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If you're interested in learning about an armed resistance in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania where a local resistance group of free and formerly enslaved Black people repelled an effort to recapture four escaped slaves, then my Christiana Resistance Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog…
 
A review of “Confirmation”, a 2016 HBO film about the hearings for Judge Clarence Thomas' (Wendell Pierce) nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. In Washington, D.C. Thomas seems likely to be confirmed until a former employee, Anita Hill (Kerry Washington), surfaces with allegations of sexual harassment. Show notes are available at http://noirehisto…
 
If you're interested in learning about the Mason-Dixon Line and how the border it created between Northern and Southern states played a role in defining the land of freedom versus bondage, then my Fugitive Slave Acts Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/fugitive-slave-laws.…
 
If you're interested in learning about the rollercoaster of Zora Neale Hurston’s work being published and receiving rewards while she experienced constant financial issues, then my Black History Short about Zora Neale Hurston's later life is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/zora-neale-hurston.…
 
If you’re interested in learning about the union organizer who led pushes to desegregate the military, outlaw race-based employment discrimination within military departments, and provided the framework for the March on Washington, then my A. Philip Randolph Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir…
 
If you're interested in learning about the childhood experiences that led to a fraternal order becoming part of a mission to help achieve Black economic independence, then my Black History Short about Maggie Lena Walker's early life is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/maggie-lena-walker.…
 
If you're interested in learning about an acclaimed photographer who was a successful fashion photographer but is most well known for his photo essays and portraits from during the Civil Rights Movement, then my Gordon Parks Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/gordon-parks/?utm_source…
 
If you’re interested in learning about the second woman overall and the first Black woman to brave the elements, bandits, and wild animals to serve as a United States Post Office Star Route Carrier, then my “Stagecoach” Mary Fields Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/stagecoach-mary-f…
 
If you're interested in learning about a legendary jazz musician whose playing and singing style were a major influence on other musicians and singers in the genre and beyond, my Louis Armstrong Later Life Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/louis-armstrong.…
 
If you're interested in learning about how a boy born into poverty and instability in a rough New Orleans neighborhood turned his life around after finding positive male role models and music, my Louis Armstrong Early Life Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/louis-armstrong.…
 
If you're interested in learning about a botanist and inventor who developed 300 products from peanuts and 118 from sweet potatoes to decrease Black farmers' reliance on cotton and tobacco, my George Washington Carver Black History Short is for you. Show notes and sources are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/george-washington-carver.…
 
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