The Secret Adventures of Black People

Rites of Passage: Part I

Episode Summary

Troy - Nichole's dad - tells her and her nephew about the first time he saw the television mini-series Roots and the effect that had on him and people across the country. Nichole asks listeners to write in with their stories about the impact of Roots.

Episode Notes

The Secret Adventures of Black People is a podcast telling the stories of Black people holding it down across space and time. 

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Nichole Hill

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