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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

Becoming a Travel Registered Nurse with Jeremy Ellis

11/14/2019
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In this episode of the career interview series, we are joined by Jeremy Ellis, a Travel Registered Nurse. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/jeremy-ellis-travel-registered-nurse.

Duration:01:05:40

Benjamin Banneker [Black History Short #36]

11/11/2019
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A profile of Benjamin Banneker, a mostly self-taught astronomer who is best known for a series of almanacs that were published in the late 1700s. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/benjamin-banneker.

Duration:00:02:59

Tuskegee Alabama Black History Sites [Places to Visit]

11/7/2019
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I had a chance to visit Tuskegee, Alabama and spent the day on the Tuskegee University campus as well as touring other Black history sites around the city. This episode provides historical profiles of and tips for visiting the Tuskegee's Black history sites. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/tuskegee-black-history-sites.

Duration:00:15:37

Elizabeth Freeman [Black History Short #35]

11/4/2019
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A profile of Elizabeth Freeman, an enslaved woman who utilized the Massachusetts State Constitution to file suit against her owner and gain her freedom. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/elizabeth-freeman.

Duration:00:03:56

Get Out [Movie Review]

10/31/2019
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A movie review and discussion of the social thriller "Get Out" which was written and directed by Jordan Peele. If you haven’t seen the movie already you can still listen but stop when you reach the spoiler section. That way you can still see and enjoy the movie without having the plot twist ruined for you. Show notes and video are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/get-out-movie-review.

Duration:00:18:02

Hiram Revels [Black History Short 34]

10/28/2019
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A profile of Hiram Rhodes Revels, an educator and minister in the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church who also served as the first Black U.S. Senator. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/hiram-revels.

Duration:00:03:49

Forty Million Dollar Slaves [Book Review]

10/24/2019
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A review of "Forty Million Dollar Slaves" by William C. Rhoden, a chronicle of Black athletes navigating efforts to limit their participation in sports. Show notes and video are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/forty-million-dollar-slaves-book-review.

Duration:00:17:16

Queen Amina [Black History Short 33]

10/21/2019
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A profile of Queen Amina, a Hausa princess who later became the warrior Queen of Zazzau an area in present-day Nigeria. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/queen-amina.

Duration:00:02:07

Becoming an Internal Medicine Doctor with Kalvin Chinyere, MD

10/17/2019
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In this episode of the career interview series, we are joined by Dr. Kalvin Chinyere an internal medicine doctor who discusses not trading time for money. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/kalvin-chinyere-internal-medicine-doctor.

Duration:00:47:13

Granville Woods [Black History Short #32]

10/14/2019
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A profile of Granville T. Woods, a mechanical and electrical engineer who received more than 60 patents for his inventions. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/granville-woods.

Duration:00:02:52

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