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  • 03:14

    GLOBAL AFRICAN AND DIASPORA LEADERSHIP TELEFORUM

    in Education

    In an effort to build consensus across the Global African Diaspora around strategies for cooperating and coordinating, CFA collaborates with African Views to facilitate a conference call of Diaspora leaders in the Western Hemisphere, as part of the 2014 Ronald H. Brown African Affairs Series.  While time, distance and travel resources have proven to be significant obstacles in the coordination of Diaspora in support of Africa, this effort can bridge the gap, by holding the first of several conference calls of Diaspora leaders around the globe to open and strengthen dialogue. 


    Synopsis of intent:


    To formalize the platform where experts and professionals in Africa and Diaspora can collaborate with their immense intellect, expertise, skills, ideas and other resources necessary to develop and design the optimal solutions for bridging and amplifying the economic and scientific gaps between Africa and the rest of the world.



    Expected Outcome


    To form alliance of strength and interest between the Diaspora and Africa, as well as to cultivate a collaborative global communication platform for reliable and well guided intelligence committees that will liaise directly with institutional partners, essential state holders and sovereign authorities on African development issues.


     


    Organizing entities:


    Constituency For Africa (CFA): http://www.cfa-events.org
    African Views (AV): http://www.africanviews.org


     


     


    Additional information:


     


    As requested: here is a list of immediate social and development challenges facing Africa and African Diaspora: http://bit.ly/africanproblems

  • 02:00

    Big Blue Views - Larry Vaught w/UK Football Updates; Kristin's Street Views

    in Sports

    Larry Vaught from Vaught's Views will discuss the latest news from UK Football's training camp (and there is a lot of news this week!).


    Also, Kristin brings her Views from the Street


    All callers welcomed, even if you're not a UK fan!  646-716-4741

  • 02:20

    Severity of the Ebola Outbreaks and the vulnerability of the African States

    in Health

    The Ebola outbreak, which began 9 months ago, has killed nearly 1300 lives in 4 African countries, affected up to 2000 people, shut down borders, and is becoming a threat to local if not national economies. Though ‘The Economists’ reports patchy precautions following Presidency declared state of emergency in these countries, personal testimonies are disclosing their satisfaction at their government’s serious efforts in protecting their citizens.


    Special Guest From Liberia Madam Miatta Fahnbulleh


    Combining a passion for performance with an acute social consciousness, Miatta Fahnbulleh is helping Liberia’s next generation move out of the shadow of war.


    Special Guest From Nigeria


    Dr. Katch Ononuju is man of many interests. He is the Managing Director/ Chief Economist at iordinance, which is into economic consultancy, large scale military hardware supply and security consultancy. He is also a Public Affairs Analyst with a doctorate degree from the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science. Interestingly, he is also a politician and chieftain of the ruling PDP.


    See detail here: http://bit.ly/AV-WEN-Ebola

  • 02:38

    Philadelphia Makes African American History Mandatory for Graduation

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. Aug, 25th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network. We’ll discuss “How Philadelphia Made African American History Mandatory for Graduation”!!! CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1) A new municipal judge in Ferguson, MO on Monday ordered sweeping changes to court practices in response to the DOJ report. He ordered that all Arrest Warrants issued before Dec. 31st 2014 be withdrawn.  2) Students In Philadelphia Can’t Graduate Without Taking African-American History.  This needs to be nationwide. 3) A juror in the Johnathan Ferrell shooting death says it was Ferrell who was actually on trial.  4) Republican Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee shows his ignorance about Black Lives Matter and Dr. King.  5) This date in African American History – Althea Gipson and The Red Summer Riots of 1919.

  • 00:30

    Wombanist Views Grandmothers & Matriarch Feature

    in Women

    Wombanist Views welcomes Robyn McGee, author of Hungry For More: A Keeping-it-Real Guide for Black Women on Weight and Body Image" to discuss her latest book Dear Nana:  Grandmother Tales of Love, Secrets and Going Home, which continues exploring the enduring power of family. Robyn is currently teaching Women's Studies and the Humanities at El Camino College Compton Center.


     


    We will discuss her latest book, as well as the role and significance of grandmothers -- matriarchs-- in the populations of African descent; as well as the recent massacre of church-goers- grandmothers at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston South Carolina. 


     


     Wombanist Views, created, produced, and co-hosted by Cherise Charleswell, is dedicated to broadcasting the voices of women who are doing positive and exciting things in their communities around-the-globe.


