20 Best Black History Podcasts
Black History Podcasts
Here are 20 Best Black History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
Learning your history makes you - and your people - stronger. As Black people, we know we're left out of the history books. That we need access to experts, information and ideas so we can advance our people. Black History Year connects you to the history, thinkers, and activists that are left out of the mainstream conversations. You may not agree with everything you hear, but we're always working toward one goal: uniting for the best interest of Black people worldwide. BHY is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company.
Also in Black Podcasts, Black Nonprofit Podcasts, Black Information Network Podcasts
Play⋅ 10.9K⋅ 3.6K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 8 min Get Email Contact
Washington, District of Columbia, US
GirlTrek's Black History Bootcamp Podcast is a 21-day walking meditation series to remember where we came from and to gather strength for the road ahead. They celebrate Black stories and the lessons of our ancestors to help guide you through these uncertain times. Each episode is a conversation on learning, living, and elevating to our highest self with guidance from lessons of the past. Hosted by GirlTrek Co-founders Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison. Produced by Ebony Andrews.
Play⋅ 343.4K⋅ 28.6K ⋅3 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 50 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
3. The Stoop
San Francisco, California, US
The Stoop is a podcast about blackness, race, and identity in America, hosted by Leila Day and Hana Baba. They uncover stories that are not always shared out in the open. Tune in and listen to stories from the Black diaspora.
Also in African Diaspora Podcasts, KALW Podcasts
Play⋅ 989⋅ 2.9K⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Jul 2017 Get Email Contact
Denton, Texas, US
The goal of this podcast is simple 'Educate white people on Black History'. #BHforWP is a multiethnic collective dedicated to loving black and brown people by educating, resourcing, and challenging white people to actively participate in racial justice. The highest calling of humanity is to love. Whether you know it or not, the racial disparities in our country hurt us. They train us to protect our advantages rather than love others, and that mentality reduces us.
Play⋅ 545 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
Austin, Texas, US
Produced at KUT, In Black America is a long-running, nationally syndicated program dedicated to all facets of the African American experience. John Hanson profiles a diverse selection of current and historically significant figures whose stories help illuminate life in Black America. Guests include civil rights leaders, educators, artists, athletes and writers describing their experiences, achievements and work in chronicling and advancing the quality of African American life.
Play⋅ 30 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
New Books in African American Studies is a podcast series featuring author-interview podcasts with Scholars in the field of African American studies and about their New Books. It's part of the New Books Network.
Play⋅ 2.5K⋅ 4.7K ⋅7 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Get inspired. Get motivated. Get stories of Black history made and in the making. Noire Histoir features Black history facts, literature, and motivational stories from across the Black diaspora. Join Natasha McEachron as she celebrates Black pride, excellence, and power all 366 days of the year.
Play⋅ 93⋅ 60⋅ 132 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 15 min ⋅ Mar 2017 Get Email Contact
Charlotte, North Carolina, US
Each podcast episode of One Mic Black History centers around little-known events or persons from African American history selected for their effect on African Americans and American history.
Also in African History Podcasts
Play⋅ 582⋅ 3K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 17 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
Comedians Brandon Collins and Gordon Baker-Bone host this interactive show where prominent Black historical figures finally get their due!
Play⋅ 287 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 67 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
London, England, UK
A weekly 10 min history podcast to aid your Black history learning. Created by BLAM UK Team.
Play⋅ 171⋅ 4.6K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 6 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
African-Americans have been miseducated about their history. Many believe black history begins with slavery. The history of African-Americans is a proud complex mixture of pain and progress. Brittany Wilkins, engineer, and herstorian take the journey to return, not just to land, but to a lost heritage of rich accomplishments. Can you picture a time where Africans influenced the world in developing civilizations in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics? If you want to learn about ancient African history before the slave trade, this is the podcast for you.
Play⋅ 10⋅ 21 ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 11 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
Everyday Black History, where they highlight the contributions of Black Men and Women both Past and present. Here they celebrate Afro Appreciation, where Black Americans, Africans, and Latinos of African descent are honored. They also highlight Institutions that have helped the advancement of people in the African Diaspora, such as historically Black University and many others.
Play⋅ 73K⋅ 23 ⋅14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact
The Black History Buff podcast is a fun and thrilling journey through time. Covering the full historical tapestry of the African Diaspora, you'll hear tales covering everything from African Samurai to pistol-wielding poets. More than just a podcast, the show is a bridge that links communities throughout the African diaspora and enlightens and empowers its friends.
Play⋅ 678⋅ 1.4K ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact
Atlanta, Georgia, US
The Pan-African Alliance is an all Black organization with members from across the African continent and diaspora. We believe in the power of education for liberation, and teach our members knowledge of self with Black Consciousness courses, study groups, and grassroots chapters.
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Black History is more than the common names we always hear. Join Shaakira White, an HBCU grad and content creator, as she recounts the stories of those forgotten in Black History. If you want to learn more about Black history, are curious about all things Black, or just want to hear a great narrative, this is the podcast for you.
Play⋅ 30⋅ 72 ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
16. Crossing Fences
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
Oral histories of African-American men in Pittsburgh as collected by African-American boys and young men in Grades 5 to 12.
Play⋅ 3.4K⋅ 1K ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
17. The Nod
Brooklyn, New York, US
The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don't get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black in America, and around the world.
Also in Interracial Podcasts, Racism Podcasts
Play⋅ 9.2K⋅ 30.3K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 11 min Get Email Contact
18. Wiki History!
Wiki History is an exciting lecture series on African American history. Lectures are short and teach how you how to use history and MAKE history!
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Black History Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|In Black America||35|
|The Civil Rights Movement||4|
|Track And Field||2|
|Dream On Publishing||2|
|Lee S. Smith||2|
|St. Marks School Of Texas||2|
|John R. Lewis||2|
|Civil Rights Movement||2|
|McCray's Backyard BBQ And Seafood||2|
|West Palm Beach||2|
|I Can Take It From Here||2|
|Bebe Zahara Benet||1|
|Black Drag Queens||1|
|Bob The Drag Queen||1|
|Real Housewives Of Lagos||1|
|Young Famous And African||1|
|Pershing High School||1|
|Wayne State University||1|
|Atoms Track Club||1|
|Colgate Women's Games||1|
|African American Entrepreneurs||1|
|American Flag Football League||1|
|Queen Of Abs||1|
|Texas A&M Kingsville||1|
|Women's Football League||1|
|Dr. Tequila Brownie||1|
|University Of Tennessee||1|
|University Of Memphis||1|
|African American Literacy||1|
|California Dept. Of Public Health||1|
|Black Lives Matter||1|
|Ten Lives Ten Demands||1|
|American Library Association||1|