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Story of Patsy Young, an enslaved beer brewer who escaped to freedom (Podcast)
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Published: 07 February 2022

Hidden history and stories revealed throughout Black History Month in this list of online events.

 

"The Hidden History of Women-led Slave Revolts" 

Friday, February 4, 2022, 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, free 

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87034100396?pwd=UlhEV25DMUo5enBjSzl5SGQ4YXlWdz09 

 

"Freedom's Lawmakers" 

Monday, February 7, 2022, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific Time, Zoom, free 

https://acwm.org/event/history-happy-hour-freedoms-lawmakers/ 

  

"Tracing Your West Indian Ancestors:  A Complex Story of Slavery in Jamaica", Phillip Nicholas 

Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 4:00-5:30 o.m., Zoom, free 

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82358736701 

  

"Power and Powerlessness in the Plantation System", Shannon Eaves 

Thursday, February 10, 2022, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Pacific Time, Zoom, free 

https://www.draytonhall.org/event/february-10th-webinar-power-and-powerlessness-in-the-plantation-system-with-shannon-eaves/ 

  

"Finding Your Voice through Fannie Lou Hamer:  Meet the Makers Panel Event" 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 12:00 noon Pacific Time, Zoom, free 

https://wgbh.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oSy06GrLShO4G27IqhAoyg 

  

"Carmen Jones" film screening 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 5:30-8:00 p.m. Central Time, in-person, New Orleans, free 

https://www.nationalww2museum.org/events-programs/events/129270-reel-history-carmen-jones 

  

"The American Diplomat" 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time, PBS (check your local listings) 

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/american-diplomat/ 

  

"The 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion:  The African American Heroes of the D-Day Invasion" 

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, Zoom, free 

https://www.nationalww2museum.org/events-programs/events/129290-320th-barrage-balloon-battalion-african-american-heroes-d-day 

  

"Researching African American Ancestors in New England", Meaghan E. H. Siekman 

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Pacific Time, GoToWebinar, free 

https://hubs.americanancestors.org/researching-african-american-ancestors 

  

"Finding Black Families:  Stories from the Chew Family Papers" 

Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific Time, Zoom, free 

https://cliveden.org/cliveden-conversations/ 

  

"Fannie Lou Hamer’s America:  An America ReFramed Special" 

Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time, PBS (check your local listings) 

https://www.fannielouhamersamerica.com/ 

  

"The Color of Abolition: How a Printer, a Prophet, and a Contessa Moved a Nation", Linda Hirshman 

Monday, February 28, 2022, 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Zoom, free 

https://wgbh.zoom.us/webinar/register/1916416033927/WN_OKvTVPWeRAudNpSkpH_bLA 

  

“Before Brooklyn:  The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier”, Ted Reinstein 

Monday, February 28, 2022, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Zoom, free 

https://vilnashul.org/events/event/ted-reinstein-the-unsung-heroes-who-helped-break-baseballs-color-barrier 

  

"Once We Were Slaves", Laura Arnold Leibman 

Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Zoom, free 

https://vilnashul.org/events/event/once-we-were-slaves-with-author-laura-arnold-leibman 

  

Alabama's Melanin Cafe celebrates Black history and luminaries 

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/melanin-cafe 

  

"Allensworth:  Realization and Resurrection of an African American Dream" online exhibit 

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/mQLiVfAd-6y4JA 

  

California Legislative Black Caucus online exhibit 

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/NgJSBcTCf-yyIA 

  

New Orleans' first Black DJ 

https://www.nola.com/gambit/music/article_4feb6edc-8461-11ec-bc8c-874900032ee0.html 

  

Researcher uncovers Sojourner Truth's 1828 successful court case to free her son 

https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/State-Archives-find-documents-Sojourner-Truth-s-16816351.php 

 

"An Old Virginia Plantation, a New Owner and a Family Legacy Unveiled" 

https://tinyurl.com/mu9yuk7e 

  

The Board on Geographic Names renames U.S. locations 

https://www.route-fifty.com/public-safety/2022/01/how-rename-place/361303/ 

  

“Freedom in the Black Diaspora: A Resource Guide for Ayiti Reimagined” 

https://blogs.loc.gov/international-collections/2022/01/freedom-in-the-black-diaspora-conducting-research-for-ayiti-reimagined/ 

  

Great Zimbabwe 

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/podcast-great-zimbabwe 

  

Story of Patsy Young, an enslaved beer brewer who escaped to freedom (Podcast) 

https://twitter.com/SidedoorPod/status/1481345655192924168 

  

Harriet Powers' quilts 

https://www.wbur.org/news/2022/01/24/harriet-powers-quilts-descendent 

  

Black actor Ira Aldridge in Ottoman Turkey 

https://blogs.bl.uk/untoldlives/2022/01/ira-aldridge-in-ottoman-turkey.html 

  

Posthumous pardon in 2022 of Homer Plessy 

https://blogs.loc.gov/law/2022/01/the-posthumous-pardon-of-homer-plessy/ 

  

Preserving the visual history of HBCU's 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/getty-images-getty-family-stand-115700257.html 

  

Black Beauty Archives 

https://www.oprahdaily.com/beauty/skin-makeup/a35844019/black-beauty-archives-black-history/ 

  

Preserving Black Churches project 

https://savingplaces.org/black-churches 

  

Building a barbecue trail with pitmaster oral histories 

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/barbecue-trail 

  

"Owned:  A Tale of Two Americas", PBS documentary 

Check your local PBS station listings to see if it is airing. 

https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/documentaries/owned-a-tale-of-two-americas/ 

 

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