Celebrating Black History Month

Tracing the history of black people in North America from 1619, host Manpreet Sahota chats with Dr. Amritjit Singh, Professor Emeritus at the Ohio University. In over a month long weekly segment, they discuss the trials and tribulations faced by the black people and how that shaped the course of culture in North America and around the world.

The significance of 1619

African Americans and the War of Independence

Emancipation Proclamation in 1862

How did the Brown v Board of Education decision influence the civil rights movement

Establishment of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1909

The impact created by Martin Luther King Jr in the American civil rights movement

A conclusion followed by Q/A to wrap up Black History Month