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Host Robin Milling introduces singer/songwriter Maesa Pullman. Maesa started playing piano and writing songs when she was seven. She grew up in an artistic family whose roots go back to her grandfather who also played piano and sang. Her dad is an actor who's family sang folk songs, her mom is a dancer, and her brothers both play music. In fact her brother Louis plays drums with Maesa's band so when things get going in the Pullman household, she describes it as a 'soul jive.' On occasion her older brother Jack who plays banjo joins the family band, which Maesa cleverly christened, The Pull.
On her own Maesa's music is haunting with reflective lyrics; a poetic combination of folk, rock and soul steeped in Americana roots. When listening to some of her songs you can just imagine a horse and rider drifting on the plains. She's an old soul singing about the mysteries of life but her youthfulness shines through some of the darker themes.
Maesa performs her songs The Fall, Bells co-written with her cousin Rosa, and Nobody Can Tell joined by Jason Hiller on bass. The Fall has a music video in the works so stay tuned.
You can get Maesa's music @ www.maesa.bandcamp.com
For more information visit: www.maesamusic.com www.facebook.com/maesa.rae
This Week On Talking Terror Presents, Join Us As We Celebrate America's Independence Day As Only We Can! We'll Be Tackling A Pair Of 1996 Films, Both Of Which Have Patriotism Dripping All Over Them! First Up Is "Uncle Sam", Where A Desert Storm Vet Who Was Killed In Combat, Returns To Kill The Unpatriotic People Of His Hometown! We'll Follow That Up With The Very Controversial "Independence Day", Where An Alien Invasion Wipes Out Most Of The Civilized World, And It's Up To The American's To Figure Out Their Weak Point And Strike Before It's Too Late! So Whether You Love Or Hate These Films, Come Listen To This Episode, Else Uncle Sam May Have To Come For You! Stay Scared!!!
Ever notice that everything's a trilogy these days? Does that make you happy or do you feel strung along desperate to know what happens indefinitely? Ozgur K. Sahin and Eden Blackwell discuss writing habits, current reads, censorship and book series. The conversation continues...
We talked about these books:
Donna Lynch's Isabel Burning
Steven Archer's Stoneburner Project
Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time
Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials
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Jennifer Lynn-Pullman, Registered Dietician, Bariatric Dietitian for the Einstein Bariatric Surgery Program and blogger of NourishedSimply.com and BariatricBits.com, discusses the role of diet and nutrition in the prevention of stroke.
Lynn-Pullman serves Bucks County, Pennsylvania and has experience with people with the following issues: Weight Management, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Nutritional Care of Bariatric Surgery Patients, GI Issues, Cancer, Pregnancy, Lactation, and Sports Nutrition.
Lynn-Pullman discusses the roles of sodium, saturated fats and trans fat and their effect on stroke. The relationship between high blood pressure and stroke risk is also looked at. Listen in as she tells you what you can change immediately to reduce your risk of stroke!
When 32 year old anti violence activist Lenore Draper was shot to death while sitting in her car in front of her home in the peaceful Chicago community known as Maple Park, residents became outraged enough to form a citywide coalition of all the antiviolence organizations and comb the neighborhood, going house to house, block by block to find the killer. This was not a neiborhood known for drive by shootings and residents of Maple Park are determined that it not turn into one. At a community rally, residents pledged to "do something!" The question is, what? Two anti violent activists, Toni D. Meekey-Stith, a resident of Maple Park, and Jocelyn Delle Adams, a close friend of Mrs. Draper, questions about the out of control gun violence and discuss what can be done to restore the peace
Dr. David J. Leonard is associate professor in the Dept. of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University, Pullman. With a B.A. in Black studies from UC, Santa Barbara, and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, he has dedicated his career to interdisciplinary scholarship, transformative teaching, and research that underscores the continued significance of race within popular culture, politics, and society.
He is author of After Artest: The NBA and the Assault on Blackness, co-editor of Criminalized and Commodified: New Racism and African Americans in Contemporary Sports & contributor to NewBlackMan, layupline, Feminist Wire & Urban Cusp. He blogs at drdavidjleonard.com Twitter @drdavidjleonard.
Welcome to the Seriouside of the jril show. We will be discussing the following topics this morning:
SEGMENT 1: FROM RUSSIA WITH(OUT) LOVE
When two of the world’s most powerful nations are at odds,
It creates a very unstable situation. What will be the end result of this standoff?
SEGMENT 2: TRYING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Nearly an hour after leaving a fundraiser to fight gun violence, a West Pullman woman was shot to death outside her home Friday night. Why do the young die so young? Another victim to gun violence in Chicago.
SEGMENT 3: HEAD CLIPPER CAUGHT BY A SOUND CLIP
LA Clipper owner Donald Sterling was caught on tape telling his Mexican/Black girlfriend to stop bring “blacks” to his basketball game. How can this person continue to own a franchise in a league where 74% of its players are African American? Should the players boycott?
UGP Radio has been nominated for Podcast of the Year in the "Politics/News" category, by New Media Community's The People's Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com
UGP Radio's The UnderGround Professor, is a show blending America's History, religions, & politics, with current events and Original intent as the focus of our Constitutional studies.
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Hear interview with a premiere reporter on the issue of Common Core--Joy Pullman. Get informed and armed with facts to fight the good fight for our children's sake. We will also be joined by two activists in the fight against Common Core--Jackie Virga from NY and Teri Sasseville from Georgia. Common Core is a very personal issue for many and legislators need to wake because it is no longer business as usual. Wake up America--the excuse "I didn't know" will be fatal to your families.
(INSPIRED BY TRUE EVENTS)
Long before they ran against each other for the presidency in 1960--a campaign famous for debates--John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon faced off in a small town in Pennsylvania's steel country. The two freshmen congressmen journeyed to McKeesport, Pennsylvania, in April 1947, to debate the merits of the brand new Taft-Hartley labor law. But their minds were clearly on bigger things.
As fate would have it, Kennedy and Nixon found themselves sharing a Pullman compartment on a famous train called The Capitol Limited, the pride of the B&O line, for an overnight trip back to Washington. They stayed awake all night talking about their lives, hopes, and visions for a better world.
It was the dawn of the Cold War, and these two former Naval officers were developing a vision for the world, one that would be "tempered by a hard and bitter peace." Bernard Baruch had just days before introduced the term "Cold War" into the vocabulary. And years later, the political torch would be passed to John Kennedy and Richard Nixon, who represented "a new generation of Americans." They would become America's premier Cold Warriors.
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