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Goddess Alive Radio is delighted to welcome Dr. Alka Arora, chair of the Women's Spirituality program at the California Institute of Integral Studies, to focus on "Goddesses, Scholars, & Activists" for a special Friday afternoon edition!
Join us on Friday, March 6 at 4pm eastern with Dr. Arora - we will be chatting about studying Goddesses in the academy; the role of spirituality in the women’s movement; what are students and graduates from CIIS Women’s Spirituality doing?
Dr. Alka Arora is chair of the Women's Spirituality program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She holds a PhD in Women Studies from the University of Washington. Her dissertation, “The Re-enchantment of Feminism: Countering Fundamentalisms, Encountering the Sacred” (2008) examined spiritual discourses among third-wave feminists in Seattle. Her current teaching and research interests focus on multicultural feminist spirituality, pedagogy, and animal rights. Some of the courses she teaches include “Spiritual Activism and Transformative Social Change,” “Liberation Dharma: Gender, Buddhism, and Social Justice,” and “Sacred Lineages: Goddesses, Foremothers, and Activists.”
Goddess Alive Radio is the weekly Blogtalk Radio show for the MotherHouse of the Goddess and is hosted by Kimberly F. Moore & Tracey Paradiso of the MotherHouse of the Goddess. We focus on topics about Women’s Empowerment, Alternative Medicine, and Living Mythology – how the Goddess is moving through our lives today. Priestesses, Practitioners, Healers, and Shamans will be joining us to discuss their practices and experiences with the Goddess.
On this fourth week of February, Black History Month, The Real Delia & Mr. DLW will be discussing the contributions of African American Political Figures & Activists. Listeners are always invited to participate in the chatroom and on-air. Just call 347-205-9366 and press the number 1 to be on air with The Real Delia.
One of our success stories, here on the JKN, even though each show host is their own content supervisor within a guideline and responsible for their own shows, this “lady cab driver” not only works hard for her money, but works hard for her show. Started her show on Sunday, following the original THE WAY I SEE IT with Jay King the original show for this foundation, now on every Monday at 4pm pacific. She chooses her topics wisely and gets involved with her true spirit. She is also known as the corrector. THEE CORRECTOR. 347-205-9366 Welcome to the show!
Tonight - 3/18/2015 - on FairTax Time Radio, a potpourri of special guests talking about current events:
1) Today’s Celebrate Israel Rally, and how California Activists got behind it with just a few hours notice; 2) Private showing of "Unfair: Exposing The IRS" at Tea Party Patriot High Desert Support Group Meeting this Saturday; 3) PopVox.com training for seniors on their smart phones; 4) Getting California Fair Taxers and others to use Facebook and other social media.
We expect discussion from Raymond Herrera of the Anti-Amnesty Movement; Former CA Gubernatorial Candidate Robert Newman; Raul Rodriguez of "We The People Rising"; Dana Hamilton Krause, High Desert Activist. We also hope to hear from FairTax leaders from across the country.
Fair Tax Time is brought to you commercial-free each Wednesday evening, 6PM PT, 9PM ET, courtesy of our host, John Wesley Nobles. You may listen on your computer or on your phone. Dial (619) 393-6478 or, if you’re charged for long distance, use our toll-free line: (888) 436-1206. Just follow instructions when the nice British lady answers.
Show info: Fair Tax Time Radio, Fair Tax Nation, HR25 Fair Tax Review
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Unfortunately, some people believe that HIV/AIDS is over. Many of us know better. While the leaders of the early movement are very visibile to some -- names like Peter Staley and Mark Harrington come to mind -- some are unsure about who will be leading the movement of tomorrow. More importantly, what will the HIV/AIDS epidemic look like in the future? Today, we will speak with four young activists who recently presented at New York City's LGBT Center about their work as young HIV/AIDS activists. We will talk with Kyle Bella, the founder of Our Viral Lives, a digital narrative project, Martez Smith, an HIV+ black public health student, Kia Labeija an artist and photographer and a part of New York City's famed House of Labeija and Charlie Ferrusi, an MPH student who hopes to enter the world of government work and make advocacy for underrepresented populations his focus.
You can follow Mathew Rodriguez on Twitter at @mathewrodriguez.
You can follow Aaron Laxton on Twitter at @aaronlaxton.
