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The Inventor known as “Black Edison”

“I believe I can do anything if I just try.” -Granville T. Woods Granville Thomas Woods was known as the “Black Edison.” He was the first Black American mechanical and electrical engineer after the Civil War and invented over 60 patents in the United States.   Woods dedicated his life to developing a variety of inventions […]

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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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20 Interesting Facts about Jesse Owens

“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 of racism, […]

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Kanye West’s contribution to Black History

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 has the […]

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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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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, […]

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A Former Sheriff discusses the Code of Racism in the Justice System.

PODCAST NOTES Hey, everybody, welcome to tellers of the untold I’m Vanessa. It is the end of January and a lot is going on in this country. But today, for our episode, before black history, we just had Martin Luther King Day. kind of excited for this this month I’m trying to make I’m trying […]

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Why Martin Luther King Jr Is Significant To Black History

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” MLK Jr. By Nonso Nwagbo It’s been more than 50 years since the champion of civil rights and equality Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was murdered on his hotel room balcony. Yet the issues that he fought to correct still very much linger in our great nation […]

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11 Unknown Facts About MLK Jr.

Host Speaker 0:13Hey, hey, hey, this is Vanessa and welcome to tellers of the untold I again, I think I just said it. But I’m Vanessa, your host. And today’s topic or this week’s topic is related to who other than Martin Luther King Jr, the, the one of the only people that people that […]