Episode #32: “On The Yard”: The Godmother of Thanksgiving was Mad Problematic

Lezli and her ON THE YARD co-hosts Nava; Spelman College ‘23 and Zuri; Spelman College ‘21 host a special Thanksgiving episode where they discuss some lesser-known facts about one of America’s most celebrated historical figures, Sarah Josepha Hale, the Godmother of the American Thanksgiving and one of the founders of Vassar College. They also discuss Indigenous People’s Day and Christopher Columbus myths.

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Podcast Team = Lezli Levene Harvell (Host & Executive Producer) / Zuri Levene Harvell (Co-Host) / Nava Levene Harvell (Co-Host) / Justin Bates (Sound Engineer)

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