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Primary Sources, Black History


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American history preserved through the use of Primary sources, Black History, African American History~ The african experience; Shared by the legends themselves, their descendants, loved ones, genealogist and scholars. Presented by The Gist of Freedom

On-Demand Episodes

Playwright Rickerby Hinds and NAACP Criminal Justice Chair Terry Taalib Major - Standing Up For Justice! Wednesday October 15, 6-9pm PCT Special performance of DREAMSCAPE Cesar Chavez Community Center Auditorium... more

Join The Gist of Freedom tonight as we welcome filmmaker, Thomas Allen Harris. Inspired by Deborah Willis' book, Reflections in Black, THROUGH A LENS DARKLY (Willis is also a co-producer) casts a broad net that begins with... more

Ron Westray -Live at Jazz at The Lincoln Center! Ron talks about his latest CD Jimi Jazz, a tribute to Jimi Hendrix One of the most highly regarded trombonist of his generation, Ron Westray... more

Jennie Dean (1852-1913) Undaunted Faith~ Manassas Industrial School & Jennie Dean Memorial The most significant person in the founding of the school was Jane Serepta Dean. Dean was born into slavery in western Prince... more

Tonight join The Gist of Freedom with host Roy Paul as we talk with the executive producer Walter Puryear, the director Michael Green and cast members of the dynamic play Black Wall Street! Please Mark your calendar.. Black Wall Street is... more

Tonight on The Gist of Freedom, we'll talk with Jamel Robinson, founder of the Jamel Robinson Child Welfare Reform Initiative! ------ 1837-1915 Amanda Berry Smith devoted her life to the ministry of... more

Tonight on The Gist of Freedom Join Historian Yul Anderson. He will explain the State of Black Studies and his statement below. "Black Studies program throughout American have been taken over by others from the Diaspora... more

Join The Gist of freedom and host Roy Paul at The Still Family's 145th Reunion! The Underground Railroad First Family ~The Still Family William Still, Dr. James Still and Peter Gist-Still The Gist of Freedom is Still Faith chronicles the faithful... more

EURweb's Lee Bailey caught up with Dr. Yamma Brown James Brown's daughter on the red carpet at the Essence Festival in New Orleans. She talks about the film, ?Get On Up? the new James Brown bio-pic the family's reaction to it, her... more