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One Mic History centers around little known events or persons from Black history and attempts to enlighten and empower through learning more about African American History.

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One Mic History centers around little known events or persons from Black history and attempts to enlighten and empower through learning more about African American History.

    The Murder of Emmett Till

    The Murder of Emmett Till

    Emmett Louis Till, was a 14-year-old African American who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, after being accused of offending a white woman in her family's grocery store. The brutality of his murder and the fact that his killers were acquitted drew attention to the long history of violent persecution of African Americans in the United States.
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamie_Till
    https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/emmett-biography-mamie-till-mobley/
    https://wams.nyhistory.org/growth-and-turmoil/cold-war-beginnings/mamie-till-mobley/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmett_Till
    https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-death-of-emmett-till

    • 15 min
    Bonus - The History of Juneteenth (Remastered)

    Bonus - The History of Juneteenth (Remastered)

    Juneteenth is annual holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States, its a mix of June and Nineteenth, Originating in Galveston, Texas, it is now celebrated annually on June 19 throughout the United States, with increasing official recognition. It is commemorated on the anniversary date of the June 19, 1865 announcement of General Order No. 3 by Union Army general Gordon Granger, proclaiming freedom from slavery in Texas.



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    Sources:
    African Americans : a concise history
    By Hine, Darlene Clark
    https://www.history.com/news/what-is-juneteenth
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juneteenth
    https://www.nytimes.com/article/juneteenth-day-celebration.html
    https://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/what-is-juneteenth/
    https://www.britannica.com/topic/Juneteenth
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/five-myths/juneteenth-holiday-five-myths/2020/06/18/4c19fff8-b0e1-11ea-8758-bfd1d045525a_story.html

    • 12 min
    Brown vs The Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown vs The Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a landmark 1954 Supreme Court case in which the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that racial segregation of children in public schools was unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Education was one of the cornerstones of the civil rights movement. It helped establish the precedent that “separate-but-equal” was, in fact, equal at all.

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    Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary
    Juan Williams
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_v._Board_of_Education
    https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/brown-v-board-of-education-of-topeka
    https://www.oyez.org/cases/1940-1955/347us483
    https://www.britannica.com/event/Brown-v-Board-of-Education-of-Topeka
    https://www.uscourts.gov/educational-resources/educational-activities/history-brown-v-board-education-re-enactment

    • 14 min
    Bonus - The History of Black Wall St. and The Tulsa Massacre (Remastered)

    Bonus - The History of Black Wall St. and The Tulsa Massacre (Remastered)

    During the early 20th century, Tulsa was recognized nationally for its African American community known as the Greenwood District. It was home to a thriving business district and surrounding residential area that earned it the nickname “Black Wall Street.” In June 1921, a series of events caused a mob of white residents, some deputized and given weapons by city police, attacked Black residents and completely destroyed homes and businesses of the Greenwood District. Join us as we talk about the events that caused the Massacre.


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    Riot and remembrance
    by James S. Hirsch
    https://www.history.com/topics/roaring-twenties/tulsa-race-massacre
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_race_massacre
    https://www.britannica.com/event/Tulsa-race-massacre-of-1921
    https://tulsaworld.com/news/local/racemassacre/tulsa-race-massacre-in-aftermath-no-one-prosecuted-for-killings-and-insurance-claims-were-rejected/article_3ba23c3c-886d-5821-9970-02153261960a.html

    • 38 min
    The Black Panthers: The Story of the 761st Tank Battalion

    The Black Panthers: The Story of the 761st Tank Battalion

    The 761st Tank Battalion known as the “Black Panthers” were one of the three United States Army segregated combat tank battalion to serve during World War II. The unit spend over 183 consecutive days in combat.

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    https://eji.org/reports/targeting-black-veterans/
    https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war/articles/black-panthers-761st-tank-battalion
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/761st_Tank_Battalion_(United_States)
    https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/761st-tank-battalion-1942-45/
    https://www.army.mil/article/1792/the_761st_tank_battalion_fighting_the_enemy_beating_stereotypes
    https://www.history.com/news/761st-tank-battalion-black-panthers-liberators-battle-of-the-bulge

    • 13 min
    Red Tails: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen

    Red Tails: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen

    The Tuskegee Airmen were a group African Americans who enlisted to become America's first black military airmen, during a time when there were many people who thought that black men lacked the intelligence courage and skill for military service.

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuskegee_Airmen
    https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/tuskegee-airmen
    https://www.britannica.com/topic/Tuskegee-Airmen
    https://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/blackwings/tuskegee.cfm

    • 12 min

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