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Each episode explores the complexity of Black experience and finds joy in the many ways Black folks have influenced American life.
Following the Civil War, all-Black towns emerged in what is now modern-day Oklahoma. Hear the stories of the last remaining residents of those towns.
Spotlight On: Civil Rights Pioneers
Explores the extraordinary life of Howard Thurman, a teacher, poet and in his heart a “mystic,” and proponent of the non-violent struggle for social change.
Fannie Lou Hamer: Stand Up
Fannie Lou Hamer is remembered by those who worked side by side with her in the struggle for voting rights.
Spotlight On: Trailblazers in Science
Learn about Carver's complexities and the full impact of his life and work. His commitment to help others drove successes in science.
In 1950, Percy Julian was one of the few African Americans with a Ph.D. He was Chicago's man of the year and a groundbreaking scientist.