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Bricks, Bottles, Bullets, and Bombs: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Equality in the South
Today we'll get a quick rundown on what this show's about and how it'll generally run before talking about Anne Braden, a Louisville civil rights activist.
Die Like a Man! : Denmark Vesey and America's Largest Planned Slave Revolt
Today we'll talk about Denmark Vesey, a man born enslaved who won a lottery and bought his freedom with his prize money before organizing over 9,000 enslaved people in South Carolina to revolt against slavery.
Hell on the Wabash: The Destruction of America's First Army
Today we'll talk about the destruction of the United States Army at the hands of the Northwest Indian Confederacy. The event took place in 1791, during the infancy of the United States and we can learn a lot from studying it. I hope you enjoy!