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  • 01:49

    Marduk Bel - The Ancient Languages of African People

    in Culture

    Marduk Bel founder of the Temple of Knowledge 720.  Marduk Bel will talk about his upcoming lecture in Detroit on Sat. July 12th at "The Meeting of The Master Teachers Summer 2014 Lecture Series".  He'll discuss Ancient Languages of African people including the Medu Netcher, African History and “The 12 Steps to Consciousness”.


     


    The lecture series is Sat. July 12th, 10am-10pm and Sun. 11am-3pm at The 5e Gallery, 4605 Cass Ave, (at Forest St.), Detroit, MI (enter through the Forest St. entrance, through the Red Door).  For more information please visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    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 to Educate, Empower and Inspire people of African Descent throughout the Diaspora and around the world.  We have a wide selection of African History and African American History DVD Lectures including "HIDDEN COLORS 1-3" and lectures from Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show.

  • Yardie Skeptics (S.3, ep.10): Decade on People of African Descent

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    "In proclaiming this Decade, the international community is recognizing that people of African descent represent a distinct group whose human rights must be promoted and protected."

    - United Nations

    The Yardie Skeptics are back this Sunday, August 9th at 12:30pm EDT (11:30am Jamaican time) to discuss the inauguration of the International Decade on People of African Descent 2015-2024. What are the goals of this initiative? Why are we still chanting "Black lives matter" a whole four decades after the civil rights movement? Will the lived realities of Afrodescended persons improve in any meaningful way over the next 10 years, or are we destined to suffer under the heal of racism? 

    Joining us live on air will be Prof. Verene Shepherd, professor of social history and director of Gender and Development studies at UWI, Mona, and Alison Moses, founder and president of RICA Diaspora LLC, a business consultancy firm geared for persons of African descent. We want to hear from you folks of African descent - what do want for yourselves as a group over the next ten years?

    To listen to this episode live, or catch the archived version afterwards, simply click the link below. Feel free to call in and share your views live on air or interact with other listeners in the live chatroom. 

    Be sure to like our new Facebook page Yardie Skeptics Network!

    Yardie Skeptics Radio


    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/yardie-skeptics/id655758991?mt=2

    "The home of the ackee of rationality and the saltfish of skepticism" ?

  • 02:38

    Philadelphia Makes African American History Mandatory for Graduation

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. Aug, 25th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network. We’ll discuss “How Philadelphia Made African American History Mandatory for Graduation”!!! 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.


     


    1) A new municipal judge in Ferguson, MO on Monday ordered sweeping changes to court practices in response to the DOJ report. He ordered that all Arrest Warrants issued before Dec. 31st 2014 be withdrawn.  2) Students In Philadelphia Can’t Graduate Without Taking African-American History.  This needs to be nationwide. 3) A juror in the Johnathan Ferrell shooting death says it was Ferrell who was actually on trial.  4) Republican Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee shows his ignorance about Black Lives Matter and Dr. King.  5) This date in African American History – Althea Gipson and The Red Summer Riots of 1919.

  • 00:43
  • Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We will feature our regular PANW reviews with reports on the continuing United States coordinated war against the people of Yemen; coverage of the latest developments in the escalating tensions between North and South Korea; several U.S. contractors were killed in an attack in Afghanistan; and the people of South Sudan desire peace between the warring factions at loggerheads since Dec. 2013. The second hour highlights a lecture on the life and times of militant anti-slavery fighter John Brown as part of our Black August recognition. Also in the final segment we look again at the contributions of Hugo Pinell who was killed in the New Folsom prison of California on Aug. 12.

  • Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    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 highlighting the request by the Namibian people for reparations involving the German genocide of 1904-07 where tens of thousands of Africans were slaughtered at the aegis of Berlin's Second Reich; the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was served with a letter of support from the Republic of Sudan in Zimbabwe just recently; the United States has re-established its embassy in Havana, Cuba after 54 years ushering in a new era of bilateral relations; while clashes have taken place in neo-colonial Libya in the city of Sirte between IS fighters and other groups amid the failure of United Nations brokered talks to stabilize the situation inside this North African state. In the second and third hour we focus on the legacy of Black August looking at the 50th anniversary of the Watts Rebellion which began on Aug. 11, 1965. Also we pay tribute to Hugo Pinell of the San Quinten Six who was assassinated on Aug. 12 in the California prison system. Finally we review an audio documentary on the legacy of resistance behind prison walls in the U.S.

