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A new podcast from Highest Good Media hosted by Jasmine Holmes with Abena Ansah-Wright delivers bite-sized lessons about Black people’s contributions and the moments rarely explored in American Church History. If you don't have a lot of time and you’re eager to learn, this short podcast is perfect for you.

Carved In Ebony Jasmine Holmes & Abena Ansah-Wright

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

A new podcast from Highest Good Media hosted by Jasmine Holmes with Abena Ansah-Wright delivers bite-sized lessons about Black people’s contributions and the moments rarely explored in American Church History. If you don't have a lot of time and you’re eager to learn, this short podcast is perfect for you.

    Sarah Mapps Douglass

    Sarah Mapps Douglass

    “Sarah Mapps Douglass is captivating to me because she is so emblematic of black abolitionism and how beautiful and rich a tradition it was.” 
    —Abena Ansah-Wright

    In the latest episode of Carved in Ebony, Jasmine Holmes and Abena Ansah-Wright talk about Sarah Mapps Douglass. Born in 1806 in Philadelphia, Douglass went on to have a long career as an abolitionist, lecturer, educator, and writer. Douglass was a true renaissance woman, and during her life time, she spoke out against the segregation within her own Quaker church tradition, attended medical school, started a literary society, and began her own school for black women.

    Follow Jasmine Holmes
         Twitter: https://twitter.com/JasmineLHolmes
         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jasmine.baucham 
         Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasminelholmes/ 
         Jasmine’s website: https://jasminelholmes.com 

    Follow Abena Boakyewa-Ansah 
         Twitter: https://twitter.com/APBAnsah 
         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abena.ansah 

    Find Jasmine’s book at https://carvedinebonybook.com

    • 13 min
    Maria Stewart

    Maria Stewart

    “She had such a short career, and yet did so much.” 
    —Abena Ansah-Wright
    In this episode of Carved in Ebony, Jasmine Holmes and Abena Ansah-Wright talk about Maria Stewart, an activist and abolitionist who was active in the 1830s. Stewart was born free in Hartford, Connecticut, spent several years as an indentured servant after her parents’ deaths, and ultimately became a writer, speaker, and teacher, using her influence to speak out against slavery and speak up for women’s rights. Stewart is also known for being the first woman in America to give a speech in front of a mixed audience of black and white men and women.

    Follow Jasmine Holmes
         Twitter: https://twitter.com/JasmineLHolmes
         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jasmine.baucham 
         Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasminelholmes/ 
         Jasmine’s website: https://jasminelholmes.com 

    Follow Abena Boakyewa-Ansah 
         Twitter: https://twitter.com/APBAnsah 
         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abena.ansah 

    Find Jasmine’s book at https://carvedinebonybook.com

    • 19 min
    Elizabeth Freeman

    Elizabeth Freeman

    “There was no recourse for her until she made the recourse herself.”  —Jasmine Holmes
    In this episode of Carved in Ebony, Jasmine Holmes and Abena Boakyewa-Ansah highlight the life of Elizabeth Freeman, an enslaved woman living in Massachusetts during the time of the Revolutionary War. Freeman became the first woman in Massachusetts to successfully sue for her own freedom. Her self-advocacy helped pave the way for Massachusetts to become a free state.

    Follow Jasmine Holmes
         Twitter: https://twitter.com/JasmineLHolmes
         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jasmine.baucham 
         Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasminelholmes/ 
         Jasmine’s website: https://jasminelholmes.com 

    Follow Abena Boakyewa-Ansah 
         Twitter: https://twitter.com/APBAnsah 
         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abena.ansah 

    Find Jasmine’s book at https://carvedinebonybook.com

    • 16 min
    Welcome To Carved In Ebony

    Welcome To Carved In Ebony

    Welcome to the Carved in Ebony Podcast. In this episode, our hosts Jasmine and Abena introduce themselves and give their thoughts regarding the reason for the podcast.

    • 18 min

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