Episode 6 - The Legend of Bill Richmond - The First Black Sports Star
This Episode Is about Bill Richmond. When we think about black sports stars we often go to names such as Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson, perhaps Kareem Abdul Jabbar or even Jack Johnson, however, if we dig a little deeper and look a little harder we might come across the Legend of Bill Richmond the first black sports star.
Bonus Content - Jessica Jane Robinson / Resilience Birthright
Bonus Content - Blazing Billards
Cisero Murphy (1937–1996) was an American professional pool player. Murphy was the first African-American professional pocket billiards player to ever win world and U.S. national titles.
This recording was provided by Tyriek Murphy and he does an amazing job of honouring his ancestor.
Bonus Content - No dogs, No Blacks, No Irish
Bonus Content - Rory Flack: Ebony on Ice
Unedited and raw, this recording is a conversation I was privileged enough to have with Figure Skating legend Rory Flack. She has a fantastic story and is the first African American to perform a black flip on Ice in a professional setting.
Episode 5 - Madison Washington and the Mutiny on the Brig Creole
Episode 4 - Alexandra Pushkin - Black father of Russian literature
Born in 18th century Russia, Alexandar Pushkin was Russian nobility and would eventually become immortalised as the “Father of Russian literature.”
Pushkin was born in Moscow, on the 26th May 1799. His great-grandfather was Abram Petrovich Gannibal.
Bonus Content - No Negro's On Netflix Part 2
This is my follow up call. If you’ve not seen my previous video or listened to the audio please stop now watch it and then come back to this one………
Right, you back, all up to speed? Great So if you made it to the end of the video you’ll see that there is an address to write to.
“I’ll do my bit, now you do your bit” he said.
So now it’s time for us to do our bit. Grab a pen some paper and write to them.
Winning the small battles is how you eventually win the war and fair representation is a war worth fighting.
The address is:
Netflix international B.V.
1072 Ab Amsterdam
If you’d rather call the number is:
0800 096 8879
Or you can call them straight from within the app