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This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!
1. Jabari Alii, musician, composer, joins us to talk about his classical piano music album and the concert tonight in Alameda. Support his campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/my-debut-classical-piano-album
2. Cheryl Lyn Bruce, portrays, "Shelah" in Tarell Alvin McCraney's "Head of Passes" at Berkeley Rep through May 24.
3. Brother Ishmael Tetteh, the Mystic of West Africa visits California May 17-June 7. He joins us to speak about his "Organic Spirituality Tour: Nature's Transmutation Works." Visit .http://conscioushumanity.org/events-2/bit-us-tour-schedule/
Hello Mystic Moonbabies!
I think I'll do up a show tonight. Some "Hairband Rock", some regular Rock, a Werewolf/Wolfman/Wolfman Jack segment, and some good old Blues.
Join me at 10:00pm Central tonight!
Samantha Fish – Lay it Down (Another Saturday Night) Album: Black Wind Howlin : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8mTTneBsv4
The Healers – I put a Spell on You
Jennifer B and the Groove – What’s Done is Done
Knock Down Drag Out Rock and Roll Party in the Street – Axe
Madame Toment – Bad Girl Rhythm And Blues :
Uncle Tom’s Cabin - Warrant
Cat’s in the Cradle – Ugly Kid Joe
Kid Rock - All Summer Long
Were Wolves of London – Adam Sandler
Werewolves of London - Masha
One of the Best WereWolf Videos Baby - Rob Zombie
Clap for the Wolfman – The Guess Who: - Tribute to Wolfman Jack:
Wolfman Jack!!!! Howlin' On The Air
Wolfman Jack – Sign Off
Possibly more depending on time..
So please, listen in, join in chat, and we might even open up the phone lines! 646-716-6207
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.
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Join'Africa On The Move' on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 7 - 9 PM EST. We will discuss the theme: 'Does An African Life or Your Life Matters?" Call in at (323) 679-0841, or go online to listen to this programs and others at: www.blogtalkradio.com/africa-on-the-move
Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This broadcast presents our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the recent attacks at a tourist resort in Tunisia, the continuing unrest in the Central African state of Burundi surrounding the upcoming elections, reports on the funerals of the victims of the Charleston Massacre, and the people of South Africa commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Charter amid the release of the government commission's report on the Marikana Massacre of Aug. 2012. The second hour features a radio broadcast further examining the historical and social context which led to the Charleston Massacre. In the final hour we proceed with another installment in the recognition of Black Music Month highlighting the sounds of the "Father of the Blues" W.C. Handy as well as a rare archival radio broadcast providing dramatization of his contributions.
Listen to this special editiion of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program brings you our regular PANW reports with dispatches on events in South Africa in the aftermath of the release of the Farlam Commission Report on the Marikana Massacre; the ongoing response to the attacks on a tourist resort in Tunisia; fuel shortages in Egypt; and the increasing hostility towards the International Criminal Court (ICC) throughout Africa and the world due to the persecution of the Sudan government. The second hour features an interview with Toronto Bluesologist Norman Otis Richmond on the history and contemporary significance of Black Music Month. In the final hour we conclude our Black Music Month commemoration with two radio dramatizations from the CBS Radio Workshop of 1948 highlighting the contributions of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington.
Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program will feature our regular PANW reports on events following the racist massacre in Charleston, South Carolina; the failed peace talks on Yemen held in Geneva; the ongoing hostilty towards Iran by the United States; and the worsening economic crisis in Greece. During the second hour we probe deeper into Charleston massacre by reviewing and analyzing several media reports of the events. In line with our monthlong tribute to Black Music Month we pay homage to the centenary of the birth of legendary African American artist Billie Holiday. The final hour presents Global Research News broadcast from June 12 featuring an extended interview with Abayomi Azikiwe on the war in Yemen.
Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This broadcast presents our regular PANW reports with emphasis placed on developments in the aftermath of the racist massacre of nine African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina. The second hour continues the acknowledgement of Black Music Month where we feature a rare archival interview of legendary African American Jazz composer and artist John Coltrane talking with writer Frank Kofsky. Coltrane talks about Malcolm X, social issues and his journey towards making innovations in the music field. In the final hour we focus on the history of Charleston, South Carolina through a classic radio broadcast from 1948 on Denmark Vesey who led a slave rebellion in 1822. The massacre in Charleston on June 17 took place just one day after the scheduled slave rebellion some 193 years ago. We conclude the program with the music of Leroy Carr (1905-1935) who was originally from Nashville and made a tremendous contribution to African American Blues music during the early 20th century.
Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We feature at the bottom of the first hour our regular PANW reports with dispatches on developments involving United States-Cuba relations, the burgeoning battle over the world's water resources, an update on the floods that have hit Ghana over the last week and the ongoing U.S.-backed Saudi-GCC war against Yemen. The second hour in honor of Black Music Month we examine the legacy of the Blues and Jazz with a rare archival radio broadcast from 1960 highlighting African American poet, novelist, playwright, songwriter and social commentator Langston Hughes. Others in this segment include blues artists James Cotton and Otis Spann. In the final hour we will hear another treasured documentary reviewing the life and artistic contributions of Jazz singer Eddie Jefferson who was heavily influenced by Charlie Parker and other be-bop musicians who emerged during World War II and afterwards.
Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal featuring editor of the Pan-African News Wire Abayomi Azikiwe as the host. This program will present our regular PANW reports on events in South Africa at the African Union summit; the ongoing war in the Horn of Africa nation of Somalia; information on the possible failure of talks not taking place in Geneva on reaching a political solution in the Middle Eastern state of Yemen; and the arming of the pro-NATO regimes in eastern Europe well after the collapse of socialism. The third hour features an audio radio documentary on the 150th anniversary of the conclusion of the Civil War (1861-65) in the United States. The previous second hour we pay tribute to African American women blues artists as well as listen to one of the last interviews delivered by C.L.R. James, the Trinidadian Marxist, Pan-Africanist thinker and activist during 1989 while he was residing in London.
Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program features our regular PANW reports regarding developments related to the African Union (AU), Egypt, Burundi and Libya. In the second hour we present the New York City version of the Pan-African Journal for April 27, 2015 hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe and produced by Bernard White of Community Progressive Radio (CPRMetro.org). The final hour in recognition of our month-long commemoration of Black Music Month (BMM) we broadcast an archived news item on the Chattanooga Bessie Smith Festival in honor of the legendary African American blues artist. In addition we will hear a rare address by African American novelist and essayist James Baldwin delivered on June 23, 1963 at Castlemount High School in Oakland, California. Baldwin talks about the impact of growing up in a white-dominated society.
Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We feature our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the situation in Libya, Yemen, Iraq and Nigeria. The second hour of the program presents an archived edition of the May 4, 2015 New York City version of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe and produced by Bernard White of Community Progressive Radio (CPRMetro.org). In the final hour we enter the first phase of our annual tribute to Black Music Month looking at some aspects of the music of John Coltrane from 1961-62 as well as the first album of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Are You Experienced, from 1967, through an interview with studio engineer Eddie Kramer.