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If you’re interested in learning about apartheid including the circumstances that led to its official creation, the laws that were enacted, the movement that led to its abolition, and its aftermath. Then my "Apartheid in South Africa" Black History Feature is for you. Show notes and sources at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/apartheid-in-south-africa.…
 
Topics: Tupac death, Fugees, Set It Off, Moesha (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound) http://afropopremix.com 1996 Snapshots 1. President: Bill Clinton 2. Jan - Whitewater scandal: U.S. First Lady Hillary Clinton testifies before a grand jury. 3. Feb - Daniel Green is convicted of the murder of James Jordan, the father of basketball star Michael Jordan. …
 
Topics: Million Man March, TLC, Friday, UPN (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco) http://afropopremix.com 1995 Notes 1. Snapshots 2. President: Bill Clinton 3. Jan - The WB Television Network and The United Paramount Network (UPN) launches. 4. Mar - Yahoo! was incorporated and soon became the first popular online directory and search engine on the World Wid…
 
Topics: OJ Simpson, R. Kelly & Aaliyah, Samuel Jackson, Black TV Cancellation (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound) http://afropopremix.com Snapshots 1. Bill Clinton is President 2. Jan - In Detroit, Michigan, Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the right leg by an assailant, under orders from figure skating rival Tonya Harding's ex-husband. Tonya later pleads …
 
Topics: OJ Simpson, R. Kelly & Aaliyah, Samuel Jackson, Black TV Cancellation (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound) http://afropopremix.com Snapshots 1. Bill Clinton is President 2. Jan - In Detroit, Michigan, Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the right leg by an assailant, under orders from figure skating rival Tonya Harding's ex-husband. Tonya later pleads …
 
Topics: WTC Bombing, Urban Fashion, Dr. Dre, Menace II Society, Living Single (Bonus Artist: Luck) http://afropopremix.com/ https://www.vibe.com/2016/01/1993-the-year-hip-hop-and-rb-conquered-the-world "1993: The Year Hip-Hop And R&B Conquered The World" 1993 was a historically transformative period for hip-hop and rhythm and blues. When VIBE Magaz…
 
Just a heads up that there won't be a new feature episode this week as I'll be taking a two-week break to prepare content for the next quarter. I plan to be back on July 3rd, with a feature story about Reconstruction just in time for Independence Day. I hope you'll join me then. In the meantime if you're new to the show or haven't listened to all o…
 
Topics: L.A. Riots, Mary J. Blige, White Men Can't Jump, Def Comdey Jam (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound) 1992 Snapshots 1. President: George H. W. Bush 2. Feb - In Indianapolis, Indiana, boxer Mike Tyson is convicted of raping Desiree Washington. 3. Mar - H. Ross Perot announces that he will run for U.S. President. 4. Apr - Mafia boss John Gotti is …
 
"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…
 
Questions: 1. Scared yet: CV19 what we know 2. Health: How you be? personally, family, and friends 3. Quarantine life: stir crazy yet? How is technology helping? What’s up with Work/Exercise/Entertainment/Education? 4. Government response: local state federal 5. Future behavior: keep social distancing, hand washing, gloves masks wipes (Bonus Artist…
 
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.…
 
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