Feb. 25, 2024

A Black History Month RECAP - Authentically Black: Celebrating Black History Month

A Black History Month RECAP - Authentically Black: Celebrating Black History Month
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All The Way Authentic

In this special Black History Month episode, we're diving into a collection of our social media reads and other content that highlights the achievements, contributions, and stories of remarkable individuals throughout history.

Black History Spotlights and Impactful People in Black History. Some of the topics, people, and ideas covered in this episode:

  1. George Washington Carver revolutionized agriculture with his research on crop rotation and innovative uses for peanuts, soybeans, and sweet potatoes.
  2. Mamie Clark, a pioneering psychologist, conducted the groundbreaking "doll tests" that exposed the harmful effects of segregation on Black children's self-esteem and identity.
  3. The National Negro League was a professional baseball league formed in 1920, providing opportunities for Black players barred from Major League Baseball due to segregation.
  4. During Black History Month, support and contribute by amplifying Black voices, educating yourself and others on Black history and systemic racism, patronizing Black-owned businesses, and actively advocating for social justice.
  5. 10 lesser-know facts about Martin Luther King Jr.
  6. Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license, defied racial and gender barriers to become a celebrated aviator and inspire future generations of Black pilots.
  7. James Baldwin, an influential writer and social critic, fearlessly addressed issues of race, sexuality, and identity in his works, challenging societal norms and advocating for civil rights.

Join us on this journey as we celebrate authenticity, resilience, and the enduring spirit of Black excellence. Tune in to "Authentically Black" and let's honor the past, embrace the present, and inspire the future. 🎙️✨ #AuthenticallyBlack #BlackHistoryMonth #CelebrateBlackExcellence

The All The Way Authentic Podcast with Kevin P. Henry talks about all things diversity and inclusion, mental health, and empowerment.

Kevin P. Henry has worked in the Diversity-Equity-Inclusion, communications, and training field for over 30 years. He also has extensive experience as a journalist, voice actor, and writer. Currently, he works for the private and public sectors, businesses, organizations, and nonprofits. Kevin utilizes a variety of skills to meet the needs of clients, which include strategic planning, training, facilitation, and writing.

While living in Hawaii, Kevin developed educational programs for high school students that focused on career planning, writing, and video production. In addition, he worked with domestic violence survivors and at-risk youth coordinating career planning workshops.  

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