What does the Fourth of July really mean to Black Americans?

Add title Podcast Notes: Vanessa and co-host, Sharmell Favours discuss what the July fourth holiday meaning is, what it means to them and the significance of this holiday for Black people.  Introduction Tellers of the Untold is a platform to recognize fragments of our past, so our story will be complete and that we [...]

My thought on Kwanzaa

My thoughts on Kwanzaa Read the full blog here. Outline What is Kwanzaa? The founder. Maulana Karenga and his birth name, Ronald McKinley Everett. Karenga assault charges, arrest and jailed for torturing two women. 4. Only thirteen percent of black Americans celebrate this holiday 5. Kwanzaa in December vs. February during black history month 6. [...]

What should black Americans know about Ghana?

In this episode, Vanessa speaks with a woman from Ghana, asking her perspective on what she thinks about black Americans and what we should know about Ghana. Photo Credit: Buzz Ghana Teller: This is Gladys, from Ghana. What do you learn about black Americans growing up? Gladys: They were slaves What should black Americans know [...]

Black History Timeline: 1700-1794

Black History Timeline: 1700-1794

18th CENTURY 1700 Pennsylvania legalizes slavery. After 1700, when Pennsylvania was not yet 20 years old, blacks, free or slave, were tried in special courts, without the benefit of a jury. The goal of this anti-slavery society was to have the passage of high duties placed on the importation of slaves. https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js The only poem [...]

What should we know about Independence Day?

Podcast Notes: Vanessa and co-host, Sharmell Favours discuss what the July fourth holiday meaning is, what it means to them and the significance of this holiday for Black people. Introduction Tellers of the Untold is a platform to recognize fragments of our past, so our story will be complete and that we as Black Americans [...]