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Smithsonian Channel Presents Black History Month

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Honoring the achievements. Remembering the struggle.

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Honoring the achievements. Remembering the struggle.

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By Benny basil - Sep 09 2012
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I'm happy that it was made but it needs to be to longer than 2 mins . Keep up the good work .

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Black in Italy. I'd like to know more about everything.

iTunes Ratings

101 Ratings
Average Ratings
59
13
12
7
10

Happy

By Benny basil - Sep 09 2012
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I'm happy that it was made but it needs to be to longer than 2 mins . Keep up the good work .

Interesting

By aSkylandSora - Feb 04 2012
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Black in Italy. I'd like to know more about everything.

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Smithsonian Channel Presents Black History Month

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Honoring the achievements. Remembering the struggle.

Zora Neale Hurston and the WPA

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After making a name for herself as an author in the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston became a WPA writer and an enthusiastic anthropologist who studied her subjects by joining in.

Feb 03 2012

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Author Richard Wright: An American Son

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Years before his book Native Son became a best seller, author Richard Wright experienced the hard times of the Great Depression and launched his literary career working on the WPA Writers' Project.

Feb 03 2012

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The Winning Architectural Design

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Six world-renowned architects compete for the chance to design the Smithsonian's newest museum, but only one will win the opportunity to build on the National Mall.

Feb 03 2012

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The Tuskegee Red-Tail Angels

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When Black leaders demanded equality and World War II demanded more skilled soldiers, the Tuskegee Airmen, or "Red-Tail Angels," became the first African American pilots to train for combat.

Jan 17 2012

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Spotlight on Smithsonian's Newest Museum

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Host Susan Spencer interviews Lonnie Bunch, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Feb 10 2012

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Apostle Dr. Jibreel Khazan of the Greensboro Four

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Apostle Dr. Jibreel Khazan, of the Greensboro Four, tells of his frustration with segregation and his desire to do something about it.

Jan 25 2012

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Franklin McCain of the Greensboro Four

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Franklin McCain, of the Greensboro Four, advises that we cannot wait for the approval of others to do something that we know is right.

Jan 25 2012

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A Plan in Place

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On February 1, 1960, the Greensboro Four walked slowly and silently to the Woolworth's lunch counter. They didn't know what the future would bring but they could no longer live with the past.

Jan 26 2012

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Joseph McNeil of the Greensboro Four

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Joseph McNeil, of the Greensboro Four, was compelled to stand up for his beliefs, regardless of how the rest of the world might react.

Jan 25 2012

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A Vintage Tuskegee Airplane

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Now flown only by nostalgic young pilots, one of the old-fashioned, low-tech WWII planes used by the first Tuskegee Airmen has been fully restored and dubbed "Spirit of Tuskegee."

Jan 04 2012

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What It Takes to Truck Oil 14 Hours a Day

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For hazmat driver Ben Moorhead, a grueling workday starts at the crack of dawn. Here, he walks us through what it's like to transport oil for a living and the science involved in safely testing his precious cargo.

Apr 13 2015

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Remembering the Aftermath of a Tragic Event

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We sit down with Lonnie Bunch, the director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, to hear his personal recollections of the events following MLK's assassination.

Feb 08 2013

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Marian Anderson in Concert

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Civil Rights history is captured on film as singer Marian Anderson performs for the entire country at the Lincoln Memorial.

Feb 17 2012

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Let Your Motto Be Resistance

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Curator Deborah Willis describes the National Museum of African American History and Culture's first exhibit.

Feb 17 2012

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Capturing a Movement

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Scurlock's photography captured the black community of Washington, DC, as they confronted racial segregation on the nation's doorstep.

Feb 10 2012

2mins

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Spotlight on Smithsonian's Newest Museum

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Host Susan Spencer interviews Lonnie Bunch, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Feb 10 2012

2mins

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Author Richard Wright: An American Son

Podcast cover
Read more
Years before his book Native Son became a best seller, author Richard Wright experienced the hard times of the Great Depression and launched his literary career working on the WPA Writers' Project.

Feb 03 2012

1min

Play

The Winning Architectural Design

Podcast cover
Read more
Six world-renowned architects compete for the chance to design the Smithsonian's newest museum, but only one will win the opportunity to build on the National Mall.

Feb 03 2012

1min

Play

Zora Neale Hurston and the WPA

Podcast cover
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After making a name for herself as an author in the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston became a WPA writer and an enthusiastic anthropologist who studied her subjects by joining in.

Feb 03 2012

2mins

Play

A Plan in Place

Podcast cover
Read more
On February 1, 1960, the Greensboro Four walked slowly and silently to the Woolworth's lunch counter. They didn't know what the future would bring but they could no longer live with the past.

Jan 26 2012

2mins

Play

Joseph McNeil of the Greensboro Four

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Joseph McNeil, of the Greensboro Four, was compelled to stand up for his beliefs, regardless of how the rest of the world might react.

Jan 25 2012

Play

Franklin McCain of the Greensboro Four

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Franklin McCain, of the Greensboro Four, advises that we cannot wait for the approval of others to do something that we know is right.

Jan 25 2012

Play

Apostle Dr. Jibreel Khazan of the Greensboro Four

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Apostle Dr. Jibreel Khazan, of the Greensboro Four, tells of his frustration with segregation and his desire to do something about it.

Jan 25 2012

Play

The Tuskegee Red-Tail Angels

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When Black leaders demanded equality and World War II demanded more skilled soldiers, the Tuskegee Airmen, or "Red-Tail Angels," became the first African American pilots to train for combat.

Jan 17 2012

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The Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

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The first African American pilots ever inducted into the US Army Air Corps recall how much has changed since they joined in 1942.

Jan 16 2012

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The First Female African American Pilot

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Bessie Coleman wanted to fly, and she wouldn't take no for an answer. As the first African American woman with a pilot's license, she proved her skill as a stunt pilot.

Jan 16 2012

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A Vintage Tuskegee Airplane

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Now flown only by nostalgic young pilots, one of the old-fashioned, low-tech WWII planes used by the first Tuskegee Airmen has been fully restored and dubbed "Spirit of Tuskegee."

Jan 04 2012

1min

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All or None

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When four college freshmen began to talk about affecting change within their community, only three were up for the challenge.

Jul 09 2010

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Spotlight on Scurlock Studio

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Beginning in 1911, Addison Scurlock's photographs read like a "who's who" of black America. Today, they are considered a treasure trove of African American history.

May 16 2008

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