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Take A Journey With Us Tonight Throughout The State of Louisiana!
Listen and reminence as the music flows like butter through your ears. Slippery, melancholy little notes that take you away to another time and place. Listen... as it plays out from distant portals and doors of any city you visit.
[ But, upon closer review anyone can see that the view is askew. ]
Slanted towards almost certain oblivion of the female artist, and her legacy.
At least, for those of ethnic backgrounds.
We will explore a piece of Louisiana's 'omitted musical history' as we share the journey of a few who's footsteps opened then doors for women of color within the state.
As We Get LIVE AFTER DARK!
Your Hosts: Betty Lewis & Diamond Ryan
An examination of life after the HUMAN rights struggle of the 1960s,from a ALISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE. Also an attempt to identify the purpose of creation and the intent housed in it. INSHA ALLAH.
Dan Kroffat is a retired Canadian professional wrestler who was active as a wrestler and booker in the National Wrestling Alliance and Stampede Wrestling in the 1960s and 1970s.
While acting as a booker in Stampede Wrestling, Kroffat invented the ladder match.
Tonight Dan joins "Pure Class" to talk to Bobby & Jeff about preparing for life after professional wrestling.
This is sure to be an infomative evening for all fans and professional wrestlers alike.
Join us tonight at 6PM Easter Time / 7PM Atlantic Time for Dan Kroffat on "Pure Class with Bobby Bass & Jeff Docherty"
Horace Julian Bond (born January 14, 1940), known as Julian Bond, is an American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Bond was elected to four terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and later to six terms in the Georgia Senate, having served a combined twenty years in both legislative chambers. From 1998 to 2010, he was chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the first president of theSouthern Poverty Law Center.
The 5th Annual Chesapeake Bay Reggae Fest also known as the Buckroe Beach Reggae Fest will be held on the beautiful shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Mill Point Park is the gem of Downtown Hampton with splendid views of the waterway, passing boats, and wildlife. A nice setting of nature with lots of trees and grass to kickback right in the middle of historic downtown Hampton. The festival has a whole array of craft and food vendors to send you on a trip to the islands. Lastly the event also has many free parking lots that are designated for the event all weekend to make your entry and exit a breeze. Please check the Location tab for exact parking locations .
Winston Jarrett (born 14 September 1940) is a Jamaican reggae singer who was part of Alton Ellis's group The Flames in the 1960s before recording with The Righteous Flames and as a solo artist.Born in 1940 in Lime Tree Gardens, Saint Ann Parish, Jarrett grew up in the Jones Town area of Kingston after moving there with his mother at the age of five. There, he was taught to play guitar by Jimmy Cliff and Alton Ellis Jarrett's introduction to the music industry was as a member of Alton Ellis's backing band The Flames in the early 1960s, formed when Ellis's original singing partner Eddie Perkins emigrated to the US, singing on hits such as "Dancecrasher", "Cry Tough", "Rocksteady" and "Girl I've Got a Date" While with Ellis he wrote songs such as "Sunday Coming" and "True Born African". In 1967, Jarrett parted ways with the UK-bound Ellis and with fellow Flame Edgar "Egga" Gardner formed The Righteous Flames with Junior Green, and the trio recorded for Arthur "Duke" Reid's Treasure Isle label and then for Clement "Coxsone" Dodd's Studio One label
Lloyd Parks is an American R&B/soul singer born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an original member of the Grammy-Nominated Philadelphia International Records group Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes.Lloyd is noted for his high tenor and falsetto vocal leads and harmonies. He is also a founding member of The Epsilons who backed Arthur Conley on his Atco Records hit single Sweet Soul Music. He is also the sole surviving original Blue Note.Parks started his career in music in the mid-1960s performing with various local Philadelphia vocal groups including the Emanons who hit with "One Heart" on "Phila Of Soul" Records. He later merged with friends Gene McFadden and John Whitehead to form the Epsilons. The group was managed by Soul Singer Otis Redding and were soon signed to the Stax Records label. They toured for two years with Redding and backed label mate Arthur Conley on his 1967 recording "Sweet Soul Music." The single reached No.2 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard R&B charts. The following year the Epsilons a quintet that included Allen Beatty and James Knight released "The Echo." The group disbanded following the tragic death of their mentor Otis Redding. Parks joined another local act The Broadway Express while McFadden and Whitehead reformed The Epsilons as the group Talk of The Town.
