17 episodes

Black History is more than the common names we always hear. Each Friday, join Shaakira White, an HBCU grad and content creator, as she recounts the stories of those forgotten in Black History. If you want to learn more about Black history, are curious about all things Black, or just want to hear a great narrative, this is the podcast for you. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorymoments/support

Black History Moments Shaakira White

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    • 4.8 • 46 Ratings

Black History is more than the common names we always hear. Each Friday, join Shaakira White, an HBCU grad and content creator, as she recounts the stories of those forgotten in Black History. If you want to learn more about Black history, are curious about all things Black, or just want to hear a great narrative, this is the podcast for you. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorymoments/support

    16: Bayard Rustin was the backbone of The March on Washington

    16: Bayard Rustin was the backbone of The March on Washington

    Bayard Rustin was an openly gay Black man that helped plan and strategize many of the major civil right's events in history. Even when people tried to weaponize his sexuality against him, Bayard stood the course. 

    This is his story...

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    Welcome to Black History Moments! This podcast is all about Black history and the stories we've left untold over the years.

    Hosted by Shaakira White

    We strive for accuracy in our storytelling. Sources used can be found below:

    https://nyti.ms/3az7FAI

    https://nbcnews.to/2ZtLTZ0

    https://bit.ly/3uecPKg

    https://bit.ly/3bhqkjP

    https://n.pr/3ptwkLj

    https://to.pbs.org/3s3II6w

    https://bit.ly/3azb8j4

    https://bit.ly/3k1nUK8

    https://stanford.io/2NBM2a4

    https://s.si.edu/2Zvhdqo


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    • 29 min
    15: Daisy Bates was the force behind The Little Rock Nine

    15: Daisy Bates was the force behind The Little Rock Nine

    Did you know that The Little Rock Nine were hand-picked by a woman who knew they'd be able to handle the scrutiny coming their way? Her name was Daisy Bates and she knew early on that she had to do something about racism and segregation in America. 

    This is her story...

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    Welcome to Black History Moments! This podcast is all about Black history and the stories we've left untold over the years.

    Hosted by Shaakira White

    We strive for accuracy in our storytelling. Sources used can be found below:

    https://to.pbs.org/3a7islE, https://bit.ly/37mc88f, https://bit.ly/3qcI4mM, https://bit.ly/3aOzR1q, https://bit.ly/3abzZJj, https://bit.ly/2OxbCO9, https://bit.ly/2Z99NsI, https://bit.ly/3qghngQ, https://to.pbs.org/2ZaUsYk, https://bit.ly/372uPNK


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorymoments/support

    • 17 min
    14: David Ruggles was about that abolitionist life

    14: David Ruggles was about that abolitionist life

    David Ruggles was like the 18th century version of Malcolm X. Born a free man, David made sure that he did everything he could to help enslaved people down south and free people up north. David was "about that action."

    This is his story...

    Become a patron for exclusive content: https://www.patreon.com/shaakirawhite

    Follow us on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3e1z0eR

    Follow us on Twitter: https://bit.ly/3erzeMp

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    Welcome to Black History Moments! This podcast is all about Black history and the stories we've left untold over the years.

    Hosted by Shaakira White

    We strive for accuracy in our storytelling. Sources used can be found below:

    https://bit.ly/2MwM3vO, https://bit.ly/3cE445X, https://bit.ly/3rlLlQG, https://bit.ly/3cGbhCK, https://bit.ly/2MTpJwk, https://bit.ly/39LUGLW, https://bit.ly/3oQxznA, https://bit.ly/3cRIfQL


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorymoments/support

    • 26 min
    13: Aunt Polly Jackson didn't play on the Underground Railroad

    13: Aunt Polly Jackson didn't play on the Underground Railroad

    When we think of the Underground Railroad, our first thought may go to Harriet Tubman. But have you heard the story of Aunt Polly Jackson who helped escaped Black people using her two unlikely weapons of choice?

    This is her story...

    Become a patron for exclusive content: https://www.patreon.com/shaakirawhite

    Follow us on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3e1z0eR

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    Welcome to Black History Moments! This podcast is all about Black history and the stories we've left untold over the years.

    Hosted by Shaakira White

    We strive for accuracy in our storytelling. Sources used can be found below:

    https://bit.ly/3ol1fcp, https://bit.ly/3iSLyb0, https://bit.ly/3ppBJnB, https://bit.ly/2MtlvLy, https://to.pbs.org/3psj4rb, https://apple.co/39q25Ae


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    • 13 min
    12: What really happened to Billie Holiday?

    12: What really happened to Billie Holiday?

    Billie Holiday is one of the most influential jazz singers in American History. But there are parts of her story that remain untold. Listen to this episode to get an inside look at her life and what came to be the United States vs. Billie Holiday.

    This is her story...

    WATCH THE YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/3a1JnHIxHv4

    Become a patron for exclusive content: https://www.patreon.com/shaakirawhite

    Follow us on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3e1z0eR

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    Welcome to Black History Moments! This podcast is all about Black history and the stories we've left untold over the years.

    Hosted by Shaakira White

    We strive for accuracy in our storytelling. Sources used can be found below:

    https://politi.co/2Ku721d

    https://bit.ly/36dOhHh

    https://legcy.co/3itAPnc

    https://bit.ly/3o0VrVg

    https://to.pbs.org/3pd6fkg

    https://bit.ly/3p4wyco

    https://bit.ly/35W7Cw9

    https://billieholiday.com/bio/


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorymoments/support

    • 26 min
    11: Who was the real Ma Rainey?

    11: Who was the real Ma Rainey?

    If you've seen Netflix's latest hit, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, you may be curious to know more about the real person. Ma Rainey aka "Queen of the Blues", had a mouth full of gold teeth that matched her flashy performances. She was a blues pioneer and one of the first blues musicians ever recorded. 

    This is her story...

    Become a patron for exclusive content: https://www.patreon.com/shaakirawhite

    Follow us on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3e1z0eR

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    Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blackhistorymoments

    Welcome to Black History Moments! This podcast is all about Black history and the stories we've left untold over the years.

    Hosted by Shaakira White

    We strive for accuracy in our storytelling. Sources used can be found below:

    https://nyti.ms/3stIC9t, https://bit.ly/2LQTJZ4, https://bit.ly/3icQuHF, https://bit.ly/2LwWtuM, https://bit.ly/35HSKS0, https://bit.ly/2LCET8G, https://bit.ly/38IKMtO, https://bit.ly/3ifXYcS


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorymoments/support

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

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Xxwindstyle ,

I love this podcast!

This was the podcast I didn’t know I needed. It’s informative and thought provoking. I look forward to listening to more episodes. Thank you Shakira!

Rebekah Hallye ,

Can’t Wait to Hear More

This podcast is easy to digest but super thought provoking. I can tell that each story is carefully studied, and Shaakira makes sure to include information that helps the listener truly understand the background. I love learning these little known facts and can’t wait to hear more.

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