A Thousand Ruby Bridges
Before the Little Rock Nine and Ruby Bridges, there was 5 year-old Vera Hope. In 1954, Vera was one of many Black children sent to integrate formerly all-white schools in Washington, DC. The racism and hatred she experienced led to a life of activism in the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements. Now, fifty-plus years later, Ms. Vera is leaving America for good. Find out why in a brand new podcast on Black lives and history called, The Self Determined.~If you'd like to help support Ms. Walston's journey to Ghana, you can send donations to her directlyvia CashApp at $veramakessense . ~Credits:The Self Determined Podcast is conceived, developed, and produced by Donelle Boose. Today’s episode is based on interviews between Donelle Boose and Vera Hope Walston. Music is provided by Epidemic Sound. Theme song is "Tinder" by 91nova, Damma Beatz, and Cushy. All other tracks featured in order of appearance are as follows:"Bliksem Beat" by Deskant, "Struggle in Paradise" by Rolla Coasta, "Post-Traumatic Love Disorder" by Rain Jewels, "Demure" by Ever So Blue, "How the Rain Hits" by Miles Avida,"All the Freedom You Need" by Terin Ector.Additional Clips:The Secret of Selling the Negro Market. Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. 1954All the Way Home. Dynamic Films, Inc. 1957.
10 Apr 2021
The Self Determined Podcast - Trailer
Real Black Lives, Real Black History, Revealed.From Civil Rights and Black Power to Black Lives Matter, this podcast chronicles extraordinary Black life stories in America. Hear first-hand Black history from the trailblazers themselves.~Credits:The Self Determined Podcast is conceived, developed, and produced by Donelle Boose (aka Prof. D. Boose). Music is provided by Epidemic Sound. Theme song is "Tinder" by 91nova, Damma Beatz, and Cushy.
1 Mar 2021