That Wasn't In My Textbook

By Toya From Harlem

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That Wasn’t In My Textbook with Toya From Harlem, is a digital lesson on the history of things you always wish you learned from that boring bulky textbook -without the boring pretentious language and whitewashed topics. It’s raw, thought-provoking and captivating. This biweekly podcast show will include dynamic research topics, Toya’s cultural commentary, interviews with culture creators, and entrepreneurs that will speak to the ‘History of’ their area of expertise. Topics will range from the history of curating to the history of weed.  We’ll reimagine history, because as you know, history isn’t just about what happened before us, its what’s happening this very second!!!!  Listen to your digital textbook that makes learning fun and fulfilling.

Episode Date
History of Juneteenth : 6 Facts You Should Know About Juneteenth
00:07:49

Do you know that June 19th is known as the Day of Freedom?  Yep, June 19th, also called Juneteenth,  is actually the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. 

In this quick 7-minute episode find out why General Granger's arrival in Texas on June 19th 1865, is a very important historical day for Blacks here in America- that should be in all of our textbooks.

Tune in to learn 6 facts you should know about this historical day; you'll find out what happened on June 19th, 1865, uncover shocking information and discover unknown events that resulted after this day.

Show Notes:

Click “play” above to uncover some historical facts about this important day. You can also listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your favorite podcasts.

Did you learn about Juneteenth in school? If so, what did you learn? Do you celebrate Juneteenth?  If so, how do you celebrate Juneteenth? 

If you learned something new or have a fact you would like to add, leave us a comment below, or reach out to us on social media. 

Jun 19, 2020
Welcome to That Wasn't In My Textbook
00:16:35

Listen to this  Welcome episode that will  introduce you to your new, fun and risque audible textbook- that you'll never want to put down. Learn all the exciting things that are in store for this season and learn 5 fun facts about the women behind the mic. 

Click “play” above to discover  the out-of-the-textbook topics we will discuss this season and to learn a little bit about your historian homie Toya. You can also listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your favorite podcasts.

Make sure you  follow me on social media at @ThatWasntInMyTextbook everywhere. And make sure you subscribe to That Wasn’t in My Textbook podcast on all streaming platforms. There’s a new juicy topic every other week.  Remember knowledge is power. 

Jun 19, 2020
That Wasn't In My Textbook Trailer
00:02:18

Listen to this short clip that's a preview to your new, fun and risque audible textbook. Learn all the exciting things that are in store for this season. 

Click “play” above to discover  the out-of-the-textbook topics we will discuss this season and to learn a little bit about your historian homie, historical griot, trap historian, Toya. You can also listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your favorite podcasts.

Make sure you  follow me on social media at @ThatWasntInMyTextbook everywhere. And make sure you subscribe to That Wasn’t in My Textbook podcast on all streaming platforms. There’s a new juicy topic every other week.  Remember knowledge is power. 

Jun 18, 2020