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  • 00:30

    Episode 15: Suspend Your Disbelief; The Archies, Anita Ekberg;

    in Entertainment

    TONIGHT: Anita Ekberg Dies, Jesus writes in, Suspend your disbelief, Dying from cancer is good, The Archies controversy, and much more as we near the end of our run of shows here in BTR

  • 02:01

    Returning Back to Disbelief (Kufr) After Imaan (Faith)

    in Islam

    One of the characteristics of complete imaan or faith is that a person hates to return to disbelief (kufr) in the same way that one would hate to thrown into a fire.


    How many of us became Muslim but still desire our old ways, destructive character traits, and evil environments? Imam Na'eem Abdullah will host a discussion on this critical topic!

  • 00:38

    Suspension of Disbelief

    in Comedy

    What's more unbelievable, zombies or the way that van fell off the bridge on the last episode of the Walking Dead? James Mattern thinks Elsa's days are numbered on American Horror Story. Chris and James also talk about that Aaliyah Lifetime movie that everyone was tweeting about. Homeland didn't stink and neither did Newsroom! Great week for TV.

  • 00:33

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    Here is an article taken from a News paper coming out of South Africa Yesterday. "Shackled, four men who allegedly stabbed Emmanuel Sithole to death at the weekend smiled at their loved ones, even sharing a joke, as they were led to the holding cells of Johannesburg's Alexandra Magistrate's Court.


    "They were laughing just like that as they walked away from killing my brother," wept Sithole's sister Thando Sithole.


    "They hunted him down like a dog. They killed him like a dog in the street. And now they laugh.''


    Speaking after Mthinto Bhengu, Sizwe Mngomezulu, Ayanda Sibiya and Sifundi Mzimela appeared in court, Thando Sithole was unable to contain her rage.


    "We want justice. We want them to get life. They must get life for taking a life. They must never taste freedom again."


    Sithole's younger sister, Jordina Masia, who was with Emmanuel when he was attacked, said she had pleaded with the men not to hurt him. "I begged. I cried. I asked them not to. They killed him because when they took his cigarettes without paying, Emmanuel confronted them, demanding payment. Just like that they killed him."


    A series of photographs in the Sunday Times chronicling the Mozambican trader's murder in Alexandra on Saturday continues to enrage South Africans.


    That rage, compounded by Monday night's shooting of a Zimbabwean couple in Alexandra, prompted the government to deploy hundreds of troops to the township and other xenophobia flashpoints, including in KwaZulu-Natal.


    Late last night, about 400 police, supported by heavily armed infantry soldiers in armoured vehicles, shut down large sections of Jeppestown, Johannesburg." With the greatest of scrutiny and disbelief I am watching as the Fall of African Unity begins


     

  • 00:47

    Shaunté Proctor - A Woman of Courage

    in Lifestyle

    You ever find yourself in a place not knowing why you are supposed to be there, but know it's where you are supposed to be.  My introduction to Ms. Proctor is one of those situations.  Shaunte Proctor is a very dynamic person whose personality greets you at the door with poise and professionalism.  Then she tells her story and you are struck with disbelief and feel honored to experience her courage.  She wears many hats and has come to the show to share her story with us. 


    Please join us to learn more.  (347) 637-2319 and press 1.

  • 00:30

    Children of Joshua- New American Revolution

    in Current Events

    According to Bibical citation, Joshua was a major figure in the events of the Exodus and was charged by Moses with selecting and commanding a militia group for their first battle after exiting Egypt. Joshua was one of twelve Israeli men sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan (Numbers 13:1-16), then after the death of Moses, he led the Israelite tribes in the conquest of Canaan and allocated the land to the tribes. God appointed Joshua to succeed Moses as leader of the Israelites along with giving him a blessing of invincibility during his lifetime (Joshua 1:5).


    Young people born in the 1990’s and beyond have been dubbed: “The X generation”, The Millenniums”, The Lost Generation” by the media. But, in Black American communities, young people, aged 16 to 30, who are attentive to current event, seeing marked aggression toward Black males coupled with judicial indifference, are calling themselves the “Joshua Generation”. When I first heard this, I did not understand this reference. Out of curiosity, I started to talk to scholarly people, listen to wise men and women in lecture settings and talked directly to young adults aged 16 to 30. I had my eyes opened to “thinking” that I had not come upon on my own.


