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Noire Histoir

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Noire Histoir features Black history facts, literature, and motivational stories from across the Black diaspora. Join Natasha McEachron as she celebrates Black pride, excellence, and power all 366 days of the year.

Noire Histoir features Black history facts, literature, and motivational stories from across the Black diaspora. Join Natasha McEachron as she celebrates Black pride, excellence, and power all 366 days of the year.

Location:

United States

Description:

Noire Histoir features Black history facts, literature, and motivational stories from across the Black diaspora. Join Natasha McEachron as she celebrates Black pride, excellence, and power all 366 days of the year.

Language:

English

Contact:

(347) 644-0363


Episodes

2022 Q3 Break Announcement

9/27/2022
I'll be taking the week of 09/25 off while I work on content for the upcoming quarter. I'm also working on launching a second podcast so stay tuned. New episodes of Noire Histoir will resume on 10/04/2022.

Duration:00:00:16

The True History of Paradise [Book Review]

9/23/2022
A review of "The True History of Paradise" by Margaret Cezair-Thompson which tells the history of Jamaica through the lives and experiences of a fictional character and her family. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/true-history-of-paradise-book-review.

Duration:00:31:51

Amy Sherald [Black History Facts #149]

9/20/2022
If you're interested in learning about the artist who painted First Lady Michelle Obama's official portrait, then my Amy Sherald Black History Facts profile is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/amy-sherald/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=amy_sherald.

Duration:00:04:30

Through a Lens Darkly [Movie Review]

9/16/2022
A review of "Through a Lens Darkly", a 2014 documentary directed by Thomas Allen Harris about the history of Black people in America both in front and behind the lens. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/through-a-lens-darkly-movie-review.

Duration:00:37:34

Fred Gray [Black History Facts #148]

9/13/2022
If you're interested in learning about the civil rights attorney who represented Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin as well as the victims of the Tuskegee experiment, then my Fred Gray Black History Facts profile is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/fred-gray.

Duration:00:03:54

White Rage [Book Review]

9/9/2022
A review of "White Rage" by Carol Anderson which examines the reality that Black efforts at progress and achievement are often met with resistance and retrenchment of obstacles. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/white-rage-book-review.

Duration:00:40:53

Toni Cade Bambara [Black History Facts #147]

9/6/2022
If you're interested in learning about the author and educator who penned “The Salt Eaters” as well as two critically acclaimed volumes of short stories, then my Toni Cade Bambara Black History Facts profile is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/toni-cade-bambara

Duration:00:04:57

Beasts of No Nation [Movie Review]

9/2/2022
A review of "Beasts of No Nation" a 2015 Netflix film based on Uzodinma Iweala’s 2005 novel about a boy who becomes a child soldier. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/beasts-of-no-nation-movie-review/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=beasts_of_no_nation_movie_review.

Duration:00:29:24

Frederick McKinley Jones [Black History Facts #146]

8/30/2022
If you're interested in learning about the inventor who developed the mobile refrigeration device that made it possible to efficiently transport food long distances, then my Frederick McKinley Jones Black History Facts profile is for you.

Duration:00:05:01

The Death of Vivek Oji [Book Review]

8/26/2022
A review of "The Death of Vivek Oji", a novel that examines gender identity and cultural norms. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/death-of-vivek-oji-book-review

Duration:00:35:15

Buchi Emecheta [Black History Facts #145]

8/23/2022
If you're interested in learning about the Nigerian author who penned over 20 books that usually focused on African women and gender roles in society, then my Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta Black History Facts profile is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/buchi-emecheta/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=buchi_emecheta.

Duration:00:04:46

When the Levees Broke [Movie Review]

8/19/2022
A review of "When the Levees Broke", a 2006 Spike Lee documentary about the impact of 2005's Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/when-the-levees-broke-movie-review.

Duration:00:44:13

Solomon Carter Fuller [Black History Facts #144]

8/16/2022
If you're interested in learning about the neurologist who made tremendous contributions to the field of neurology, was a pioneer in Alzheimer’s research, and is recognized as America’s first Black psychiatrist, then my Solomon Carter Fuller Black History Facts profile is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/solomon-carter-fuller.

Duration:00:04:40

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters [Book Review]

8/12/2022
A review of "Dancing in the Glory of Monsters" by Jason Stearns which explains the causes of the Congo Wars and what unfolded once the fighting began. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/dancing-in-the-glory-of-monsters-book-review.

Duration:00:29:41

Claudette Colvin [Black History Facts #143]

8/9/2022
If you're interested in learning about the civil rights activist who was arrested at the age of 15 for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus, then my Claudette Colvin Black History Facts profile is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/claudette-colvin.

Duration:00:05:34

A Time to Kill [Movie Review]

8/5/2022
A review of “A Time to Kill”, a 1996 courtroom drama about the case of a Black man who is on trial for the revenge killing of two racist White men. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/a-time-to-kill-movie-review.

Duration:00:20:22

John Wesley Cromwell [Black History Facts #142]

8/2/2022
If you're interested in learning about the educator and journalist who co-founded Washington, D.C.'s Bethel Literary and Historical Society and the American Negro Academy, then my John Wesley Cromwell Black History Facts profile is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/john-wesley-cromwell.

Duration:00:04:37

It's Not All Downhill From Here [Book Review]

7/29/2022
"It's Not All Downhill From Here" by Terry McMillan is about a year in the life of Loretha, a woman in her 60s, and her circle of friends. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/its-not-all-downhill-from-here-book-review.

Duration:00:16:59

Alice Childress [Black History Facts #141]

7/26/2022
If you're interested in learning about the playwright and novelist who achieved several firsts in the theater world and penned the classic "A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ but a Sandwich", then my Alice Childress Black History Facts profile is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/alice-childress.

Duration:00:04:08

Free Angela and All Political Prisoners [Movie Review]

7/22/2022
A review of "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners", a 2013 documentary directed by Shola Lynch about the events that led to Angela Davis' arrest and prosecution. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/free-angela-and-all-political-prisoners-movie-review.

Duration:00:19:43