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An adult's struggle with low literacy can be a devastating family legacy, a barrier to financial stability, and an emotional obstacle to overcome. Many of us take for granted our ability to read a job application, fill out a a health form, read a label in the grocery store or a sign in a building.
Rebecca Young-Montgomery joins us to share some information about a new program with the Tarrant Literacy Coalition and how you can help 'Be the Change You Want to See."
Approximately one in five adults in Tarrant County (more than 200,000) cannot read well enough to succeed at a fourth grade level, according to the National Assessment of Adult Literacy Survey; However, less than 10,000 adults in Tarrant County are enrolled in ANY kind of adult literacy program at the present time.
In a study of literacy indicators of 69 metro areas with populations over 250,000, Fort Worth ranked 45th and Arlington ranked 63rd. (Central Connecticut State University) A recent United Way of Tarrant County report showed that nearly half of adults in the study read at a "Basic" or "Below Basic" level.
This edition of Dishing Tea with Big Meach will be an installment in our EDUCATION SERIES as we deal with Illiteracy within the African American/Black Community and especially with African American/Black MEN. This show will open our eyes to an epidemic that has our community in perilous times. Rev. Henry Price, former inmate, now social activist and Minister of the God is Calling Men to Freedom Ministries, will be explaining how he has declare WAR on ILLITERACY and how ILLIT
Shar Bates, Dailey Roberts, K Dozier & NGTVZRO give honest reviews on Music/Entertainment/Events/Relationships/FoodThis week we go in on Beyonce' Illiteracy Lord of the Ri
"I need me a job", "I don't want to work fast food", "Nobody will hire me","Can you fill this out for me?" These are just a few quotes or excuses that many of the brothers and sisters give in the black community on why they do not have a job. . . it is because many cannot read or many cannot read pass elementary school level or many have dropped out of high school for whatever the reason, did not receive a G.E.D. in it's place????? Just when we t
This week “Bridging the Gap” welcomes Seneka Nkanza Warner from the Canadian Capital City of Ottawa. A former teacher in Zambia and now working as a nutritionist, Seneka calls for combined community effort to end illiteracy and nutrition related deaths in Zambia.Place: Zambia Blog Talk RadioTime: 9pm US Eastern or 3am ZED timeTo Participate: Please call 1-347-237-4270 or go www.zambiablogtalkradio.com to listen.
Who is most likely to hold down the Summer this year? Listen to Breezy and Coco's thoughts and call 347-677-0621 to give your opinion!
Tonight features music by:
Grindtime 4 A Reason - @AllEyesOnDrizzy
Trel Mack - @trelmack
DJ YRS Jerzy & Chox-Mak - @IAmDJYRSJerzy
iLL-iteracy - @iLLiteracy
Rico DaVinci - @MidWestRICO
Mik3y Microphone - @Mik3yMicrophone
Omar Tyree is a New York Times best-selling author, a 2001 NAACP Image Award recipient for Outstanding Literature in Fiction, a 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award winner for Body of Work in Urban Fiction, and a 2010 HBCU Legends Award recipient. He has been cited by the City Council of Philadelphia for his work in Urban Literacy, and has published 21 books and counting, with 2 million copies sold worldwide that have generated more than $30 million. With a degree in Print Journalism from Howard University in 1991, Tyree has been recognized as one of the most renown contemporary writers in the American community. In the Spring of 2008, he founded the Urban Literacy Project (ULP) to help fight the lingering issue of illiteracy within the urban American communities and abroad. He is also an informed and passionate speaker on various community-related and intellectual topics. Now entering the world of international business seminars, feature films and touring stage plays, along with launching an Ebook Nation of online books @ Amazon.com, Tyree is a tireless creator and visionary of few limitations. For more information on his work and titles, please view his web site @ OmarTyree.com & TheTravelerBooks.com ...
Join Host Daniel Michael and Hostess Genise as we talk with Tony Daniels. Daniels was a talented football player with dreams of making it to the NFL however he went through much of his young life carrying with him a secret. That secret was illiteracy. He carries this into his high school years then meets Mrs Gorman who was a Chemistry teacher at the high school. Together they and others work to rid Daniels of his Illiteracy. Join us as we talk to the real life player in this inspir
IDECLAIR IT!~ Montgomery Ala. Police Chief, Kevin Murphy Apologizes Publically & Gives His Badge to Freedom Rider Congressman John Lewis (D-GA). Sequestration Day 1: The Impact. Personal Inventory: Core, Chronic Issues Impacting Our Culture! Abandonment, Illiteracy, Gun Violence, & more. http://ideclairmedia.com/day-1-sequester-cuts-implementation-the-gop-teapublican-ideological-agenda-to-asphyxiate-education-quality-of-health-transportation-infrastructure-housi
As a sort of addendum to the study of the Church of Laodicea, Jacob does an overview of the deception happening within the church today and looks at the dim future for Christendom as the LORD's return draws near. What can we do to rescue our loved ones from these snares set by deceivers who twist scripture?
(www.paxstereo.tv) Morning Coffee with Mario Talk Show – It’s Ladie’s Day in the studio, and we say this because we are surrounded by females! Besides the wonderful Empress DeVeaux and her sidekick Lady Tech Jhezrel, our special guest is designer and entrepreneur Batani Khalfani (www.batanikhalfani.com), who is filling the studio with fashion and youthful energy. OK, she’s fine! Early conversation revolves around DeVeaux computer illiteracy, and the Pax Stereo App wave