People’s History Audiograms

Each month we learn from people’s history scholars in our Teach the Black Freedom Struggle classes. We invite you to listen to the audiograms from the sessions below and then sign up for the rest of the series this year.

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò on Reparations and Climate Justice

Julius B. Fleming Jr. on Black Patience: Performance, Civil Rights, and the Unfinished Project of Emancipation

Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr. on The History of Black Music — A Love Supreme

Heather McGhee on Everyday Solidarity and The Sum of Us

Khalil Gibran Muhammad on The Condemnation of Blackness

Michael Hines on the Fight for Black History in Schools

Blair L. M. Kelley on A People’s History of the Black Working Class

SNCC veteran Courtland Cox on the importance of determination

Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw on Teaching Truthfully About U.S. History

Howard French on Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War

Linda Villarosa on Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation, April 24, 2023

Kidada Williams on I Saw Death Coming: A History of Terror and Survival in the War Against Reconstruction, March 20, 2023

Jeanne Theoharis on Starring Mrs. Rosa Parks: Film Excerpts and Behind the Scenes Commentary, Feb. 6, 2023

Dayo Gore on Want to Start a Revolution? Black Women Radicals Confront the Red Scare, Jan. 23, 2023

Bryan Stevenson on the History of Racial Terror in the United States, Dec. 12, 2022

Matthew Delmont on “We Return Fighting”: The Black Freedom Struggle During World War II, Nov. 14, 2022

Ashley Farmer on Queen Mother Moore, Black Nationalism, and the Centuries-Long Fight for Reparations, Oct. 17, 2022

Alaina Roberts on Black Freedom on Native Land, Sept. 12, 2022

Kelly Lytle Hernández on the 1910 Mexican Revolution, June 6, 2022

Kidada E. Williams on “Seizing Freedom”, May 9, 2022

Johanna Fernández on the Young Lords, April 25, 2022

Martha S. Jones on Reconstruction and Issues of Citizenship, Suffrage, and Movement Building in the 19th Century, Feb. 1, 2022

Jarvis Givens on Fugitive Pedagogy Carter G. Woodson and the Art of Black Teaching, Dec. 21, 2021

Clint Smith on How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, May 10, 2021

Tera W. Hunter on The Atlanta Washerwomen’s Strike, March 22, 2021

Judy Richardson on Julian Bond and the Southern Civil Rights Movement: Focus on Georgia, Feb. 15, 2021

Kidada E. Williams on Reconstruction: Repression and Resistance, Dec. 14, 2020

Greg Carr on Reconstruction and Juneteenth, June 19, 2020

Dave Zirin on Black Athletes and the Black Freedom Struggle, May 15, 2020

Jeanne Theoharis on The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, March 27, 2020

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