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Each episode of One Mic centers around little known events or persons from Black history selected for their effect on African Americans and American history.
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Billie Holiday, one of the most famous of jazz singers of all time and was a superstar of her day. She first rose to prominence in the 1930’s with a unique style along with her emotional intensity, innovative techniques and touching songs reinvented the conventions of modern singing and performance but the Federal Government, self destructive personal struggles and substance abuse lend to her downfall. Websitehttps://www.onemichistory.com/ Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Buy me a Coffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSources:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billie_Holidayhttps://billieholiday.com/https://www.biography.com/musician/billie-holidayhttps://www.britannica.com/biography/Billie-Holidayhttps://www.ladyday.net/https://www.biography.com/news/billie-holiday-strange-fruithttps://www.biography.com/news/billie-holiday-factshttps://www.biography.com/news/billie-holiday-narcotics-us-government#:~:text=Holiday's%20husband%20worked%20with%20the,%2C%E2%80%9D%20Mari%20wrote%20in%20Politico.
This is a special collaboration with the Petri Dish Podcast, You can learn more about the scientific achievements of this pioneering chemist at the link below. Petri Dish Podcast:https://pod.link/1476940551Percy Julian was a pioneering chemist who with only a 10th grade education went on to earn his Ph.D. His research into chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs was used to treat glaucoma and arthritis, although his race presented many challenges, he is regarded as one of the most influential chemists in American history.Websitehttps://www.onemichistory.com/
Black History Month is an annual celebration of the study and achievements of African Americans and a time when they weren't being recognized their central role in U.S. history. It was the predecessor to “Negro History Week,” which was the brainchild of the black historian Carter G. Woodson in 1915, In September Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, This organization was dedicated to researching and promoting the achievements of Black Americans and other peoples of African descentAudio Onemichistory.com Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Buy me a Coffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSources:Carter G. Woodson in Washington, D.C.: The Father of Black HistoryBy Pero Gaglo Dagboviehttps://asalh.org/https://time.com/4197928/history-black-history-month/https://www.biography.com/scholar/carter-g-woodsonhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter_G._Woodsonhttps://web.archive.org/web/20110401191535/http://www.america.gov/st/diversity-english/2005/June/20080207153802liameruoy0.1187708.html
The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, was an unethical natural history study conducted between 1932 and 1972 by the United States Public Health Service and the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionAudio Onemichistory.com Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Buy me a Coffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSources:Bad bloodby James H. Joneshttps://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/timeline.htmhttps://www.history.com/news/the-infamous-40-year-tuskegee-studyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuskegee_Syphilis_Study
The last episode in the 4 part series about the Negro Leagues, I discuss the peak of the Negro National League during World War 2 then the decline of the Negro Leagues after Jackie Robinson historic signing by the Brooklyn Dodgers leading to Major League Integration.Audio Onemichistory.com Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Buy me a Coffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSources:A complete history of the Negro leagues, 1884 to 1955 - Order: https://amzn.to/368L7V3by Mark Ribowskyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negro_league_baseballhttps://www.history.com/topics/sports/negro-league-baseball
Joshua Gibson was a Negro League catcher and one of the greatest home run hitters in the game’s history. Known as “the black Babe Ruth,” Gibson is considered to be one of the greatest player who never played in the major leagues.Audio:Onemichistory.comPlease support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Buy me a Coffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSources A complete history of the Negro leagues, 1884 to 1955by Mark Ribowskyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josh_Gibsonhttps://www.britannica.com/biography/Josh-Gibsonhttps://bleacherreport.com/articles/69738-josh-gibson-the-devastating-storyhttps://www.joshgibson.org/about
The Life of Ma Rainey

