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  • 00:35

    SALES TAX TIED TO NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATION POLITICS (ACORN)

    in News

    Mayor Marsh wants community leaders to put pressure on his city Council to support a ½% sales tax in the next election.


    Marsh claims that 80 to 90% of the tax will be spent on public safety. Surely the pressure on the Council will come from the Modesto Police Union, whose mission is to obtain more money, better benefits, and job protection.


    Given the choice between more money and more officers the unions have historically selected more money.


    Two years ago, former Mayor Carmen Sabatino headed the “NO 0N MEASURE X” campaign and spent $3000.00 to defeat the measure while the Mayor’s supporters spent over $178,000 in a failed attempt to pass the tax.


    Measure X failed because the people got it, they understood that giving seven people on the City Council $26 million a year to spend as they pleased was not a good idea.


    Now he wants only want $14 million and claims it is just for public safety.


    Termed out Councilman Dave Lopez, who has been a cheerleader on the Council and accomplished little else opposes the tax.


    Marsh and Lopez cannot explain what they did with $25 million of federal funds for the neighborhood stabilization program.


    The city received 10% or 2.5 million to administer and supervise the federal money. Then, Mayor Jim Ridenour, claims he didn’t know anything about SCAP and it wasn’t his business how much they paid their executives.


    The newspaper at the time distracted the community with the reports on SCAP, which was really a small part of the larger scandal that forced bee editor Mark Vasche to tell the Bee publisher that he had a conflict and could no longer participate in any meetings to discuss the scandal.


    There are many other examples that lead to the logical conclusion that Marsh should not ask for any more money until he reveals what’s been done with the money they have already been given.

  • Peripheral Vision - by Antonia Batts

    in Self Help

    Topic :Recent homicides and violent crime victims can local crime watch groups help ?

  • 01:02

    TRUTH SERUM with LONE WOLF

    in Current Events

    Tonight’s Topics “Armed and Bold in America.” An example on how being armed will deter the most arrogant of Pigs. “They MUST Think We’re Stupid.” The ongoing affront to Sandra Bland’s family and the black community. “They Are Trying Us Like Bitches.” Is the American white man trying to force the black man’s hand to go to war? “A Tale of a Black Life Lost.” Update on Kendrick Johnson. “The Big Deflection.” Caucasoids attempt to undermine the #blacklivesmovement. “Discarding of a Black Life. Shame On The System.” America’s two youngest killers to be released this week.

  • 00:59

    2-For-1: Interviews With Owners of LookBooker And Lisa Kim Fine Jewelry

    in Lifestyle

    On July 29, 2015 we will have a very special show for you on Y-CLAD CHAT.


    First, we'll be chatting it up with LookBooker Owners Giorgia Rossi and Renee Robbie. LookBooker is an online platform that is revolutionizing the way consumer's book hair and beauty appointments. This platform allows you to search by service or curated neighborhood. It provides the option to compare and instantly book an appointment 24-hours a day from any web or mobile device. By simplifying the process for consumers and also offering streamlined booking solutions and online presence for salons, LookBooker is quickly becoming the leading aggregator of this space.


    And if that's not an amazing show on it's own, we'll be chatting it up with Lisa Kim of Lisa Kim Fine Jewelry. We'll be viewing and talking about her amazing collections, as well as, her successes and the upcoming JA show where Lisa will be showcasing her jewelry. Lisa Kim has amazing pieces that represent courage, truth and triumph and amplifies a woman's innate ability to conquer all. Each of her pieces serves to remind us that true beauty and grace are found by facing one's challenges; the way heroes did in myth and legend.


    Then we'll have the weeks round up of industry news, events and events to attend.


    Co-host K.C. and Cailin will bring you the designer feature of the day which will be the Enamel Hinge Cuff in Turquoise by designer CC Skye. The Enamel Hinge Cuff is a turquoise and gold cuff with a chain enclosure available now on www.y-clad.com.

  • Tuesday Takeova

    in Indie Music

    Royal Thieves Radio "Robbin the Industry to bring real radio back" 


    You are now tuned into Tuesday Takeova with Aleesh Diior. Serving you nothing but Indie Music weekly 


    MAKE SURE YOU CALL IN TO GET YOUR MUSIC PLAYED...


    Tonights Guest : @ShiggzTheRapper & @KennedyClemente


    WE SUPPORT ALL INDIE MUSIC AND ANYBODY THAT SUPPORTS US PLEASE SEND YOUR MUSIC IN MP3 FORMAT TO MUSIC MUSIC@ROYALTHIEVESRADIO.COM OR RTHIEVESRADIO@GMAIL.COM


    WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A GUEST PLEASE SEND BIO/MP3s/LINKS TO ALEESH.DIIOR@GMAIL.COM 


    MAKE SURE YOU FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @RTHIEVESRADIO & @RTHIEVESNEWS @ALEESH_DIIOR

  • 01:06

    HOMEOWNERS BEWARE: NEW HUD REGULATIONS WILL IMPACT YOU DIRECTLY

    in Lifestyle

    SO YOU'VE WORKED HARD TO BUY THAT DREAM HOME THAT YOU WANTED IN A NICE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE GOOD SCHOOLS ABOUND AND YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE SAFE TO LEARN AND GROW. WELL, GET YOUR SEAT BELTS ON BECAUSE NEW HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT RULES HAVE BEEN ISSUED WHICH ARE LIKELY TO IMPACT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DIRECTLY AND NOT FOR THE BETTER.  IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW SECRET DATA BASE ON AMERICANS BY RACE, CREED, COLOR, INCOME AND NEARLY EVERY CONCEIVABLE ITEM OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, HUD IS LOOKING TO MAKE EVERY ZIP CODE IN AMERICA A REPLICA OF THE NATIONAL STATISTICS BY CATEGORY.  IN OTHER WORDS, NO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE, YOUR COMMUNITY WILL BE MOVING TOWARD A STANDARD THAT IS FOUND IDENTICALLY IN EVERY NOOK AND CRANNY OF THE LAND EVEN IF NO ONE, OTHER THAN BUREAUCRATS, DESIRES THIS.


