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Welcome to a special edition of the Black Shoe Podcast. On this episode of the pod, we look at National Signing Day 2015. Bill DiFilippo, Matt de Bear and Nick Polak will talk about everything that occurred during the biggest recruiting day of the year in Happy Valley. Which recruits are going to be the biggest stars? Which under-the-rader commits will you need to remember in the future? What should we expect for the 2016 class, which is shaping up to be one of the best in school history? Feb. 4, 2015 was a special day for the Nittany Lions, and we're capping it off with a special podcast. So sit back, relax and enjoy the latest edition of the Black Shoe Podcast!
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This segment is CBBN Business Journals where we interview business owners and other innovators from around the world.
Harambee (Let us pull together) is the signoff of Ms. J. Toni Oliver, 12th National President of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc. on their main page. http://nabsw.org/
And, how do we do that?
Ms. Oliver along with Mr. Walter Raleigh Higgs, III, Office of Student Affairs President, will be joining us to discuss the vital roles of professional social workers in our world community, as they prepare their 47th Annual Conference in the Chicagoland area. Visit http://nabsw.org/ to find out more information about Treasuring Our Ancestral Wisdom: Bridging Generations-Building Legacies coming up March 31 through April 3.
View NBASW's mission statement here: http://nabsw.org/?page=MissionStatement
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Chicago's Black Business Radio Network
Professional golfer and educator Renee Powell is one of only six rican American women to ever play on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour. She is the first woman of color to be elected to membership in the PGA of America.
She is the daughter of the late William Powell, the only African-American to design, build, own, and operate a golf course in the United States. Mr. Powell was inducted posthumously March 12, 2013, into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame.
Jamie Leno Zimron Sensei- (Master Instructor) is the creator of KiAi Golf and The KiAi Way Inc. and is a pioneer in providing holistic trainings for peak performance on all the playing fields of life: business, family, health, spirituality, the arts, sports – and of course the golf course. Jamie is a Class A LPGA Teaching Professional, 5th Degree Aikido Black Belt, Somatic Psychologist, Mind-Body Fitness Trainer, Corporate Speaker, and international Citizen’s Diplomat. She was a state and national junior golf champion, and as a senior player has won a number of pro titles and gold medals (in the Maccabiah Games, international Jewish Olympics).
We will introduce "Powernomics" as a concept developed by Dr. Claud Anderson.
His work has two premises;
1. Those who desire to create effective solutions to problem must understand the nature and history of the problem.
2. Black America needs a national plan with how-to strategies in order to move into political and economic competitiveness with Americas mainstream society and its various ethnic sub-groups.
The conversation outlines a framework for Black Americans to consider as a guide to addressing the efforts of people interested in Black community development.
Areas of High Interest
The Role of the Church
Cleo Hearn-was the first African American to win calf roping event at Major Rodeo –– 1970 Denver National Western, and he was Rodeo participant at all major stock shows through out the United States and for
37 consecutive years a rodeo participant at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo.
Cleo retired after 33 year career at Ford Motor Company and currently he is a Rodeo Advisor Manager for Gold Buckle Network
He is a member of the following organizations: Rodeo Producer, Cowboys of Color Rodeo Tour, Texas Black Rodeo PRCA Member –– Calf Roper, Member PRCA since 1959, John F. Kennedy Presidential Honor Guard, Boy Scouts of America, Long Star High School Rodeo Association, Southwest Colored Cowboys Association, Established American Black Cowboy Association in 1971,United States Calf Roping Association, Cowboys Calf Roper Association, Old Timers Rodeo Association, American Quarter Horse Association, National Cowboys of Color Museum Hall of Fame, Tennessee Walking Horse Association.
The King of DC Media (KODCM), Willam Powell, welcomes actor extraordinaire Adiyb Muhammad, who the KODCM has dubbed "The Theater Warrior", back to the Inside Acting Radio Show to talk about his white hot career.
Read just a sliver of what he's been doing, in his own words:
As a working actor,yes I am performing in "Love Is Still Blind" May 2nd/ Dry Bones June 27th and The Piano Lesson July 31st & August 1st stage plays locally in the DMV. By Play wrights Damon Sanders/Ivy Hawkins and August Wilson. I feel truly blessed because as an actor when I read these parts they all offered different and unique opportunities to create very different characters. I love film but my first love is truly theater it makes you delve deep into your skills on a very in-depth level. No retakes, no editing just raw unadulterated work. Memorization of lines a must and character development an absolute necessity and intense commitment to be successful. 10 years and counting!!! I LOVE THIS BUSINESS, I"LL BE IN IT TILL I'M LAYED TO REST! Thank you heavenly father for allowing me to discover this part of me!!! JUST A THOUGHT!!!
