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On this concluding episode of the 2014 Kwanzaa celebration, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) relates the Nguzo Saba principle of IMANI which is "taith" to Emancipation Day in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. She also will announce the beginning of the International Year of People of African Descent. Tune een fa yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!
In order to know where we are headed as a nation you need to be aware of where we came from. I will discuss this concept in order to clarify our current economic and social condition together with comments on a few current issues. I'd like to hear your take, so call in with your worldview or questions now toll-free 888-773-4496. Look forward to hearing from you.
Fashion designing takes a lot of time, tenacity, talent and great team to be successful. Join Sabrina has she talks to Mark Roscoe (http://www.markroscoedesign.com/ ) about his unique creations of dresses, ties and his passion for charities and raising awareness of issues that impact our society. Some including cancer awareness, homeless vetrans and helping women that do not fit it the fashion world of a size "4". The Diva wil also talk with the photographer and owner (Dave M Garcia) of DMGfotografia De Moda. He will share what he likes about working with models on the runway. Our musical guest will be Ms. Gorgeious Frazier who will be disuccsing her debut ablum (No Filter Needed).
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Fewer African-Americans are playing in Major League Baseball today than two decades ago. The percentage was 8.5 percent on this season's Opening Day rosters.
Commissioner Bud Selig announced on Wednesday the formation of a task force to tackle the issue of on-field diversity.
New data, though, demonstrates that the decline in African-America players, while steep, isn't as precipitous as widely believed. The accepted wisdom is that the high-water mark was reached in 1975, when it was reported that 27 percent of big leaguers were African-Americans. But exhaustive research by Mark Armour, a member of the Society for American Baseball Research, shows that the actual number never exceeded 19 percent.
"To be fair, the numbers have dropped,'' said Armour. "I believe the numbers have dropped from 18-19 percent, which is what they were for about two decades.
"From the 1970s through the '90s, the numbers were in the high teens. Now they're half that," said Armour, who writes software for the Environmental Protection Agency.
"What I determined, and I [analyzed data from 1947, when Jackie Robinson made his debut] up to 1986 ... is that the number never got to 20 percent. The black-player number, counting all dark-skinned players, was in the high 20s for a period. But not the African-American number. All the press stuff that comes out every April compares the African-American numbers from today with the all-black-players number from the '70s. And that's where they make their mistake."
Did you know?
- The IRS claims $1 billion have been left unclaimed by taxpayers who didn’t file a 2011 tax return?
- If you don’t have health insurance you could owe a tax penalty up to 1 percent of household income?
- The IRS recently sent out corrected Form 1095-A’s. Does this affect you?
This tax season may be a challenging time for many families. The single largest change in the tax code in decades, threats of fraud and a fast-approaching April 15 deadline. And uninsured folks filing their taxes this year could experience the biggest wakeup call as the Affordable Care Act starts to affect their returns.
Help is on the way. H&R Block tax expert Kathy Pickering has advice for last-minute filers.
· The penalty for not having health care insurance and how to qualify for an exemption
· Tax mistakes that can cost you big money
· What to do if you can’t meet the April 15 deadline
Kathy Pickering is the executive director of The Tax Institute at H&R Block, the go-to source for objective insights on federal and state tax laws affecting the individual. With more than a decade of experience in tax operations and 25 years in information technology, Pickering is responsible for the strategic direction and management for a team of the nation’s top experts on tax issues.
This show is sponsored by Tandem Labs and their Gravity geo-local marketing software program designed for decentralized companies like H&R Block.
Monday, March 30, at 9PM ET/6PM PT, FightSaga Radio proudly presents an all new edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue"!!
The three decade fight trainer will kick things off by addressing the reoccurring calf-muscle problems of Manny Pacquiao!!
- At age 36, is conditioning coach Justin Fortune working Manny a little too hard in camp?
- Will this affect Freddie Roach's strategy for May 2nd?
- How could this reoccurring issue affect Manny's performance in the ring against Floyd Mayweather Jr.?
- What are the potential remedies for this ailment?
"The Gogue" will also review this past Saturday night's action on Showtime Championship Boxing from two different locations!!
- Russell Jr. TKO 4 over Gonzalez
- Jermell Charlo UD 10 over Martirosyan
- Brook RTD 4 over Jo Jo Dan
The expert trainer and world class boxing manager will make an assessment of each of the aformentioned fighters' futures, and what fight fans should expect to see in 2015.
- Kell Brook vs. Thurman/Guerrero/Khan
- Russell Jr. vs. Gradovich/Walters
- Jermell Charlo vs. Demetrius Andrade
The master strategist will also set the table for PBC's big debut on CBS Sports!!
- Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika for the WBC and Lineal Light Heavyweight Championship
- Artur Beterbiev vs. Gabriel Campillo in a 10 round Light Heavyweight special attraction
Tune in to another special edition of "The Sweet Science with James Gogue", exclusively on FightSaga Radio!!
This month marks the 10-year anniversary of hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon’s collaboration. This week they look back over a decade of tracking the future.
