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ASA~ Family, peace to everyone, please tune in to a very important program with Special guest Danette Chavis, who is CEO and Founder of National Action Against Police Brutality and Murder. A grassroots movement ! For the second segment of the program we'll be joined by Monique Singh-Bey who is running for the Senate seat in the State of Kansas.
"The power is in the people, not the paper."
~ Danette Chavis, CEO and Founder of National Action Against Police Brutality and Murder.
Every eight(8) hours someone is killed by a police office in America. Conversely, law enforcement agents are convicted in less one(1) percent of these tragic incidents. Just to keep things in perspective, ThinkProgress.com reports that police in the United States killed more people than the UK did in the entire 20th century. In fact, it was twice as many; police in the UK only killed 52 people during that 100 year period.
Join Alex Primo and Asha Zuri Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 9 PM EST(6 PM PST, 7 PM MST, 8 PM CST) as we dissect, examine, and analyze police brutality, unjust murder, and the police state with our sister, activist, and freedom fighter Danette Chavis. Danette is the CEO and Founder of National Action Against Police Brutality and Murder. She has turned her personal tragedy into a fight for justice. Her quest is to hold police officers and their superiors accountable for their cruel and unusual behavior directed at the citizens of America.
Trust me, this is one episode that you do not want to miss. When Danette speaks, truth is heard and a call to action goes out to all with wisdom and understanding.
Plus the brother Dennis Jefferson with be stopping in for another summation of Monday night's Healthy Matters.
You can call-in to speak with Danette Chavis at (917)889-2830
You can simply log on here to just listen.
And Remember, Always Keep It Real and Keep It On Point! #One
Dr. Ben Chavis is a trailblazer in civil and human rights with decades of experience on the frontlines for justice including serving time in a North Carolina prison as a member of the famous and recently pardoned Wilmington Ten. In 1963, as a statewide youth coordinator in NC for the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). In 1970, he was appointed Southern Regional Program Director of the 1.7million member United Church of Christ Commission for Racial Justice (UCC-CRJ) and by 1985 was named the Executive Director and CEO. In 1988, Dr. Chavis was elected Vice President of the National Council of Churches of the USA. From 1985 to 1993, Dr. Chavis wrote and produced the national syndicated newspaper column and radio program, “Civil Rights Journal.” In 1993 and 1994 Dr. Chavis served as the Executive Director and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and in 1995, he was the National Director and organizer of the Million Man March. From 1995 to 1997 Chavis was the Executive Director and CEO of the National African American Leadership Summit (NAALS).
Dr. Chavis is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN), the world’s largest coalition of hip-hop artists and recording industry executives. He is also currently the President of Education Online Services Corporation (EOServe Corp), the world’s leading provider of online higher education for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other academic institutions of higher learning throughout the world.
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis has authored numerous books and other publications and continues to be one of the most sought after social and political observers of our time.
Doni Glover on Radio 1 Baltimore's WOLB : Dr. Ben Chavis, Kevin Powell #ferguson
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. is the new CEO & President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and the President of Education Online Services Corporation. Additionally, Dr. Chavis is the President and CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN). HSAN, the world’s largest coalition of hip-hop artists and recording industry executives, was co-founded by Dr. Chavis and Business Mogul Russell Simmons.
ALSO CELEBRATED FOR…
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. was the statewide youth coordinator in NC for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). In 1970, Chavis was appointed Southern Regional Program Director of the United Church of Christ Commission for Racial Justice (UCC-CRJ) and was named the Executive Director and CEO of the UCC-CRJ. In 1988, Dr. Chavis was elected Vice President of the National Council of Churches of the USA.
In 1993 and 1994 Dr. Chavis served as the Executive Director and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
In 1995, Dr. Chavis was the National Director and organizer of the Million Man March. From 1995 to 1997, Chavis was the Executive Director and CEO of the National African American Leadership Summit (NAALS).
Website - http://drbenjaminfchavisjr.wix.com/drbfc
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/benjamin.chavis
Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hU38P9Suwo#t=308
This week The #RealMen Project welcomes Robb Chavis to the show. Robb is a reformed lawyer turned corporate executive who made the decision to walk away from the stability and big bucks he earned in Corporate America so he could chase his passion and become a full-time writer. Tune in on Sunday, Monday, December 9th at 12:30PM EST.
You can follow Robb on twitter at: www.twitter.com/robbchavis
The #RealMen Project brings together some of the best men we can find to discuss personal stories, address the issues men wrestle with, pass on lessons learned, answer questions and define what it means to be #realmen. Tune in on www.blogtalkradio.com/realmen and join the conversation by tweeting me @detavio using hashtag #realmen or dialing our call-in number: (323) 417-6811
Frank Chapman was wrongfully convicted of murder and arm robbery in 1961 and sentenced to life and fifty years in the Missouri State Prison. His case was taken up by the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (NAARPR) and after 14 years imprisonment he was released in 1976. In 1983 he was elected Executive Director of NAARPR. He worked with Charlene Mitchell, who preceded him as Executive Director of NAARPR, on building an international campaign to free Rev. Ben Chavis and the Wilmington Ten, Joann Little, and others falsely accused and politically persecuted. He was a part of the international campaign to Free Nelson Mandela. He has been a part of leading the struggle in Chicago for the past three years to stop police crimes, especially murder, torture, beatings and racial profiling. He is presently Field Organizer and Educational Director of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
In addition to being a community organizer Frank is also a published writer since 1966 when his first essay on “Science and Africa” appeared in the Summer edition of Freedomways magazine. He became a contributing editor of Freedomways magazine in 1981. He also wrote for the Musicians Local 802’s newspaper in New York City and Local 199 Health Care Workers Union.
Black Pearls Magazine Holiday Book Festival, a totally online literary event, was created to start a national conversation about what we want our literary legacy to be.
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