slavery podcasts

America A Prophecy

July 4th is celebrated in the U. S. as Independence Day, the day that our congress signed a declaration of...

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#89: Some humans still own other humans

Slavery was abolished in Brazil in 1888, but there are still thousands of modern slaves working around the country....

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Hymn To Evening

I’m going to tell you a very sad and very wondrous story. A little over 350 years ago, when America was still a...

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2ebruary

I decided on my own that Yeats’ piece in the last episode was about February, but I have some other pieces that say,...

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I Was Reading About Jesse James

When I was growing up and learning songs from Jerry Silverman’s folk songbooks, there was song called “Jesse James”...

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Love and Money

Poetry turn-offs? There are lot of them. There’s the fatiguing stretching of language that can wear one out. There...

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Eliza Winston

It’s now a commonplace to note how divided the United States is politically. The way the story is told, there are now...

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Justin Wren The Big Pygmy

Justin Wren is an American humanitarian worker and a professional mixed martial artist, currently competing in the...

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For the American Hendrix

Today’s piece uses my own words to present some images regarding American musician and songwriter Jimi Hendrix. Just...

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SPARKVILLE Ep3: Kayne West claims Slavery was a choice.

Earlier this week Kayne made a statement that has agitated the hive mind and now it’s all over the distraction box...

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The Witnesses

A couple of episodes ago as I presented a performance using words by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, I...

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The Quadroon Girl

Remember back a few episodes when the Parlando Project performed a question posed by poet Vijay Seshadri? He asked...

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The ties between Oprah Winfrey, the Clinton's, the Obama's, "John of god", and the trail of dead children b...

What does Oprah and "john of god" have in common? what is the connection between these people and two former...

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Kidnaped

Afro-American Paul Laurence Dunbar had to succeed in the all-to-conventional 19th century poetry marketplace, but...

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Episode 2: Slavery's Stick. Looking at the Background with Machado de Assis

In this episode we tone it down a bit and look at a single short story, "The Case of the Stick" by one of the...

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The Lamp burns sure

Emily Dickinson's mysterious poem that might be about slavery and the Civil War or about creative obsession. Part of...

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#68: Discovering Rio's Little Africa

Political scientist Maurício Santoro takes The Brazilian Report to discover Little Africa, the center of black...

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UNCAGED - Restoring The Lives Of Trafficking Victims

Welcome to The Big Impact Episode 115 and the inspiring idea being launched by Kim Westfall, Founder and CEO...

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Ethan Johnston - Kidnapped. Blinded. Enslaved.

BIG IMPACT Podcast Ep 110 features our conversation with Ethan Johnston. Born in Ethiopia, Ethan was kidnapped at...

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We Want Justice Dammit! #wwjd

In this short episode we will be discussing the case for reparations. With the Nation divided by racial tension,...

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