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Join us with Philadelphia Councilwoman Bas as we talk about her courage and professional success; and how she, along with all of us, can change our African American communities and make them a better place to live for our children!
in Self Help
Join as we talk about the upcoming rally in response to death of 19 yr old Marcaysia Dawkins She was robbed and killed while waiting at a bus stop. Also update on plans to help stop violence in DeKalb County, GA and around the US.
Invited guests Lithonia City Councilwoman Shameka Reynolds, SCLC Stop Youth Violence and Incarceration Director Rev. Lionel Gantt, and Terry Thomas proponent of GA Bill that would require Black History to be part of standard High School curriculum.Hear anywhere
in Self Help
Join as we talk about the upcoming rally in response to death of 19 yr old Marcaysia Dawkins She was robbed and killed while waiting at a bus stop. Also update on plans to help stop violence in DeKalb County, GA and around the US. Also hear about a proposed State of GA Bill that would require Black History to be part of standard High School curriculum.
Invited guests Lithonia City Councilwoman Shameka Reynolds, SCLC Stop Youth Violence and Incarceration Director Rev. Lionel Gantt, and Education Consultant Terry Thomas
This is a show that you can not miss. Imagine subjecting yourself and your children to someone for assistance and spiritual reasons. Now imagine that person you trusted to take advantage of you, as well as hold you and your children hostage for 10 years. Now imagine being rescued, your oppressor being sent to prison for life, and you rise from your pain and began teaching others how to prevent the same situation happening to them or overcoming their pain if they have been through the same situation. This is just a piece of the story that our guest Laura Cowan went through. Tune in as she joins Mr. Yancey live in the studio to talk about her story, how she survived and overcame and how you can do the same. Then stay tuned for "What's Going On in Your Ward?" featuring Ward 5 Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland. She let you know about any upcoming events, developments and concerns. You can call in with your questions and comments at (914)338-0665.
Real 2 Real Radio with Tamara C. Gooch
"It don't get no realer than this!"
Tonight's topic of discussion: The Many Faces That Women Wear
Our Guest: Councilwoman Kimberly Sims
Sims is a native of Muskegon Heights and has served on the City Council since November 4, 2003. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Grand Valley State University in communication, with an emphasis in film and video. She is married to Andrew Sims and has three children.
The focus of today's program is: how do we clean up the city of Niagara Falls New York. The sanitation effort has been upgraded to include large totes for both garbage as well in this recyclables. The poor rollout of the program was acknowledged by Councilwoman Kristen Grandinetti.
The program director for sanitation, Brooke D'Angelo, encouraged people to call her office with any questions or concerns. Both the Councilwoman and the coordinator emphasized that public participation will make this program a success.
The organization of the department was discussed. The enforcement procedures were explained and what noncompliant residents can expect from the city. The bulk pickup was explained at length.
Join our guest Cincinnati City Councilwoman and Municipal Representative of the Police-Community Task Force Amy Murray, host Robert Jetter, Jr., panelists Activist Cindy Todd, Constitutional scholar Kelly Mordecai, and Dan Gray former columnist of the Washington Times. Call in and you stay on the show. You can Join our Round Table Discussion. Share the Link to the Live Show and Podcast.
Bards Logic Welcomes Cincinnati City Councilwoman and Municipal Representative of the Police-Community Task Force Amy Murray. We will disuss her role and spreading these ideas across America.
After the events across America including Florida, Missouri, and Ohio, police-community relations are almost stretched to its limits. Ohio Governor John Kasich , possible GOP 2016 Presidential Candidate, calls for a Task Force to address the widening schism between communities of color and law enforcement. In January 2015, Gov. Kasich asked Amy to be a part of his Task Force.
Amy is joined on the Task Force by 17 others including: former Ohio Supreme Court justice Eva Stratton, Dr. Ronnie Dunn Cleveland State University associate professor, member of the NAACP Criminal Justice Committee, Rev. George Murry Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, and Chief Michael J. Navarre, member of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.
Amy Murray has an extensive history of political involvement and a passion for diving into the issues when it comes to making her city a better place to live and work. As past President of her Neighborhood Council, she worked closely with residents, business and the city to bring about positive change. As member of city council Amy has been committed to more robust job creation and making a more “business-friendly” city. Fiscal responsibility, holding our leaders accountable and keeping our neighborhoods safe are her key focus areas.
Bards Logic is the Grassroots, We the People Show.
The Paterson Save the Village Black Condition Conference has a mission statement to identify and analyze the Black condition in Paterson and offer recommendations as how these concerns maybe practically resolved in the short, medium and long term.