The Life of Ma Rainey

2020-12-2514:08

If you enjoyed Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Now you can learn the true story about the women behind the play, Gertrude "Ma" Rainey. Listen to my new mini episode about the "Mother of the blues".Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Buy me a Coffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSourcesMother of the Blues: A Study of Ma Rainey.by Sandra R. Liebhttps://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/rainey-gertrude-ma-1886-1939/https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ma-Raineyhttps://www.thoughtco.com/biography-of-ma-rainey-4177933
Just as Negro league baseball seemed to be at its lowest point and was about to fade into history, along came owners Cumberland Posey, Gus Greenlee and Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson because two the most marketable icons in all of black baseball.Podcast links:onemichistory.comPlease support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Buy me a Coffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSources:A complete history of the Negro leagues, 1884 to 1955by Mark Ribowskyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negro_league_baseballhttps://www.history.com/topics/sports/negro-league-baseball
Rube Foster was an amazing pitcher but his role with the game was more than being a player he was the vision behind the first Negro League and ushered in the golden age of Black Baseball.Podcast links:https://link.chtbl.com/KpxFqW8iPlease support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Buy me a Coffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSources:A complete history of the Negro leagues, 1884 to 1955by Mark Ribowskyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negro_league_baseballhttps://www.history.com/topics/sports/negro-league-baseball
Black Baseball got its start with amateur clubs and after the civil war the popularly of baseball exploded. Of course, black players were not able enjoy this boom with Black Players being banned in the major leagues and later in the minor leagues also. We chronicle the early history of black baseball from Bud Fowler to the Cuban GiantsPodcast links:https://link.chtbl.com/KpxFqW8iPlease support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914BuymeaCoffeehttps://www.buymeacoffee.com/Countryboi2mSources:A complete history of the Negro leagues, 1884 to 1955by Mark Ribowskyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negro_league_baseballhttps://www.history.com/topics/sports/negro-league-baseball
This episode chronicles his life and legacy of W.E.B Du Bois, he spent 70 years of his life advocating for the advancement of African Americans. while he had philosophical disagreements with other African-American leaders and his ideas on how to advance African Americans would change drastically over his life time. he would never stop attempting to uplift his people. Podcast links: https://linktr.ee/thecut_podcast Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Sources:W. E. B. Du Bois : a twentieth-century lifeBolden, TonyaW.E.B. Du Bois--biography of a race, 1868-1919by Lewis, David L
Two great leaders of the black community in the late 19th and 20th century were Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. However, they sharply disagreed on strategies for racial and economic progress. This episode is about the complex life of Washington and how and why he conflicted with W.E.B Du Bois.Podcast links: https://linktr.ee/thecut_podcast Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914Sources:Up from history : the life of Booker T. Washingtonby Norrell, Robert J.W.E.B. Du Bois--biography of a race, 1868-1919by Lewis, David L
The Black Renaissance

The Black Renaissance

2020-09-3036:54

The Black Renaissance was a movement with The Harlem Renaissance being at the center of that movement. The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion centered around the Harlem neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City spanning the Mid 1910s till the early 1930s Podcast links: https://linktr.ee/thecut_podcast Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914
The Suffrage movement for African Americans and Women had their roots in the abolitionist movement but in the 70 years between the Seneca Falls Women's rights convention and the ratification of the 19th amendment, the two groups relationship was ripped apart by racism and politics. Podcast links: https://linktr.ee/thecut_podcast Please support our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914
Trailer from Black Veterans Episode to give an idea of what to expect from the show.
Inspired to defend their country and pursue greater opportunity, African Americans have served in the U.S. military for generations. But instead of being treated as equal members of society upon their return from military service, thousands of Black veterans were accosted, attacked, or lynched between the end of the Civil War and the post-World War II era.Check out the Cut Podcast https://linktr.ee/thecut_podcast Please support our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914
The Great Migration was the movement of 1.5 million African Americans rural areas in the South to northern industrial cities this occurred between 1916 and 1940 caused primarily by the poor economic conditions as well as the prevalent racial segregation and discrimination in the Jim Crow SouthCheck out the Cut Podcast https://linktr.ee/thecut_podcast Please support our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-motley3/support
The Red Summer

The Red Summer

2020-08-0932:49

Red Summer is the period from late winter through early autumn of 1919 during which white supremacist terrorism and racial riots took place in more than three dozen cities across the United States. I discuss the the underlining conditions like the great migration, the end of World War 1 and racial unrest. New podcasts episodes second Friday of the month on all major platforms and Please support our Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-motley3/support
Harlem Hellfighters

Harlem Hellfighters

2020-07-2622:44

The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment and commonly referred to as the Harlem Hellfighters, was an All black United States infantry regiment that fought for France during World War I.New podcasts episodes second Friday of the month on all major platforms and Please support our Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/user?u=25697914--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-motley3/support
Houston riot of 1917

Houston riot of 1917

2020-07-1817:52

The little known story about the mutiny and riot by 156 soldiers of the Third Battalion of the all-black 24th United States Regiment on August 23, 1917
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