9 episodes

Objects hold history. They're evocative of stories stamped in time. As part of The Washington Post's coverage of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, people submitted dozens of objects that make up their own lived experiences of black history, creating a "people's museum" of personal objects, family photos and more. The Historically Black podcast brings those objects and their stories to life through interviews, archival sound and music. The Washington Post and APM Reports are proud to collaborate in presenting these rich personal histories, along with hosts Keegan-Michael Key, Roxane Gay, Issa Rae and Another Round hosts Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton.

Historically Black American Public Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6, 144 Ratings

Objects hold history. They're evocative of stories stamped in time. As part of The Washington Post's coverage of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, people submitted dozens of objects that make up their own lived experiences of black history, creating a "people's museum" of personal objects, family photos and more. The Historically Black podcast brings those objects and their stories to life through interviews, archival sound and music. The Washington Post and APM Reports are proud to collaborate in presenting these rich personal histories, along with hosts Keegan-Michael Key, Roxane Gay, Issa Rae and Another Round hosts Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
144 Ratings
144 Ratings
Bibi Jean ,

More please

Wish I stumbled on this podcast five seasons in. 🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️

Marmalade Cream ,

Please Come Back

This show is so good. Full of amazing stories. Please bring it back!

Podadelphia ,

Engaging, well-produced podcast

Wonderful narration, production, choice of material, etc. Wish there were more episodes and it is definitely a podcast I would recommend to many in my life!

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