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Black history and literature from a Noire perspective. 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.

Black history and literature from a Noire perspective. 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.
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United States

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Black history and literature from a Noire perspective. 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.

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English

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(347) 644-0363


Episodes

Night of the Living Dead (1968) [Movie Review]

10/10/2019
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A discussion of the original 1968 version of Night of the Living Dead. I assume most people have already seen the film and thus it contains spoilers. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/night-of-the-living-dead-movie-review.

Duration:00:13:32

Jo Ann Robinson [Black History Short #31]

10/7/2019
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A profile of Jo Ann Robinson, a school teacher and college professor who launched the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/jo-ann-robinson.

Duration:00:04:18

62: Harlem Black History Part 2 [Places to Visit]

10/3/2019
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Part two of a profile of Harlem Black History covering 1929 to the present as well as the backstory on several Harlem historic landmarks such as the Apollo Theater, the Schomburg, and Sylvia's. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/harlem-black-history.

Duration:00:20:06

Mifflin Wistar Gibbs [Black History Short #30]

9/30/2019
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A profile of Mifflin Wistar Gibbs, an entrepreneur and politician who sought his fortune as a pioneer in the West and Canada and was also an active abolitionist involved with the Underground Railroad. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/mifflin-wistar-gibbs.

Duration:00:04:08

Black History Short #1: Alonzo Herndon [Throwback]

9/16/2019
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A short profile of Alonzo Herndon, an Atlanta based businessman who became one of the first African-American millionaires. Video is available on the Noire Histoir website at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/alonzo-herndon.

Duration:00:01:01

61: Harlem Black History Part 1 [Places to Visit]

9/12/2019
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Part one of a profile of Harlem Black History covering 1640 to 1928 as well as the backstory on several Harlem Black History sites and institutions. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/harlem-black-history.

Duration:00:12:52

Josiah Henson [Black History Short #29]

9/9/2019
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A profile of Josiah Henson, a fugitive slave who escaped to Canada where he established a settlement and industrial school for other fugitive slaves. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/josiah-henson.

Duration:00:03:48

E60: The Last Black Man in San Francisco [Book Review]

9/5/2019
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A review of "The Last Black Man in San Francisco" which tells the story of one man's quest to recover and restore a home that was built by his grandfather. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/the-last-black-man-in-san-francisco-movie-review.

Duration:00:12:50

Robert Abbott & The Chicago Defender [Black History Short #28]

9/2/2019
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A profile of newspaper publisher and editor Robert Sengstacke Abbott and The Chicago Defender a prominent national Black newspaper. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/robert-abbott-and-the-chicago-defender.

Duration:00:03:30

59: Under the Udala Trees [Book Review]

8/29/2019
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A review of "Under the Udala Trees" by Chinelo Okparanta, which begins during the Biafra War in Nigeria in the late 1960’s. The book tells the story of Ijeoma, a middle-class girl living with her parents while trying to survive air raids and food shortages. And her journey to define and accept herself following the end of the war. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/under-the-udala-trees-book-review.

Duration:00:14:57

Gloria Richardson [Black History Short #27]

8/26/2019
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A profile of Gloria Richardson, an activist who co-founded the CNAC which participated in protests to address the needs of Cambridge’s Black community. The city was placed under martial law and from these protests came the iconic photos of Richardson dismissively pushing aside the bayonets of guardsmen. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/gloria-richardson.

Duration:00:03:40

58: Montgomery Civil Rights Sites [Places to Visit]

8/22/2019
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Given Montgomery’s role in the Civil Rights Movement, there are a lot of historic sites throughout the city. I didn’t have enough time to see all of the museums and historical sites during my first visit. But I recently made a second trip and got to see some of the places that I missed on my previous trip. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/montgomery-civil-rights-sites.

Duration:00:14:56

The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment [Black History Short #26]

8/19/2019
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A profile of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the second Black regiment to be created during the American Civil War. The 54th Regiment led what became the famed attack on Fort Wagner during which it suffered heavy casualties. Show notes and video are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/54th-massachusetts-regiment.

Duration:00:03:06

57: If Beale Street Could Talk [Movie Review]

8/15/2019
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A review of "If Beale Street Could Talk", a Barry Jenkins film adapted from the James Baldwin book of the same name. Set in early 1970s Harlem, the film tells the story of Clementine “Tish” Rivers (Kiki Layne) and Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt (Stephan James), two young adults who are navigating their blossoming love and the society around them. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/if-beale-street-could-talk.

Duration:00:12:23

Fannie Lou Hamer [Black History Short #25]

8/12/2019
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A profile of Fannie Lou Hamer, a community organizer and activist who contributed to various voter registration programs, assisted with organizing Freedom Summer, developed farming co-ops to provide economic opportunities for Black people, and helped to implement childcare and education programs for low-income children. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/fannie-lou-hamer?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=bhs_fannie_lou_hamer.

Duration:00:04:45

56: How to Become an Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist with Okenna Oparah

8/8/2019
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On this episode of the career interview series, we are joined by Okenna Oparah an Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist from Imo State, Nigeria by way of Atlanta, Georgia. Okenna shares how he’s achieved career satisfaction by focusing on the things he values while also moving away from the things he does not enjoy. Show notes and video are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/okenna-oparah-inpatient-clinical-pharmacist

Duration:00:48:20

Bayard Rustin [Black History Short #24]

8/5/2019
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A profile of Bayard Rustin, a political organizer who was a key planner of The March on Washington and the wider Civil Rights Movement. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/bayard-rustin.

Duration:00:04:39

E55: The Mother of Black Hollywood [Book Review]

8/1/2019
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A review of "The Mother of Black Hollywood", a memoir in which Jenifer Lewis tells the story of her life from being a young kid growing up in Kinloch, MO to a working actress in New York and Los Angeles. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/mother-of-black-hollywood-book-review.

Duration:00:12:09

Daisy Bates [Black History Short #23]

7/29/2019
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A profile of Daisy Bates, a journalist, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the Arkansas State Press. Bates was a member of the Arkansas branch of the NAACP and collaborated on the push to integrate Little Rock schools. She personally escorted Black children to newly integrated schools, among which was the group that would come to be known as the "Little Rock Nine." Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/daisy-bates.

Duration:00:03:05

54: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park [Place Review]

7/25/2019
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A review of my experience visiting the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta, Georgia's historically Black Sweet Auburn neighborhood. Show notes and video are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/martin-luther-king-jr-national-historical-park.

Duration:00:15:52