Noire Histoir

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Sinopsis

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.

Episodios

  • Chinua Achebe [Black History Short 56]

    Chinua Achebe [Black History Short 56]

    19/05/2020 Duración: 04min

    A profile of Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian novelist who wrote stories about interactions between Africans and colonialists but set himself apart by telling them from the perspective of Africans. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/chinua-achebe.

  • Waiting to Exhale [Movie Review]

    Waiting to Exhale [Movie Review]

    15/05/2020 Duración: 14min

    "Waiting to Exhale" is a classic from the 1990s black film canon. Based on Terry McMillan’s 1992 bestseller, the film was released in 1995 directed by Forest Whitaker and featured an all-star cast of female leads which included Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon, Loretta Divine, and Whitney Houston. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/waiting-to-exhale-movie-review.

  • Dr. Matilda Evans [Black History Short 55]

    Dr. Matilda Evans [Black History Short 55]

    12/05/2020 Duración: 04min

    A profile of Dr. Matilda Evans the first Black female MD in South Carolina and a healthcare advocate for Black people as a whole but children in particular. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/dr-matilda-evans.

  • Negro League Baseball [Black History Feature]

    Negro League Baseball [Black History Feature]

    08/05/2020 Duración: 12min

    A historical profile of the Negro Leagues, which consisted of various Black teams and Black baseball leagues that operated during the time of major league baseball's color barrier. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/negro-league-baseball.

  • William Still [Black History Short 54]

    William Still [Black History Short 54]

    05/05/2020 Duración: 04min

    A profile of William Still, a Philadelphia based abolitionist who was a prodigious conductor on the Underground Railroad. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/william-still.

  • Medical Apartheid [Book Review]

    Medical Apartheid [Book Review]

    01/05/2020 Duración: 27min

    A review of "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present" by Harriet A. Washington which charts the history of unethical medical experiments that have been conducted on Black people. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/medical-apartheid-book-review.

  • Tulsa Race Massacre [Black History Short 53 - Part Two]

    Tulsa Race Massacre [Black History Short 53 - Part Two]

    21/04/2020 Duración: 08min

    A profile of the Tulsa Race Massacre which occurred on May 31 - June 1, 1921 and tore through the prosperous all-Black Greenwood District leaving a trail of murdered Black people, looted homes, and burned out buildings. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/tulsa-race-massacre-and-greenwood-district.    

  • Menace II Society [Movie Review]

    Menace II Society [Movie Review]

    17/04/2020 Duración: 16min

    A review and analysis of The Hughes Brothers 1993 film "Menace II Society" which I consider to be a part of the classic 1990s Black film canon. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/menace-to-society-movie-review.

  • Greenwood District aka Black Wall Street [Black History Short Part One]

    Greenwood District aka Black Wall Street [Black History Short Part One]

    14/04/2020 Duración: 05min

    A profile of the Greenwood District, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Tulsa settled by formerly enslaved and free Black people who migrated to the area in pursuit of opportunities and hopes of acquiring land. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/tulsa-race-massacre-and-greenwood-district.

  • March 2020 Noire News

    March 2020 Noire News

    10/04/2020 Duración: 21min

    In the Noire News March episode I’ll discuss feature stories about Black people in West and Central Africa, the United Kingdom, and America. In addition there’s the regular monthly memorial and even a few positive stories some of which were inspired by the coronavirus. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/march-2020-noire-news.

  • John H. Johnson [Black History Short 52]

    John H. Johnson [Black History Short 52]

    07/04/2020 Duración: 05min

    A profile of John H. Johnson, the entrepreneur who founded Johnson Publishing Co. which publishes Ebony and Jet magazine. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/john-h-johnson.          

  • Memphis Black History Sites [Travel Guide]

    Memphis Black History Sites [Travel Guide]

    20/03/2020 Duración: 26min

    A Black history travel guide for visiting Memphis, Tennessee which includes a brief history of the city and some insights into a few of its museums. Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/memphis-black-history-sites.  

  • Shirley Chisholm [Black History Short 51]

    Shirley Chisholm [Black History Short 51]

    17/03/2020 Duración: 05min

    A profile of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, the first Black woman and only the second woman of any race to seek the nomination for president of the United States from a major political party. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/shirley-chisholm.

  • Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement [Book Review]

    Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement [Book Review]

    14/03/2020 Duración: 22min

    A book review of Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement which was written by Barbara Ransby and tells the story of Ella Baker’s life. Visit the Noire Histoir YouTube Channel or website for the full review.   Show notes and are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/ella-baker-and-the-black-freedom-movement-book-review.

  • Miriam Makeba [Black History Short 50]

    Miriam Makeba [Black History Short 50]

    10/03/2020 Duración: 05min

    A profile of Miriam Makeba, a South African entertainer who was exiled for 30 years in retaliation for her speaking out against apartheid. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/miriam-makeba.

  • Hidden Figures [Movie Review]

    Hidden Figures [Movie Review]

    06/03/2020 Duración: 14min

    A review of "Hidden Figures", a 2016 film about three Black women who used their talents in math and engineering to help America win the Space Race. Show notes and video are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/hidden-figures-movie-review.      

  • Anna Julia Cooper [Black History Short 49]

    Anna Julia Cooper [Black History Short 49]

    03/03/2020 Duración: 05min

    A profile of Anna Julia Cooper, a writer and educator who is regarded as one of the first Black feminists and specifically spoke to the intersection of gender and race. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/anna-julia-cooper.

  • February 2020 Noire News

    February 2020 Noire News

    28/02/2020 Duración: 28min

    In the February 2020 edition of Noire News I’ll be discussing feature stories about the stigma of mental illness, the injustice system, Guyana's oil, Snoop Dogg v. Gayle King, attacks on civilians in Cameroon and Nigeria. As always, there's a memorial, good news, and now things you might want to participate in. Show notes, sources, and links to more info are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/february-2020-noire-news.

  • Mound Bayou [Black History Short 48]

    Mound Bayou [Black History Short 48]

    25/02/2020 Duración: 05min

    A profile of Mound Bayou, a town in the central Mississippi delta founded by former slaves who turned the area into a thriving self-sufficient Black community. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/mound-bayou.

  • The Harlem Renaissance [Black History Feature]

    The Harlem Renaissance [Black History Feature]

    21/02/2020 Duración: 15min

    A profile of the Harlem Renaissance, a period in history where Black people funneled their hopes and miseries into creative art forms that would define a generation and provide inspiration for many more to come.   Sources and show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/harlem-renaissance

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