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  • 01:01

    Black Slavery Emancipation Research in Northern States - James W. Petty

    in History


    Join Genealogist Jim W. Petty for a discussion of his research on Black Slavery Emancipation Research in the Northern States and learn about the four categories of records that provide genealogical data on enslaved people in Northern states before the Civil War.

    Beginning in 2010, Jim became interested in African American Genealogy Studies upon following client genealogy into the Slave culture of Rhode Island.  Upon learning about the concept of Slavery in all States in America, and the eventual “gradual emancipation” of Black Slaves in each of the Northern States, he realized that a product of the emancipation movement was the creation of Slave birth records from as early as 1777, and continuing until national emancipation in 1865.  These records led to the keeping of other records relating to African Americans in the Northern States, which will hopefully become a resource for researchers throughout the United States.  

    Currently Jim has been collecting and abstracting Slave Birth Records for the State of New Jersey from 1804 to 1865, with the goal of publishing his findings during the 2015-2016 sesquicentennial of Slave Emancipation in the U.S. (1865-1866).  

    Jim has a degree in Genealogy Technology from Brigham Young University, and has been certified as a Genealogist and a Genealogy Records Searcher by the Board for the Certification of Genealogists (1984-2015), and accredited by the International Commission for the Accreditation of Genealogists (1972-2015).


  • 02:06


    in Politics


  • 00:48

    Dr Kevin McGruder on Emancipation Proclamation: Forever Free

    in Books

    Dr. Kevin McGruder visits The Wealthy Speaker Show to share insight on his book, Emancipation Proclamation: Forever Free. Paul Lawrence Vann hosts this episode to assist listeners to commemorate 150 years after Emancipation Proclamation: Are we really free?
    Dr. McGruder is attending the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) 43rd Annual Conference, as part of the Author's Pavilion to meet and greet attendees while conducting book signings.
    Emancipation Proclamation: Forever Free provide readers with a behind the scenes look at the people who fought against slavery before the Constitution, Civil War and covers the 13th Amendment which abolished slavery. The book also covers the reelection of President Barack Obama and the irony of President Obama being reelected 150 years after Emancipaiton Proclamation.
    Dr. McGruder co-authored Emancipation Proclamation with Ms. Velma Maia Thomas. Dr. McGruder, PhD, holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University, an MBA from COlumbia Business School and a doctorate from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
    During the 2011 to 2012 academic year Dr. McGruder was a Scholar Residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. McGruder is currently Assistant Professor of History at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
    Tune in, Listen in and call in with questions at (877) 404-1615 and or join us in the web chat room: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/paullawrencevann

  • 01:00

    Commemorating 150 Years of the Emancipation Proclamation

    in History

    January 1, 2013 marks the 150 year anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation that end the institution of slavery in America. The freedom bell rung with a loud sound that pentrated the ears of millions of enslaved Africans and African American people, whom were emancipated from the tight grips of slavery throughout  the rebellious states. My maternal great, great grandfather Robert Harrell waited all his life to hear the freedom bell ring. He and his family was now free. His son Alexander Harrell was born in 1859 and at the young age of four years old he was now set free. 
    Jasper Harrell, Sr., my grandfather was the youngest son of Alexander Harrell. I often wonder if my great grandfather Alexander talked to his children about slavery and what his father Robert told him, if anything at all.
    Where was your enslaved ancestors when the freedom bell rung? Did your grandparents ever talk to you about the stories that were passed down to them? What did they tell you? What happen to your family upon receiving their freedom?
    Please join host Antoinette Harrell and Dr. Okpara Nosakhere for this upcoming discussion.

  • 02:11


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  • 01:26

    150th Emancipation Proclamation, Watch Night!

    in Education

    Join The Gist of Freedom as Preston Washington welcomes Historian Dr. Bradley Skelcher for a lively discussion about The 150th Anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation, African American's New Year's "Watch Night" Celebration!
    John Henrik Clark~ "History Is A Compass That People Use To Find Themselves On The Human (Spiritual) geography."
    Black Methodists and Baptists celebrate Watch Night, December 31, 1862: the Emancipation Proclamation would go into effect at midnight. The basis for the celebration in African American churches today. The Emancipation Proclamation applied only to enslaved Africans of the Confederate States. The prayer meeting congregation depicted in Carlton’s painting consists of former enslaved Africans that migrated to Union territory during the Civil War.  Carlton’s painting is variously called “Watch Night — Waiting for the Hour” or ” Watch Meeting–Dec. 31st, 1862.” It was sent to President Lincoln by abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison  The painting in 1864 circulated widely as an engraving (below).  It now hangs in what is called the Lincoln Bedroom, really that president’s study and Cabinet Room, over the desk upon which he signed the Emancipation Proclamation on the afternoon of New Year’s

  • 02:02

    Barbados LAST colony in the world to enact Emancipation Act and more news

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    Barbados LAST colony in the world to enact Emancipation Act and more news.  We will speak about Barbados's being the last to get out of the gate on many historical events.

