Jun 26, 2023
Sometimes sports heroes are heroes in other walks of life. One Black baseball player in the area was embarking on a promising career with the Atlanta Braves when he got a call to duty and was drafted and sent to Vietnam, where he met his fate. Just press play to hear the whole story. ———
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Jun 5, 2023
Some people are able to channel their hardships and the obstacles they face into art and activism. Maya Angelou’s life was not easy, but she was able to do both and more. Just press play to hear the whole story. ——
May 29, 2023
The founding of a town can have interesting stories, behind it The founding of Brooklyn, Illinois, is one such story. Legend has it that Brooklyn developed as a Black settlement, an asylum, and within the Underground Railroad system. Just press play to hear the whole story. ———
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Mar 24, 2023
In the fight for civil rights, many groups took part. One of those was group of St. Louisans who banded together and morphed into a local chapter of CORE. Just press play to hear the whole story.
Sep 23, 2022
There are many pioneers in women’s history in the lore of St. Louis. One of those was Marguerite Martyn. Her illustrations got her foot in the door in journalism, but she had skills beyond that, and was soon making a name for herself as a daring interviewer. Just press play to hear the whole story.
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