Everyday in the month of February WMPG is airing a short audio feature about an influential Black man or woman in history. We’ll hear about people from Maine to Malawi. We celebrate scientists, radicals, teachers, preachers, musicians, athletes, and those who fought to followed their dreams.
You can hear them all again right here:
Billie Holiday, Leonard Cummings, Macon Bolling Allen, Harriet Tubman, Nelson Mandela, Shirley Chisholm, Marsha P. Johnson, Gordon Parks, Jackie Robinson, Mary Mcleod Bethune, Josephine Baker, Gerald Talbot, Duke Ellington, Nina Simone, Lewis Latimer, Audre Lorde, Sojourner Truth, Thurgood Marshall, Shirley Chisolm, Tarana Burke, Scott Joplin, Angela Davis, Emmitt Till, Barack Obama, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Cornel West, Alicia Garza Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi,