• 00:57

    Middle Passage Month 2014 in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

    in Culture

    Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net).   On this episode, Queen Quet ushers in Middle Passage Month 2014 in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.


    Yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!


    www.gullahgeecheenation.com

  • 00:30

    A Middle Passage Survivor, in his own words shares his story~ Olaudah Equiano!

    in Education

    Tonight on The Gist of Freedom listen to excerpts from the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, a survivor of the middle passage! www.BlackHistoryBLOG.com
    --Survived The Middle Passage, purchased his freedom, became a black abolitionist  and  authored the first known  Enslaved African Narrative . He was a famous proponent of British abolitionism and worked with William Wilberforce.  His story is featured in the movie Amazing Grace.
    He settled in the United Kingdom in 1792. His autobiography, "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano", depicts the horrors of slavery and influenced the enactment of the Slave Trade Act of 1807.                                                               


       They put us in separate parcels, and examined us attentively. They also made us jump, and pointed to the land, signifying we were to go there. We thought by this, we should be eaten by these ugly men, as they appeared to us; and, when soon after we were all put down under the deck again, there was much dread and trembling among us, and nothing but bitter cries to be heard all the night from these apprehensions, insomuch, that at last the white people got some old slaves from the land to pacify us. They told us we were not to be eaten, but to work, and were soon to go on land, where we should see many of our country people. This report eased us much. And sure enough, soon after we were landed, there came to us Africans of all languages.  


     
     



  • 00:40

    The Play in The UK, ‘Olaudah The Middle Passage Survivor, Author & Abolitionist

    in Education

    Please Join The Gist of Freedom as we welcome Adam Tulloch from Great Britian's Production of the play ‘Olaudah Equiano, The Enslaved African’


     


    Olaudah Equiano Survived The Middle Passage, purchased his freedom, became a black abolitionist  and  authored the first known  Enslaved African Narrative . He was a famous proponent of British abolitionism and worked with William Wilberforce.  His story is featured in the movie Amazing Grace.


      Following its success at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ‘Olaudah Equiano, The Enslaved African’ will be transferring to Sutton House from the 26th-29th November.


    Kidnapped with his sister at the age of eleven, Equiano is beaten, suffocated and tortured on their journey to the coast, which sees him separated from his sister and sold to British traders.
     
    Set in the heart of West Africa during the height of the British slave trade, ‘Olaudah Equiano, The Enslaved African’ is an honest, uncompromising and moving portrayal of Olaudah Equiano’s early life.


    Please note this is a site-specific production with no wheelchair access. The production also contains scenes of a violent nature and is therefore only suitable for those over the age of 16.


    Creative Team
    Writer/Director – Adam Tulloch
    Assistant Director – Sian Edwards
    Choreography – Sharon Henry
    Music – Jamal Hue-Bonner


    Cast
    Jonathan Luwagga
    Marie-Helene Boyd
    Alessandro Babalola


    Tickets available via Eventbrite
    Full Price £10
    Concessions £8
    Limited number of £5 Early Bird tickets


     
     

  • 01:07

    Passage to Empowerment - Non-traditional and Anti-gift giving

    in Lifestyle

    What are non-traditional gifts? Do you ever think that maybe gift giving has gotten way out of hand at Christmas time? Maybe you just don't have the $$$ to purchase gifts for your family and friends? Maybe it is time to try something different?


    Or maybe you already do what we will be talking about tonight or maybe you have some other suggestions. Phone us and share.   Is it time to really remember the reason for the season? 


     Brenda, Lydia, Melody and Nina may have a few suggestions on what you could do instead.


     


    www.levitatingmindsets.com or levitatingmindsets@gmail.com

  • 00:31

    The Perks of Middle Age

    in Women

    Why do people gripe so much about being middle-age? Recent studies have shown that your 40's could actually be your PRIME TIME. There are advantages to your age that you have yet to discover. So, don't let the "younger is better" hype fool you.


    From advanced mental capabilities to courageous creativity - you've got a lot going for you. All it takes is the willingness to change your perspective about age and to capitalize on your experience.


    Tune in today as we teach you why 40 is the new FABULOUS!


    Call in, 646-716-6910, or log on to our chat room during our LIVE broadcast!

  • 00:32

    God Is In the Middle of Your Suffering; Be Encourage

    in Religion

    God is in the Middle of your Suffering. He has already made a way for you


    Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. (1 Corinthians 15:58)
    We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. (1 Corinthians 2:12)
    Being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:6)
    For it is God who works in you to will and to act according to His good purpose. (Philippians 2:13)
    But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables Him to bring everything under His control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like His glorious body. (Philippians 3:20-21)


     

  • 01:03

    What's Trending? No indictment for NYPD police officer Eroding Middle Class

    in Politics

    What's Trending? Garner case no indictment, Lady Gaga Raped, Koch Brothers, Eradication of the middle class

  • 02:00

    Move The Middle With Stephen VanderGast 12-18-2014

    in Politics Conservative

    Tonight on Move The Middle:


    Bullies, Bigots, and Bystanders.


    We'll compare "white privilege" to other types of privilege, to see what trumps what.


    Plus a visit from Tha Malcontent to get us in the holiday spirit.


    All this, plus that, and the other thing, tonight on move the middle.

  • 01:29

    Middle East Mess - Another Failure!

    in Politics

    General Paul E Vallely joins Joe to discuss the recent FAILURES in the Middle East!


    Have you had your healthy dose of reality lately?

    There are always at least two sides to every story. Have you ever wondered how someone, who saw the same thing you did, walked away telling a vastly different story? Which version was correct? Which one was the REAL story? Actually, both are! It’s just a matter of perspective.

    Joe takes the issues… especially the controversial issues (politics, prejudice, religion, illegal immigration)… and brings in people from different sides to share their viewpoint. This is definitely not a fluff piece. And while no one is attacked, the questions are hard-hitting.

    But the conversation is always respectful and you’re sure to learn something new, even if you don’t agree!

    If you’ve always wondered how the “other side” thinks and how they’ve arrived at their “stand”, then this is the show for you! 


    It’s not the right side, it’s not the wrong side, but the REAL side of the issues!

  • 00:00

    Middle-Class Feeling the Squeeze

    in News

    WSJ's Mathew Passy on why middle-class families are feeling the financial squeeze and the importance of always networking.

  • 00:46

    Dec 15th "Middle of Nowhere: Iran and the Democrat Report on the CIA"

    in Politics

    Monday Night Show!


    When: 11p ET


    Where: www.blogtalkradio.com/BeadWindowRadio


    Call-in: 347-989-8743


    Topic:  “Middle of Nowhere: Iran and the Democrat Report on the CIA" w/ Mark Lijek


    We're in the "Middle of Nowhere" again. What’s going on with Iran and their nuclear non-weapons program? Democrats in the U.S. Senate came out with a report on the CIA interrogation program last week. Why release this now? Don't we already know about this? We're going to talk about it. Call-in and tell us what you think at (347) 989-8743.


     


    Tune-in, listen and learn, or be a putz…

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