Here's a small sample of what were talking about 10 years ago:
Success: Memes or Materials? | Still Number One! | Pop Quiz! | There's a Hole in the Bottom of the Sea | Affordable Beauty | No Matter What, He's Wrong | The Next Ten Years: Some Speculations | A Fisking Too Vigorous | Going the Way of the Slide Rule | Energy Punditry 101 | Encyclopedia Galactica | War of the Worlds II | Here's a Trend... | The Future of Wealth | 10 Predictions | Bursting the Wi-Fi Bubble | Our First Attempt at Global Warming | Tiny Cameras Everywhere | Now That the Idea Has Been Killed | Wanna Bet? | The Most Powerful Force? | Navigating Possibility Space | Seven Questions About the Future | Man on the Run | What Should Have Been |
So what has changed most in the intervening decade? What are the biggest surprises? And what is yet to come?
Tune in and explore.
Setting Rules and Boundaries
Our guest tonight Deborah L. Tillman is Parent Educator, Speaker, Author, Founder and CEO of Happy Home Child Learning Centers, Inc., located in Northern Virginia and “America’s Supernanny” on Lifetime Television.
Labeled “A Force for Good” by the Washington Post, Tillman has a deep passion for children. Her mission is to transform parents and encourage them to be the best they can be. Tillman believes that “schools and educator’s should not have to do for children what we as parents were created to do”. Tillman says, “It is not about making a child; it is about raising a child”. Deborah L. Tillman is America’s most authentic and powerful voice for parents and is not afraid to be open and honest with them. Her no nonsense yet, loving approach landed her the role as “America’s Supernanny” on Lifetime Television. Tillman holds a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from George Washington University and is currently seeking her Doctorate. She began her career over a decade ago when she became frustrated with the lack of quality childcare her son was receiving. So she quit her very lucrative accounting job and started her own school in 1994.
Deborah Tillman has been a recurring Parenting guest on the Steve Harvey Television show. She has also been seen on the View, Today Show, Katie Show, Home and Family Network, Wendy Williams and CNN to name a few. Tillman has also been featured in Essence Magazine, Jet, Ebony, Northern Virginia, Washington Woman and Parent Magazines. Tillman has contributed articles to Gospel Today and Jet and Ebony magazines.
PNN Brings you the latest news from a variety of fronts. You'l get the news from Activists who work daily to make this a better world for us, our children and our grandchildren.
This weeks guests are working across a wide range of issues - Tune in Sunday or anytime
Merilee Malwitz-Jipson - Anti Fracking Clean Water Activist who is working with volunteers across Florida to engage cities and counties and groups to endorse an ANTI-FRACKING PLEDGE to oppose the destruction of our Groundwater. Citizens across the country are facing real water access issues. Some states have made collection of rainwater a CRIME - Do not let the lobbyists of BIG ENERGY be the only voices our state officials hear.
Jay Alexander JOBs/Infrastructure Advocate - Jay has been fighting for a new CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps.) - for over a decade. We need jos for unemployed cast away workers. Our country has bridges and roadways and parks and tunnels that are in desparate need for upgrades ahead of the catastrophe that is coming due. Jay will give us his update..
Gwen Carden - Mental Health and Addition Activist - learn from Gwen about the front line of those facing these and related troubles.
Elizabeth Tetrault - will talk about the new Knight Foundation Project - "Empowerment Vans" - taking a page from the BookMobile - the Empowerment Vans will provide information about the importance of Participation in Civic Affairs - providing a hands on, Front Row Seat for Citizens to gain access to the levers of power that too rarely are made so available!
Lori Price - Producer and Publisher of LEGITGOV.ORG an uncensored clear eyed look at our world with important stories about what is moving below the veneer and the shallow spin.
TUNE IN Sunday 3/29/15 - 7pm (Eastern)
Tonight: Sat March 28, 2015 on "NU Day" We continue our commemoration and celebration of the Original Woman for this year's African/Black Women's History Month observance. Tonight's topics will focus on:
The United Nations Day of Remembrace (March 25) and this year's theme: "Women and Slavery"
The International Decade for People of African Descent 2015- 2024
Million Woman March/Universal Movements Updates
Report on the murder of Brandon Tate-Brown
Report on Black Martyr Day
On the "LIVE LINE" Dr. Randy Short and Bro Gabriel Sankofa
Lost Arts Radio host Richard Sacks (www.lostartsradio.com) has been an independent holistic health scientist since 1965. Initially motivated by his own serious health problems of the time, he made the decision to explore beyond the accepted limits and understandings of medical science to regain the vibrant state of health and ageless energy he felt was our normal condition. He began an investigation of the deeper knowledge of health and consciousness from ancient sources that modern science fails to comprehend and often brushes off with condescending arrogance. What he discovered in a multi-decade journey crossed many arbitrary dividing lines between physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health, organic agriculture (before USDA took over the term), and laws of nature that have been operating and were understood long before any of the philosophies, religions or academic disciplines we know of were even conceived. Having spent the last 40 years looking for ways to adapt ancient knowledge to modern conditions, reaching simultaneously into realms of science and consciousness, he continues the exploration and experimentation to this day. Recently invited to do a radio show on health in the broader sense of the word, covering many areas of study, Richard started Lost Arts Research Institute and Lost Arts Radio, to share what he has put together over a long period of study, trial and error, and discovery.
This Saturday for the first time so far on Lost Arts Radio, Richard will share some of what he has learned over many years of this study, hoping that it might be useful to you in maximizing your own state of health, energy and well being during your life in this very challenging age.
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