Freedom Train Presents: On the Shoulders of Giants
About This Show
On the Shoulders of Giants is dedicated to bringing awareness to the worldwide contributions of the heroes and cultures of the African Diaspora, both of which have given the world hope and freedom. The purpose is to provide an alternative and positive perspective of the history of the African diaspora, which challenges the negative rhetoric that is commonly told of non-white persons throughout the world. Our past is significant because of the plight we have had to overcome and in some aspects, are still overcoming to be considered human beings.
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John Horse: Black Seminole Indian Leader Against Slavery
2 days ago
The legend John Horse was born near Micanopy, Florida during the time of the War of 1812, his mother was an African woman who was a slave of his father, who was a Seminole Indian slave trader named Charley Cavallo. John Horse and his mother were the property of Cavallo but lived in one of the Oconee Seminole settlements populated by black people along the Suwannee River. In 1817 during the First Seminole War, John Horse’s settlements along with others were raided by American forces led by t [...]
Rated 5 out of
Amazingly Brief and thorough at the same time
It doesn't get much better than learning about prominent figures in less than 10 minutes. Just long enough to wet your appetite and have a discussion. Awesome Show.
Date published: 2018-02-17