    Angela Cole, Rawle Maycock, Alex Mitchell


  • 01:09

    Topically Yours Rev. Dennis Dillon(Emancipation Proclamation

    in Entertainment

    Deardra Shuler talks to Rev. Dennis Dillion about Freedom 2013: Emancipation Proclamation 150th Celebration. The Emancipation Proclamation called for the abolishment of slavery and was by far one of the most defining moments in American history. Signed into order September 22, 1862, by President Abraham Lincoln the document freed African and mixed race slaves.  It also provided liberties for them to defend themselves and join the military. History has shown freedom came at a high price. 150 years later, African Americans still contend with racial profiling, unbalanced scales of wealth, escalating foreclosures that cripple communities while ushering in gentrification.  A new paradigm is needed to tip the scales towards equality and inclusion.
    In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Freedom 2013 Conference will celebrate the historic moment with an all-day symposium, rally and gospel concert featuring Tamela Mann.
    The event is spearheaded by Rev. Dennis Dillon, publisher of the New York Christian Times.  A visionary and chief researcher behind the ground breaking New York Economic State of Black New York, in partnership with Dr. Johnny Ray Youngblood, national civic leader, chief architect of The Maafa and pastor of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, as well as over 100 convening clergy, takes place Wednesday, June 19, at The Riverside Baptist Church, 490 Riverside Drive, in Harlem.
    Freedom 2013 will commemorate this historical moment with a time-lined exhibition tracing the journey from Africa through slavery leading up to the emancipation and from the emancipation to present. There will also be an Emancipation Awards Luncheon honoring those unsung heroes, shereos (some posthumously), and institutions that have played a significant role towards the passage of the signing of the emancipation.  

  • 02:27

    Proclamation Against Babylon Ready to Unfold & more prophetic news

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    Join me tonight as we bless the Lord, join together as a congregation and bring forth tonight's breaking news world headlines matching bible prophecy!

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  • 01:49

    T G I F - Thank God I'm Free on this Thanksgiving Day - 2015

    in Politics

    Happy Thanksgiving Day - Thank God I'm Free!

    Since the settlement of the colonies, Americans were familiar with setting aside days of thanksgiving, prayer, and fasting in response to significant events. In 1789, President George Washington issued a proclamation designating November 26 of that year as a national day of thanksgiving to recognize the role of providence in creating the new United States and the new federal Constitution. Later, President Abraham Lincoln took steps towards designating it a permanent federal holiday.

    Washington issued a proclamation on October 3, 1789, designating Thursday, November 26 as a national day of thanks. In his proclamation, Washington declared that the necessity for such a day sprung from the Almighty’s care of Americans prior to the Revolution, assistance to them in achieving independence, and help in establishing the constitutional government. Not ignoring the authority of state governments, Washington distributed his proclamation to the governors, requesting that they announce and observe the day within their states. Newspapers throughout the country subsequently published the proclamation and public celebrations were held. Washington himself marked the day by attending services at St. Paul's Chapel in New York City, and by donating beer and food to imprisoned debtors in the city.

  • 00:45

    The Sacred And Imperishable Proclamation

    in Religion

    Please join me  Tuesday April 28th at 11am CST as I continue on the Gifts of The Spirit. The Great Commission is supernatural- because our God is supernatural. The Book of Acts was just the beginning. The Holy Spirit pouring out on men and women to do it His way, not our own. God testifies about Himself through His compassionate nature. To heal and deliver, and make whole. Thats what the gifts are all about.God confirms His word, with signs following. You don't need to follow signs. Signs will follow you to confirm who The Lord is. The healer, the deliverer, the Savior.

    And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them, and confirmed the word by the signs that followed.] [And they promptly reported all these instructions to Peter and his companions. And after that, Jesus Himself sent out through them from east to west the sacred and imperishable proclamation of eternal salvation. ] (Mark 16:20)

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