    Young people are satiated with false promises and overt lies about justice, “leveled playing fields” and false promises about "getting an education” and finding a good job. There is a “disbelief” in American public education citing how staying in school no longer means getting a high school diploma. And going to college means being enslaved by long-term debt without prospects of a career or vocation. Distrust, unrest and “brain-washing” of their late ancestors, have given rise to Black American youth who are ready to exact change. “Respect is earned”, they told me, and “power is taken”. 


     

  • 00:30

    Catch Up With Kori: Suspending Disbelief

    in Writing

    Stay informed! Tune in each Sunday at 5:30 p.m. CDT. Kori tells you who you missed, but shouldn't have, and who you don't want to miss. 


    Christine Amsden joins Kori for a lively chat about suspending disbelief when writing fantasy. Join the conversation!


     

  • 00:43

    Treating depression and anxiety--can we get past the trial and error approach

    in Health

    Speakers:


    Patrick J. McGrath, M.D. Professor of Clinical Psychiatry


    Sarah Fader, Founder & CEO, Stigma Fighters


    Despite years of progress, the stigma of having a mood disorder like depression, or an anxiety disorder like panic disorder is still considerable.  People experience disbelief from family, co-workers, and friends that this is a medical problem rather than a matter of needing to exert willpower and fortitude.  Sarah Fader and her organization, Stigma Fighters are working hard to address this issue for people with these disorders and will discuss her advocacy work in this regard.  Even when a mood or anxiety disorder has been diagnosed and is being treated, unfortunately selection of the correct treatment is still a matter of trial and error, with the attendant delay and frustration.  Dr. Patrick McGrath is engaged in a pioneering study, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, called EMBARC, which seeks to make the first steps toward a future where testing will help predict which treatment will be most effective.  Ms. Fader and Dr. McGrath will discuss these efforts to assist those having these disorders."


    Sarah Fader can be reached at www.stigmafighters.com

  • 00:11

    Disbelief in Cleveland over possibility of LeBron James return to Cavs

    in Basketball

    Some very smart journalists and sports talk radio hosts have been downright dismissive of the possibility of LeBron James returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. What part of "unrestricted free agent" did they not get?


    The LeBron story is front and center today because of the possibility that he might return to the Cavs.


    A plugged in source told me he believes that chances of Decision II being known as Redemption Night are about 75 percent. Naturally, this has folks in Miami in disbelief and denial, and folks in Cleveland in a different stage of disbelief. They are so snakebitten in Cleveland, they don't want to believe it could happen because of the chance that they'll end up being let down. They are fatalistic in Cleveland, in case you hadn't heard.


    But the fact remains that a James/Cavs reunion is quite possible, as I discussed in this interview with Joe Llull, Anthony Lima and Dustin Fox on 92.3-The Fan in Cleveland.

  • 00:16

    Creation Energies channeled by Brenda Hoffman

    in Spirituality

    Summary of the February 27, 2015 Creation Energies show - Brenda's 15-minute channel at www.BlogTalkRadio.com/brenda-hoffman: Your recent physical, emotional and/or spiritual discomfort is directly related to creating your personal vortex. You've long imagined or experienced the joy of moving through a designated earth vortex such as in Sedona, Arizonia. Your vortex is similar - only created for you by you. It doesn't matter where it is - your home, office, a park. You'll explore it when you feel the need to do so. And those climbing their mountain might use the energies pouring in to ascend more rapidly - or not depending on their physical abilities.


    New You is Solving 3D Mysteries is the title of this week's Brenda's Blog - her weekly, channeled blog for www.LifeTapestryCreations.com.


    Overview of the March 6, 2015 Creation Energies show: The next few days might be confusing. You'll experience physical, emotional and/or spiritual indicators that somehow you're wrong; that this transition is a hoax. Such is merely you clearing the brambles and bushes from your unique path. The path you designed perhaps eons ago. All will clear by the end of the month. And many of you will note new skills or beings. Your 3D being will most likely become as foggy as your dimension, new earth skills were before this energy burst. You truly will be new you. 


    Brenda's Blog and her Creation Energies show contain different channeled information.

  • 01:54

    Should Muslims befriend Disbelievers

    in Islam

    Should Muslims befriend and support disbelievers? When is it permissible to do so? What are the effects of befriending disbelievers. Can their disbelief affect your faith? 

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