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Drapetomaniax: Unshackled History
Drapetomaniax: Unshackled History
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From Dean of Black Twitter, Michael Harriot, comes a Black history podcast like you've never heard before. Using a recipe that includes... more

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The Many Beefs of Ida B. Wells (featuring Georgia Me and Karen Morrow)

Arguably, best investigative journalist of her time, 19th-century trailblazer,  anti lynching champion and a force to be reckoned with. From... more

07 Nov 2023 · 34 minutes
Making Black AF History (featuring Pharrell Williams and John Legend)

In this episode before the season finalé… Join Michael as he goes behind the scenes to meet the people who... more

31 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
Mary Ellen Pleasant: Black Capitalist (featuring Touré, Diamond Stylz, and Jody Simms)

Can you name the 19th century Black woman entrepreneur who funded hundreds of Black people to flee from slavery?  Mary... more

24 Oct 2023 · 37 minutes
Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Woman Who Invented Rock & Roll (featuring Lynnée Denise and Reagan Gomez)

Who really invented rock n roll? The facts are clear—it was Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Black queer gospel-influenced rock and... more

17 Oct 2023 · 39 minutes
Boley, Oklahoma: A Black Town In The American West (featuring Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tiffany Cross, and OlaRonke Akinmowo)

Have you heard about Boley, Oklahoma - the town that wished a motherfucker would? Boley was a thriving, black town... more

03 Oct 2023 · 33 minutes
For Us, By Us

In this special behind the scenes episode, Drapetomaniax producers Gillianne, Janicia and Noleca answer some of our biggest listener questions,... more

26 Sep 2023 · 33 minutes
Afeni Shakur On Trial: How To Get Away With Drapetomania (featuring MeLa Machinko)

In the midst of the Black Power movement of the 1960’s, the US government launched a campaign of terror against... more

19 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
Robert F. WIlliams and The Kissing Case (featuring Bob the Drag Queen)

Live from the Drapetomaniax Library of Black History, in a special storytime episode, Michael is joined by Bob the Drag... more

12 Sep 2023 · 34 minutes
The Original 33: Why Everybody Ain’t Invited To The Cookout (featuring Roland Martin, Nina Hibbler Webster and Brian Forte)

After the Civil War, so many newly freed African Americans registered to vote that Georgia elected 3 Black state senators... more

05 Sep 2023 · 33 minutes
Onesimus & The Great Vaccine Debate (featuring Damon Young and J-L Cauvin)

In the midst of disease and death in the colonies, an enslaved man named Onesimus introduces America to the smallpox... more

29 Aug 2023 · 30 minutes
Drapetomaniax: Unshackled History
The Many Beefs of Ida B. Wells (featuring Georgia Me and Karen Morrow)
Drapetomaniax: Unshackled History