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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

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Officer Throws Female High School Student Across Classroom A video of a "school resource officer" at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina throwing a female student out of her desk to the ground and across a... more

Marlene Rivero portrays York's mother, whose son was the African-American Guide on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The painting is a self portrait as York's Mother Rose.Marlene Rivero developed her character in response to a Need to... more

Smart Hip Hop, CEO/Artist Larry Lak

Melani N. Douglass is the Community Engagement Manager for Everyman Theatre - host of the Capacity Building Workshop presented by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. She was introduced to... more

Twelve Years A Slave, Solomon Northup descendant, Irene Zahos..Call To Action! Join The Gist of Freedom as we welcome Irene Zahos! Mrs. Zahos is promoting a CALL TO ACTION on behalf of Solomon Northup, her great, great grandfather.... more

Join The Gist of Freedom, www.blackhistoryblog.com, as we welcome William Lambert's descendant Christina Streety-Napier! Lambert was a friend of radical abolitionist John Brown and, like the more militant abolitionist leader Henry... more

Sermon - The Battle Is Not Yours~ Rev. Hilton Mount Olive Baptist Hackensack NJ

Listen to socio-political analyst Cleo Manago discuss, Two officers shot in Ferguson... Don't Shoot Them Down, Shut Them Down! Two cops were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday. The shots were... more

Brain Awareness Day! SYNAPTIK FOUNDATION. Come out to The Learning Tree at 801 Bartholdi Street in the Bronx this Saturday from 1-5pm for Pi and Brain Awareness Day. LavonneHunter@gmail.com Listen and learn more about Brain... more