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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

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Black Historical Unsung heroes

Get Out The Vote with Activist Stella Antley! This show is dedicated to the memory of Octavius Catto ~In 1871, during the the first election in which blacks could vote, Octavius Catto was murdered by a Democratic party operative while... more

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