     


    www.blogtalkradio.com/WombanistViews


    Call In: (347) 945-5922


    Time: July 30, 2015


    3:30PM (PST)/6:30PM (EST)

  • 02:55

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. During this program we will feature our regular PANW dispatches with information on the deaths of more than 200 migrants off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean several days earlier; the 500th day of the Chibok girls abduction in Nigeria has opened up criticism of the new government of President Muhammadu Buhari; a HIV vaccine is scheduled to be tested in Zimbabwe later this year; and finally the United Nations in currently evaluating the progress of women in Africa twenty years after the Beijing Declaration on gender equality. During the second and third hours we conclude the month-long commemoration of Black August. We continue with the examination of the life and legacy of the late controversial Black Panther Party Minister of Information Eldridge Cleaver on the 80th anniversary of his birth. This segment reviews a 1971 press conference held by Cleaver in Algiers where he headed the International Section of the BPP. We then present another radio broadcast on the assassination of Hugo Pinell who was killed on the prison yard at New Folsom in California on Aug. 12.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This broadcast features our regular PANW dispatches dealing with the 500th day of captivity for over 200 girls from the Chibok school in northeastern Nigeria; the African Union will hold a joint summit with India to discuss mutual interests between the two geo-political regions; Sudan is attempting to settle border disputes with neighboring Ethiopia while President Bashir is hosting the ousted fugitive president of Yemen who is backed by Saudi Arabia and the United States; South Sudan's government and rebels have signed a peace deal; and finally the homeless crisis in New York City has outstripped the worse days of the 1970s through the 1990s. Our second and third hours highlight our continuing commemoration of Black August which recognizes the contributions of Africans in the struggle against racism, slavery, colonialism, neo-colonialism and imperialism.This program reviews the assassination of George L. Jackson and the often controversial role of Eldridge Cleaver, who served as Minister of Information of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.

  • 02:55

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. You will hear our regular PANW reports on the continuing controversy surrounding the torture of Libyan loyalists who fought against the imperialist intervention and destruction of the North African state in 2011; Pierre Nkurunziza was inaugurated to a third term this week amid ongoing unrest inside this central African state; violence is not abating within the Central African Republic as reports indicate that ousted leader Francois Bozize is planning to return in order to participate in an upcoming election while efforts are underway to investigate cases of sexual abuse by United Nations peacekeeping troops; and efforts are taking place to reconstitute the African National Congress Youth League through a soon to be held conference in South Africa. In the second and third hours we will feature segments on Black August. Another tribute to Hugo Pinell will be heard and a recording of Huey P. Newton when he emerged from prison in Aug. 1970. The final two segments examine the Nat Turner Rebellion of 1831 and the raid on Harper's Ferry led by John Brown in 1859.

  • Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We will feature our regular PANW reviews with reports on the continuing United States coordinated war against the people of Yemen; coverage of the latest developments in the escalating tensions between North and South Korea; several U.S. contractors were killed in an attack in Afghanistan; and the people of South Sudan desire peace between the warring factions at loggerheads since Dec. 2013. The second hour highlights a lecture on the life and times of militant anti-slavery fighter John Brown as part of our Black August recognition. Also in the final segment we look again at the contributions of Hugo Pinell who was killed in the New Folsom prison of California on Aug. 12.

  • 01:58

    G. Brown the Reel Network - Images of African Americans In The Media

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Fri. Sept., 4th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Our guest will be G. Brown of The Reel Network discussing African American entertainment news and even more importantly, the Images of African Americans in the Media.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on “Radio Shows” at the top of the page. 


    1) G. Brown of The Reel Network discussing African American entertainment news and even more importantly, the Images of African Americans in the Media.  2) The DOJ releases its Final Report on Ferguson Unrest Detailing More than 100 Lessons. 3) A new report from The Washington Post shows that African American Males make us 6% of population but 40% of those who are unarmed and killed by Police.  4) Serena Williams graduates from Business School.  5) This date in African American History.

  • 01:46

    G. Brown of the Reel Network - Images of African Americans in the Media

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Fri. Aug., 28th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Our guest will be G. Brown of The Reel Network discussing African American entertainment news and even more importantly, the Images of African Americans in the Media.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on “Radio Shows” at the top of the page.  We’ll be broadcasting also on Periscope at @MichaelImhotep for part of the show.


     


    1) G. Brown of The Reel Network discussing African American entertainment news and even more importantly, the Images of African Americans in the Media.  2) Today is the 60th Anniversary of the death of 14 year old Emmett Till who was killed for whistling at a White Woman in Mississippi in 1955.  3) This week is the 10 year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. What is education like 10 years later in New Orleans?  4) This date in African American History.