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  • 01:30

    African and Native American Research with Angela Walton-Raji

    in History

    Genealogist Angela Walton-Raji has committed herself to sharing information with the descendants of the Freedmen of Indian Territory--which is now Oklahoma. She is the author of  the book Black Indian Genealogy Research: African American Ancestors Among the Five Civilized Tribes. The book serves as a guide to researching the history and lives of the 20,000 Freedmen of Indian Territory, who have been deleted from American history. She is also the author of the http://african-nativeamerican.blogspot.com.


    The Dawes Commission, named after Henry C. Dawes who chaired the commission, consisted of a process that would lead to a redistribution of land to those who already owned it among the Five "Civilized" Tribes. Understand that land was held in common by the Five Civilized Tribes. The Dawes Enrollment process was created to determine who would be eligible for allotted parcels of land. Eligibility involved providing "proof" that one had been a part of the tribe for several decades, and especially in those years immediately following the Civil War. So one had to prove that one had been a part of the Indian Community since 1866. For those whose ancestors were enslaved by members of the Tribes, (the Freedmen)  they had to often provide proof that their former enslaver was a member of the tribe.

  • 01:23

    The African American Genealogy Bloggers

    in History

    Join members of the African American Genealogy Bloggers Circle for a discussion of the PBS Special - The African Americans - Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates.


    Join host, Angela Walton-Raji for a dynamic discussion of  the African American Genealogy Bloggers reaction to the new PBS series. Ms. Walton-Raji is an author, genealogist, producer  of the weekly African Roots Podcast and prolific blogger of the Native American blog - http://african nativeamerican.blogspot.com, and My Ancestors Name - http://myancestorsname.blogspot.com


    Melvin J. Collier is a genealogist and author of 150 Years Later Broken Ties Mended and Mississippi to Africa- A Journey of Discovery.  His blog Roots Reveals examines the many ancestral discoveries based upon new DNA results. http://www.http://rootsrevealed.blogspot.com


    George Geder  is a strong advocate for having all cultures and family lifestyles being heard and represented in the genealogy community. He is also an Evangelist for the African Ancestored Genealogy.


    Nicka Smith's is a genealogist, family historian, lecturer, photographer and her blog can be found at http://blog.atlasfamily.org.


    Terry Ligon, researcher specializing in Choctaw and Chickasaw Freedmen history and genealogy. Terry has given presentations on researching the history of the Indian Territory Freedmen, the Congressional Record as well as how to create video presentations of family history. His blog, Black and Red Journal is another opportunity to inform the general public about the unique history of the Indian Territory Freedmen and their descendants.


     

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 02:00

    African American Genealogy with Elon Cook

    in Religion

    For many genealogy can seem overwhelming, especially for those of slave ancestry. There are very specific challenges that African Americans researching family history face. Tune as the Sistas chat with African American genealogy expert Elon Cook about the challenges and resources for African American Genealogy. Elon Cook is an experienced genealogist; she received her Masters Degree from Brown University and is a newly confirmed member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. To learn more about Elon check out her website here.

  • 02:03

    AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS: ARE THEY SHAMING THEIR ANCESTORS

    in Spirituality

    Aboru Aboye! Please call 347-850-1533 tonight (Sunday, April 19, 2015) at 8:pm to listen to or comment on this espisode of TRUE TALKS WITH OFAE OFAE entitled AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS: ARE THEY SHAMING THEIR ANCESTORS


    ARE AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS WHO ARE COMING INTO AFRICAN SPIRITUALITY, ASHAMED OF THEIR AFRICAN ANCESTORS?


    ARE THE MAJORITY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE YOUTHS GETTING INTO AFRICAN SPIRITUALITY SOLEY AS A MODE OF PROTECTION OR COVER FOR WRONG DOING?


    DO YOU THINK THAT AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS ARE BEING TAKEN FOR A RIDE IN THE ORISA AND IFA LIFE BECAUSE OF LACK OF KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THEIR ANCESTORS' AFRICAN SPIRITUAL ROOTS?


    IN WHAT WAYS ARE AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS SHAMING THEIR ANCESTORS?


    ARE THE PARENTS TO BLAME FOR THEIR SHAMEFUL ACTS, YES OR NO AND WHY?


    ARE AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS TOO CAUGHT UP IN THE FAST LIFE TO TAKE TIME TO HONOR THEIR ANCESTORS AND TO BECOME REAL FUNCTIONING INITIATES AND PRIEST OF ORISHA AND IFA?


    WHAT CAN AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS DO TO MAKE THEIR ANCESTORS PROUD?


     


     

  • 01:06

    The Future of the African American Child

    in Youth

    Dr. Willie J. Kimmons was born in Henando, Misssissippi, raised in Memphis, Tennessee he received an athletic scholarship to attend Lincoln University. Dr. Kimmons has served at every level in higher education teaching: College Professor at several well known universities, classroom teacher, dean, vice president, president and Chancellor.  He is currently serving as an Educational Consultant for Pre-K-16 schools, author of five (5) books and an motivational speaker as well.


    Bishop Roger H. Phillips, Sr. PhD. has worked for 15 years climbing to the position of Executive Vice President servicing Fortune 500 companies, entertainment celebrities, politicians, community based organizations and churches. After a 15yr career in automotive Sales and Finance management he retired in the Daytona area.  He maintains an active schedule of teaching, preaching and promoting ecclesiastical, civil and pastoral studies. He lectures and speaks at church conferences, revivals and up until his relocation to the Daytona Beach area, served as a Professor at the Chicago Baptist Bible Institute College in Chicago, Illinois. While there he lectured and instructed classes in Biblical Studies.


    Tyrone Davis graduated from University of Houston in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science, Sociology and Psychology. He received both an academic and athletic scholarships, he was Academic All-American in high; and star football player at Iowa State University and University of Houston. He is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc where he serves as chapter Chaplin and Chairman of their mentoring program. He is married to Dr. Shannon Davis and a father of three. He is currently employed with the City of Houston Municipals Department.

  • 01:48

    The Documentary Light Girls & Colorism in The African American Community

    in Culture

    Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll discuss the documentary “Light Girls” & Colorism in The African American Community and much more.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.


    1) Florida police use images of Black Men for Target Practice.  What do you think about this?  2) We’ll discuss President Obama’s State of The Union Address. Did he say what you wanted to hear? 3)  Did you see the documentary “Light Girls” Monday night on OWN? What did you think of the documentary and “colorism” in the African American community?  4)  We’ll play excerpts of Michael Imhotep’s presentation “The Distortion of The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: The Revolutionary Will Not Be Televised”.   Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/01/23/the-documentary-light-girls-colorism-in-the-african-american-community or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.
     

  • 01:21

    Chief Langley House of Ancestry Genealogy Chit Chat" Questions and Answers"

    in History

    Friday Nite Genealogy Chit Chat- Open Forum. We answer questions to help you get beyond Genealogy Brick walls. Racial Codes, Timelines, Community Remapping. 

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special broadcast of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We present our regular PANW reports with a focus on developments in Baltimore where a rebellion and mass demonstrations erupted this week in response to the police killing of Freddie Grey as well as the overall oppressive conditions prevalent among African Americans in this Maryland city. Lee Patterson of the Baltimore People's Power Assembly (PPA) will join us again for another on the ground report about the situation inside the city.  There is a review as well of the hidden history of the April 6-7, 1968 rebellion in Baltimore in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who was martyred on April 4 in Memphis. An appeal surrounding the health emergency of United States political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal is also presented. In addition a detailed discussion on the situation in Baltimore is presented from KPFA.