• 01:02

    African American Pioneers in San Jose & John Brown W/ Prof. Libby

    in Education

    Professor Jean Libby  will discuss the relationship between John Brown and African American pioneers in San Jose, California. She'll also feature two books:  Herbert Ruffin, Uninvited Neighbors; African Americans in Silicon Valley 1860-1990 (2014) and Erica Armstrong Dunbar A Fragile Freedom; African American Women in the Antebellum South (2008).


     



    Establishment of The AME Zion Church in NYC and St. Philip's Episcopal on Wall St. (1820)
    The Cassey Delancy St. Home, National Historic Site
    Establishement of  the first secondary school
    Lovie Spencer, scholar and researcher
    Establishments of Episcopal Churches in California


     

  • 00:11
  • The African History Network Show, 8pm EST

    in Culture

    The African History Network Show can be heard on Thursdays, 8pm - 11pm EST.  For more information please visit www.TheAfricanHistoryNetwork.com or www.youtube.com/mjrob1914 or give us a call at (313) 462-0003.  You can listen to the show LIVE at 914-338-1375.

  • The African History Network Show with host Michael Imhotep

    in Culture

    Listen to The African History Network Show with host Michael Imhotep as we interview some of our top Scholars on African History/African-American History and current events, politics, entertainment, relationships, education, etc. as it pertains to African Americans Monday-Friday, 8pm-10pm EST at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com by phone, when we are LIVE at (914) 338-1375. Episodes are also archived on www.Itunes.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.

  • 01:31

    Kwanzaa Celebration and Cooking Healthy African-American Soul Food

    in Lifestyle

    Kwanzaa is a Pan African Holiday that emphasizes a time of remembrance and recommitment to the global African community and to our ancestors. It creates the climate to sustain reflections regarding the moral compass, vast influence, and extensive reach with regard to the meaning of being African in this world.  Within the climate of this day and time it is critical that we explore the meaning of who we are, who we were, the legacies that were passed down, and the legacies that we are leaving for the following generations.


    Plus, some special words from the late, great Maya Angelou on the significance of Kwanzaa and why it is so important to the African-American experience.


    Also, healthy choices in cooking traditional African-American soul food. How to incorporate a healthy new start to an old tradition in this New Year.


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  • 01:01

    What does it mean to be Black or Afr-American and how did you learn to be that?

    in Current Events

    Join us today 5:30 CST as we raise the question:


    What does it mean to be Black or African-American and how did you learn to be that?


     


    Are we taught to be Black or is Black the experience the is shared by all Black people?


     


    As we exit this year 2014 what new chapters would you like read about in the book of Blackness and what chapters are you tired of revisiting and hearing about??


    To have your thoughts views and opinions heard 718-508-9533 or click below to listen in…..


     


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  • 00:46

    Blue Eyes on African American History

    in Politics

    Author Philip Reiss of Blue Eyes on African American History will be my guest on 12/7/14 @3pm EST.


    Our conversation will cover Philip's career and discussion about his book. We will also talk about the recent uprising in Ferguson Missourri and with Eric Garner.


    Until Bayard Rustin’s lecture in the fall of 1962, no other person had brought author Philip Reiss so far toward gaining an understanding of what it was like for African-Americans living as second-class citizens in this nation, which sponsors a pledge calling for “liberty and justice for all.”


    The Rustin lecture became Reiss’s point of departure on his quest to learn more fully of the African-American experience; it prompted him to become aware and to truly understand that the entire nation shared responsibility for the dilemma of deep-seated injustices that African-Americans constantly faced. In Blue Eyes on African-American History, Reiss provides an account of a white professor’s learning and teaching about African-American history from 1970 to 1999 at a SUNY community college.


    Reiss includes specifics of how and why he took on the challenge of teaching African-American history and discusses the historical events he deems critical for understanding of that history. His study relates the impact of economic exploitation facilitated by racism and how these twin evils are central to the African-American historical narrative.


    Along with factual history, this volume intersperses some of Resiss’s experiences as a young boy, as a young adult serving in the military, and as a professor teaching his course. It provides unique insight into a turbulent time in America.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program presents the regular PANW reports on developments in the anti-racist struggle inside the United States among other issues. The second hour will feature an audio documentary on the false premises which took the U.S. into the war in Vietnam and the opposition which arose to the conflict. Finally an examination of the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa and its impact socially, politically and economically during 2014.

  • Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. In this broadcast we will feature our PANW reports on developments in St. Louis County, Missouri where yet another African American youth was shot to death by police on Dec. 23; the upcoming 50th anniversary of the culmination of the voting rights struggle in Selma in 1965; as well as the impact on the declining price of oil in Nigeria. In the second hour we examine the relationship between the growth of capitalism and slavery in the world economic syste. Our third hour does a retrospective history on the role of sugar in western culture and political economy. 

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. In our regular PANW reports we look at and analyze the recent open letter written by the newly-elected Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on the task facing this North African state; the increasing instability threatening Tunisia from Libya where rebels in the post-Gaddafi state continue to their internecine warfare; the lawsuit that was filed by an African American man against the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) accusing the police of racial profiling leading to his arrest; and the ongoing struggle in Missouri to reclaim the just legacy of slain Michael Brown where one of his memorials were destroyed on Dec. 25. The second hour highlights the largest African slave rebellion in New Orleans in 1811 as well as the origins of the United States Women's Rights Movement in the Anti-Slavery Abolitionist struggles of the mid-19th century. The final segment reviews the historic 1951 student strike against school segregation in Prince Edward County, Virginia that was led by 17-year-old Barbara Johns. 

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. In this program we will feature our regular PANW reports some of which address the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers as well as other issues. In the second hour there is an examination of the colonization and enslavement of Native and African peoples in the western hemisphere focusing on Spain and Britain. The final hour features a lecture by documentary historian Eric Foner discussing the deep and systematic role of racism and slavery in the development of the United States and the role of the abolitionist movement in the early to mid 19th century.

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