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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

Marcus Garvey & The UNIA [Black History Short 77 - Part One]

1/19/2021
If you're interested in learning about Marcus Garvey's early life including the people and experiences that influenced his early philosophy then my Marcus Garvey & The UNIA Black History Short Part One is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/marcus-garvey-unia.

Duration:00:04:41

Bluebird, Bluebird [Book Review]

1/15/2021
If you like detective novels and police procedurals with twists and turns as well as a bit of depth that makes the story and characters feel both familiar and refreshing then my book review of "Bluebird, Bluebird" by Attica Locke is for you. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/bluebird-bluebird-book-review.

Duration:00:12:41

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf [Black History Short 76]

1/12/2021
If you’re interested in learning about Liberia and Africa’s first female president then my Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/ellen-johnson-sirleaf.

Duration:00:06:20

A Century of Black Cinema [Movie Review]

1/8/2021
If you consider yourself a film buff or even just a casual movie fan and are interested in learning about the first century of the Black film industry then my review of “A Century of Black Cinema” might be for you. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/a-century-of-black-cinema-movie-review.

Duration:00:14:31

2020 Holiday Hiatus

11/27/2020
The Noire Histoir Podcast will be on a holiday hiatus until January 2021. I invite you to check out the archives while the show is on break. May you and your loved ones have peace and joy in the remaining days of the year. And have a happy and healthy 2021. Visit http://noirehistoir.com for more info and content.

Duration:00:01:08

August Wilson [Black History Short 75]

11/24/2020
If you're interested in learning about a playwright who created a body of work that told the story of the Black experience and helped to launch the careers of several famous Black actors and actresses then my August Wilson Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/august-wilson.

Duration:00:05:16

Heavy: An American Memoir [Book Review]

11/20/2020
If you’re interested in reading a book that explores racism, sexism, and identity through the lens of a Black boy coming of age in Mississippi then my review of "Heavy: An American Memoir" by Kiese Laymon might be for you. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/heavy-an-american-memoir-book-review.

Duration:00:18:05

Lowndes County Freedom Organization [Black History Short 74]

11/17/2020
If you're interested in learning about an organization that helped Black citizens overcome entrenched voter suppression and intimidation to become the majority of registered voters in their county and establish an independent political party then my Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO) Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/lowndes-county-freedom-organization.

Duration:00:05:22

History of the Black Panther Party [Black History Feature]

11/13/2020
A brief overview of the history of the Black Panther Party which discusses the organization's ideology, programs, and controversies. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/history-of-the-black-panther-party.

Duration:00:20:33

Alice Walker [Black History Short 73]

11/10/2020
If you're interested in learning about a writer, poet, and activist who penned “The Color Purple” which spent 25 weeks on the New York Times’ bestseller list and won both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction then my Alice Walker Black History Short for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/alice-walker.

Duration:00:04:43

Caste [Book Review]

11/6/2020
A review of Isabel Wilkerson's "Caste", a book about the structure of caste systems and their impact on three societies. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/caste-book-review.

Duration:00:20:30

Freedom Summer [Black History Short 72]

11/3/2020
If you're interested in learning about the plans and realities of creating a multi-faceted civil rights campaign aimed at an entire state then my Freedom Summer Black History Short for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/freedom-summer.

Duration:00:05:36

Tales of the Grim Sleeper [Movie Review]

10/30/2020
A review of "Tales of the Grim Sleeper", a documentary about the suspected murders of an estimated 100 women in South Los Angeles. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/tales-of-the-grim-sleeper-movie-review.

Duration:00:17:12

Stokely Carmichael [Black History Short 71]

10/27/2020
A profile of Stokely Carmichael, an activist and political organizer who participated in the Freedom Rides, launched the Lowndes County Freedom Organization, served as chairman of SNCC, and was the first to express the ideology of Black self-determination as "Black Power." Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/stokely-carmichael.

Duration:00:05:34

The Vanishing Half [Book Review]

10/23/2020
A book review of "The Vanishing Half" by Brit Bennett, the story of twin sisters who leave their small Louisiana town in search of new lives. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/the-vanishing-half-book-review.

Duration:00:16:04

Nannie Helen Burroughs [Black History Short 70]

10/20/2020
A profile of Nannie Helen Burroughs, an educator and activist who fought against race and gender based discrimination by campaigning against lynching and founding the the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/nannie-helen-burroughs.

Duration:00:05:25

Apartheid in South Africa [Black History Feature]

10/16/2020
If you’re interested in learning about apartheid including the circumstances that led to its official creation, the laws that were enacted, the movement that led to its abolition, and its aftermath. Then my "Apartheid in South Africa" Black History Feature is for you. Show notes and sources at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/apartheid-in-south-africa.

Duration:00:23:18

Walter Sisulu [Black History Short 69]

10/13/2020
A profile of Walter Sisulu, a South African anti-apartheid activist and a leader of the African National Congress (ANC) who was imprisoned for 26 years alongside Nelson Mandela. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/walter-sisulu.

Duration:00:06:06

Transcendent Kingdom [Book Review]

10/9/2020
A review of "Transcendent Kingdom", Yaa Gyasi’s sophomore novel about a neuroscience PhD candidate who reflects on her life, religion, and science. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/transcendent-kingdom-book-review.

Duration:00:21:53

Sojourner Truth [Black History Short 68]

10/6/2020
A profile of Sojourner Truth, an abolitionist and women's rights activist who was born a slave, walked to freedom, and was one of the first Black women to successfully sue a White man in America. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/sojourner-truth.

Duration:00:06:09