    DON'T BELIEVE ME?  WELL, I KNOW IT SEEMS LIKE MADNESS, BUT JOIN ME TUESDAY NIGHT AT 9PM ON NORTH FLORIDA WRITER LIVE WITH MY GUEST, BROKER-REALTOR DARLENE PIFALO, WHO WILL PROVIDE THE BAD NEWS AND HOW IT WILL IMPACT US.  YOU CAN ONLY FIGHT AGAINST THINGS THAT YOU ARE INFORMED ABOUT AND THAT'S WHAT WE HOPE TO DO TUESDAY NIGHT.


    THIS HAS BEEN TRIED BEFORE, BUT NEVER ON A NATIONAL SCALE AND NEVER WITHOUT THE INPUT AND CONSENT OF YOUR ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES.  NO ONE IS BETTER ABLE TO DISCUSS THIS THAN DARLENE PIFALO, A PROMINENT REALTOR IN THE GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA AREA WHO KNOWS THE INS AND OUTS OF THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY AND HOW IMPORTANT YOUR HOME AND YOUR MONEY ARE TO YOU. SHE IS KNOWN IN THIS AREA AS "THE PURRFECT" REALTOR AS SHE AND HER FELINE SIDEKICK, LUCKY, SHOW HER ZEST FOR ALL ASPECTS OF BUSINESS AND LIFE INCLUDING HER  LOVE FOR ANIMALS.


    HOPE YOU'LL JOIN US. IT WILL BE A VERY INFORMATIVE INTERVIEW.  DON'T SAY WE DIDN'T WARN YOU.  SEE YOU THEN.

  • 01:05

    A Conversation with Prince George's County Leaders

    in Lifestyle

    Mark Spencer is a native of Prince George's County.  Mark has practiced law for 26+ years, earning high marks from the county's legal community, neighborhood groups and civic associations for his work as a top litigator in the State's Attorney's office.  He currently serves as Inspector General of the Prince George's County Police Department. 


    In his current role as the Inspector General, he conducts formal, scheduled inspections of all components of the office and ensures agency compliance with rules, policies, and EEO laws.  The Inspector General also resolves any complaints of discrimination and harrassment whereever they occur throughout the agency, and ensures that all deputy sheriffs are performing their duties in accordance with the "best practices" of law enforcement.


    Also in this conversation is Mr. Bob Ross, President of the Prince George's County NAACP.  For more than forty years, Bob has worked as an organizer and advocate in Philadelphia where he was a lobbyist, organization director and he held many positions of increasing responsibilities.  He was especially focused leadership development, organization building, contemporary labor and political issues, civil rights and community organizing.   A great conversation to listen to.


     


     

  • 02:58

    IT'S A WONDERFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD....

    in Entertainment

    It truly is a wonderful day in the neighborhood....


    Welcome to Hammer-Rogers and the morning crew's little corner of the blogtalk world....won't you be his listeners?! 


     along with Program Director, Kelly Corbin, and me, Executive Producer, Ellen Johnson----


    Grab a cup of coffee, tea or cocoa, wipe the sleep from your eyes and come along with us for the wild and crazy---albeit somewhat unpredictable ride, as we inform and entertain you with headline news, celebrity gossip, music and more, and get your day headed in the right direction. If you want to come into the studio, the number is 646-595-3032.


    We would love to have you come into our house, and tell us about your wonderful day.

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  • 00:55

    Mother’s Milk - RETURN THE 'HOOD' BACK TO BEING OUR NEIGHBORHOOD

    in Family

    Samiyyah Saafir-Muhammad was born Jacqueline Glover in New York City in 1951. After spending her early years in foster care, moving four times before the age of three, she settled in with her aunt, following her father’s passing.


    While still in elementary school Samiyyah took an interest in helping other students do well, joining “The Future Teachers’ Club” in the fifth grade. As a high school student, Samiyyah became aware her people’s struggle for freedom—witnessing civil rights demonstrations, protests, assassinations and riots—and decided she wanted to help somehow.  It was in this atmosphere that she went off to Northeastern University in Boston where she majored in Education. Her stay there was short-lived, however, as she was introduced to the teachings of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad and thereafter joined the Nation of Islam. Within the Nation of Islam’s Muhammad University, Samiyyah underwent educational training and worked as a teacher’s assistant.


    Since 2005, Samiyyah has had the privilege of serving as the Directress at Muhammad University of Islam in Atlanta, which serves students from Pre-K to the eighth grade. She has been blessed to carry on the 84-year educational tradition, which was started by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his brave followers in the 1930’s.


    A widow after 35 years of marriage, Samiyyah presently enjoys the blessing of her and her husband’s nine children: six sons and three daughters, all of whom attended or are attending HBCUs. Samiyyah has been a mother to not only her nine children, but also to her two stepchildren, her nieces and nephews, her eight grandchildren and countless other children and adults in the community who come to her for advice, wisdom and guidance. Affectionately called MamaMiyyah, Samiyyah’s house is never empty.


     

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