39 episodes

Allegra Alvarado and Friends will have an easily digestible discussion of non-fiction books, biographical films, documentaries, and news interviews centered around people of color and minorities that have been sidelined in our history education. Find all podcast episodes at www.CoreTempArts.com.

History of Color CoreTempArts

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    • 4.9, 17 Ratings

Allegra Alvarado and Friends will have an easily digestible discussion of non-fiction books, biographical films, documentaries, and news interviews centered around people of color and minorities that have been sidelined in our history education. Find all podcast episodes at www.CoreTempArts.com.

    S2, Ep. 02 - "Send Judah First" an Interview w/ Brian C. Johnson

    S2, Ep. 02 - "Send Judah First" an Interview w/ Brian C. Johnson

    This episode Allegra and Mariano were excited to speak with the author of the historical fiction book, Send Judah First, Brian C. Johnson. We discuss the book and his inspiration for it. We also discuss his future writings.



    For more information on Brian, check out his website briancjohnson.net and following him @theREELBrian on twitter.



    To reach out to us, you can email us at historyofcolor@coretemparts.com or follow Allegra on Twitter | Marinano on Twitter.



    Intro/Outro – “What A Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke



    References



    Send Judah First, An Erased Life from an Enslaved Soul by Brian C. Johnson

    America’s Long Struggle against Slavery. A Great Courses lecture by Richard Bell PhD



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    • 1 hr 8 min
    S2, Ep. 01 - Jovita Idar Renaissance Woman

    S2, Ep. 01 - Jovita Idar Renaissance Woman

    Mariano and Allegra start off their new season and format of History of Color with a phenomenal woman ahead of her time.



    Allegra on Twitter | Marinano on Twitter



    Intro/Outro: “What A Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke



    Resources:

    Latinos in American History Jovita Idar by Karen Bush Gibson — *this book is out of print but can be bought on Amazon

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    • 32 min
    Hiatus Announcement: March 2020

    Hiatus Announcement: March 2020

    Allegra and Mariano take a break and regroup.





    Promo Music: “Flat Earth” by Thomas Dolby

    Background Music: “What A Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke

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    • 2 min
    Ep. 36 - The Beginning of Black Love Songs

    Ep. 36 - The Beginning of Black Love Songs

    This month Allegra and Mariano talk about early love songs from African American artists and some stereotypes and barriers.



    Promo Music – “Flat Earth” by Thomas Dolby

    Intro Music – “What A Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke



    References



    * 5 Essential Songs you Must Listen to for African-American Music Appreciation Month American Masters by PBS

    * Porgy and Bess,” the first great American opera, premieres on Broadway

    * Ella Fitzgerald Biography

    * African American Performers on Early Sound Recordings, 1892-1916 

    * Library of Congress

    * 7 Pioneering Black Female Jazz And Blues Singers Who Made Music History 

    * Sam Cooke

    * Billie Holiday: Emotional Power Through Song



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    • 23 min
    Ep. 35 - Puerto Rico Revisited

    Ep. 35 - Puerto Rico Revisited

    This month, Allegra and Mariano reissue the two part history of Puerto Rico in acknowledgment of the latest catastrophe to hit Puerto Rico. Please help: charitywatch.org/PuertoRico is a good place to start.



    Promo Music – “Flat Earth” by Thomas Dolby



    References



    * After Quakes, Puerto Rico’s Electricity Is Back On For Most, But Uncertainty Remains  by Brakkton Booker January 13, 2020

    *

    Puerto Rico, History



    * Puerto Rico’s Complicated History with the United States  9/22/2017

    * War Against All Puerto Ricans by Nelson A. Denis  8/25/2015

    *

    The Lost History of Puerto Rico’s Independent Movement   AJ Vicens  April 2015



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    The Next Challenge for Puerto Rico’s Recovery   Gillian B. White  Sept. 2017





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    • 1 hr 53 min
    Ep. 34 - Black Wall Street, Tulsa, and other Black Owned Communities

    Ep. 34 - Black Wall Street, Tulsa, and other Black Owned Communities

    This month, Mariano and Allegra are inspired by the hit series HBO’s Original Series Watchmen. They discuss the history of the Greenwood community in Tulsa, Oklahoma often referred to as “Black Wall Street”.



    Intro Music – “What A Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke

    Outro – HBO’s Watchmen series is set in Tulsa. Here’s why that’s symbolic. 





    References



     Black Wall Street NEIGHBOURHOOD, TULSA, OKLAHOMA

    Tulsa’s ‘Black Wall Street’ Flourished as a Self-Contained Hub in Early 1900s



    The Other Black Wall Streets





    How “The Birth of a Nation” Revived the Ku Klux Klan





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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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