Noire Histoir features Black history facts, literature, and motivational stories from across the Black diaspora. Join Natasha McEachron as she celebrates Black pride, excellence, and power all 366 days of the year.
Ma Rainey [Black History Short 95]
If you're interested in learning about the blues singer and songwriter who inspired August Wilson's play “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and Alice Walker's Shug Avery character in “The Color Purple”, then my Ma Rainey Black History Short is for you.
Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/ma-rainey/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=bhs_ma_rainey&utm_content=apple.
Standing in the the Shadows of Motown [Movie Review]
A review of "Standing in the Shadows of Motown", a documentary about the Funk Brothers, musicians who played Motown's studio sessions.
Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/standing-in-the-shadows-of-motown-movie-review/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=standing_in_the_shadows_of_motown_movie_review&utm_content=apple.
W.C. Handy [Black History Short 94]
A profile of W.C. Handy, a musician, and songwriter whose publishing company turned out hit blues compositions that helped launch the genre.
Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/w-c-handy/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=bhs_w_c_handy&utm_content=apple.
My Life with Earth Wind & Fire [Book Review]
A review of the book "My Life with Earth, Wind, & Fire" by Maurice White which tells his life story and the story of Earth Wind & Fire.
Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/my-life-with-earth-wind-fire-book-review/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=my_life_with_earth_wind_fire_book_review&utm_content=apple.
Marian Anderson [Black History Short 93]
If you're interested in learning about a versatile singer who gave an amazing performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after racists prevented her from performing at Constitution Hall, my Marian Anderson Black History Short is for you.
Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/marian-anderson/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=bhs_marian_anderson&utm_content=apple.
The Tuskegee Airmen [Movie Review]
A review of "The Tuskegee Airmen", a 1995 made-for-TV semi-fictional drama about the Tuskegee Airmen, America's first all-Black Air Corp squadron.
Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/the-tuskegee-airmen-movie-review/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=the_tuskegee_airmen_movie_review&utm_content=apple.
Innovative & informative
Love Natasha’s work. She’s very accurate & engaging despite condensing info into under 10 min podcasts. Salute!
Great stuff! Noire Histoir
Black history segments, film reviews, shared by a lovely voice.