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History is hard, with so many names and dates, Join us as we dive in little known persons and events from Black History every other Monday and learn more about the intricacies of Black History and its relationship with American History. If you want to have a better understand of African American History, don't miss an episode!

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History is hard, with so many names and dates, Join us as we dive in little known persons and events from Black History every other Monday and learn more about the intricacies of Black History and its relationship with American History. If you want to have a better understand of African American History, don't miss an episode!

    The Other KFC (The History of Korean Fried Chicken and Black GIs)

    The Other KFC (The History of Korean Fried Chicken and Black GIs)

    As Black GIs were stationed in South Korea during the Korean War, they were able to introduce the Korean people to American Fried Chicken.

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    https://www.mashed.com/899880/the-untold-truth-of-korean-fried-chicken/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_fried_chicken
    https://expatguidekorea.com/article/the-history-of-korean-fried-chicken.html
    https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-drink/article/3040904/how-korean-fried-chicken-other-kfc-became-huge-hit-south-korea

    • 7 min
    A Hero's Journey (The Murder of Medger Evers)

    A Hero's Journey (The Murder of Medger Evers)

    Medgar Evers was Civil rights activist and the first state field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi. When he was assassinated outside of his Mississippi home in 1963.

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medgar_Evers
    https://naacp.org/find-resources/history-explained/civil-rights-leaders/medgar-evers
    https://www.britannica.com/biography/Medgar-Evers
    https://www.biography.com/activist/medgar-evers

    • 10 min
    The Dangerous Ride Towards Freedom (The Story of the Freedom Riders)

    The Dangerous Ride Towards Freedom (The Story of the Freedom Riders)

    Freedom Riders were a group of activists who rode interstate buses to challenge the enforcement of two Supreme Court decisions, which ruled that segregated public buses were unconstitutional.

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    In struggle : SNCC and the Black awakening of the 1960s
    by Carson, Clayborne
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_Riders
    https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/freedom-rides
    https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/freedom-rides#:~:text=Freedom%20Riders%20were%20groups%20of,to%20protest%20segregated%20bus%20terminals.

    • 12 min
    The SNCC and Student Civil Rights Activism

    The SNCC and Student Civil Rights Activism

    The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee was the principal method for student involvement in the civil rights movement during the 1960s. Emerging in 1960 after the sit-ins movement at segregated lunch counters in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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    In struggle : SNCC and the Black awakening of the 1960s
    by Carson, Clayborne
    Civilities and civil rights : Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black struggle for freedom
    by Chafe, William Henry
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Student_Nonviolent_Coordinating_Committee
    https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/student-nonviolent-coordinating-committee-sncc

    • 24 min
    How Four Black Students Changed the World (The Story of the Greensboro Four)

    How Four Black Students Changed the World (The Story of the Greensboro Four)

    On February, 1, 1960, Four Black college students that sat at a "whites only" Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina and sparked a movement that would spread to towns throughout the South and forced Woolworth’s and other establishments to change their segregationist policies.

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    Civilities and civil rights : Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black struggle for freedom
    by Chafe, William Henry
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greensboro_sit-ins
    https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/the-greensboro-sit-in
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/lessons-worth-learning-moment-greensboro-four-sat-down-lunch-counter-180974087/

    • 13 min
    Ruby Bridges Goes to School (The 6 Year Old Activist)

    Ruby Bridges Goes to School (The 6 Year Old Activist)

    Ruby Bridges was a 6 year old African-American child, who desegregated the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1960.

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    Through My Eyes
    By Ruby Bridges
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_Bridges
    https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ruby-Bridges
    https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/ruby-bridges

    • 11 min

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