Artifactual Journey

Artifactual Journey

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The Artifactual Journey podcast is a discussion about African American artifacts from the Nanny Jack & Co Archives, history, and a lively conversation with a different guest in each episode. The podcast is created and produced by Nanny Jack & Co., an African American heritage consulting firm. Host: Philip J. Merrill; Editor & Producer: Veronica A. Carr; Music Producer: Noah Zafer Sommer. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/artifactual-journey/support


28: Visit Black History with Sophia V. Nelson
Sep 17 • 18 min
In episode 28, Philip talks with Sophia V. Nelson, founder of Visit Black History.com, about Black history in Southern Maryland, her work as the founder of Visit Black History, and the need to tell our stories in a digital space. —- This episode is…
27: Prophet Kiowa Costonie’s Daughter Was My Girlfriend: Conversation With Marc Goldin
Aug 18 • 28 min
Philip has an exciting conversation with Marc Goldin, amateur historian and nonprofit worker, about his experience dating Prophet Kiowa Costonie’s daughter and meeting the infamous Prophet himself. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way…
26: Life & Legacy of Virginia Jackson Kiah with Dr. Deborah Johnson-Simon
Jun 4 • 24 min
In this episode of Artifactual Journey podcast, Philip talks with Dr. Deborah Johnson-Simon and her work to preserve the legacy of Virginia Jackson Kiah, daughter of pioneering civil rights leader Lillie Carroll Jackson. Kiah was a talented artist,…
25: Chattin’ with Cab Calloway’s Grandson, Peter Cabell Brooks
Mar 13 • 18 min
In Episode 25, host Philip J. Merrill talks with Cab Calloway’s grandson, Peter Cabell Brooks, about the pioneering career and musical legacy of this prominent musician, entertainer, and bandleader, and his extended family. The Artifactual Journey podcast…
24: The Moorish Science Temple of America
Jan 8 • 19 min
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Misbehavin’ Marys… They’re At It Again
Dec 30, 2019 • 6 min
After news broke about Maryland Delegate Mary Lisanti’s racist comments about her African American constituents, we take a look back at another Mary from Maryland in 1951 and her racist remarks. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
23: Blacks in Gold Rush California with Susan Anderson
Dec 11, 2019 • 30 min
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22: Reflecting Black with Martin Jackson on School #112 in Old West Baltimore
Oct 29, 2019 • 14 min
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21: Black Lives Matter: 1929 Police Brutality of Two Lincoln University Students
Oct 2, 2019 • 12 min
In episode 21, Philip and Veronica discuss a 1929 police brutality case involving two Lincoln University (PA) students and a Brooklyn police officer. Listen to this interesting episode to find out more! EfpOwQNPUIRxK9DBkntz —- This episode is sponsored by…
20: Belvoir Plantation with Wanda Watts and Shelley Evans
Sep 17, 2019 • 13 min
In episode 20 of Artifactual Journey, Philip talks to Wanda Watts and Shelley Evans, two sisters who discovered ancestral connections to a plantation in Crownsville, Maryland. For more information about the findings at Belvoir Plantation, visit:…
19: Setting The Record Straight on Johns Hopkins Hospital and “Little Albert”
Aug 16, 2019 • 16 min
In Episode 19 of the Artifactual Journey Podcast, Philip talks to Christopher Smithson, professional historian, genealogist, and longtime member of the Historical Society of Harford County, Inc., about Johns Hopkins University and Hospital and their…
18: A Civil Rights Walk in Memphis with Dr. William Gregory Thompson, PhD
Jun 21, 2019 • 22 min
In Episode 18 of Artifactual Journey, Philip discusses Memphis, TN African American civil rights history with Dr. William Gregory Thompson, the deputy director of Historic Clayborn Temple . Greg also discusses the work currently underway to restore and…
17: Black Entrepreneurism and Financial Literacy with Omar Muhammad
Mar 7, 2019 • 16 min
In Episode 17 of Artifactual Journey, Philip interviews Omar Muhammad and his experiences with entrepreneurism, financial literacy and Morgan State University. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Hidden HERstory: Dr. Mary E. Britton
Mar 5, 2019 • 8 min
The life and amazing impact of Dr. Mary E. Britton. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/artifactual-journey/message Support this podcast:…
16: James 67X, Chief Aide to Malcolm X
Feb 26, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, Philip talks with Rev. Dr. Mel Leaman, retired professor from Lincoln University, and his connection to Malcolm X’s chief aide. ASqOHxZfGcN9EL9tDVlo —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
15: Seven Million Acres with Emily Artinian
Feb 14, 2019 • 25 min
Philip interviews Emily Artinian, director of the Street Road Artist Space in Cochranville, PA about her new project Seven Million Acres, Pride of Place. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —-…
14: Flickering Treasures with Amy Davis
Dec 24, 2018 • 32 min
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13: The Ground on Which You Walk with Rose Anderson
Dec 24, 2018 • 30 min
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12: The Madame Sara Spencer Washington Story with Royston Scott
Dec 24, 2018 • 22 min
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11: The Great White Fairy Tale with Carol Maurer
Dec 24, 2018 • 30 min
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10: Sharecrop with Claudia Stack
Dec 24, 2018 • 32 min
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09: Exploring Bill’s Woodshop
Dec 24, 2018 • 17 min
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08: Bellefonte, PA AME Church History with Rev. Dr. Donna King
Dec 24, 2018 • 20 min
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07: Lancaster African American History with Tim Niesen
Dec 24, 2018 • 18 min
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06: The Geography of Resistance with Cheryl J. LaRoche
Dec 24, 2018 • 38 min
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05: Colored Memories of Historic East Baltimore with Charles H. Brown
Dec 24, 2018 • 19 min
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04: Chattin’ with the Brigadier General
Dec 24, 2018 • 21 min
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03: Our Colored Memories with Gail Tomlinson
Dec 24, 2018 • 19 min
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02: Christiana Resistance with Darlene Colon
Aug 17, 2017 • 18 min
The second episode of Artifactual Journey! Philip interviews Darlene Colon, the president of the Christiana Historical Society and a descendant of Christiana Resistance defender, Ezekiel Thompson. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way…
01: The Christiana Resistance with Art Page
Aug 4, 2017 • 20 min
The very first episode of Artifactual Journey! In this episode, Philip talks to Arthur Page, a descendant of Christiana Resistance defender and Civil War soldier, Peter Wood. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/artifactual-journey/message…