The Ausmer Family, Lionell, Nicole, Avery, & Jackson talk Black Excellence. Discussing the accomplishments of some of the lesser known African American Heroes from the past and present, outside the classroom.
Matthew Henson was one of the first people to step foot on the North Pole!
Welcome to Season 6! Learn more about Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji B. Jackson!
Known as the peanut man! Learn more about George Washington Carver and his impact on farming.
This season is all about first and we could not let the week go by without talking about MLK. Sourceshttps://thekingcenter.org/about-tkc/martin-luther-king-jr/https://www.history.com/mlk
American contralto. She performed a wide range of music, from opera to spirituals.
Avery and Jackson learn about Four Star General Colin Luther Powell.
Come learn about the first Black Supreme Court Justice!
Learn about Lucy Stanton Day Sessions who became the first Black-AMERICAN woman to complete a four-year college course when, in 1850, she graduated with a Literary Degree from the Ladies' Literary Course of Oberlin College.
Learn a little about the first Black American Billionaire.Sources https://www.oprah.com/index.htmlhttps://www.emmys.com/bios/oprah-winfreyhttps://www.britannica.com/biography/Oprah-Winfrey
Listen and learn more about the C.R. PATTERSON & SONS COMPANY-- The C.R. Patterson & Sons Company was a carriage building firm and the first Black American-owned automobile manufacturer. The company was founded by Charles Richard Patterson.Source: http://www.coachbuilt.com/bui/p/patterson/patterson.htm
Do you know the history behind Lift Every Voice and Sing? Well, Avery and Jackson share a little knowledge about the Black National Anthem. Special Guest: Tamar Chapman
Avery and Jackson talk about the history of Black Olympians.
Avery and Jackson learn about being a Principal! Listen to our conversation with Principal Kieli Ferguson from 9th District Elementry School in Covington, Ky!
Avery and Jackson celebrate one year of the podcast! Join us for a walk down memory lane!
We are talking all about smart money moves! The earlier children learn about money the better. Special Guest: Lawrence Cain Jr.
Have you heard of Juneteenth? Learn how the holiday got started and a few ways you can celebrate with your family!
Avery and Jackson learn a little more about mental health! Special guests: Dr. C. Brooks and her daughter Gabby!
Avery and Jackson explore the history of Black Americans on Broadway.
Avery and Jackson share information about Black cowboys who braved the west in search of freedom!
Many Black Americans feel connected to Africa. We wanted to share some of the rich histories that the land has to offer.
Avery and Jackson learn about The Green Book that was used to help Black Americans travel safely. Check out some fun travel resources on our website.
Do you have daily affirmation rituals in your house? We do! Join Avery and Jackson as they share our family affirmations.
Entrepreneurship is taking off and is a really important aspect in closing the wealth gap between Black and White Americans. We wanted to spotlight some kid entrepreneurs that are doing big things! They are really living up to the poem, "Hey Black Child"!
Avery and Jackson explore Black first in outer space. Check out our website for additional resources. Special Guest: Chris Jelks | Aerospace Engineer
With permission from the publishing company, Jackson is sharing the story of Garrett Morgan!Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black Histoy
Join Avery for a quick biography on Ella Fitzgerald.
Black History Year!! Avery and Jackson share the history of Black History Month and the man who created it, Dr. Carter G. Woodson.
Every season we will spotlight professions that have low numbers of Black people represented in the field. We kick this series off by exploring Pharmacy. Special Guest: Dr. Ryan MarableEpisode Resources
Avery and Jackson share the history of the presidential inauguration and talk about Black people that have made a run for the White House!Inauguration Episode Resources Episode Sponsor: Prominent PositioningAre you tired of wondering why everyone else seems to be reaching their goals, while you consistently fail? Why do they seem to hold a royal flush while you fold every hand? Are they more fortunate, have more charisma, lucky?Brian Corey has the answer:THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THOSE WHO FAIL AND...more
Join Avery and Jackson as they learn about the early history of the Negro Leagues.With Special Guest: Josh Harrison Additional Resources
Season Three Starts on 1/13! We can't wait for the wild ride!
