Author Archives: Chamberlain Gaius

Wendell Scott

Wendell Scott

Wendell Scott was a pioneer in the sport of auto racing as the first Black full-time driver on the NASCAR circuit. Acting as a driver and his own mechanic he gained the admiration of fans and fellow drivers through his grit and determination to be successful in a sport deeply-entrenched in the Jim Crow south.

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016 Great Black Heroes – Percy Julian

016 Great Black Heroes – Percy Julian

This podcast focuses on a pioneering scientist Percy Julian.

Percy Julian had a huge impact with his work in the field of chemistry, developing synthetic hormones to provide affordable health remedies.

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Percy Julian

Percy Julian

Percy Julian should be a name known to all of society for the contributions he made to the field of science. His research and development of synthetic compounds made him one of the most significant contributors to science and health care in the 20th century.

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Hank Aaron – New Podcast Added

Hank Aaron – New Podcast Added

Just added a new podcast on the great baseball hero Hank Aaron. Listen to the podcast here.

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Adam Clayton Powell – New Podcast added

Adam Clayton Powell  – New Podcast added

We’ve add a new podcast for the great Black politician Adam Clayton Powell. Listen to the podcast here.

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015 Great Black Heroes – Hank Aaron

015 Great Black Heroes – Hank Aaron

This podcast focuses on all time baseball great Hank Aaron.

Hank Aaron was one of the greatest players in Major League history and is thought of as an even greater person.

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014 Great Black Heroes – Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

014 Great Black Heroes – Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

This podcast focuses on the political giant Adam Clayton Powell, Jr..

Adam Clayton Powell looms large in the history of the United States House of Representatives. He had the greatest impact of any Black politician in the 20th Century.

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Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. loomed as a giant in the Black community of Harlem, not only as the pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church, but also as a community activist and as the first African-American to represent New York in the United States House of Representatives.

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Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron is acknowledged as one of the greatest hitters to every play in Major League Baseball and owner many of the most revered records in the game, but he is known best as the man who broke baseball’s greatest record, Babe Ruth’s 714 home runs.

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Sam Lacy

Sam Lacy

Sam Lacy was a pioneer in the field of sports reporting, giving a voice to the hopes, thoughts and dreams of Black athletes and fans across the United States.

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