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Learning your history makes you - and your people - stronger. As Black people, we know we’re left out of the history books. That the media images are skewed. That we need access to experts, information and ideas so we can advance our people. Black History Year connects you to the history, thinkers, and activists that are left out of the mainstream conversations. You may not agree with everything you hear, but we’re always working toward one goal: uniting for the best interest of Black people worldwide. BHY is produced by PushBlack, the nation’s largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at BlackHistoryYear.com.

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Learning your history makes you - and your people - stronger. As Black people, we know we’re left out of the history books. That the media images are skewed. That we need access to experts, information and ideas so we can advance our people. Black History Year connects you to the history, thinkers, and activists that are left out of the mainstream conversations. You may not agree with everything you hear, but we’re always working toward one goal: uniting for the best interest of Black people worldwide. BHY is produced by PushBlack, the nation’s largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at BlackHistoryYear.com.

    They Left Him To Die – But His Legacy Lives On

    They Left Him To Die – But His Legacy Lives On

    They enslaved his family and double-crossed him. And when he fought back, they brutalized him and threw him in an alley, left for dead. And yet, he WASN’T dead. Not by a long shot!
    Today on 2-Minute Black History, we learn about The Ghost of Hog Alley

    2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at BlackHistoryYear.com and share this with your people! PushBlack exists because we saw we had to take this into our own hands. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at https://BlackHistoryYear.com​. Most people do 5 or 10 bucks a month, but everything makes a difference. Thanks for supporting the work.

    Producing the podcast we have Cydney Smith and Sasha Kai Parker, who also edits the show. 2-Minute Black History's executive producer is Julian Walker.

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    • 4 min
    Whites Refused To Believe A Black Cowboy Could Be This Genius

    Whites Refused To Believe A Black Cowboy Could Be This Genius

    “Cowboy Bill” Pickett created a genius technique – and they hated him for it! This Black cowboy revolutionized rodeo, so they wanted him to hide his Blackness to compete?
    Today on 2-Minute Black History, we learn the story of Cowboy Bill Pickett.

    2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at BlackHistoryYear.com and share this with your people! PushBlack exists because we saw we had to take this into our own hands. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at https://BlackHistoryYear.com​. Most people do 5 or 10 bucks a month, but everything makes a difference. Thanks for supporting the work.
    Producing the podcast we have Cydney Smith and Sasha Kai Parker, who also edits the show. 2-Minute Black History's executive producer is Julian Walker.

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    • 3 min
    She Tricked A Wealthy White Man – And Hid The Truth For Decades

    She Tricked A Wealthy White Man – And Hid The Truth For Decades

    "She leaned over the crackling fire and watched each piece of paper from her lifetime of secrets burn slowly. White supremacy had forced her hand – but no one, especially not her boss, could ever find out what she had done."
    Today on 2-Minute Black History, we learn the story of Belle de Costa Greene

    2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at BlackHistoryYear.com and share this with your people! PushBlack exists because we saw we had to take this into our own hands. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at https://BlackHistoryYear.com​. Most people do 5 or 10 bucks a month, but everything makes a difference. Thanks for supporting the work.

    Producing the podcast we have Cydney Smith and Sasha Kai Parker, who also edits the show. 2-Minute Black History's executive producer is Julian Walker.

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    • 4 min
    He Exposed The Truth – Even When The FBI Threatened His Life

    He Exposed The Truth – Even When The FBI Threatened His Life

    A secret FBI break-in. Stolen files. A threatening letter sent to a Black minister. And finally, the lawsuit he filed against the US government – before he died at only 47 years old.
    Today on 2-Minute Black History, we learn about Muhammad Kenyatta vs. COINTELPRO

    2-Minute Black History is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at BlackHistoryYear.com and share this with your people! PushBlack exists because we saw we had to take this into our own hands. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at https://BlackHistoryYear.com​. Most people do 5 or 10 bucks a month, but everything makes a difference. Thanks for supporting the work.

    Producing the podcast we have Cydney Smith and Sasha Kai Parker, who also edits the show.

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    • 4 min
    A Live Conversation with PushBlack

    A Live Conversation with PushBlack

    Though Season 5 has come to an end, these conversations can't stop as we continue fighting for Black liberation. At PushBlack, we never stop talking.
    Today on Black History Year, we’re featuring an episode from PushBlack’s Instagram Live series, a show where PushBlack team members have tough but candid discussions that we as a community need to have with each other. Tune in as Jareyah, Brooke, and Tabitha discuss an issue targeting Black America: fatphobia.
    Remember to join the conversations, the community, and to never stop talking. See you next season. Peace.
    BHY is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at BlackHistoryYear.com and share this with your people! PushBlack exists because we saw we had to take this into our own hands.
    You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com​. Most people do 5 or 10 bucks a month, but everything makes a difference. Thanks for supporting the work.
    The Black History Year production team includes: Tareq Alani, Brooke Brown, Shiavon Chapman, Abeni Jones, Briona Lamback, Zain Murdock, Tasha Taylor, and Leslie Taylor-Grover. Our producers are Cydney Smith and Sasha Kai Parker, who also edits the show. Black History Year’s executive producer is Julian Walker.

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    • 34 min
    A Culture You Can't Kill

    A Culture You Can't Kill

    Today, we’re sifting through the Black History Year rolodex to bring you the spiritual and cultural thinking that imperialism has continuously attempted to kill.
    Check out the full interviews from today's highlighted guests:

    Escaping the Plantation with Dr. Christena Cleveland

    Still Alive and Still Fighting with Robert Lee Johnson

    The Power of Black Cooperative Economics with Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nenbhard

    Cultural Continuity and the Recovery of Black History with Debora Heard

    Black Art and Liberation with Rosalind McGary

    The Power of the Black Voter with Nse Ufot

    How to Bend Reality with adrienne maree brown

    God Talk and the African Roots of Faith with Dr. Anthony Browder


    Black History Year is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at BlackHistoryYear.com and share this with your people!
    PushBlack exists because we saw we had to take this into our own hands. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at BlackHistoryYear.com​. Most people do 5 or 10 bucks a month, but everything makes a difference. Thanks for supporting the work.
    The Black History Year production team includes: Tareq Alani, Brooke Brown, Shiavon Chapman, Abeni Jones, Briona Lamback, Zain Murdock, Tasha Taylor, and Leslie Taylor-Grover. Our producers are Cydney Smith and Sasha Kai Parker, who also edits the show. Black History Year’s executive producer is Julian Walker.

    To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy

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    • 41 min

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1.7K Ratings

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