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    Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Jr. - Civil Rights Leader, Educator, Author & Producer

    in Lifestyle

    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.


    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

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    An Empowerment Moment from Mrs Cathy Chavis Williams

    in Motivation

    We are excited this evening to have as our guest, Mrs Cathy Chavis Williams of CCW Counseling.

    Cathy Chavis Williams has over twenty years counseling experience. She was a  School Counselor (high school), an Academic Advisor at a university and a Counselor/Case Manager at Probation & Parole for adults. Cathy has extensive experience working with culturally diverse individuals, families, and treatment groups. Mrs. Williams has experience providing crisis counseling, brief treatment therapy, interpersonal therapy, and task-centered and cognitive-behavioral therapies. She has a strong background in family systems and interventions, relationships and conflict negotiation, grief and loss, depression and anxiety disorders, self-esteem issues, spiritual healing and guidance, addictions and adult/children issues. Additionally, Cathy is currently homeschooling her son.


    Mental, emotional and spiritual healing is available for you! CCW Counseling is committed to offering personalized professional treatment services via the Internet and telephone in a secure environment. CCW Counseling services are affordable, convenient, secure, confidential and encouraging. All counseling services are available 7 days a week, 24-hours a day. 

    Join us and be Empowered

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    The #RealMen Project - Robb Chavis

    in Lifestyle

    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

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    Ramsey Orta Harrassed By NYPD - Trumped Up Charges - In Need of Funds For Bail

    in Legal

    UPDATE:  Ramsey Orta Has Been Released. April 11, 2015

    Ramsey Orta has been the subject of targeting after filiming the NYPD murder of Eric Garner.

    3.21.15 Press Conference - https://youtu.be/vHJeFkMs_d8

    The video stated that someone would pay the 16,250 in bail. Please note update below.

    Update: 03-21-15: Ramsey Orta still needs to raise $16,250 bail PLUS legal fees. Please contribute whatever you can to http://www.gofundme.com/of948k


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    SigNotHetImEs w Queen Tahiyrah &Guest Danette Chavis (New York) PoliceViolence

    in Motivation

    Joining us on Sign o the Times with Queen Tahiyrah on THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 at 6:30 PM EST 

    Sister & Revolutionary Danette Chavis (New York) Author of the National Action Against Police Brutality Petition 347-857-1759 to call/listen-in

    Quote from the Author Danette Chavis “Currently there are 7,340 signatures demanding 'nation wide' action! The numbers are continuing to climb and it could not have happened without the efforts of those who have been continuously 'sharing and reposting' it. Some like myself are even tweeting it. Yet and still, help is needed to really move forward it ways which cannot be ignored. I hope your join this effort by sharing and posting and realize 'every effort counts' - including yours!" -Danette Chavis 7/27/14  http://www.change.org/petitions/national-action-against-police-brutality

    http://www.change.org/petitions/national-action-against-police-brutality PETITION LINK 

    http://mic.com/articles/88923/one-meme-shows-how-simple-it-would-be-to-fix-police-brutality-in-the-u-s ARTICLE ON WHAT WE CAN DO


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    Chavis Carter Shooting Investigation Continues.

    in Lifestyle

    Jonesboro Arkansas police officials are still investigating the in custody death of Chavis Carter.  Despite the unconcluded investigation, published reports indicate both officers who had custody and control of Carter at the time of his death were reinstated.  Additionally, published reports say the autopsy findings conclude the death was a suicide.  The Jonesboro Arkansas police department has released some arguably inconsequential police dash cam video.  However, the Jonesboro Police Department has not released any video that was taken when the fatal shot occurred. 
    On Thursday September 6, 2012 at 6:00 PM eastern time, we will have a full discussion of this death in custody case along with autopsy reports and reenactments.

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