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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 .

Interesting

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

iTunes Ratings

104 Ratings
Average Ratings
61
13
13
7
10

Happy

By Benny basil - Sep 09 2012
Read more
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
Read more
Black in Italy. I'd like to know more about everything.
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Smithsonian Channel Presents Black History Month

Latest release on Apr 13, 2015

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 10 days ago

Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: 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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Rank #3: 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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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: 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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Rank #7: 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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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: 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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