• 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.


     

  • 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.

  • 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.
     

  • 02:01

    American White History Month - South African Series

    in Politics Conservative

    Join American White History Month this Thursday 5th March, 2015 with host Karin Smith and two great guests.


    Cuan Elgin "A True Story of South Africa - BULALA".  


    Deeply researched, the Scottish-Irish-descended South African-born author travelled over 15,500 miles [25,000 km.] across South Africa to every historical site mentioned in the narrative, in his first-hand investigative research. You will learn, laugh, and cry—but more importantly, understand the actual events which transpired in this controversial, southern-most African nation, without the bias of the media or the pressured slant of special-interest groups. 


    Joining us will be Don Deon  - 


    I started the Southern African Commonwealth (Bondstaat) initiative which aims to reconnect all Southern Africa’s diverse people with their heritage and culture and traditions.  The first step in this for the Afrikaner people was to setup the SAUK Nuus news website and facebook page. This is vital to give the people their identity back and also crucial in the fight against all the forms of genocide.


    I am fighting for TRUE diversity, TRUE multiculturism and True Independence in South Africa for the minorities, and worldwide...


    This will be a very informative and entertaining show - so dial in, call in - we look forward to hearing from you


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     

  • “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”

    in Culture

    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.


     


    Sign up for The African History Network email newsletter by texting the word "Kemet" to 22828.

    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.

  • 00:31

    African American and African Understanding of one another

    in Education

    Very Simple, but, very complex.


    Is their strife between A percentage of African Americans and A percentage of Africans.


    It seems to be, which would be determined by the opinions of various personnel on how hey look at this subject.


     

  • 00:31

    Getting Started with Genealogy 101 Part 2

    in Family

    Provide basic information on how to get started with genealogy.  The basic rules of research and various tools available to aid in documenting family history.

  • 01:09

    The African American Experience at College

    in Current Events

    Join us as we delve into the African American experience on historically black college campuses and traditional universities.  We’ll discuss recent news coverage of disproportionate funding levels between Delaware’s sole HBCU and Delaware’s other two publicly funded institutions.  We'll also discuss recent coverage of the Delaware NAACP request that the University of Delaware do more to promote diversity among its student body and faculty.


     


    Show Discussion Article Links:


    1. Race and the Curious State Case of Delaware State (University)


    http://www.hbcudigest.com/articles/0215/race-and-the-curious-case-of-delaware-state.html


    2. NAACP, State Lawmakers: UD is Lacking Diversity


    http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/education/2015/02/09/naacp-state-lawmakers-ud-lacking-diversity/23154215/


    3. Report Reveals 10 States Have Withheld Over $50 Million in HBCU Funding


    http://www.blackenterprise.com/education/report-states-withheld-over-50-million-hbcu-funding/

  • 01:00

    The Midwestern African American Genealogy Institute

    in History

    Join Director, Charles Brown, Jr. and the Coordinators of the second Midwest African American Genealogical Institute of St. Louis, hosted by the historic Harris-Stowe State University for an exciting discussion of the courses offered over a three day period.  The faculty consists of individuals wth genealogy expertise with special emphasis on African American research strategies. The Institute will offer courses for the beginner, intermediate and advanced researchers to enhance their genealogy skills.

  • AAGSAR: Where African American Genealogy & Smart Technology Connect!

    in Family

    African American Genealogy & Slave Ancestry Research (AAGSAR) is a technology-centric, collaborative for genealogists researching their slave ancestry.


    A NO OBSERVERS Community we focus on 3 primary goals:



    SLAVE ANCESTRY RESEARCH SKILL DEVELOPMENT
    TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
    MIGRATING FAMILY RESEARCH ONLINE


    We differ from most African Amercian genealogy communities in that all of our collaboration, research, teaching and sharing is anchored by smart technology.


    To join the AAGSAR Community you must be active on Facebook, and have [or be willing to create] a family blog and/or website. Don't worry! Support is ALWAYS available should you need help getting started!


    We’re a close-knit community and offer 1:1 coaching to drive your slave ancestry research forward! NO BRICK WALLS PERMITTED.


    Please join us, every Sunday at 6PM ET for our new "You Got Roots?!" segment! We promise - genealogy + technology has never been this fun!:)


    EDUCATE. ENGAGE. ADVOCATE.


    The AAGSAR Community


    For more You Got Roots?! program information: http://aagsaryougotroots.wordpress.com/upcoming-events

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