Black History, For Real

5.0/5

Critic Rating

The first woman on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List was a Black Panther. The richest person of all time, an African king, gave away so much gold that it caused Cairo's economy to crash. A 109 year old Black woman fights for reparations for her neighborhood that was burned to the ground when she was a child. On Wondery’s history series Black History, For Real, hosts Franchesca Ramsey and Conscious Lee go beyond the stories you already know to drop you right in the mix. It’s a no-nonsense, unwhitewashed account of history’s most overlooked moments, with a mix of...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Claire Woodward • The Times UK Feb 11, 2024

"...a lively and refreshing look at black history..."

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Feb 9, 2024

"...lesser-known figures who’ve shaped Black culture, with much fascinating discussion. The excellent first episode focuses on the women of the Black Panther party, including Assata Shakur,,,…"

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