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Glenn and Tom are joined by Joe Forster of Blood and Pigment to do a full debriefing on the "Summer of Plunder" We talk winners, losers and lists. In Part 2, Tom and Glenn talk about their Maryland Tournament at the Calvert Marine Museum held during talk like a Pirate weekend. Come join us for a very long debreifing!…
 
DJ KBA- Sunday Sound Mixtape Session Peace and Black Power Family, Welcome to another epsode of Do Tha Knowledge Radio.The place where Knowledge is Born. I am your host Knowledge Born Allah. This our Sunday Soul Session. Enjoy the soultastic expression of Black love and passion thru the mystic sounds of DJ KBA. Enjoy the mixtape a myriad of sounds …
 
Today we are live at Labyrinth Games in Washington DC with their first Wargame Wednesday event. We speak with the event director then we speak with Stephen Rangazas who is designing a COIN game about the end of the British colonial empire with his new game from GMT "The British Way". Then we wrap with with my BFF Kevin Bertram from Fort Circle Game…
 
Join Glenn, Tom and guest host Preston Jacka as they talk about the newly released Firelock Video preview, the upcoming Calvert Marine Museum event (deadline for registration is September 9th) and discuss the incoming fall season of gaming and new releases. Thanks for tuning in! and check out our event before time runs out. Event linked below: http…
 
DJ KBA Killah Priest Masta Killa GZA Brooklyn Mix Peace and Black Power Family, Welcome to another episode of Do Tha Knowledge Radio. The place where Knowledge is Born. I am your host Knowledge Born Allah. Today we celebrate the art and hip hop music of the legendary Mcs Killah Priest Masta Killa and GZA. These microphone fiends changed the lyrical…
 
Peace and Black Power Family, Welcome to another episode of Do Tha Knowledge Radio. The place where Knowledge is Born. I am your host Knowledge Born Allah. Today we are celebrating the life art and hip hop music of the legendary MC Sean Price aka Sean P of Heltah Skeltah. This microphone fiend changed the lyrical landscape of the industry forever. …
 
In this jam packed double episode, the Tailsmen Glenn, Tyler and Tom are joined by new player and unanimous vote for favorite opponent in the Blood and Plunder Land Tournament Andy Hodges to talk Historicon. Oak and Iron, Blood and Valor, Blood and Plunder Land and Sea all had events, and we break down how they went and who triumphed. In Part II (B…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for July 5. Frederick Douglass gave his speech "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?". He was an African American abolitionist, orator, newspaper publisher, and author. He became the first Black U.S. marshal. Douglass was born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Talbot Cou…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for July 4. Marian Anderson and Ralph Bunche receive the first Medals of Freedom. She was an American singer, and an important figure in the struggle for African-American artists to overcome racial prejudice. Bunche was an American political scientist, diplomat, member of the United Nations for more…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for July 3. Jackie Robinson becomes the first African American to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era. After demonstrating exceptional athletic abili…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for July 2. Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. In the landmark 1954 case Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in schools was unconstitutional. The 10 years that followed saw great strides for the African American civil rights movement, as non-vio…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for July 1st. Roland Hayes named soloist with Boston Symphony Orchestra. He was the first African American singer to achieve success on the classical concert stage. Hayes was born in Curryville, Georgia, to Fanny and William Hayes, who were former slaves. He wanted an education, but he had to drop o…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 30. Lena Horne was born. She was an African-American dancer, actress, Grammy-winning singer, and civil rights activist. Horne left school at age 16 to help support her ailing mother and became a dancer at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City. She was discovered by producer John Hammond,…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 29. NAACP chairman S.G. Spottswood criticize Nixon's administration. Stephen Gill Spottswood was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He went on to Albright College, earning a B.A. in history in 1917; Gordon Divinity School; and Yale Divinity School, where he earned his doctorate. He joined the N…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 28. The U.S. Supreme Court invalidated the use of racial quotas for university applications. The medical school at the University of California, as part of the university’s affirmative action program, had reserved 16 percent of its admission places for minority applicants. Allan Bakke, a wh…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 27. Frederick Jones invents the ticket dispensing machine. He was an U.S. inventor credited with more than 60 patents. After a challenging childhood, Jones taught himself mechanical and electrical engineering, inventing a range of devices relating to refrigeration, sound, and automobiles. I…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 26. Sit-in demonstrations and passive resistance began in Cairo, Illinois. Despite Illinois’s relatively liberal reputation, Cairo, a small city far south from Chicago, was thoroughly segregated and violently racist. Local youths formed the Cairo Nonviolent Freedom Committee (CNVFC) and inv…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 25. Sonia Sotomayor was born. She is an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, the first woman of color, first Hispanic, and first Latina member of the Court. Sotomayor was raised in a housing project in the Bronx. After the death of her father, her mother worked long …
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 24. John R. Lynch became first African-American to preside over deliberations of a national political party. Born into slavery in Louisiana, he became free in 1863 under the Emancipation Proclamation. He became active in the Republican Party by the age of 20. Although too young to participa…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 23. Wilma Rudolph was born. She was an American sprinter, the first American woman to win three track-and-field gold medals in a single Olympics. Physically disabled for much of her early life, Rudolph wore a leg brace until she was twelve years old. Because there was little medical care av…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 22. Arthur Ashe leads UCLA to the NCAA tennis championship. Ashe was coached and mentored by Robert Walter Johnson at his tennis summer-camp home in Lynchburg, Virginia. Johnson helped fine-tune Ashe's game and taught him the importance of racial socialization through sportsmanship, etiquet…
 
