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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

  • 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

  • 03:58

    Abayomi Azikiwe of The Pan-African Newswire - President Obama's trip to Kenya

    in Culture

    The African History Network Show, Thursday, July 30th, 9:00pm-12midnight EST (6:00pm-9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  Our guest will be Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African Newswire.  We’ll discuss President Obama’s recent trip to Africa, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Detroit home foreclosures and African American businesses being pushed out of downtown Detroit and more. Call in with your Questions/Comments or to listen to the show at 914-338-1375.


    1) Abayomi Azikiwe, will discuss the impact of President Obama’s recent trip to Kenya and Ethiopia and AG Loretta Lynch.   3) The killer of Sam Dubose lied in his Police Report and was indicted for Murder yesterday.   4) Atty Monique Pressely recently spoke with NewsOne now about the Bill Cosby case and corrected distortions in the media.  6) We’ll share a very special message from Dr. Claud Anderson explaining how we need to chase resources and stop chasing Civil Rights.  5) This date in African American History.


     


    Help Support The African History Network.  If you like the information that we share on our show and the articles and videos on our Facebook FanPage, “The African History Network” you can support us at our website www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on the "Donate" button to help us stay on the air.

  • 03:24

    G. Brown of the Reel Network - Images of African Americans in the Media

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Fri. July, 31st, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Our guest will be G. Brown of The Reel Network discussing African American entertainment news and the images of African Americans in the Media. CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on “Radio Shows” at the top of the page.


     


    1) G. Brown of The Reel Network will discuss hot topics like the Funeral of Sandra Bland, the death of Bobbi Kristina and questions that surround it, R&B Singer Tyrese has a #1 CD but can’t get radio airplay on certain stations and are affluent African Americans disconnected from the #BlackLivesMatter Movement?  2) Former Officer Ray Tensing who shot and killed Sam Dubose is asking for his job back.  3) Monique Pressley, attorney for Bill Cosby further explains the case, dispels myths perpetuated by the media, etc.  5) This date in African American History – The invasion of Haiti by the U.S. 100 years ago.

  • 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

  • 02:35

    The History of the Confederate Battle Flag

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. June, 24th, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1) The debate over the Confederate Flag continues as States and Retailers come out against it.  We’ll deal with some of “The History of the Confederate Flag” and some little known facts about it. 2) Details about the Freddie Gray autopsy have been released and gives more insight into his injuries. 3)  Is President Obama snubbing African American Newspapers? 4) This date in African American History.


     


    Help Support The African History Network Crowdfunding Campaign.  We are trying to raise $200 today to reach our daily goal.  If 200 people donate at least $1 we will reach today’s goal.  Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on the “Donate” button. 

  • 02:29

    The Racial History of the Gospel Song "Amazing Grace"

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, June, 29th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/


     


    1) Did you see President Obama’s eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday?  What did you think about it?  2) An activist on Saturday today down the Confederate Battle Flag at the South Carolina State Capitol.  Why?  What about the American Flag?  3) Legendary Educator Marva Collins has died at age 78.  4) There have been 6 Black churches in the South that have been set on fire. What’s going on?  5) This date in African American History – Muhammad Ali wins his case against the U.S. for refusing to be drafted in the U.S. Army, June 28th, 1971.

  • 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


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     

  • 01:00

    History being made The First African American NASCAR

    in Christianity

    Greetings to all God's people thank you so much for your love and support of the ministry. I pray God's blessings over your life and family. Today history is being made I have the honor of having the First African American NASCAR in the studio.


    Melissa Harville-Lebron is the first African American woman team owner of a develop mental racing team in NASCAR's Whelen All-American Series, Division 1. The multi cultural racing team is the first ever to consist of two brothers from two different ethnicity and minority classes, hailing from the North East and under the age of 21. Melissa is an African American,single mother of 7; 3 biological children from a prior 16 year marriage and legal guardian of 4 additional children from younger siblings. Known as "Captain Lebron" for the last 5 years of her career in the Mental Observation Unit in New York City’s Department of Corrections Rikers Island - Anna M. Kross Center, Melissa was forced to retire after 19 years of service due to a work related injury. Come join us for an evening of history it does not matter what color you maybe, or lack of education. You can be whatever in life you want to be nothing can stop you but you. Remember God loves you with an everlasting love.

  • 01:27

    African Americans in 19th Century Alexandria with Char McCargo Bah

    in History

    Prior to the Civil War, Alexandria, Virginia had a large freed African American and slave population who contributed a lot to the community and to the United States.  Each one of these groups helped build Alexandria, Virginia through their skilled labor, involvement in politics, teachers, churches, businessmen and etc. The history of Alexandria, Virginia cannot be told without including these African Americans.


    Char is posting blogs every two weeks on African American people in the 19th century that made a difference in the History of Alexandria, Virginia at http://theotheralexandria.com.


    Char McCargo Bah is the CEO/Owner of FindingThingsforU, LLC.  She has been a genealogist since 1981; appeared on numerous television interviews with CBS, FOX-5, Comcast, Public Broadcasting Services just to name a few and documentaries. She has also received numerous awards in 2014, 2013, 2010, and in 2009 for her work in genealogy. Char became a 2014 Living Legend in Alexandria, VA.  She was the City of Alexandria’s genealogist on the Alexandria Freedmen and Contraband Cemetery.  She is doing an advance study in genealogy at the University of Toronto and is co-author of “African Americans of Alexandria, VA: Beacons of Light in the Twentieth Century.”


     

  • 03:56

    Jessica Holter of The Punany Poets, Part 2 Haitian Dominican History

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, 8pm-10pm EST with guest Jessica Holter founder of The Punany Poets.  She will talk about The Punany Poets, their upcoming Summer Tour Dates and their upcoming date in Detroit, MI on Friday, June 26th at 1515 Broadway.  Tickets are available at www.PunanyTickets.com. Call 510-600-9747 for Customer Service or to inquire about making special announcements, such as anniversaries and engagements at the show.  CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/06/19/jessica-holter-of-the-punany-poets-part-2-haitian-dominican-history.


    Part 2: “The Bloody Origins of the Dominican Republic’s Ethnic ‘Cleansing’ of Haitians”. We did Part 1 on Wednesday, June 17th. We'll continue this discussion on history lesson on tonight's show.  Hundreds of thousands of Haitians in The Dominican Republic stand to be deported.  


     


    On June 17th, 2015 in South Carolina, 9 people were shot at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  This was Denmark Vesey's Church.  We'll talk about the shooting and the history of the Church.