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Marcus Garvey. During the creation of my posts on Instagram, there are often vast parts of the story I have to leave out. This Podcast is the place where I get to talk out loud about some of those wonderful details in more depth.

Marcus Garvey. During the creation of my posts on Instagram, there are often vast parts of the story I have to leave out. This Podcast is the place where I get to talk out loud about some of those wonderful details in more depth.
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Marcus Garvey. During the creation of my posts on Instagram, there are often vast parts of the story I have to leave out. This Podcast is the place where I get to talk out loud about some of those wonderful details in more depth.

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English


Episodes

Bonus Content - Blazing Billards

1/22/2019
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Cisero Murphy (1937–1996) was an American professional pool player. Murphy was the first African-American professional pocket billiards player to ever win world and U.S. national titles. This recording was provided by Tyriek Murphy and he does an amazing job of honouring his ancestor. There are some extras over at my Patreon Page and on my website too If you have an exciting story or are connected to a fascinating figure from Black History and would like to be featured on the show, you...

Duration:00:10:22

Bonus Content - No dogs, No Blacks, No Irish

1/8/2019
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This is an interview completed with the Family members of Asquith Xavier. The Interview took place over the phone with Ebanie Xavier and Edrina Xavier, who speak about their inspiring ancestor at length and give us an insight into what life was like in Britain in the 1960's. Asquith Camile Xavier was a West Indian-born Briton who ended a colour bar at British Railways in London by fighting to become the first non-white train guard at Euston railway station in 1966. Trevor Phillips, the...

Duration:00:41:21

Bonus Content - Rory Flack: Ebony on Ice

12/11/2018
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Welcome of the first of the "Your stories told your way" Segment While interacting with people on Instagram, I often get contacted by individuals who have either carved out a place in history for themselves or have a connection to someone who has. So this segment is to give those people a chance to tell those stories for themselves. Unedited and raw, this recording is a conversation I was privileged enough to have with Figure Skating legend Rory Flack. She has a fantastic story and is the...

Duration:01:11:39

Episode 5 - Madison Washington and the Mutiny on the Brig Creole

12/5/2018
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This episode is a simply amazing story of love, heroism and mutiny on the high seas, so please kick back relax and enjoy the show. Madison Washington was an American cook who started the most successful slave revolt in US history. On the night of Nov. 7, 1841, Washington led 17 enslaved men in a mutiny. Taking control of the Creole, they commanded that it be sailed to the Bahamas, which was under British control. Despite American protests, the British declared the slaves to be free persons...

Duration:00:23:44

Episode 4 - Alexandra Pushkin - Black father of Russian literature

11/15/2018
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In this episode of the Black history Buff podcast, we look at the life of Alexandra Pushkin. I also look briefly into the Russian "Caucasian War" at the end of the show. Born in 18th century Russia, Alexandar Pushkin was Russian nobility and would eventually become immortalised as the “Father of Russian literature.” Pushkin was born in Moscow, on the 26th May 1799. His great-grandfather was Abram Petrovich Gannibal. Gannibal (sometimes written Hannibal), was very young when he was kidnapped...

Duration:00:25:06

Bonus Content - No Negro's On Netflix Part 2

11/9/2018
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Netflix is not representing BLACK BOY’s on it’s platform and I decided to call them about it. This is my follow up call. If you’ve not seen my previous video or listened to the audio please stop now watch it and then come back to this one……… Right, you back, all up to speed? Great So if you made it to the end of the video you’ll see that there is an address to write to. “I’ll do my bit, now you do your bit” he said. So now it’s time for us to do our bit. Grab a pen some paper and write to...

Duration:00:13:58

Bonus Content - No Negro's On Netflix

10/30/2018
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Sooooo while enjoying some down time with my son both of us doing our best to not be social Justice Warriors. We kind up ended up finding a small cause to fight for. You can find the Black History Buff Podcast at: Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/6CDExrHONAzUy8ksCgXsYy Anchor https://anchor.fm/blackhistorybuff Google Podcasts https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8yNzMxMDIwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz Breaker https://www.breaker.audio/black-history-buff Pocket Casts...

Duration:00:02:57

Bonus Content - Reflection

10/28/2018
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Just something I recorded quickly to capture some thoughts. You can find the Black History Buff Podcast at: Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/6CDExrHONAzUy8ksCgXsYy Anchor https://anchor.fm/blackhistorybuff Google Podcasts https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8yNzMxMDIwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz Breaker https://www.breaker.audio/black-history-buff Pocket Casts https://pca.st/H9y8 RadioPublic https://play.radiopublic.com/black-history-buff-WezjVV Stitcher...

Duration:00:03:36

Episode 3 - Coretta Scott King

7/30/2018
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This is a special episode dedicated to shining a light on some amazing women who have been "Hidden in plain sight" and quietly airbrushed from history. This episode is dedicated to Coretta Scott King who was the beating heart of the civil rights movement. Credits: Music by - @blackmusichistory Cover art by @vixharrisart Special credit to: @mum_life_with_toni @artishldn Thank you for your support Find more at Patreon

Duration:00:23:46

Episode 2 - Yasuke: The Forgotten Black Samurai

7/15/2018
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Welcome to the Black History Buff Pocast - This episode is about the forgotten Black Samurai Yasuke. Find out who he was and how he gained the title Samuari.

Duration:00:06:56

Episode 1 - Henry "Black Death" Johnson

7/15/2018
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Welcome to the Black History Buff Podcast - This episode is about the amazing Henry Johnson a private in the legendary Harlem Hell Fighters. Find out who he was and how he gained the nick name "Black Death"

Duration:00:10:20