (https://www.blackbirdletterpress.com/) for their support in helping me make this show!

1972 - The Chisholm Campaign Trail and the Davis Trial Yhane Washington Smith

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    • 4.5 • 39 Ratings

Upon the 50 year anniversary of the historical events of these two famous Black women (Chisholm's campaign for the presidency of the U.S. and Davis's Trial for conspiracy to murder); comes "1972" by highly acclaimed, independent audio drama creator, Yhane Washington Smith. "1972" is an eight-part historical audio drama series detailing the powerful story of these two amazing Black women in U.S. history.  
The show portrays the true story of Black women empowerment; of two African American women who refused to be ignored and silenced by a society too comfortable with the status quo.
Our goal is for you to be entertained, educated, empowered, uplifted and love the amazing stories of Black women in U.S. history! Written and independently produced by Yhane Washington Smith an A' Lelia Bundles Scholar at Columbia University and ten time LMCC grantee. You can follow on Instagram: @Yhane.Writes.Audio, Twitter: @AudioHarlem, web site: YhaneWashingtonSmith.com. Subscribe to our newsletter: https://harlemqueen.substack.com/ Thank you for listening and reading!
Huge shout out of appreciation to Blackbird Letterpress (https://www.blackbirdletterpress.com/) for their support in helping me make this show!

    Episode 8 - Power to the People!

    Episode 8 - Power to the People!

    Davis is acquitted of all charges. Chisholm's campaign wraps up in Miami.
    THANK YOU for listening!
    The Chisholm campaign builds steam Chisholm's campaign manager quits.
    HUGE SHOUTS OF THANKS and APPRECIATION! Too many roles to list so in alphabetical order.    
    Chloe
    Gabrielle Adkins as Margaret Burnham
    Julie Atwell
    Eli Barraza
    Ian Bell 
    Jeanette Berry
    Alan Bourke
    Cole Burkhardt
    Jordan Cobb as Charlene Mitchell
    Alexander Danner as McGovern
    TK Dutes
    Ebonie Ellington as Shirley Chisholm
    Em Ervolina
    Jeffrey Nills Gardner
    Morgan Givens as Howard Moore
    D. Rubin Green as Congressman
    Brandon G. Green as Leo Branton
    Evan Gulock as James
    Jordan Higgs
    Sean Howard as NYC Mayor Lindsay
    Eleanor Hyde
    Steven Hylton as Wesley
    Leter Killy
    Victoria Leigh
    Eli Hamada McIlveen
    Jimmy Mehiel as President Richard Nixon
    Isaiah Mueller as McClain and Conrad Chisholm
    Michael Molina Minard
    Morris Neopolitano
    Bayo Olukotun
    Serena Rahhal
    Bob Raymonda
    Shawn Regruto
    Jared Roberts
    Joshua Rubino as Edgar Hoover
    John Sebastian La Valle as Harris
    Danielle Shemaiah
    Michael Sinclair as George Jackson
    Jac'leen Smith as Angela Davis
    Emilio Smith
    Nina Smith
    Tom Smith
    Jordan Stillman as Rose Mary Woods
    Jeff Van Dreason as Judge Arnason
    Violet Tallis
    Chi Williams
    Ronald Young, Jr.
    Tau Zaman

    Sound Design by Xperience J.
    Editor, Producer, Recording Engineer - T.H. Ponders
    Art by Neville Harvey
    Written and directed by Yhane Washington Smith

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    • 27 min
    Episode 7 - The Quitter

    Episode 7 - The Quitter

    Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm is out campaigning and fighting the good fight. Lack of funding and professional campaign workers plague her campaign and her campaign manager quits.

    THANK YOU for listening!
    The Chisholm campaign builds steam Chisholm's campaign manager quits.
    HUGE SHOUTS OF THANKS and APPRECIATION! Too many roles to list so in alphabetical order.    
    Chloe
    Gabrielle Adkins as Margaret Burnham
    Julie Atwell
    Eli Barraza
    Ian Bell 
    Jeanette Berry
    Alan Bourke
    Cole Burkhardt
    Jordan Cobb as Charlene Mitchell
    Alexander Danner as McGovern
    TK Dutes
    Ebonie Ellington as Shirley Chisholm
    Em Ervolina
    Jeffrey Nills Gardner
    Morgan Givens as Howard Moore
    D. Rubin Green as Congressman
    Brandon G. Green as Leo Branton
    Evan Gulock as James
    Jordan Higgs
    Sean Howard as NYC Mayor Lindsay
    Eleanor Hyde
    Steven Hylton as Wesley
    Leter Killy
    Victoria Leigh
    Eli Hamada McIlveen
    Jimmy Mehiel as President Richard Nixon
    Isaiah Mueller as McClain and Conrad Chisholm
    Michael Molina Minard
    Morris Neopolitano
    Bayo Olukotun
    Serena Rahhal
    Bob Raymonda
    Shawn Regruto
    Jared Roberts
    Joshua Rubino as Edgar Hoover
    John Sebastian La Valle as Harris
    Danielle Shemaiah
    Michael Sinclair as George Jackson
    Jac'leen Smith as Angela Davis
    Emilio Smith
    Nina Smith
    Tom Smith
    Jordan Stillman as Rose Mary Woods
    Jeff Van Dreason as Judge Arnason
    Violet Tallis
    Chi Williams
    Ronald Young, Jr.
    Tau Zaman

    Sound Design by Xperience J.
    Editor, Producer, Recording Engineer - T.H. Ponders
    Art by Neville Harvey
    Written and directed by Yhane Washington Smith

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    Rating us 5 stars!
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    • 13 min
    1972 - The Chisholm Campaign Trail and the Davis Trial

    1972 - The Chisholm Campaign Trail and the Davis Trial

    Hi!
    We will publish our last two episodes in June 4 - the day Angela Davis was acquitted of all charges in 1972.
    In the meantime, check out these shows that I love to listen to - "Winning at Losing" and "The Popaganda Podcast" enjoy!
    Super special thanks to Blackbird Letterpress for their phenomenal support!
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    • 4 min
    Yhane interviews Yhane about making 1972!

