015 Great Black Heroes – Hank Aaron

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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. Read more

014 Great Black Heroes – Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. - Great Black Heroes

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. Read more

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Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. - Great Black Heroes

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 the first African-American to represent New York in the United States House of Representatives. Read more

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Hank Aaron

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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 best known as the man who broke baseball’s greatest record – Babe Ruth’s 714 home runs.

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Sam Lacy

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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. Read more

013 Great Black Heroes – Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain - Great Black Heroes

This podcast focuses on the great athlete Wilt Chamberlain.

Wilt Chamberlain is viewed by many as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, but he may be under-rated. Statistics like scoring 100 points in one game or grabbing 55 rebounds in a game set him out against all other but he was such a great atlete, he is enshrined in two Halls of Fame. Read more

012 Great Black Heroes – Garrett Morgan

This podcast focuses on the great inventor Garrett Morgan.

Garrett Morgan was a man of many interests and the ability to create innovative devices in different fields. He is credited with creating the first hair straightener and an improved traffic signal, but his greatest achievement was the invention of the gas mask. Read more

011 Great Black Heroes – Rosa Parks

This podcast focuses on the civil rights icon Rosa Parks.

Many consider Rosa Parks to be the woman who started the civil rights movement by her act of civil  disobedience in her refusal to give up her seat on a segregated bus. She suffered greatly for her defiance but became a beloved figure around the world for her strength and humility. Read more

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Rosa Parks

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Many remember Rosa Parks simply as a woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus, but her contributions to and role in Black History can not be understated or under-appreciated. Read more

010 Great Black Heroes – Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.

This podcast focuses on Air Force General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. is remembered for many things. Being the first Black Air Force General, leading the Tuskegee Airmen flight squadron during World War II and standing up to the military establishment in advancing the cause of Black soldiers. Read more