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  • 02:44

    Five on The Black Handside: The History of the “Dap” and African American Hands

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. May, 27th, 10:00pm-12:00midnight EST (7:00pm-9:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network?  We’ll discuss “Five on The Black Handside: The History of the “Dap” and African American Handshakes”.  Did you ever wonder where the “Dap” came from, fist bumping, etc.?  CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/28/five-on-the-black-handside-the-history-of-the-dap-and-african-american-hands or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1)  Five on The Black Handside, the history of the “Dap” and African American Handshakes. 2) Baltimore City Schools layoff notices go out.  3) The Justice Department issues reforms to fix Cleveland policing.  What is next? 4) This date in African American History – Elijah McCoy, Inventor

  • 00:30

    The Transformational Power of Classical Music

    in Lifestyle

    lassical music can literally move us. Every music is musical multimedia and it is a contagious vibration. Today on our show we have guest, Beate Willma a Classical & Transformational Coach! Beate is a classical musicologist, choral conductor, organist and opera dramaturge. We will be playing a piece of music that Beate has choosen. You are in for a real treat! The music is “LULLABY (NANA) from the album: Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding. Music by Hans-Erik Philip. Simone Kermes, soprano. Budapest Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Béla Drahos, conductor.”  Beate will be sharing with us how classical music can literally move us and how the Ancient Greeks wrote about this. In the work that Beate does, there are two types of coaching. One being Classical music in coaching which is opera introductions and opera intensives and how they identify with the journey of the heroine, unbury emotions and projecting one's own plot. The other is Coaching classical musicians, your dreams, pressure, possibilities and creating space for creativity. Have you ever felt a calling to dive into the world of classical music? Have you thought about being coached in classical music? Are you already a classical musician and looking for coaching? Then you will want to listen to this show! Join us to see how the classical music has the power to transform. Listen in at www.blogtalkradio.com/lindasconscioustalks or call in and ask questions at (847) 850-8423.

  • 01:51

    How African American Jockeys Were Pushed Out Of Horse Racing

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show, Thurs. May, 14th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep on The Blog Radio we’ll discuss “How African American Jockeys Were Pushed Out of Horse Racing”.   CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & TO LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375. 


    Listen to the show here LIVE and archived: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/15/how-african-american-jockeys-were-pushed-out-of-horse-racing or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    Don’t miss Cochise Tarak-Saa and Saladheen Asad of the Wholistic Health documentary, “Urban Kryptonite…African Roots, Foreign Diseases” in Atlanta on Sat. May 16th at Howard University.  For more information please visit www.theDOTconnection.net.


     


    ORDER TODAY: This 6 DVD “Empowerment Bundle Pack” from Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show and The Michael Imhotep Show will change the way you look at the media and history.   Visit http://theafricanhistorynetwork.net/Empowerment-Bundle-Pack-Michael-Imhotep-6-DVDs-One-Low-Price

  • 00:31

    AFRICAN AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC

    in Lifestyle

     


    HISTORY - THE ORIGIN OF GOSPEL MUSIC


    JOIN US TO HEAR SOME OLD FAVORITES


    - FISK UNIVERSITY SINGERS


    -CLARA WARD SINGERS, MAHALIA JACKSON, STAPLE SINGERS & MORE


    LEARN about the two type of spirituals that emerged during the 18th and 19th centuries.


    JOIN US IN THIS SPECIAL TREAT!!!!


     


    THURSDAY, FEB. 19TH AT 6:30P EST


     


     

  • 01:44

    African Slaves and Native American Masters - A Little Known Fact of History

    in Culture

    TONIGHT:  Listen to the archived show.  Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, April, 1st, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll discuss “A Little Known Fact of History: African Slaves and Native American Masters”.  Call in with your Questions/Comments and listen LIVE at 914-338-1375 or listen online at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/04/03/african-slaves-and-native-american-masters--a-little-known-fact-of-history or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1) “A Little Known Fact of History: African Slaves and Native American Masters”.   2) We’ll also discuss some of the history of Seneca Village in New York.  3) This date in African American History.