    Yhane interviews Yhane about making 1972!

    In this short message I interview myself about making 1972!
    If you are able, please donate to my patreon: patreon.com/harlemqueen OR if you would rather make a one-time contribution, here is my CashApp handle: $YhaneSmith. No amount is too small (or too large) and your contribution will be put to good use. Thank you!
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    • 7 min
    Episode 6 - The Chisholm Trail

    Episode 6 - The Chisholm Trail

    THANK YOU for listening!
    The Chisholm campaign builds steam Chisholm's campaign manager quits.
    HUGE SHOUTS OF THANKS and APPRECIATION! Too many roles to list so in alphabetical order.    
    Chloe
    Gabrielle Adkins as Margaret Burnham
    Julie Atwell
    Eli Barraza
    Ian Bell 
    Jeanette Berry
    Alan Bourke
    Cole Burkhardt
    Jordan Cobb as Charlene Mitchell
    Alexander Danner as McGovern
    TK Dutes
    Ebonie Ellington as Shirley Chisholm
    Em Ervolina
    Jeffrey Nills Gardner
    Morgan Givens as Howard Moore
    D. Rubin Green as Congressman
    Brandon G. Green as Leo Branton
    Evan Gulock as James
    Jordan Higgs
    Sean Howard as NYC Mayor Lindsay
    Eleanor Hyde
    Steven Hylton as Wesley
    Leter Killy
    Victoria Leigh
    Eli Hamada McIlveen
    Jimmy Mehiel as President Richard Nixon
    Isaiah Mueller as McClain and Conrad Chisholm
    Michael Molina Minard
    Morris Neopolitano
    Bayo Olukotun
    Serena Rahhal
    Bob Raymonda
    Shawn Regruto
    Jared Roberts
    Joshua Rubino as Edgar Hoover
    John Sebastian La Valle as Harris
    Danielle Shemaiah
    Michael Sinclair as George Jackson
    Jac'leen Smith as Angela Davis
    Emilio Smith
    Nina Smith
    Tom Smith
    Jordan Stillman as Rose Mary Woods
    Jeff Van Dreason as Judge Arnason
    Violet Tallis
    Chi Williams
    Ronald Young, Jr.
    Tau Zaman

    Sound Design by Xperience J.
    Editor, Producer, Recording Engineer - T.H. Ponders
    Art by Neville Harvey
    Written and directed by Yhane Washington Smith

    Please continue to support us by:
    Rating us 5 stars!
    OR
    writing a lovely review
    OR
    telling a friend
    OR
    Follow us:

    Twitter: @AudioHarlem
    Instagram: @Yhane.Writes.Audio

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    Thank you!
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    • 10 min
    Episode 5 - The Davis Trial and the Chisholm Campaign Trail

    Episode 5 - The Davis Trial and the Chisholm Campaign Trail

    THANK YOU for listening!

    Congresswoman Chisholm fights to not bow to corporate interests to fundraise her grassroots campaign for President. And a surprise celebrity connects the campaigns for Angela and Shirley.
    The Chisholm campaign builds steam and Chisholm's campaign manager quits.
    HUGE SHOUTS OF THANKS and APPRECIATION! Too many roles to list so in alphabetical order.    
    Chloe
    Gabrielle Adkins as Margaret Burnham
    Julie Atwell
    Eli Barraza
    Ian Bell 
    Jeanette Berry
    Alan Bourke
    Cole Burkhardt
    Jordan Cobb as Charlene Mitchell
    Alexander Danner as McGovern
    TK Dutes
    Ebonie Ellington as Shirley Chisholm
    Em Ervolina
    Jeffrey Nills Gardner
    Morgan Givens as Howard Moore
    D. Rubin Green as Congressman
    Brandon G. Green as Leo Branton
    Evan Gulock as James
    Jordan Higgs
    Sean Howard as NYC Mayor Lindsay
    Eleanor Hyde
    Steven Hylton as Wesley
    Peter Killy
    Victoria Leigh
    Eli Hamada McIlveen
    Jimmy Mehiel as President Richard Nixon
    Isaiah Mueller as McClain and Conrad Chisholm
    Michael Molina Minard
    Morris Neopolitano
    Bayo Olukotun
    Serena Rahhal
    Bob Raymonda
    Shawn Regruto
    Jared Roberts
    Joshua Rubino as Edgar Hoover
    John Sebastian La Valle as Harris
    Danielle Shemaiah
    Michael Sinclair as George Jackson
    Jac'leen Smith as Angela Davis
    Emilio Smith
    Nina Smith
    Tom Smith
    Jordan Stillman as Rose Mary Woods
    Jeff Van Dreason as Judge Arnason
    Violet Tallis
    Chi Williams
    Ronald Young, Jr.
    Tau Zaman

    Sound Design by Xperience J.
    Editor, Producer, Recording Engineer - T.H. Ponders
    Art by Neville Harvey
    Written and directed by Yhane Washington Smith

    Please continue to support us by:
    Rating us 5 stars!
    OR
    writing a lovely review
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    OR
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    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

US citizen Kim ,

Great Podcast!

Well told story of revolutionary women during a revolutionary time in the USA. We need to know this history.

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So excited to hear more!

A compelling story unfolds with a stellar cast, rich sound design, and well paced music. Do yourself a favor and listen to this marvelous show!

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