JUNETEENTH - A Celebration of Freedom. Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth) is also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day. It is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. It is now celebrated annually on the 19th of June throughout the United States. HI…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 21. Painter Henry Ossawa Tanner was born. He was an American artist and the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. After a childhood spent largely in Philadelphia, Tanner began an art career in earnest in 1876,painting harbour scenes, landscapes, and animals from the …
 
Today I am joined by my battle buddy from podcasts of yesteryear and we talk with Gabe Garcia, the designer of War Stories, which lets you RPG all the exciting action of WWII. Gabe tells us about the game and the design process, and by accident got me into playing RPGs! The game will be available for pre-order on 22 June from Firelockgames.com…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 20. Harry Belafonte became the first African American to win an Emmy award. As one of the most successful African-American pop stars in history, he was dubbed the “King of Calypso” for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. He was an early supp…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 19. Solidarity Day March In November 1967 civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., and the staff of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) met and decided to launch a Poor People’s Campaign to highlight and find solutions to many of the problems facing the country’s poor. T…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 18. W.H. Richardson patents Baby Buggy. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and he made a huge improvement to the baby carriage. Richardson decided to create a stroller to be shaped more like a symmetrical basket, rather than a shell, as it was back then. This new design made it easier for …
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 17. Tuskegee Boycott began. The issue of the boycott was segregation and voting rights. The voting districts for the city of Tuskegee were changed dramatically to prevent black citizens from electing local officials. The Tuskegee Civic Association (TCA), a predominantly black organization w…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 16. Kenneth A. Gibson became the first African American mayor of Newark. He entered politics in the 1960s, during the Civil Rights Movement, by joining the National Urban League, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the Congress of Racial Equality (COR…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 15. Henry Ossian Flipper became the first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He was born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, the eldest of five brothers. His mother, Isabelle Flipper, and his father, Festus Flipper, a shoemaker, and carriag…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 14. William H. Gray was elected Democratic Whip of the House of Representatives. He graduated from Simon Gratz High School in 1959 and enrolled in Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, majoring in sociology. In 1972, Gray succeeded his father as the senior minister at Br…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 13. Thurgood Marshall named the first African-American Court's justice. After being rejected by the University of Maryland Law School because he was not white, Marshall attended Howard University Law School; he received his degree in 1933, ranking first in his class. He established a privat…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 12. Michael Jordan leads Chicago to 1st NBA Title. The Chicago Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 at the Great Western Forum to capture the NBA Finals in five games. It was the Bulls’ first-ever NBA title in their 25th anniversary season in the league. Jordan scored 30 points and…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 11. Kennedy's Report to the American People on Civil Rights. It was a speech on civil rights, delivered on radio and television by President John F. Kennedy from the Oval Office in which he proposed legislation that would later become the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Kennedy was initially caut…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 10. Howlin' Wolf was born. Born as Chester Arthur Burnett, he was an American blues singer and composer who was one of the principal exponents of the urban blues style of Chicago. He was brought up on a cotton plantation, and the music he heard was the traditional tunes of the region. He st…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 9. Oliver W. Hill became the 1st Black person elected to the city council in Richmond, Virginia. He was a prominent civil rights attorney. His work against racial discrimination helped end the doctrine of "separate but equal." Hill first practiced law in Roanoke, Virginia, before settling i…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 8. James Earl Ray, the suspect in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, was captured. On April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Martin Luther King Jr, was fatally wounded by a sniper’s bullet while standing on the balcony outside his second-story room at the Motel Lorraine. During the next several w…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 7. Nikki Giovanni was born. She is an American poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator. Giovanni grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Knoxville, Tennessee, and in 1960 she entered Nashville’s Fisk University. By 1967, when she received a B.A., she was firmly committed to the civil rig…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 6. Marian Wright Edelman was born. She is an American attorney and civil rights activist who founded the Children’s Defense Fund in 1973. After work registering African American voters in Mississippi, she moved to New York City as a staff attorney for the Legal Defense and Educational Fund …
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 5. American Negro Theater was formed. It was an African American theatre company that was active in the Harlem district of New York City from 1940 to 1951. It provided professional training and critical exposure to African American actors, actresses, and playwrights by creating and producin…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 4. Angela Davis was acquitted by a white jury. She is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author of over ten books on class, feminism, race, and the US prison system. Born to an African-American family in Birmingham, Alabama, Davis studied French at Brandeis Universit…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 3. Physician Charles Drew was born. He was an African American physician and surgeon who was an authority on the preservation of human blood for transfusion. Drew was educated at Amherst College, McGill University, Montreal, and Columbia University. While earning his doctorate at Columbia i…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 2. James Augustine Healy became the first Black Roman Catholic Bishop in USA. Healy was one of 10 children born on a Georgia cotton plantation to an Irish immigrant and his common-law wife, a mixed-race slave. Because Healy and his siblings were legally considered illegitimate and slaves, t…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for June 1st. White House Conference on Civil Rights The aim of the conference was built on the momentum of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in addressing discrimination against African Americans. The four areas of discussion were housing, economic security, education, …
 
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