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  • African Americans Philanthropy, and the Civil Rights Movement - Dr. Rhonda Jones

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    Tithe, Time, and Talent: African Americans, Philanthropy, and the Civil Rights Movement, 1925-1968 addresses an important gap in civil rights historiography that centers on philanthropy, volunteerism, and fundraising.  Philanthropy has been an immutable part of the American experience since the late sixteenth century.  Since money is often emphasized as the highest form of contributory assistance, philanthropic studies frequently fail to take into account the socio-cultural value of time, expertise, and the exchange of goods and services.  African Americans hampered by enslavement, economic disparity, exclusion and social inequality entrenched in White supremacy, were forced to operate clandestinely.  “Hidden in plain sight,” their self-help initiatives though silent and informal, were orchestrated through the church, fraternal orders, benevolent and burial societies.   Practiced under the guise of self-care and community uplift, African Americans maintained schools, purchased land, operated soup kitchens, and created socio-political institutions that offered protection against a hostile world.  While there are myriad numbers of ways of understanding how African Americans actualized philanthropy, the documentation of their charitable activities have been more easily qualified than quantified.  As a result, documentation of their efforts has been grossly underestimated and they have become artificially marginalized as recipients and never as providers. 
    Dr. Rhonda Jones is a proficient scholar, researcher, and instructor who specializes in Public History, Archives, Digital History, United States History, Oral History, African American Philanthropy, the Civil Rights Movement, and International Documentary Studies.   
     
     
     

  • The Real Deal No Bs Talk Show With Queen Akaiha & King Dr Umar Johnson

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    Welcome Royal Family, Todays show is dedicated to you now calling our royal court to order.  Kings, Queens, Prince & Princess take your royal seats. You are in for a stimulating thought provocative conversation on what going on in our lives. Consciousness for sure does Black life really matter to you? Today show is on the Black Elite.  Whats really going on in our Community.   It dosent matter if Christian are you Muslim or are you spiritual.  How do we keep it all together. Where is this self hate come from? Why are we so angry?  Lets chat about where do these illiness come from today show will talk about this and much more. The Royal court in session with Dr. Umar A. Johnson from Hidden Colors 1,2,3, documentary about the real and untold history of people of color around the globe.
    Dr.Umar Johnson is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Certified School Psychologist who is considered an expert on the education and mental health of Afrikan and Afrikan-American children. Dr.Umar, as he is known to friends, is a paternal blood relative of both the Great Abolitionist Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) and the late Bishop Alexander Wayman (1821-1895), 7th Bishop of the AME Church, both from Maryland's Eastern Shore. Dr.Umar is an educational diagnostician who specializes in special education issues.
     

  • The Real Deal No Bs Talk Show With Queen Akaiha & King Dr Umar Johnson

    in Current Events

    Welcome Royal Family, Todays show is dedicated to you now calling our royal court to order.  Kings, Queens, Prince & Princess take your royal seats. You are in for a stimulating thought provocative conversation on what going on in our lives. Consciousness for sure does Black life really matter to you? Today show is on the Black Elite.  Whats really going on in our Community.   It dosent matter if Christian are you Muslim or are you spiritual.  How do we keep it all together. Where is this self hate come from? Why are we so angry?  Lets chat about where do these illiness come from today show will talk about this and much more.    The Royal court in session with Dr. Umar A. Johnson from Hidden Colors 1,2,3, documentary about the real and untold history of people of color around the globe.
    Dr.Umar Johnson is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Certified School Psychologist who is considered an expert on the education and mental health of Afrikan and Afrikan-American children. Dr.Umar, as he is known to friends, is a paternal blood relative of both the Great Abolitionist Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) and the late Bishop Alexander Wayman (1821-1895), 7th Bishop of the AME Church, both from Maryland's Eastern Shore. Dr.Umar is an educational diagnostician who specializes in special education issues.
     

  • Speaking Out Against Child Abuse with Host Laurie Ann Smith

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    My name is Laurie Ann Smith-Tornerup. I am a child abuse survivor. I grew up in a dysfunctional, abusive home in which my parents were both diagnosed mentally ill, psychologically ill when they were arrested and brought up on child abuse charges. I have been on my healing journey from the abuse since May 22, 2007 doing the majority of the work from 2009 to present. I am a Child Abuse Prevention Public Speaking Advocate speaking at events and my own online radio shows since November 2009. Recently I co-founded Advocates United For Humanity, a 501c3 Not for Profit, with my sister advocates Donna M. Kshir and Lee Roberts. We have worked together since 2009 to promote education and awareness about the issues of child abuse, child abuse prevention, domestic violence, teen dating violence, bullying, drug addiction, suicide prevention and help for survivors of abuse. It is my hope to be able to continue to promote child abuse prevention awareness and be an encouragement for survivors as long as I live and breath. Over the years I have had thousands of people support my work and I thank you all for your support and for all you do to help save children lives.

  • Genetic Genealogy with Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne

    in History

    Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne, the authors of the new book Genetic Genealogy published by the National Genealogical Society, joins Jane to talk about the book.

  • National & International Roundtable

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  • Fuerza de Mujer y Maraton Mercedes Hernandez

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    noticias, entrevistas, musica y comentarios ademas el Maraton Mercedes Hernandez en Vivo desde Aibonito Puerto Rico desde las 12 del mediodia hasta las 3 de la tarde.

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    Maraton Infantil Mercedes Hernandez desde la Comunidad San Luis en Aibonito, Puerto Rico

  • Navigating Public Schools

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    Concerned about your children and the changing morals and dangers in society and especially  in the public schools?  Josh McDowell believes the book by author Stephen Williams can help you. "As a public school teacher for ten years, Stephen Williams saw firsthand the challenges facing Christians in public schools, and he desires to equip parents to protect their children's faith and worldview. Weaving the story of the court case he was involved in makes the book intriguing on multiple levels." Josh McDowell Author of More Than a Carpenter
    Every parent will want to listen!

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  • Scarred for Life

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    Share my guest story and reveal how she was scarred for life. As we go deep into those hidden places so tune in at 7:30pm EST, 6:30pm CST, 5:30pm MST and 4:30pm PST. The call in number is 347-945-6003

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