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  • 01:13

    Audio Book, Harriet Jacobs ~Survivor of Slavery, Abolitionist and Author

    in Education

    The Gist of Freedom www.BlackHistoryUniversity.com is pleased to present to you the audio book of Harriet Jacobs, an African American abolitionist! Mrs. Jacobs  became active in the antislavery movement, and at the urging of several female abolitionists, she wrote “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl,” which was published in 1860. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, is a powerful depiction of the sexual abuse of female slaves. 

    Harriet Jacobs would thwart repeated sexual advancements made by slavers for years, then escape to the North. She would later publish an account of her anguished life in her autobiography, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.


    Harriet had previously asked Norcom for permission to marry a free black man. Norcom had violently refused. Now Harriet had a plan to disrupt his fight for sexual conquest: She had become friends with a caring white man -- an unmarried lawyer. She would become sexually involved with this man, become pregnant, and an infuriated Norcom would sell her and her child. 

    A child was conceived.  The harassment continued even after she bore the lawyer another child. Finally, after she learned that Norcom was preparing to put her children to work as plantation slaves, she had had enough. In June of 1835, after seven years of mistreatment, Harriet escaped.

    Harriet was actively involved with the abolition movement before the launch of the Civil War. During the war she used her celebrity to raise money for black refugees. After the war she worked to improve the conditions of the recently-freed slaves. 

  • 00:12

    Audio Book Henry Bibb, Part 2 self-liberated newspaper founder, The Voice!

    in Education

    Audio Book Henry Bibb,  Part 2 self-liberated  newspaper founder, The Voice!

    Author and Newspaper Owner, Henry Bibb a self-liberated black man gained his freedom in 1837. However he returned to Kentucky to try and rescue his wife and daughter. On the first attempt, he was recaptured and his whole family was sold south to a Mississippi plantation owner.  

    They escaped together, but were set upon by wolves and recaptured. Henry managed to get away again, but despite all his efforts, could not free his beloved Malinda and their little girl, Frances.
    Henry Bibb became an eloquent lecturer, author and community organizer.  http://bit.ly/HenryBibb_LoveAds

    In September 1851, as a result of the new Fugitive Slave Law, Mr. Bibb called a conference to be held in Toronto to discuss whether or not Canada was the best place for African Americans to seek freedom. 

    More than 50 delegates came to the North American Convention, also called “The Convention of Coloured Freemen.” 

    Henry and Mary also started a newspaper, The Voice of the Fugitive, in January, 1851. The Voice of the Fugitive was the first anti-slavery paper published in Canada by people of African descent. It was a very important means of communicating with Underground Railroad supporters, and with the general public. 

    Mr. Bibb's autobiography, Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave publicized the horrors of slavery. It was published in 1849 and became very popular reading, helping to further the cause of anti-slavery in North America and even in Europe.

  • 02:02


    in Current Events

    Tonight we will gett deep with a few days left before the national blackout on this cracker  we will speak with black ceo Davi Anderson

    and the Chairman Emertus of the NBPP , Atty. Malik Zulu  Shabazz 646 478 4447



  • 00:31

    Explorer, York Gist , Lewis and Clark Expedition with Marlene Rivero

    in Culture

    Marlene Rivero portrays York's mother, whose son was the African-American Guide on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The painting is a self portrait as York's Mother Rose.Marlene Rivero developed her character in response to a Need to tell York's Story in 2003. The National Park Service first  saw  the program in Cairo, Illionois, and  it  has been seen by thosands of people between 2003-2006. It received honorable mention at the St louis, Mo. Marlene draws from the notes, songs, Costumes & spoken words she discovered while researching to tell of York's role in the L &  C Exp.


    York was Clark’s childhood companion. He was enslaved.  He was devoted to William Clark. He was a guide on the expedition.  York had a great time on the expedition. He had, had his own rifle. He got to vote. He was a full member of the expedition. He had a, the Indians loved him.

  • 03:53

    Do Tha Knowledge Radio Presents Buy Black Tour with Ty Black

    in Motivation

    Do Tha Knowledge Radio Presents The Black Friday Edition with Ty Black

    Peace and Black Power Family,


    Welcome to special Black Friday episode of Do Tha Knowledge Radio. The place where knowledge is born. I am your host Knowledge Born Allah. The day is finally here and we have continued to rally support to place economic sanctions upon the devil's power structure. The powers that be had cotinued in a genocidal manner to eliminate black and African people wholesale in the wilderness of North America. Do Ta Knowledge Radio has the honor of documenting the struggles for Black Power with New York activist known as Ty Black. In a recent write up she is describe as, God morning Warriors. This is a great write up

    "Some want to take that even further. Ty Black is a NYC-based activist who's been promoting a "Buy Black Tour" for almost a year (you can see some dope videos here, here and here). After the fatal police shooting of Akai Gurley last year, Black's response has been black unity. She thinks supporting black-owned businesses should go hand in hand with boycotting the big-chain stores that rake in holiday spending money this time of year.

