Juneteenth

June 19, 1865, is the day that Texas, the last state in the Confederacy, to declare all slaves in the state to be FREE.

This special episode tells the histories of six historic black women in the United States. These women changed the world and made history in a myriad of ways. The stories include an artist, activist, inventor, astronaut, former slave, and doctor.

Rebecca Lee Crumpler

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller

Mary Beatrice Kenner

Florynce Rae Kennedy

Mae Jemison

Nance Legins-Costley

Saturday in East Knoxville

We spent the day in East Knoxville, including visiting the Beck Cultural Exchange Center. Listen to the latest episode to find out about the Center and African-American history in Knoxville, TN.

Perk City

A quick stop for coffee and a sweet snack.

The Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Beck is Knoxville’s own African-American history museum, as well as research center and cultural exchange.

The Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Last Days of Autumn

Lunch at a local brewery.

Thanks for visiting and listening to the latest episode! Stay safe and pack light!

LINKS

Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Perk City

Last Days of Autumn

W. James Taylor