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  • 00:22

    A Tribute to Black History Month: The Underground Railroad

    in History

    What is the real story behind how the Underground Railroad began and what were the effects of its movement? And who, other than Harriet Tubman, is responsible for its success. Tune in and get the answers to these questions and more.  Listen live...dial (347) 843-4163 to share comments or questions. 


    Long Story Short is a weekly show focusing on African American history, current issues in the black community and the future of people of African descent around the world. For the month of February, Dr. Hardy is dedicating the show to Black History Month where he will share some untold, as well as some familiar stories of the history and souls of Black folks. Tune in as Dr. Hardy makes the long, rich stories of the African Diaspora short, sweet and unforgettable.

  • 00:29

    A Tribute to Black History Month: The Underground Railroad (Pt2)

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    What is the real story behind how the Underground Railroad began and what were the effects of its movement? And who, other than Harriet Tubman, is responsible for its success. Tune in and get the answers to these questions and more. This episode is part two of the podcast which aired on 2/18/2015.  


    Long Story Short is a weekly show focusing on African American history, current issues in the black community and the future of people of African descent around the world. For the month of February, Dr. Hardy is dedicating the show to Black History Month where he will share some untold, as well as some familiar stories of the history and souls of Black folks. Tune in as Dr. Hardy makes the long, rich stories of the African Diaspora short, sweet and unforgettable.

  • 00:13

    The Black History of X-Men

    in Books

    As I have said many times before, I always learn something in presentations by Brother T. of London Black History Walks. 


    How has Black history influenced science fiction and sci-fi movies?  Listen below. 


    Click here for my Invasion 1897 blog.  This links to some of my other African history blogs. 


    Click here for my blog about Healing Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome.  


    Click here for The Black Blogger as Modern Griot. 


    Click here for Nurture Success Events. 


    Click here for London Black History Walks.  


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  • 02:19

    The History of Memorial Day and it's African American Origins

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Mon. May, 25th, 10:00pm-12:00midnight EST (7:00pm-9:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  We'll discuss “The History of Memorial Day and It’s African American Origins”.  We’ll also talk about the acquittal of Office Michael Brelo in Cleveland Ohio. CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/26/the-history-of-memorial-day-and-its-african-american-origins or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.

  • 00:30

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Foxy Brown (1974) Review

    in Film

    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Unable to pay back the $20,000 he owes the mob, small-time hustler Link (Antonio Fargas) instead gives up the identity of an undercover cop (Terry Carter) who happens to be dating his sister, Foxy Brown (Pam Grier). When gangsters later kill the cop, Foxy is quick to make the connection and swears vengeance. Posing as a prostitute, and with the help of a group of neighborhood vigilantes, she gradually tracks down the hit men, their Mafia bosses and her own brother.


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  • 00:44

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Ray (2004) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Legendary soul musician Ray Charles is portrayed by Jamie Foxx in this Oscar-winning biopic. Young Ray watches his 7-year-old brother drown at age seven. When he loses his sight at the age of 9, his hardworking mother (Sharon Warren) urges him not to feel sorry for himself. He rises through the ranks of the Seattle jazz scene, struggling with drug addiction and infidelity while on the road. Supported by his wife (Kerry Washington), Ray Charles redefines soul music and inspires a generation.


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  • 00:39

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Waiting to Exhale (1995) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Navigating through careers, family and romance, four friends bond over the shortcomings in their love lives -- namely, the scarcity of good men. Both as the "other woman," Savannah (Whitney Houston) and Robin (Lela Rochon) carry on relationships with married men, each believing their lovers will leave their wives for them. On the flip side, Bernadine (Angela Bassett) ends up alone when her husband divorces her for his mistress. Meanwhile, Gloria (Loretta Devine) finds love with a new neighbor.


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  • 02:15

    Was The Devil’s Punchbowl A U.S. Concentration Camp for Black Slaves?

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    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. May, 26th, 10:00pm-12:00midnight EST (7:00pm-9:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network?  We’ll discussed Cleveland’s settlement with the Department of Justice, the increase in killings in Baltimore and Was The Devil’s Punchbowl A U.S. Concentration Camp for Black Slaves?  We’ll also talk about the acquittal of Officer Michael Brelo in Cleveland Ohio "Car Hood Shooting". CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/27/was-the-devils-punchbowl-a-us-concentration-camp-for-black-slaves or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.

  • 00:17

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Rosewood (1997) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Rosewood, Florida, is a small, peaceful town with an almost entirely African-American population of middle-class homeowners, until New Year's Day 1923, when a lynch mob from a neighboring white community storms the town. Among the carnage, music teacher Sylvester (Don Cheadle) and mysterious stranger Mann (Ving Rhames) stand tall against the invaders, while white grocer John (Jon Voight) attempts to save the town's women and children. This 1997 film is based on a true story and sheds light on an often forgotten part of American history.


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  • 00:35

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Eve's Bayou (1997) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    1997’s “Eve Bayou” Over the course of a long, hot Louisiana summer, a 10-year-old black girl, Eve Batiste (Jurnee Smollett), discovers that her family's affluent existence is merely a facade. The philandering of her suave doctor father, Louis (Samuel L. Jackson), creates a rift, throwing Eve's mother, Roz (Lynn Whitfield), and teenage sister, Cisely (Meagan Good), into emotional turmoil. Eve, though, manages to find some solace with her quirky psychic aunt, Mozelle (Debbi Morgan).


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  • 00:34

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month The Color Purple (1985) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Tonight's film:  An epic tale spanning forty years based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Alice Walker.  The Color Purple tells the story of a young African American girl named Celie Harris (Oscar winning actress, Whoopi Goldberg in her film debut) and shows the problems African American women faced during the early 1900s, including poverty, racism, and sexism.  Celie is transformed as she finds her self-worth through the help of two strong female companions and the strength to forgive.


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