Day seven of Kwanzaa is Imani!Imani is Collective Work and Responsibility - Building the community together and solving any problems as a group.Resources
Day six of Kwanzaa is Kuumba! Kuumba is Creativity - Using new ideas to create a more beautiful and successful community.Resources
Day Five of Kwanzaa is Nia!Nia is Purpose - The goal of working together to build community and further the African culture.Resources
Day Four of Kwanzaa is Ujamaa!Ujamaa--Cooperative Economics - The community building and profiting from its own businesses.Resources
Day Three of Kwanzaa is Ujima!Ujima--Collective Work and Responsibility - Building the community together and solving any problems as a group.Resources
Day two of Kwanzaa!Kujichagulia: Self-determination - Responsibility for one's own future.Resources
Kwanzaa is observed from December 26 through January 1, It is a seven-day celebration of African roots, observed by people of all faith backgrounds since it's not tied to any religion. Kwanzaa is anchored by seven principles known as the Nguzo Saba.Join us all week to celebrate!
Avery and Jackson talk sports and the athletes that raised a fist, took a knee, broke barriers, and spoke out. Special Guest Olympic Gold Medalist Mary Wineberg Last episode of season two!
Just because some history is hard to hear, that does not mean we don't listen. Just because we were not there does not mean that we are not accountable. Avery and Jackson learn a little more about the history of Thanksgiving.
Avery and Jackson teamed up with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Phi Psi Omega Chapter to talk about the arts (Music, Dance, Visual) and expose our listeners to people that have paved the way for many of the things we love today. Episode Sponsor: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated | Phi Psi Omega Chapter Episode Guests: Tracy Turney-Smith | Phi Psi Omega Chapter, President Brandon Hawkins | Soul Palette, LLC
Avery and Jackson invite some guest to talk about Black women that have changed the game! Starting with Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris!
Cemeteries are where giants sleep! Avery and Jackson learned about segregated cemeteries in the United States and the history of one right in their backyard. Special Guest: United States Senator Sherrod Brown
Vote Vote VoteWe decided to change it up for this one episode and encourage people to vote. History is being made right now!
Avery and Jackson recently started getting an allowance so it was also important for them to learn about banking. This conversation led them to explore Black-Owned banks and the history of #BankingWhileBlack.
Avery and Jackson learn about 5 Black medical rockstars who opened doors, innovated, and persisted! Special Guest Dr. Nasrien Ibrahim--A board-certified cardiologist in the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Section within the Division of Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital.Twitter and Instagram @DrNasrien
Avery and Jackson share the rich history of the Divine 9 which are Greek Lettered organizations that emerged on the heels of slavery and during the civil rights movement in America. Learn more about each organization by visiting their websites--Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Founded 1906, Cornell UniversityAlpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Founded 1908, Howard UniversityKappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Founded 1911, Indiana UniversityOmega Psi Phi Fraternity, Founded 1911, Howard UniversityDelta Sigma Theta S...more
Your response matters.Health clinics. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community.
Join Avery and Jackson as they work through words that have been hearing all summer. Race, Ethnicity, and Microaggressions. Special Guest: Christina Brown Additional Resources
Avery and Jackson will talk about engineering and some of the contributions Black people have worked on! With a special guest!Source-https://science.howstuffworks.com/engineering/structural/famous-black-engineers.htm
Avery & Jackson are still young but its not too early for them to start learning about HBCU's as an option for their education.
Learn more about the voices behind the podcast!
Avery and Jackson are learning about the military and how they protect and serve. This episode will discuss some of the historic troops that fought for America even during extreme racism and prejudice.
Do you know which Black American released their first commercial record n the 1800s? Come learn and then listen to the World Premiere of Hey Black Child: The Podcast theme song! Artist Mentioned: Ravey Rave and Mathew Ryan
From Bumble Bee to Black Panther, come learn a little comic book history with Avery and Jackson. We also have a new jingle! Episode Sponsor: Always Believe in Yourself
Avery and Jackson are seeing protest on the news and have a lot of questions! They will talk about the history of protest and share why we march!Episode Sponsor: Author Elyse Sayers--Always Believe in Yourself
Sometimes people use Black and African American interchangeably, but should they? Tune in and learn the difference!Episode Sponsor: Olympic Gold Medalist Mary Wineberg, author of the children's book, I Didn't Win.
Coming in July a podcast for kids, by kids with a little help from their parents. Tune on on July 1, 2020 to learn more.