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A profile of Queen Nzinga, ruler of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms (modern-day Angola) who resisted Portuguese colonization and slave trading.

Historical Profile

Historical Profile

“Ida: A Sword Among Lions” by Paula Giddings is a biography that details the journalistic activism of Ida B. Wells. Covering the incredibly impactful life of Wells is a huge undertaking but Giddings delivers the goods.


A profile of Amelia Boynton Robinson who traveled the Alabama countryside promoting educational info, founded an insurance company geared towards Black people, and participated in Black voter registration initiatives.

Historical Profile

In this episode of the career interview series, we’ll be hearing from Joy Williams, a media entrepreneur who was born in Washington, DC and raised in Long Island, New York. Joy’s career has included positions at MTV, HBO, ESPN, and most recently two of her own companies.

Career Interview