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GirlTrek's epic 21-day walking meditation series to remember where we came from and to gather strength for the road ahead.We're celebrating one Black woman and moments in history and using the story and lessons of our ancestors to help guide us through these uncertain times. Each and every day, we will convene a conversation with thousands of you to stay connected, have fun, and organize a national agenda.

GirlTrek's Black History Bootcamp Morgan Dixon + Vanessa Garrison

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GirlTrek's epic 21-day walking meditation series to remember where we came from and to gather strength for the road ahead.We're celebrating one Black woman and moments in history and using the story and lessons of our ancestors to help guide us through these uncertain times. Each and every day, we will convene a conversation with thousands of you to stay connected, have fun, and organize a national agenda.

    Day 10: The Most Dangerous Negro in America

    Day 10: The Most Dangerous Negro in America

    A. Philip Randolph was arrested in the streets for treason.  He was a young man demanding rights for Black workers - or else.  W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington agreed on one thing.  They could not stand the "new radical negroes" like A. Philip...

    • 41 min
    Day 9: Mary Church Terrell

    Day 9: Mary Church Terrell

    An educator, writer, political campaigner, and activist. Today’s walk is dedicated to the bravery of Mary Church Terrell, a woman who played a central role in every major movement to advance the rights of Black people in this country, including...

    • 43 min
    Day 8: Fastest Growing Religion in America

    Day 8: Fastest Growing Religion in America

    Can we talk about radical praise? Can we talk about transcendent faith?  A Spirit that stretched from Africa to a tiny street in Los Angelos, California. Do. Not. Miss. Today!  Take a praise break! I’m about to shout right now.  God, I thank you for...

    • 50 min
    Day 7: Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Day 7: Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Today’s walk is dedicated to Nat Turner, the leader of the most famous slave uprising in the history of the United States.Nat Turner believed in signs and heard divine voices. On a summer night in August 1831, following a solar eclipse, Nat Turner, a...

    • 55 min
    Day 6: Fannie vs. The President

    Day 6: Fannie vs. The President

    “Mr. Chairman... my name is Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer, and I live at 626 East Lafayette Street, Ruleville, Mississippi, Sunflower County, the home of Senator James O. Eastland, and Senator Stennis. It was the 31st of August in 1962...”And that’s how it...

    • 41 min
    Day 5: Claudette Colvin - The Real Rosa Parks

    Day 5: Claudette Colvin - The Real Rosa Parks

    Today’s walk is dedicated to Claudette Colvin and every Black woman who has ever felt invisible or who has ever been asked to labor on behalf of a movement that did not welcome or celebrate you. Thank you for your service and the way you show up for...

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
749 Ratings

749 Ratings

08/12/20 review ,

Jermika Kennedy’s Review

I love that Vanessa and Morgan decided to do another round of Black History Bootcamp and that men were added this time. These stories of our heroes make me laugh, cry, and smile. Thank you for this, Ladies! I’m Black and I’m proud!!

Double dutch aerobics ,

Loving history

I’m trying to figure out how they have made a subject I use to hate so enjoyable, informational and thought provoking. I love everything about learning with Vanessa and Morgan .. it’s the gift that keeps giving . It gives me a different stride in my step and I am truly grateful and inspired to learn more . Thank you so much !

Awoehl ,

Praxis is power

These conversations embody reflection meets action. I am left feeling inspired!

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