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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

Blanche Bruce [Black History Short #43]

1/21/2020
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A profile of Blanche Bruce, the second Black man to serve in the U.S. Senate but the first to serve a full term. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/blanche-bruce.

Duration:00:03:27

Becoming a High School Guidance Counselor with Rohan Pessoa [Career Interview]

1/17/2020
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In this episode of the career interview series, we are joined by Rohan Pessoa, a high school Guidance Counselor. Rohan's parents emigrated from Jamaica and he was the first generation in his family to be born in America. When the time came for him to select a college, his parents were unable to offer much guidance. That experience combined with a summer youth job at a job office sparked an interest in social work and a desire to help others. Show notes and links are available at ...

Duration:00:43:50

Dorothy Height [Black History Short 42]

1/14/2020
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A profile of Dorothy Height, an activist for civil and women's rights who helped to organize the March on Washington and spent decades leading the NCNW and the YWCA's Center for Racial Justice. Show notes are sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/dorothy-height.

Duration:00:04:10

Just Mercy [Movie Review]

1/10/2020
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A review of the movie "Just Mercy" starring Michael B. Jordan as Bryan Stevenson, a recent Harvard Law grad who fights wrongful convictions. Show notes and video are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/just-mercy-movie-review.

Duration:00:16:58

Ernie Barnes [Black History Short 41]

1/7/2020
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A profile of Ernie Barnes, a professional football player who became a notable artist after retiring from sports. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/ernie-barnes.

Duration:00:04:17

2019 Noire News Wrap-up [News]

12/20/2019
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A discussion of some of the major Black news stories and notable deaths from 2019. Also available as a YouTube video with show notes at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/2019-noire-news-wrap-up.

Duration:00:29:26

Rosemary Brown [Black History Short #40]

12/16/2019
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A profile of Rosemary Brown, a Jamaica-born Canadian politician who worked to eradicate racial and gender discrimination. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/rosemary-brown.

Duration:00:03:41

Selma, Alabama Black History Sites [Places to Visit]

12/12/2019
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Many of Selma, Alabama’s Black history sites revolve around the Voter Registration and Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. During my trip I visited the Selma Interpretive Center; Ancient Africa, Enslavement, & Civil War Museum; Voting Rights Museum; First Colored Baptist Church; Brown Chapel AME; and Tabernacle Baptist Church. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/selma-alabama-black-history-sites.

Duration:00:15:33

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams [Black History Short #39]

12/9/2019
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A profile of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, one of the first doctors to perform open-heart surgery and the founder of America’s first Black-owned hospital. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/daniel-hale-williams.

Duration:00:03:48

Queen & Slim [Movie Review]

12/5/2019
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A review of the movie "Queen & Slim", the story of a young Black couple that goes on the run after killing a police officer in self-defense. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/queen-and-slim-movie-review.

Duration:00:13:09

Phillis Wheatley [Black History Short #38]

12/2/2019
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A profile of Phillis Wheatley who was enslaved as a child, became a noted poet, and was the first Black woman to have a book published in America. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/phillis-wheatley.

Duration:00:03:34

Becoming [Book Review]

11/21/2019
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A review and discussion of the book "Becoming" by Michelle Obama which provides a blueprint for learning to not question your suitability for success. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/becoming-book-review.

Duration:00:15:17

Claudia Jones [Black History Short 37]

11/18/2019
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A profile of Claudia Jones, journalist, activist, and founder of the Notting Hill Carnival. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/claudia-jones.

Duration:00:03:16

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