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Join us as we dive deep into the lesser-known aspects of Black History. This podcast is your compass to navigate the intricacies of African American History and its relationship American History.

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One Mic Black History Michael Motley jr

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Join us as we dive deep into the lesser-known aspects of Black History. This podcast is your compass to navigate the intricacies of African American History and its relationship American History.

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    The FORGOTTEN Creators of Country Music

    The FORGOTTEN Creators of Country Music

    Country music, often seen as a white rural American music genre, has roots deeply woven into various musical traditions, many of which were significantly shaped by African-Americans. When country music started as a genre, it found inspiration from a wide range of musical styles, including many Black ones. This African-American influence is prominent within numerous aspects of this music genre, starting from the choice of instruments and songs to the vocal and instrumental techniques.

    Join us while we talk about the history of Black Country Music

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    https://time.com/5673476/ken-burns-country-music-black-artists/ https://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/history-black-artists-country-music-qriffk/26737/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/black-history-in-country-music#:~:text=Country%20music's%20legacy,gospel%20guitar%20player%20and%20folklorist. https://skidmorenews.com/new-blog/2022/2/23/a-dive-into-the-black-history-of-country-music-giving-credit-where-its-due

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    • 11 min
    The Forgotten Black Cowboys

    The Forgotten Black Cowboys

    The cowboy, often seen as a symbol of the American West, actually has its roots in Spanish colonization. It wasn't until the late 19th century, however, during the massive expansion of the cattle industry, that the iconic cowboy era truly began to shape but Did you know that one in four cowboys were Black?
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_cowboys
    https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2022/03/black-cowboys-at-home-on-the-range/ https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/concepts-african-american-history/black-cowboys-in-the-19th-century-west-1850-1900/ https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/lesser-known-history-african-american-cowboys-180962144/

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    • 12 min
    Why Black Folks Hate Tipping

    Why Black Folks Hate Tipping

    What is the history of the sterotype between Black folks and Tipping, and why to Black folks hate tipping?

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    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/05/opinion/minimum-wage-racism.html
    https://thegrio.com/2023/05/24/are-black-people-bad-tippers/
    https://newsone.com/4591712/breaking-down-the-stereotype-black-people-and-tipping/

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    • 10 min
    The History of The Black Easter

    The History of The Black Easter

    Easter is a celebration rich in history and tradition, marking the resurrection of Jesus Christ, believed to have occurred three days after his crucifixion around 30 A.D. This special day intertwines aspects of Christianity, ancient paganism, superstitions, and even fashion, making it a unique and deeply meaningful occasion for many around the world.

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    https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/history-of-easter
    https://www.ebony.com/easter-a-revolutionary-holiday-492/
    https://www.pushblack.us/news/little-known-black-history-easter-holiday https://www.ourweekly.com/2023/04/06/easter-vs-resurrection-sunday-african-americans-redefine-tradition/

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    • 13 min
    Why Black Folks love Corn Bread

    Why Black Folks love Corn Bread

    Did you know cornbread is one of America's oldest culinary treasures? Native Americans were the first to unlock the potential of corn, turning it into meal for bread, cakes, and porridge, but how did it become a soul food staple for African Americans?

    Dive into this delicious history of Corn Bread with us!

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    Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornbread https://www.ocala.com/story/news/2005/02/24/cornbread-american-indian-food-is/31326742007/ https://www.essence.com/lifestyle/food-drinks/corn-african-american-kitchens/ https://ushistoryscene.com/article/slavery-southern-cuisine/#:~:text=Enslaved%20people%2C%20who%20were%20given,could%20last%20a%20long%20time.

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    • 10 min
    Why Black Folks love Banana Pudding

    Why Black Folks love Banana Pudding

    Banana pudding, a dessert often featuring layers of vanilla custard, crispy vanilla wafers or ladyfingers, and freshly sliced bananas, is a classic treat beloved by many. When served in a dish, it's sometimes served with a dollop of whipped cream or a meringue.

    This dessert has become deeply embedded in the culinary traditions of Black communities, where it has been embraced and celebrated as a cherished part of their culture and gatherings. The adaptation and elevation of banana pudding within these communities highlight its significance beyond a mere dessert, making it a symbol of shared history.

    Join us while we talk about the History of Banana Pudding

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_pudding
    https://www.seriouseats.com/history-southern-banana-pudding https://www.foodandwine.com/cooking-techniques/banana-pudding-history-recipes https://www.tastingtable.com/1035870/the-history-of-banana-pudding-in-the-us/ https://thesoulfoodpot.com/african-american-banana-pudding-history/

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