The vision of the conference is to have all social ,community ,economic and political groups access the resources needed to up lift the Black community to be an equal partner at the table with other ethnic and cultural groups in the forging the way forward for our city Paterson.
We the organizers are requesting your participation at this historical conference which will be held on February 28, 2015 at School #6 137 Carroll Street starting at 10am. Registration is being conducted online for individuals
We as a community have in our possession an opportunity to uplift and improve the black condition in Paterson New Jersey making us a productive and full partner with other ethnic and cultural groups. We as an community must identify and improve on economic empowerment, successful education outcomes thus creating successful opportunities for our children.
We have an opportunity to write a positive and successful history for the black community in Paterson. It incumbent on all of us to show our pride and concern for improving the condition of the Black community
You can register online at
Your assistance in saving our village and improving the black condition will write a positive and productive future history for the Paterson Black communities
We the Organizers of the First Annual Black Conference
And Brent Nation
Unfortunately, when it comes to governing our city, the blessing of casino revenue has caused some negative side effects. We are developing the habits of the stereotypical spoiled rich kid. When the kid goofs up his dad's money can smooth it over. Our city government is developing the same characteristics. Inefficiencies in some departments are smooth over with casino money. Poorly implemented efforts or contracts are propped up with casino money. Noise created by dissatisfaction within the workforce is muffled with casino money. Do overs, are done over with casino money.
We will talk about the City Engineer position, the $500,000 of Casino money for temporary positions and the Sweet Team. As I've been saying for many years, including my time in office, a casino revenue spending policy is necessary. Legitimate, transparent governments have written policies to establish their responsibilities and the method for carrying out those responsibilities.
Sanitation, recycling and clean neighborhoods is one of our latest fiasco's
Employee Healthcare benefits is another issue. Healthcare is so expensive and complicated that the unions and the city formed a committee in 2006 to address healthcare issues separate from the negotiations of regular bargaining agreements. The city has failed to hold regular meetings to find ways of reducing cost.
Another long standing pet peeve of mine is the Niagara Falls city charter.
That effort was led by Councilwoman Barbara Geracitano and myself. The law department has managed to stall that effort, even though the work was done 17 years ago.
Let's make 2015 the year of change, change in attitude of our public officials, financial discipline, and a plan that is clear enough to where we can clearly understand where we are going
Lindsay M. Webb has been serving the City of Toledo, Ohio as a District 6 City Councilwoman since 2008 with a dedication to the values of ‘community’ that she believes are needed to guide the City’s leaders toward the future. Her degrees in Urban Studies and Law (University of Toledo) have complimented her focus and energy well as Ms. Webb continues in her second term on the council. Today we listen intently to the wisdom of this woman who wears many hats; wife, mother, lawyer, public servant and learn her views on success not only for people but the populous she represents in Toledo, Ohio. We thank her for her service here during National Women’s History Month. Thanking also award-winning artist David Martinka for his musical contribution to our show and direct you to his websites: www.redbellymusic.com and www.sunshadows.net where there are many songs available for FREE download as well as CD’s to purchase. Also, thank YOU for FOLLOWING this program @ www.blogtalkradio.com/perspectivepower and getting CONNECTED to Annette Rochelle Aben on YOU Tube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Pintrest. If you have a desire to HOST your OWN internet radio program, Annette can help you with that, so email her @ firstname.lastname@example.org
January 1, 2015
New Year's Day 2 Hour Special
Special Interview: “Saving the Black Hills” - With Denise Iwaniw and Barbara Dullknife at 3 PM EST/2 PM CST/12 PM PST
Please join Denise and her very special guest, Barbara Dullknife, for a powerful and insightful hour of discussion about the spiritual history of the Black Hills. Barbara shares about how the Black Hills Unity Alliance was formed to create a management plan for the return of the sacred Black Hills land to the First Nations people of Native North America.
Barbara Dullknife is a former two-term tribal councilwoman for the Oglala District of the Oglala Sioux Tribe on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Currently, Barbara serves as a member of the Black Hills Unity Alliance.
Sacred Hoop with Neshi Lokotz at 4 PM EST/3 PM CST/1 PM PST
Join Neshi Lokotz for an hour of Sacred Drum Making. What makes the type of drum making Neshi does sacred? There are many, many ways to make a hand drum. The drum represents the Universe, all of creation, and also a metaphor for where you are in your life at the moment you make a drum. The seemingly separate bits and pieces of the raw material come together in a unique way for you at that moment. We invite you to come and join Neshi as she shares about the creation, birth, of a sacred drum.
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