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The Legacy of Charity's Children

Experience the award-winning narrative of The Legacy of Charity’s Children, recognized as the Winner of the prestigious 2023 Roadmap Writers Podcast Competition for Best Narrative Audio and the Best Nonfiction Podcast Winner at the 2024 Miami WebFest. This compelling short story podcast series, also an Official Selection of the esteemed 2023 Urban Mediamakers Film Festival, delves into the extraordinary life of Charity Davis Ceasar Broady, an early Ohio settler, and vividly traces the intricate journey of her descendants

Each episode of the series skillfully weaves family archives, oral traditions, and historical records. Executive Producer Patricia Smith Griffin, a direct descendant of Mrs. Broady, both writes and narrates these engaging stories, breathing life into the remarkable chronicles of this resilient lineage.

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COMING SOON!

Season 2 Premieres July 2024!

Mark your calendars for an unforgettable journey as Season 2 of The Legacy of Charity's Children podcast, titled "The Year of Jewelia," is set to debut on July  2024. This landmark season commemorates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jewelia Galloway Higgins, inviting listeners on an evocative exploration of her captivating life and legacy.

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EPISODE 1

I Am My Ancestors Wildest Dreams

December 29, 2022 12:22

Objectives for the Charity’s Children Project and the The Legacy of Charity’s Children  short story podcast series and archival preservation.

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EPISODE 2

Inspiration

January 12, 2023 18:54

The introduction of our family story, verified through historical records, family written and oral histories.

EPISODE 3

Fire Watchers in the Free Northwest Territory

January 26, 2023 18:08

The realities of hunted Blackness in the First Free State. 

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STORY # 4

The Cauldron

February 8, 2023 | 6 min read

Dayton’s pro-slavery mob attacks throughout the 1830’s. This read-only episode is available by clicking on the button below.

EPISODE 5

Africa Town

February 13, 2023 | 20:06

Charity's Children Project sets the narrative with actual accounts of the 1841 pro slavery mob attacks on Dayton’s thriving Black community.  Repercussions from the  Africatown mob attacks will reverberate throughout Season Two!

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EPISODE 6

Out of Smoke and Ashes

March 9, 2023 | 20:06

The Founding of the First Wesleyan Methodist Church by the United Daughters of Zion.

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NARRATOR & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

PATRICIA SMITH GRIFFIN

MUSIC DIRECTOR & AUDIO ENGINEER

JARED GRIFFIN

PRODUCER

TAMMY CALVERT

VOICE OF CHARITY DAVIS CEASAR BROADY

CHARLEST MOORE SWEET

VOICE OF JEWELIA G. HIGGINS

JAYNETTA CASSANDRA

ADDITIONAL VOICES

JAQUELYNN GRIFFIN
ELLIOTT IMANI GRIFFIN
DARYL GRIFFIN

ORAL HISTORY CONSULTANT

CAROLYN LANDER

PUBLICITY & MARKETING

LA'CHRIS ROBINSON JORDAN

HISTORIAN & RESEARCHER
(SEASON 1)

 

SHERRI GOUDY

Research Disclaimer

The Legacy of Charity Children short story podcast series is an evolving research project. Historical documentation and analysis presented within these episodes represents our current stage in the research process.  When additional information is discovered we will update and augment in later episodes and on our website.  We thank you for listening!

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