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  • 03:24

    G. Brown of the Reel Network - Images of African Americans in the Media

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Fri. July, 31st, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Our guest will be G. Brown of The Reel Network discussing African American entertainment news and the images of African Americans in the Media. CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on “Radio Shows” at the top of the page.


     


    1) G. Brown of The Reel Network will discuss hot topics like the Funeral of Sandra Bland, the death of Bobbi Kristina and questions that surround it, R&B Singer Tyrese has a #1 CD but can’t get radio airplay on certain stations and are affluent African Americans disconnected from the #BlackLivesMatter Movement?  2) Former Officer Ray Tensing who shot and killed Sam Dubose is asking for his job back.  3) Monique Pressley, attorney for Bill Cosby further explains the case, dispels myths perpetuated by the media, etc.  5) This date in African American History – The invasion of Haiti by the U.S. 100 years ago.

  • 02:19

    The History of Memorial Day and it's African American Origins

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    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Mon. May, 25th, 10:00pm-12:00midnight EST (7:00pm-9:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  We'll discuss “The History of Memorial Day and It’s African American Origins”.  We’ll also talk about the acquittal of Office Michael Brelo in Cleveland Ohio. CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/26/the-history-of-memorial-day-and-its-african-american-origins or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.

  • 02:44

    Five on The Black Handside: The History of the “Dap” and African American Hands

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    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. May, 27th, 10:00pm-12:00midnight EST (7:00pm-9:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network?  We’ll discuss “Five on The Black Handside: The History of the “Dap” and African American Handshakes”.  Did you ever wonder where the “Dap” came from, fist bumping, etc.?  CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/28/five-on-the-black-handside-the-history-of-the-dap-and-african-american-hands or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1)  Five on The Black Handside, the history of the “Dap” and African American Handshakes. 2) Baltimore City Schools layoff notices go out.  3) The Justice Department issues reforms to fix Cleveland policing.  What is next? 4) This date in African American History – Elijah McCoy, Inventor

  • 02:29

    The Racial History of the Gospel Song "Amazing Grace"

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, June, 29th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/


     


    1) Did you see President Obama’s eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday?  What did you think about it?  2) An activist on Saturday today down the Confederate Battle Flag at the South Carolina State Capitol.  Why?  What about the American Flag?  3) Legendary Educator Marva Collins has died at age 78.  4) There have been 6 Black churches in the South that have been set on fire. What’s going on?  5) This date in African American History – Muhammad Ali wins his case against the U.S. for refusing to be drafted in the U.S. Army, June 28th, 1971.

  • 02:35

    The History of the Confederate Battle Flag

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    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. June, 24th, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1) The debate over the Confederate Flag continues as States and Retailers come out against it.  We’ll deal with some of “The History of the Confederate Flag” and some little known facts about it. 2) Details about the Freddie Gray autopsy have been released and gives more insight into his injuries. 3)  Is President Obama snubbing African American Newspapers? 4) This date in African American History.


     


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  • April Taylor, Social Justice Coordinator of Your Black World #SayHerName

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. July, 28th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network. Our guest will be April Taylor, The Social Justice Coordinator of Your Black World.  We’ll talk about #SandraBland, #BlackLivesMatters, recent Police Shootings of African Americans and more.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


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  • 02:36

    Sam Dubose killing, 5 Black Women dead in Police Custody, Chicago Riot of 1919

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. July, 29th, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1) The Officer who shot and killed Sam Dubose in Cincinnati has been indicted by a Grand Jury and fired from his job.  2) There have been 5 African American Women who have been found dead in jail since Mid-July. We'll talk about these cases.  3) Monique Pressley, Atty for Bill Cosby talks about the case on News One Now and dispels some myths about the 2005 deposition.  4) This date in African American History and The 1919 Chicago Riot Sparked By The Drowning Of A Black Teenager.


     


     

  • 02:32

    How TV’s Negative Portrayal of Black Women Hurts Our Community guest G. Brown

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Fri. July, 24th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Our guest will be G. Brown of The Reel Network discussing African American entertainment news and the images of African Americans in the media. We’ll discus “How TV’s Negative Portrayal of Black Women Hurts Our Community” and more! CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on “Radio Shows” at the top of the page.


    1) G. Brown of The Reel Network talked about Negative Images of African Americans in the media, a recent story about 50 Cent, Rachel Dolezal is now doing braids and weaves, and the latest on Bill Cosby’s deposition testimony.  2) New revelations in the #SandraBland case and medication she was taking.  3) Mama Ayana Iyi joined us to talk about the Vaginaologues coming on Saturday in Detroit.  4) More revelations of problems with Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority.  5) This date in African American History.

  • 00:49

    How and When to Hire a Music Composer for Your Film

    in Film

    David Raiklen, composer for many Hollywood films including Mia, the Emmy award winning film, shares insights on getting the best music for your film. His website is http://davidraiklen.com/.

    To learn more about Carole Dean and From the Heart Productions please visit www.FromtheHeartProductions.com

  • 00:16

    Kiersey Clemons actress from indie film DOPE

    in Entertainment

    Kiersey Clemmons (Guest)


    Clemons is best known for her role as Bianca on the TV series, Transparent. She also plays Sophia in the MTV original series, Eye Candy. In the new film DOPE, she does an outstanding job, as she stars as a lesbian tomboy. 


    FILM SYNOPSIS:


    A critical hit and audience favorite out of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and an official selection of the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself. DOPE opens nationwide June 19. 2015.


    "Dope" Trailer 4 Starring A$AP Rocky, Chanel Iman, Shameik Moore


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUBpnslcHVA

  • 03:56

    Jessica Holter of The Punany Poets, Part 2 Haitian Dominican History

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    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, 8pm-10pm EST with guest Jessica Holter founder of The Punany Poets.  She will talk about The Punany Poets, their upcoming Summer Tour Dates and their upcoming date in Detroit, MI on Friday, June 26th at 1515 Broadway.  Tickets are available at www.PunanyTickets.com. Call 510-600-9747 for Customer Service or to inquire about making special announcements, such as anniversaries and engagements at the show.  CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/06/19/jessica-holter-of-the-punany-poets-part-2-haitian-dominican-history.


    Part 2: “The Bloody Origins of the Dominican Republic’s Ethnic ‘Cleansing’ of Haitians”. We did Part 1 on Wednesday, June 17th. We'll continue this discussion on history lesson on tonight's show.  Hundreds of thousands of Haitians in The Dominican Republic stand to be deported.  


     


    On June 17th, 2015 in South Carolina, 9 people were shot at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  This was Denmark Vesey's Church.  We'll talk about the shooting and the history of the Church.