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Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.

    The Capitol 1866 Blacks & Whites Celebrate the Passage of Civil Rights Amendment

    The Capitol 1866 Blacks & Whites Celebrate the Passage of Civil Rights Amendment

    The  United States Capitol 1866 Blacks and Whites Celebrate the Passage of Civil Rights Amendment

    1866 The Capitol: A Great America, in the Making!

    An 1866 illustration from Harper’s Weekly shows white women, White Union soldiers and African Americans celebrating new legislation in the Galleries of the House of Representatives in the Capitol. The 14th Amendment, that gave former enslaved people and landless white men full citizenship. (Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives)

    Join World Renowned Historian and Professor, Manisha Sinha as she lectures on the History of The U.S.Capitol;  Georgia's Black Reconstruction Legislators: Aaron A. Bradley; The Caning Of Senator Charles Sumner on the floor of Congress: John Brown, Bleedy Kansas, Border Ruffians...

    Join www.BlackHistoryUniversity as we welcome Manisha Sinha for another brilliant lecture on The United States Capitol during the Reconstruction Era.

    Topics: Abolitionists

    1. Georgia Reconstruction Legislators: Aaron A. Bradley

    2. Senator Charles Sumner

    3. John Brown: Sumner, Border Ruffians

    4. The Capitol Celebration during the Passage of the

    1866 Civil Rights Amendment.

    Manisha Sinha

    Chair in American History

    University of Connecticut

    Department of History

     

     

     

     

    • 14 min
    Christmas, Celebrity Bible Readings, Blair Underwood

    Christmas, Celebrity Bible Readings, Blair Underwood

    Christmas, Celebrity Bible Readings, Blair Underwood

    • 44 min
    WeTV Executiive Ashley McFarlin Buie Talks with Shellie on Black History Univeri

    WeTV Executiive Ashley McFarlin Buie Talks with Shellie on Black History Univeri

    Join The Gist of Freedom as Shellie Gaines welcomes WETV’s Vice President,,Ashley McFarlin Buie! Ashley M. Buie, founder of Bird's Eye Entertainment, Inc., continues to set the entertainment world on fire. Buie has catapulted her career from Production Assistant to Executive Producer to Network Executive. She has worked on a multitude of television shows with some of today’s top television networks including: BravoTV, Discovery, Oxygen, CNN, MTV, CMT, The Travel Channel, and VH1. Ashley shares an inspiring story of how she used her recovery from a debilitating brain disease to author a faith based books.

    You can watch the interview here: https://youtu.be/MuYM2Wc6p-A

    • 34 min
    The 2020 Election with Michelle Daniels

    The 2020 Election with Michelle Daniels

    The Gist of Freedom is honored to welcome Michelle Daniels! The 2020 Presidential Election is historic and Michelle explains the controversies surrounding the swing state's delayed results.  YouTube Link https://youtu.be/zdjAsom71V0

     

     

    • 24 min
    Oblate Sisters~ Black Nuns at Saint Francis Academy

    Oblate Sisters~ Black Nuns at Saint Francis Academy

    Oblate Sisters of Providence

    Black Nuns at Saint Francis Academy in Baltimore.

    Listening now to Filmmaker Gloria Victoria Rolando Casamayor discuss her upcoming documentary about the Oblate Sisters. Gloria’s mom an Afro-Cuban attended a school established by the Sisters in Cuba! www.BlackHistoryUniversity.com 

    Elizabeth Clarisse Lange, who became later known as Mother Mary Lange, was born circa 1784, For ten years, she ran a free school for Haitian refugee children in her own home together with her friend and fellow refugee Marie Magdaline Balas.

    The Oblate Sisters  continued Mother Mary's mission. They started Saint Francis Academy, a school for African American children. They provided a home for orphans, purchased the freedom for the enslaved and educated them.

    • 32 min
    Professor Sinha Examines America’s Loss ~Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Professor Sinha Examines America’s Loss ~Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Professor Manisha  Sinha Examines America's Loss: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Landmark Civil Rights Events.

    • 55 min

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