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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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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

Join The Gist of Freedom as we talk with Lak, Hip Hop at it's best! Larry ?LAK? Henderson is the founder of Smart Music Entertainment, and the creator of a new sound of hip-hop music that is used as a tool to educate and awaken the... more

Join The Gist of Freedom as we listen to Chapter 6, Music for Jesus Lyrics of Freedom and a lively discussion with Pan-Africanist Dr. Sidney and Pianki. Evangelical preaching had caused some whites to question the justness of... more

Have you ever watched the blockbuster hit movie, Lean on Me, starring Morgan Freeman? Have you ever wondered what happened to the REAL students from the Lean on Me movie? Well, Dr. Pinky Miller is a graduate along with the... more

Listen in now, Freedom Summer Survivor, Harvey Boyd, formerly of The Washington Post! Image: Reporters for the New York Amsterdam News at work in the newsroom, 1936. Photo by Lucien Aigner. Harvey Boyd reflects on his... more

Chet Whye, Charles Rangel's Campaign Consultant, Talks about The Victory w/ Roy Paul "Rangel defeated his main challenger Adriano Espaillat by fewer than 2,000 votes in Tuesday's Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional... more

Vicente Guerrero, Mexico's first black president Texas President Sam Houston lamented that " two valuable negro boys for which I had paid in cash $2100 previous to my visit to Nashville, ran away last spring to Mexico. Thus you can... more