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Episode 52: The Importance of the Black Church Past and Present

Hey everybody, welcome to Tellers of the Untold I’m Vanessa. And this week in happy Black History Month. And happy snow day if you had snow like we did here in Chicago. But today for this episode, I interviewed a pastor and asked him information regarding the importance of the black church. Also a little […]

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How Harriet Tubman used “Wade in the Water” to help slaves escape

Singing as a form of communication is deeply rooted in the Black culture. Negro Spirituals are considered the first distinctive music genre of African people in the American diaspora.  However, It started with the slaves from Africa who were kidnapped and violently put on ships across the Atlantic during the Middle Passage. Slaves from different […]

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A Brief History behind Black History Month

February is known as the black history month where African Americans get embraced. Important figures in African American history made America what it is today. As you celebrate this month, are you aware of where it all began or the reason? Apparently, black people had no place in society. The founding father of black history […]

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Past, Present and Future of the Black Community

An interview with black seniors Host Hey, everybody, welcome to Tellers of the untold I’m Vanessa, your host again this week. And today, which is the month of oil in Black History Month, we are having a special episode on our podcast. And that special episode is where and this didn’t happen during COVID. So […]

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20 Interesting Facts about Jesse Owens

By Kymberla “Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you’ll start believing in it.” – Jesse Owens Jesse Owens was an all-star American track and field athlete. He is best remembered for his performance at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. By displaying his resilience and overcoming obstacles in the face […]

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Kanye West’s contribution to Black History

By kymberlya Music has been deemed the voice of the people, able to convey the sentiments of a community that has been burdened by the demons of this nation’s past and unified by the plight of a seemingly endless struggle. As a whole, music has been a catalyst at both unifying and dividing us and […]

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Ida B. Wells Impact on Black History

By Nonso Nwagbo “I felt that one had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or rat in a trap” – Ida B. Wells Ida B. Wells was one of the earlier African-American activists long before Dr. Martin Luther King. She was born a slave on July 16, 1862, the eldest […]

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Barack Obama’s Contributions to the Black Community

By Nonso Nwagbo “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama Former President Barack Obama was born in 1961, two years before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s vibrant and iconic […]

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16 Interesting Facts about Bessie Coleman

By kymberlya Coleman’s contribution Bessie Coleman was the first Black female pilot to earn a pilot’s license. She became famous for her flying stunts and aerial tricks. Her legacy in Black History is solidified as she was one of the first to break through racial barriers and glass ceilings. Key Facts & Information: Early Life […]

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Why is Black History Important for Everyone to Know?

Podcast Notes Hey, everybody, welcome to Telos of the untold I’m Vanessa, your host today. Anyways, um, so this episode is focused on the month of February, February being Black History Month. Well, and, you know, although is Black History Month, as you notice from my podcast, my website, my film that we should be, […]