Black history

October 30, 2014
emancipation

Maryland Emancipation Day

October 29, 2014 - Segment 2 - We celebrate the 150th anniversary of a very special day in history, Maryland Emancipation Day, which commemorates the day Maryland became the first slave state to free its slaves by popular vote, when the Maryland Legislature adopted a new state constitution that emancipated them.
October 20, 2014
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Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis

October 17, 2014 - Segment 2 - Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, talks about her book Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis, which recently received the Letitia Woods Brown Book Award for the Best Edited Book in African American History from the Association of Black Women Historians.
September 7, 2014
Frederick Douglass

Moment in Maryland Black History: Frederick Douglass Escapes To Freedom

September 3, 2014 - Segment 2 - Lisa Crawley, Resource Center Manager of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, shares a moment in Maryland Black History with us.
February 5, 2014
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Black History Month? Black History 365 Days A Year?

February 5, 2014 - Segment 3 - We discuss Black History Month, including how Black History is taught, and whether it is constructive to set aside one month instead of highlighting Black History throughout the year. Our guests are: Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland; and Dr. Ray Winbush, Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University.
January 27, 2014
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The Kinsey Collection: African American Art And History

January 24, 2014 - Segment 2 - We take a visit to Baltimore's Reginald F. Lewis African American History and Culture Museum to spend some time in their current exhibit, The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard & Shirley Kinsey - Where Art & History Intersect. It's a treasure trove of art and artifacts - including letters from Zora Neale Hurston and antique photographs - chronicling over 400 years of African American history and culture and telling the often-untold story of African American achievement and contribution to our society.
November 4, 2013
Harriet Tubman

The Legacy Of Harriet Tubman

November 1, 2013 - Segment 3 - Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, joins us to discuss the legacy of Harriet Tubman.
June 12, 2013
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Remembering Medgar Evers

June 12, 2013 - Segment 1 - We mark the 50th anniversary of civil rights leader Medgar Evers' assassination. We're joined by Ray Winbush and John Wesley.