This year, February 7, 2015 marks the 15th year for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). This is a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora. The Black Aids Institute is the only organization that focuses their attention solely on black people with HIV/AIDS. This year there are some shocking findings and scientific evidence that speak about treatment and opportunities in the black community when it comes to the HIV/AIDs epidemic.National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a call for Black American to recognize that HIV is indeed a Black phenomenon & the reality that HIV disproportionately affects Black people and especially Black men who have sex with men (MSM) and Black women. Hank Millbourne will discuss information about the number of Black MSM diagnosed with HIV and the myth of black men and how they engage in sex. Hank will also talk about how the community should educate themselves, become more involved, and know what their status is and if you are infected to get treated.
The Hushmo Black Forum follows current events and news relevant to the African American community. The moderator initiates thought-provoking discussions and conversation for the listing audience throughout cyberspace . Members and guests of Hushmo’s online public forum are diverse individuals who have passionate insights and perspectives on African American issues that range from day-to-day life, politics, media, history, books, sports, entertainment, style, beauty and more.
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The Hushmo Black Forum airs online on Blog Talk Radio every Saturday at 7pm. On Blog Talk Radio, Hushmo Black has taken an in-depth look at the prolific African American activist W.E.B Du Bois. Hushmo Black has also reviewed and discussed Jimmy C. Cameron's newly released book “RACISM and HATE: an AMERICAN REALITY” and his first book "The Water Boy: The Life and Trials of Jimmy C. Cameron," which documents the life of Jimmy C Cameron and the Cameron family history in the state of Georgia covering some 230 years and windup centering on an epiphany he had when wounded in the Vietnam War in 1966."
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Who were the first Black Elected Officials? During the month of November, as the country gears up to re-elect or vote in the next wave of politicians, Black Reconstruction will revisit the Reconstruction era to pay homage to the Black Men who came before Obama. During this tumultuous time, Blacks not only established townships, they also positioned themselves to be an integral part of government.
At a Glance.. In 1855, Brownhelm Township, founded by Col. Henry Brown, gained notoriety throughout the U.S, when the township elected an African-American to government office. The NY Syracuse Daily Journal, May 31, 1855 reported that John Mercer Langston was a fugitive slave who had been elected clerk. Brownhelm's early residents had long been known for their strong anti-slavery stance; and Col. Henry Brown's home on the Lake Shore was often a final stop on the Underground Railroad, before reaching Canada by boat. African-American Firsts: Government
Local elected official: John Mercer Langston, 1855, town clerk of Brownhelm Township, Ohio.
State elected official: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1836, the Vermont legislature.
Governor (appointed): P.B.S. Pinchback served as governor of Louisiana from Dec. 9, 1872-Jan. 13, 1873, during impeachment proceedings against the elected governor.
U.S. Representative: Joseph Rainey became a Congressman from South Carolina in 1870 and was reelected four more times.
U.S. Senator: Hiram Revels became Senator from Mississippi from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871, during Reconstruction.
There have only been a total of five black senators in U.S. history: the remaining two are Blanche K. Bruce [1875-1881] and Barack Obama
The ’68 Olympics is most remembered by the bowed heads and raised fists of Tommie Smith and John Carlos. Afterwards, the United States team swept the individual 400 meter dash. Ron and his teammates stood on the podium during the medal ceremony wearing emblematic black berets. Ron’s second trip to the victory stand, with his gold medal winning 4x400m relay teammates, also included a silent stance against racial discrimination in the United States. These protests not only represent some of the most memorable moments in Olympic history but an important milestone in America's civil rights movement as well. The 4x400m relay event provided not only an exciting race, but a historic event. Ron’s time of 43.2 seconds was the fastest 400-meter relay split in track and field history and stood for more than 20 years!
His time was ultimately responsible for the United States’ world record setting time of 2:56.16, which shattered the world record by over three seconds and was unbroken for 25 years. In addition to the collective gold, Ron captured the bronze in the individual 400-meter race where the United States swept the medal stand at the ’68 Olympics, in doing so Ron ran the fastest 400 meters ever run in lane #1 at 44.4. Although Ron’s Olympic achievements are stellar, and his performance in the 4x400 meter relay proved to be phenomenal, his story of triumph in the face of adversity began long before the ‘68 Olympics.
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