The Power of Photography in Storytelling and Reclaiming History

Michael W. Thomas is a photographer and life-long student of history. He sits on the Board of Directors at the Marietta Museum of History and teaches classes on African American history. In this episode, we talk about him growing up in Marietta, the importance of history, and the power of photography in telling stories and reclaiming history. Michael will join us a regular contributor on Speaking of Racism.

Why Confederate Symbols Belong in a Museum

Join Jen and Charles Johnson from Straight Talk With Charles Johnson as they talk about the recent decision by Ole Miss to remove a prominent Confederate monument. They talk about everything from the presidency of Donald Trump, and the Lost Cause History of the Confederacy, to reparations for the descendants of slaves, and more.

The Importance of History and Doing Our Work Part 2 with Cedric Lundy of Token Confessions Podcast.

Another one from the archives of our previous podcast. This episode is part two of my conversation with Cedric Lundy from Token Confessions podcast. We talk about The Red Table Talk with Jane Elliott, why claiming to be colorblind dishonors the individual, and once again- why understanding history is so important.

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.