The Importance of Representation in History Museums with Historian Brigette Jones

In this episode, Brigette Jones, Historian and Director of African American Studies at Belle Meade Plantation in Nashville, Tennessee joins Jen to talk about the importance of increasing African American representation in historical settings, the power of looking to history to heal our nation, common misconceptions about the North vs. the South, and much more. 

Black History, Bridging the Gap, and the Power of Storytelling with Chakita Patterson of United Street Tours

Black History, Bridging the Gap, and the Power of Storytelling with Chakita Patterson of United Street Tours

In this episode, Jen and Chakita talk about Black History month, the information gap that exists in our historical understanding, and how we can use history as a bridge.

Chakita is the founder of United Street Tours, a speaker, and a consultant with a passion for creating and promoting growth mindsets. United Street Tours is a walking tour company based in Nashville, TN that specializes in black history. The tours put an unconventional spin on city tours, featuring buried stories that were left out of the storyline.