WMPG celebrates Black History Month

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: Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Macon Bolling Allen, Malcom X, Katherine Johnson, Lewis Latimer, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi, Stevie Wonder, John Brown Russwurm, Thurgood Marshall, Shirley Chisolm, Gerald Talbot, Duke Ellington, Mae Jemison, Mary McLeod Bethune, Muhammad Ali, Hank Aaron, Thersea Kachindamoto, Josephine Baker, Sojourner Truth, Billie Holiday, Audre Lord, Alvin Ailey, Leonard Cummings, Nina Simone, Nelson Mandela, Barak Obama,