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Freedom’s Promise is a podcast hosted by author Duchess Harris with her 12 year-old son, Zach Thomas. They feature African-American topics covered in Freedom’s Promise, a new line of books written by Duchess for third to sixth grade readers and published by Abdo Books in Edina, MN. Join Duchess and Zach each week to hear their dynamic conversation about these topics — some well-known, some unique. /////////////////////////////////// MORE INFO /////////////////////////////////// For more information about the Freedom's Promise books and the Duchess Harris Collection, visit http://www.abdobooks.com/duchess-harris-collection For more information about Duchess Harris, visit http://www.duchessharris.com/ /////////////////////////////////// PRODUCTION CREDITS /////////////////////////////////// • Duchess Harris: Writer and host • Zach Thomas: Co-host • Barry Madore, Fire on the Bluff Productions: Producer, recording engineer, editor • Opening and closing music: "Black cat Funky" by reusenoise — http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/reusenoise/56513 — (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license • Show page: http://freedomspromise.libsyn.com

Freedom’s Promise is a podcast hosted by author Duchess Harris with her 12 year-old son, Zach Thomas. They feature African-American topics covered in Freedom’s Promise, a new line of books written by Duchess for third to sixth grade readers and published by Abdo Books in Edina, MN. Join Duchess and Zach each week to hear their dynamic conversation about these topics — some well-known, some unique. /////////////////////////////////// MORE INFO /////////////////////////////////// For more information about the Freedom's Promise books and the Duchess Harris Collection, visit http://www.abdobooks.com/duchess-harris-collection For more information about Duchess Harris, visit http://www.duchessharris.com/ /////////////////////////////////// PRODUCTION CREDITS /////////////////////////////////// • Duchess Harris: Writer and host • Zach Thomas: Co-host • Barry Madore, Fire on the Bluff Productions: Producer, recording engineer, editor • Opening and closing music: "Black cat Funky" by reusenoise — http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/reusenoise/56513 — (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license • Show page: http://freedomspromise.libsyn.com
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Freedom’s Promise is a podcast hosted by author Duchess Harris with her 12 year-old son, Zach Thomas. They feature African-American topics covered in Freedom’s Promise, a new line of books written by Duchess for third to sixth grade readers and published by Abdo Books in Edina, MN. Join Duchess and Zach each week to hear their dynamic conversation about these topics — some well-known, some unique. /////////////////////////////////// MORE INFO /////////////////////////////////// For more information about the Freedom's Promise books and the Duchess Harris Collection, visit http://www.abdobooks.com/duchess-harris-collection For more information about Duchess Harris, visit http://www.duchessharris.com/ /////////////////////////////////// PRODUCTION CREDITS /////////////////////////////////// • Duchess Harris: Writer and host • Zach Thomas: Co-host • Barry Madore, Fire on the Bluff Productions: Producer, recording engineer, editor • Opening and closing music: "Black cat Funky" by reusenoise — http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/reusenoise/56513 — (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license • Show page: http://freedomspromise.libsyn.com

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Episodes

Episode 02: March on Washington

5/16/2019
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Duchess Harris and her son, Zach Thomas, present the 1963 March on Washington. Listen as they discuss the story behind the organization of the march, play excerpts from speakers and performers, and talk about the march's lasting legacy. More info: http://www.abdobooks.com/duchess-harris-collectionhttp://www.duchessharris.com/ http://openvault.wgbh.org/collections/march_on_washington/ern-coveragebarry@fireonthebluff.com Freedom's Promise, podcast and radio series credits Fire on the Bluff...

Duration:00:17:00

Episode 01: The Making of Motown

5/7/2019
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Duchess Harris and her 12 year-old son, Zach Thomas, discuss the history and legacy of Motown Records, the subject of Duchess’s book, The Making of Motown, written for 3rd to 6th grade readers and published by Abdo Publishing. Duchess and Zach talk about Berry Gordy and the making of Motown and compare classic Motown tracks with current pop hits. More info: For more information about the Freedom's Promise books and the Duchess Harris Collection, visit...

Duration:00:19:06

Freedom's Promise Preview

5/6/2019
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Freedom’s Promise is a podcast hosted by author Duchess Harris with her 12 year-old son, Zach Thomas. They feature African-American topics covered in Freedom’s Promise, a new line of books written by Duchess for third to sixth grade readers and published by Abdo Books in Edina, MN. Join Duchess and Zach each week to hear their dynamic conversation about these topics — some well-known, some unique. More info: For more information about the Freedom's Promise books and the Duchess Harris...

Duration:00:01:27