    "Not only should we be boycotting black Friday. We should be spending black. Not just any black businesses, the ones that support black communities and/or black products in their establishments, and hire black employees." Join us Friday 11-27-15 at 1pm PST 4pm EST as we do tha knowledge wit this Warrior Queen. Call in live at phone number 713-955-0707 with your question or comments and press #1 to speak with the host or our special guest. Black Out is in full effect. Here is the link:http://tobtr.com/8099637 


    Peace and Black Power

  • 02:52


    in Hip Hop Music


  • 00:38

    Queen Nanny Maroon Warrior, the Film Premiers at the United Nations

    in Education

    Tonight on The Gist of Freedom meet a descendant of Queen Nanny, Vandane Carpenter! WWW.BlackHistoryUniversity.com

    World Premiere --- Monday, October 19, 2015 (United Nations, New York City)

    Encore World Premiere --- Tuesday, October 20, 2015 (Schomburg Center, Harlem, New York)

    Jamaican Premiere --- Friday, October 23, 2015 (Sir Kenneth Standard Lecture Theatre - UWI, Mona, Kingston)

    Queen Nanny is featured on Jamaica’s $500 bill and is the only woman declared one of Jamaica’s National Heroes.

    For over 30 years she freed almost 1000 enslaved people and helped them settle into these new Maroon communities. 

    Nestled in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica is a small community known as Moore Town. It is also known as Nanny Maroon Town as it became home to Queen Nanny and her ancestors of the Maroons!

    The Nanny defeated the British forces that enslaved them in many battles. Despite repeated attacks from the British soldiers on Grandy Nanny’s settlement which was formed in her honor and called Nanny Town, it remained under Maroon control for years with successful defenses.

    Nanny of the Maroons is hailed as the true Queen of Jamaica. From the Ivory Coast in Africa, Nanny and her brothers found themselves in Jamaica during the 1800’s during a period of slavery and wars. During this time Nanny cunningly outwitted the British soldiers rescued and freed slaves and refused to sign any agreement to return run away slaves.

     For over 30 years she freed almost 1000 slaves and helped them settle into these new Maroon communities. 

    She defeated the British forces that enslaved them in many battles. Despite repeated attacks from the British soldiers on Grandy Nanny’s settlement which was formed in her honor and called Nanny Town, it remained under Maroon control for years with successful defenses.

  • 02:01

    Fathiyyah Muhammad: Rise of Black Conservatives & Randolph Russell: Lost History

    in Politics Conservative

    Dedication: Colorado State Trooper Jaimie L. Jursevics, killed by a drunk driver, November 15, 2015


    Fathiyyah Muhammad, Black Conservative Activist and hat maker to the stars & famous


    Randolph Russell, author.  American History In No Time is the quickest and easiest way to learn the basics.  It is a unique overview condensed to around a hundred pages and divided into short sections that can be read in five minutes each.  The entire book can be read in one sitting.  In just a few hours, anyone can have a solid foundation – knowing the key events, people, places, and principles from before Columbus to the present day.


    Southern Sense is a show of conservative talk on news and events, with Annie "The Radio Chick" Ubelis as host and Curtis "CS" Bennett, co-host.  Informative, fun, irreverent and politically incorrect, you never know where we'll go, but you'll love the journey!

    Visit our website at http://www.Southern-Sense.com, become a member and follow us here and on Facebook.

  • 00:31

    The Gist of Freedom, Your Black History Podcast wwwblackhistoryUniversity

    in Education

    The Gist of Freedom, Your Black History Podcast wwwblackhistoryUniversity~ Valentine's day Special Show,  First Lady Michelle Obama in her own words.

  • 03:03

    Late Night with Joeygiggles on BIRN Internet Radio

    in Entertainment

    Hey everyone,

    I'm proud to announce my partnership with the great Brain Injury Radio Team on Blogtalkradio... I will be doing a show there called Late Night with Joeygiggles every Saturday Night 10-1 am EST... featuring Kimmy Simonsen 

    Please join me for great guests, lots of jokes and fun... and of course the great knowledge and information to get from WIRN Internet Radio... 

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    Call in number: 1-424-243-9540

    Call in anytime for questions and comments... Invite youre friends it will be a great show form the mind of yours truly Joeygiggles

  • 01:01


    in Paranormal


    Please tune in to "CONTACT" this Sunday evening as Host and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist LESLEY MITCHELL-CLARKE and Co-Host/Experiencer WES ROBERTS present a "BEST OF CONTACT" featuring noted author, investigator and UFOlogist, GRANT CAMERON.  Next Sunday evening, November 22nd, we will be welcoming to the programme for the first time, multiple Emmy-winning Producer/Director and Publisher of the new Alternative Media Platform, EARTH MYSTERY NEWS (www.earthmysterynews.com), SID GOLDBERG. 

    Tune in every SUNDAY EVENING AT 9:00 PM EST for another episode of "CONTACT"!

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