     


    DETROIT: FREE EVENT - Sun. April 5th - The African History Network Lecture Series presents a Double Presentation “EMPIRE Strikes Black: Propaganda of The Media” & “Malcolm X: 50 Years Later, Why Is He Still Relevant?” by Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show & The Michael Imhotep Show.  Sunday, April, 5th, 2015, 1:00pm - 6:00pm at Nandi’s Knowledge Café, 12511 Woodward Ave. Highland Park, MI (4 blocks South of Davison Fwy Between Glendale & Highland) (313) 462-0003 or (313) 865-1288 or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/799992233403714/ or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.   Watch video here: http://youtu.be/ZoHLYe84xq4

  • 02:20

    The Return of Tyr: White African American

    in Politics

    Drew decides to embrace his new trans-racial 'White African American' identity, and discusses the ramifications of the growing trend of 'White African Americanism.'

  • 01:28

    5 Native American Nations That Owned African Slaves

    in History

    Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, March, 12th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.  We’ll discuss “5 Native American Nations That Owned African Slaves”.  Also we’ll air our interview with April Taylor of YourBlackWorld.com talking about hot topics including Ferguson, MO and Selma.


     


    Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.   Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/02/27/tiara-williams-of-the-reel-network-interview--hot-topics or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.

  • 00:43

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

        Many jazz musicians have decided to make Washington, D.C. their home after traveling over the world performing jazz.  This evening, I will interview Herman Burney a bassist, composer and educator who decided to reside in Washington, D.C. after traveling around America and the world performing music. He has performed with many musicians. For instance, he played the bass for 5 years with Freddie Cole and for 4 years with Rene Marie. The list of jazz performers that he has recorded and performed with is extensive.  Rufus Reid described Herman as one of the finest bassist on the scene today.   Join us as he shares information about his music and we listen to his CD, Offering.  Jazz lives at Jazz Notes.

  • 00:31

    African-American Leaders A-Z- By Dr. Andrea Berry

    in Spirituality

    Dr. Berry currently serves as an instructional Supervisor of Equity, Diversity, Special Programs, and English Language Learners on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Dr. Berry-Opher is an educator with 19 years of experience in a variety of capacities such as teacher, assistant principal, principal, district level supervisor, adjunct college professor, presenter, etc.


    Dr. Berry is a proven collaborative administrator who demonstrates expertise in empowering teaching staffs, successful implementation of professional learning communities through book studies and action research, influencing cultural diversity awareness, and providing high quality teacher professional development. 


    In the journey of life, Dr. Berry strives to make educating youth a smooth process. She advocates, mentors, collaborates, celebrates and works tirelessly to help what one of her mentors calls, “Our Most Valuable Resource, CHILDREN.”


    A vital stitch in the education of a child is their knowledge base about heritage. Although we pay tribute to African American History in the month of February, it is imperative for students to see the impact role models of color have on their daily life and existence year round. Providing exposure to the unsung African American leaders in our country is the ultimate educational gift to children and my humble attempt to recognize greatness in the African American community.

  • 00:45

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

      Join us this evening as I interview John Kordalewski a pianist and composer who leads the Makanda project.  When you tune in this evening, you will also hear the music of Makanda Ken McIntyre as interpreted by the Makanda project. John studied and performed with Makanda.  As of 2014, he has arranged over 40 compositions for the ensemble.  The project has 14 members who play the unheard compositions of Makanda Ken McIntyre.  Some of the other musicians included in the band are Eddie Allen, Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Bill Lowe, John Lockwood, and Yoron Israel.  In addition, the band includes Diane Richardson on vocals and dancer Mickey Davidson. Learn more about Makanda Ken McIntyre and the project when you listen to the program this evening.   As always, the program Jazz Notes strives to keep jazz alive!

  • 01:56

    The End of The African American?

    in Politics

    THE END OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN?


    For most of our existence in America, the nation has needed us—for free labor, for cheap labor, for scapegoating and for the raping of our culture.


    But America has co-opted Black Culture to the point where it is currently packaging what it deems to be Black Culture and selling it back to us. It has other cultures to use for cheap labor and, of course, we are still scapegoats.


    There is no reason for us to exist.


    We have been so diminished that we don't want to live around us and many of us think the worst of us.


    With no real need for us to exist, it is quite possible that the African American will diminish into irrelevance.


    Listen to The Bridge Radio tomorrow at 4pm Pacific as we discuss the future of African Americans. Join Award-Winning Author Darryl James and co-hosts Tracy Powell, Dr. John Hamilton, Marcus D. LeGall III and DJ Gates on one of the most intellectually stimulating shows on radio.


    Tune in each Sunday at 4PM Pacific Time for "The Bridge," a smarter radio show.


    Call in and add your view! (347) 857-2846 to listen LIVE and/or comment!