  • 02:55

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. You will hear our regular PANW reports on the continuing controversy surrounding the torture of Libyan loyalists who fought against the imperialist intervention and destruction of the North African state in 2011; Pierre Nkurunziza was inaugurated to a third term this week amid ongoing unrest inside this central African state; violence is not abating within the Central African Republic as reports indicate that ousted leader Francois Bozize is planning to return in order to participate in an upcoming election while efforts are underway to investigate cases of sexual abuse by United Nations peacekeeping troops; and efforts are taking place to reconstitute the African National Congress Youth League through a soon to be held conference in South Africa. In the second and third hours we will feature segments on Black August. Another tribute to Hugo Pinell will be heard and a recording of Huey P. Newton when he emerged from prison in Aug. 1970. The final two segments examine the Nat Turner Rebellion of 1831 and the raid on Harper's Ferry led by John Brown in 1859.

  • Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this episode of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We will feature our regular PANW reports focusing on recent developments in Libya where a pro-Gaddafi demonstration was held in Benghazi, the birthplace of the imperialist-backed counter-revolution of 2011. This protest was broken up quickly by reactionaries. These events came in the aftermath of the release of a video showing the systematic torture of Saadi Gaddafi and the death sentences handed down to Seif al-Islam and other Jamahiriya loyalists. Also in the PANW reports include updates on the seizure of a hotel occupied by United Nations forces in Mali; the upcoming political struggle inside the US Congress over the ratification of the Iran nuclear deal; and the death of a Palestinian father whose child was killed by an Israeli settler several days ago. During the second and third hour we highlight the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act passed during the height of the Civil Rights Movement in 1965. We will hear the voices of people from Selma and others in regard to the history of the Act as well as the attacks that have devastated the original intent of the law.

  • 03:00

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. During the broadcast we will feature our regular PANW reports with dispatches involving developments on the four-year aftermath of the imperialist-engineered war of regime-change in the North African state of Libya; also a Memphis police officer was shot dead yesterday just two weeks after an African American was killed during a traffic stop; a Cincinnati police officer has been indicted for murder after shooting an African American during a routine traffic stop; and a look at the character of police training where they are taught to shoot to kill. In the second hour we continue our focus on Black August, a monthlong tribute to the resistance of African people against slavery, colonialism, neo-colonialism and imperialism. This segment presents a 1968 lecture by Hosea Williams, a leading member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), who speaks on the Poor People's Campaign of that year. The final hour looks at the contributions of Blanche K. Bruce, a Mississippi politician and US Senator who served during the period of Reconstruction in the late 1870s and early 1880s. Bruce was the first African American to serve a full term in the Senate. He died in Washington, D.C. in 1898 at the age of 57.

  • 03:52

    How Companies Make Millions Off Lead Poisoned Poor African Americans

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Thur. Aug, 27th, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  “How Companies Make Millions Off Lead Poisoned Poor African Americans” 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.


     


    1) How Companies Make Millions Off Lead Poisoned Poor African Americans. Lead poisoning is big business for unsuspecting African Americans. 2) A group of African American women are kicked off of a Napa Valley Wine Train for “laughing too loudly”? 3) Olyami Dabls will join us again to talk about The 12 Annual Dabls Bead Museum Festival in Detroit, Sat. Aug 29th. Visit www.MBAD.org for more info.  4)  Black Lives Matter activist form Campaign Zero and unveil their 10 point program.  5) Civil Rights pioneer and the creator of the Selma to Montgomery march, Amelia Boynton has died at age 104.  6) This date in African American History – The Elaine Race Riot of 1919.

  • Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. In this episode we feature our regular PANW reports looking at events surrounding the election of a new president of the ruling African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL), Bathabile Dlamini, and the prospects for a women leader of South Africa; in Zimbabwe the government has raised the idea through a new labor bill to provide compensation for the thousands of workers who are losing their jobs due to a supreme court ruling; the head of the United Nations peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic has been forced to resign by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as a result of a scandal alleging abuse of women; and there are further revelations about the United States government spying on legendary African American novelist and essayist James Baldwin. The second and third hours of the program continue our focus on Black August with a rare archival interview of revolutionary prison organizer George Jackson during 1971 just prior to his assassination on Aug. 21 of that year. We also will review a 1959 speech by Commandante Fidel Castro at Harvard in light of the reestablishment of relations with Washington this past week. Finally we hear an audio documentary about Nelson Mandela, the former ANC leader and first president of the non-racial Republic of South Africa.