Organizing voter registration drives, holding mass meetings, raising funds, contacting the media, passing out literature, even sending out mass e-mails in order to organize people for mass political action, requires the time and resources to work without the pressure of wondering how ones bills will be paid. These are activities necessary to change conditions for a community, and yet, the activists who make things happen are often stuggling to survive themselves, which makes it unlikely that efforts will be successful to change conditions for those who most need a change. Why do we expect activists to volunteer their time and work for free, when those who are in control of government resources get paid a handsome salary to live comfortably while they maintain the status quo? Should there be a fund that community members pay into which would support acticvist who lobby and organize for better conditions for the people? Or are such organizations already in existence, but merely need more financial contributions form those they consistently help? How do we change the thinking of those who are in need of better public service so that they understand "freedom ain't free"? Which organizations do people trust enough to invest enough money into that can hire those who are dedicated to working for better conditions for all? The Urban League? The NAACP? The National Action Network? The Rainbow PUSH Coalition? Your local block club? Your own religious organization? Or something else? Would you help pay the salary for full time political activists who work for your interests?
TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show Thursday, Jan. 8th, 8:00pm-11:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep. “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?” Nicki Minaj recently did an interview explaining why some African American entertainers don’t speak out on our issues. We’ll discuss this and more on tonight’s show. Call in with your questions at (914) 338-1375.
1) Phylicia Rashad (Claire Huxtable on “The Cosby Show”), did an interview with ABC World News on Wednesday clarifying a statement regarding the Bill Cosby scandal. I never said “forget those women”. 2) In Colorado, a bomb went off outside of NAACP office. 3) Asar Gray of G & G Associates will discuss Tax Tips for the 2015 Tax Season. 4) The movie “Selma” is drawing critical acclaim and also criticism for its portrayal of Pres. Lyndon Johnson. Former Ambassador Andrew Young recently did an interview to set the record straight. 5) Michael Imhotep’s latest presentation is on the history of “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We’ll share an excerpt of it on tonight’s show. 6) This date in African American History and Dr. George Washington Carver.
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If you want to learn more about African History and African-American History to counteract the negative images we see of ourselves on the TEL-LIE-VISION (TV), please visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. We have information and DVDs to Educate, Empower and Inspire people of African Descent throughout the Diaspora and around the world.
What world do you dream of? How are you using your imagination?
When the POWER OF LOVE
overcomes the LOVE OF POWER
the world will know PEACE. ~Jimi Hendrix
We have been participating in the SEASON FOR NONVIOLENCE: a 64 day campaign, co-founded in 1998 by Dr. Arun Gandhi and The Association for Global New Thought (AGNT), spanning the January 30th and April 4th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Suddenly, I realized that I don't want a season for nonviolence; I WANT A SEASON OF PEACE -- A SEASON OF LOVE -- A SEASON FOR A NEW VISION.
Todays show will focus on different civil rights activists and activists groups. Are they a part of the solution or the problem. What are they doing for our communities? What should they be doing and aren't?? What changes do you as the community think we need and what are ;your ideas for making those changes?? It's time to stop talking about and start being about it.....
PNN Special Report - Hunger Activists in Fort Lauderdale
Join News Director Rick Spisak - as he interviews Nathan and Jillian Pim of the Ft. Lauderdale Food Not Bombs group.
We will talk with Keith McHenry one of the founders of the National Food Not Bombs a Hunger and Peace Activist for over forty years.
We'll also preview our Sunday Show on Progressive in a post-2014 Election Environment
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A group of Chicago activists are organizing a trip to downstate Illinois to challenge the criminal justice system that continues to hold behind prison walls the well known community organizer Rev. Charles Koen. These activists are also challenging in court the validity of the upcoming city elections, based on a recent remap of the city's wards that seems to purposely reduce African American representation. While the court system in America seems terribly flawed when it comes to equal justice under the law, litigation seems to still be an effective weapon to use to fight injustice. Will certain judges deemed to be unjust in their decisions be voted out of office in the next election? Will political prisoners be pardoned if it is determined they received an unfair trial? Will Chicago's elected officials be forced to redraw the city ward map to increase African American and Hispanic representation? Will those whose family members have been the victims of wrongful death at the hands of law enforcement officiers be able to organize a class action suit against the government for Civil Rights violations? How much justice can we expect to come from America's legal system?