The 5 PERCENTERS FORUM presents:
"Interview with the CONSCIOUS MINDS & the NATION OF GODS AND EARTHS"
5% series co-hosts Wakeel Allah, Understanding Allah and Allahmal interview special guests:
Master Ali Shaam, Minister Justice Allah and Merciful Mi'Siyah of "The Conscious Minds Series" and the Nation of Gods and Earths.
The Conscious Minds will speak on:
(1) Their collective histories from the 1960s
(2) The history of the 5% Nation in Albany, NY.
(3) The prison history of the 5% Nation Upstate NY with the First Borns and First Fruits.
(4) The presentation of the Conscious Minds Series and their programs for the Youth and the Community.
(5) The role of the Conscious Minds in the Nation of Gods and Earths and beyond.
(6) Clarity on the teachings of the Nation of Gods and Earths...and much much more!
Wed. 4/22/15 at 9:30pm EST
Call in #:(646)595-4289
A Thriving Ancient Metropolis
According to archaeological finds, the city of Cahokia was inhabited from about A.D. 700 to 1400. At its peak, from A.D. 1050 to 1200, the city covered nearly six square miles and 10,000 to 20,000 people lived here. Over 120 mounds were built over time, and most of the mounds were enlarged several times. Houses were arranged in rows and around open plazas, and vast agricultural fields lay outside the city.
The site is named for the Cahokia subtribe of the Illiniwek (or Illinois tribe, a loose confederacy of related peoples), who moved into the area in the 1600s. They were living nearby when the French arrived about 1699. Sometime in the mid-1800s, local historians suggested the site be called "Cahokia" to honor these later arrivals.
Archaeological investigations and scientific tests, mostly since the 1920s and especially since the 1960s, have provided what is known of the once-thriving community.
John Howard Griffin had embarked on a journey unlike any other. Many black authors had written about the hardship of living in the Jim Crow South. A few white writers had argued for integration. But Griffin, a novelist of extraordinary empathy rooted in his Catholic faith, had devised a daring experiment. To comprehend the lives of black people, he had darkened his skin to become black. As the civil rights movement tested various forms of civil disobedience, Griffin began a human odyssey through the South, from New Orleans to Atlanta.
John Howard Griffin and the Story of Black Like Me. “It’s a useful historical document about the segregated era, which is still shocking to younger readers. It’s also a truthful journal in which Griffin admits to his own racism, with which white readers can identify and perhaps begin to face their own denial of prejudice
Most Americans saw civil rights as a “Southern problem,” but Griffin’s theological studies had convinced him that racism was a human problem. “If a white man became a Negro in the Deep South,” he wrote on the first page of Black Like Me, “what adjustments would he have to make?” Haunted by the idea, Griffin decided to cross the divide. “The only way I could see to bridge the gap between us,” he would write, “was to become a Negro
As the civil rights movement accelerated, Griffin gave more than a thousand lectures and befriended black spokesmen ranging from Dick Gregory to Martin Luther King Jr. Notorious throughout the South, he was trailed by cops and targeted by Ku Klux Klansmen,
leaving him for dead. By the late 1960s, however, the civil rights movement and rioting in Northern cities highlighted the national scale of racial injustice .
Join Host Rich Gehlhausen and Author of The Beef, Harry Lockhart Jr. for an evening fireside chat around the campfire on baseball History. Harry's baseball expertise flows, giving listeners a preview into his next book and what baseball was like for some of the great players in the 50's - 60's.
Marble Award Winner for Best Non-Fiction Book 2014; The Beef
Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: AuthorHouse (February 22, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Baseball, History, Baseball Facts
Since Babe Ruth joined the New York Yankees in the 1920s, America has been intrigued with baseball sluggers and teams that stuff the middle of their batting order with power. Even today, sports fans flip to ESPN to see who hit the dingers of the day. Yes, we like to see great catches and outstanding pitching performances, but it’s the home runs we live for. The 1960s was a decade of some of the greatest slugging combinations in baseball history. From Maris and Mantle to McCovey and Mays, the decade’s memories will live forever!
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