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Live from the Charlotte Motor Speedway with the Bojangles Summer Shootout.
Join me this evening when I interview Cedric Hendricks and William Brower regarding the bill H.R. 1682, the National Jazz Preservation, Education and Promulgation Act of 2015. The bill will preserve knowledge and promote education about jazz in the United States and abroad. Cedric Hendricks is an attorney based in Washington, DC. For over the past thirty-two years, Cedric R. Hendricks has worked closely with Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) on Jazz-related legislative and policy initiatives. Among his accomplishments with Mr. Conyers has been the development and passage in 1987 of House Concurrent Resolution 57, which designated Jazz as a rare and valuable national American treasure. This was followed in 1989 by the passage of legislation designating May 25th, the birthday of Bill Bojangles Robinson, as National Tap Dance Day. In 1991, they successfully secured federal funding to establish the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, which is now over 20 years old and has performed around the world. Most recently, he worked with Mr. Conyers on the development and introduction of a new bill for jazz, HR 1682, the National Jazz Preservation, Education and Promulgation Act of 2015. William Brower resides in Washington, D.C. In his 45-year career, Bill Brower has been a community organizer, a jazz journalist and oral historian, and a jazz and special event producer. He is currently a Founding and Senior partner of JBV Production, LLC. A major JBV client is the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. In that capacity Mr. Brower has served as Producer of the CBCF Annual Legislative Conference Jazz Issue Forum and Concert. He has also worked with the Office of Rep. John Conyers on various legislative initiatives, including H. Con. Res. 57 and HR 1682. Keeping jazz alive on Jazz Notes.
This week's guest will be NASCAR K&N Pro Series East driver Scott Heckert, Late Model driver BJ Mackey will talk about claiming the bounty at Dillon Motor Speedway. Charlotte Motor Speedway Director of Communications Lenny Batycki will discuss all of the Bojangles' Summer Shootout action. Make plans to join us and feel free to call in.
This is gonna be a SPECIAL show. Continuing with allowing new artists into our show and helping them to build their brand. We have LOST CAUSE Ranier GrandFinale Blueand Boogie BoyBlue on Off the Cuff. We're gonna also talk about Should Industry Rappers actually partake in Battling?
We're also gonna be talking about the whole Voting season. Is it still relevant to our voices? Tyga Vs Young Money, How T.I.'s wife Tiny's eye treatment turned her into a modern day Smokey Robinson and how Bobby Bojangles Smurda done killed his street credibility. Its gonna be a interesting show brehs!
We also gonna be playing New Nas, LOX, Big KRIT, David Banner along with cuts from Lost Cause and other Underground acts so tune in TONIGHT!
CALL IN NUMBER IS 914-338-1628
In this episode of Conversations in the Zone, I welcome Brenda Strickland, a popular, dynamic and moving speaker. Author of the highly praised Life, Love and Lilies: Everyday Spirituality, she is committed to her students’ spiritual identities. She holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in music education. Professionally, she taught elementary music classes for 35 years in schools from Kansas to Hawaii to Georgia, helping children to find their musical voices as they celebrated the music of the world. She is a gifted pianist and singer. As a Life Coach, Brenda is dedicated to supporting her clients as they emerge into the deepest fulfillment of their highest aspirations. Her childhood spiritual home was Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City, where she learned to meditate in the Silent Unity tradition at the age of ten. Brenda and her husband, Rev. John A.V. Strickland, the senior minister of Atlanta Unity, live in Dunwoody, GA. They share their home with Duke, a long-haired Dachshund, and two cats, Makikilani and Bojangles.
For more about Brenda and the work she loves, visit www.brendastrickland.us.
For more about what Robin is up to and the work she loves, visit www.robinccrawford.com.
Every once in a while, everything comes together and basketball perfection is attained. Sometimes, by the most unlikely of teams; the St. Louis Wildcats didn't even compete previously in AAU. They arrived with 6 players and a dream; they didn’t have a large crowed or entourage. They didn’t have a large budget, pancakes, hotdogs, and grilled cheese filled were their main staples for the week – until they were adopted by Boo Williams staff who introduced the group to Bojangles Chicken....What happened next?
Find out in this upcoming exclusive intervew!
This show will detail the weekend as we disect what happened at the track Too Tough to Tame this weekend. Chase Elliott went to victory lane for the second straight week in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race, and Kevin Harvick wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Bojangles Southern 500. Harvick became the first driver to win from the pole. We will also be talking about Harvick being the first driver to double-up and why he is the favorite to win the championship in 2014.
Featuring the following artists & music:
Zam Zam & The Melly O Matics - Water Splash (Nothings Better)
Jinxx - Changes
RoJo ft Wingate - Feel The Same Way
K Mynez - Bojangles
NorthEastBeast - You Can't Stop Us
Triple Threat - Grind and Rewind
Dillon & Batsauce ft Chop - America
Nick Swann - One More Day
J Scienide - Call of The Wild
Ill Conscious ft Cyn Hawkes - The Pledge
Featuring the following artists & music:
Zam Zam & The Melly O Matics - Water Splash (Nothings Better) Jinxx - Changes RoJo ft Wingate - Feel The Same Way K Mynez - Bojangles NorthEastBeast - You Can't Stop Us Triple Threat - Grind and Rewind Dillon & Batsauce ft Chop - America Nick Swann - One More Day J Scienide - Call of The Wild Ill Conscious ft Cyn Hawkes - The Pledge
As-Salaam Alaikum (Peace Be Unto You)
Dear Family, You Are Cordially Invited to Attend The Holy Day of Atonement 2012 17th Anniversary of the Million Man March. Please join The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on October 14, 2012, Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte, NC to celebrate the Holy Day of Atonement. Get your event tickets by calling (704) 399-0096 and (980) 272-6533 and charter your bus today.♥♥♥ WWW.NOI.ORG/HDOA2012
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Rat Pack, he was among the very first African-American talents to find favor with audiences on both sides of the color barrier, and remains a perennial icon of cool. Born in Harlem on December 8, 1925, Davis made his stage debut at the age of three performing with Holiday in Dixieland, a black vaudeville troupe featuring his father and helmed by his de facto uncle, Will Mastin; dubbed "Silent Sam, the Dancing Midget," he proved phenomenally popular with audiences and the act was soon renamed Will Mastin's Gang Featuring Little Sammy. At the age of seven, Davis made his film debut in the legendary musical short Rufus Jones for President, and later received tap-dancing lessons courtesy of the great Bill "Bojangles" Robinson.