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  • 02:00

    Florida Spanish History - The Conquistadors of Spain

    in Politics

    Special Guest Robert Smith Jr. - Florida History and the 2014 Florida Primaries



    August 26tth - Florida Primaries
    Referendums for Orange County....NO and NO


    FLORIDA OF THE CONQUISTADOR  http://floridahistory.org/conquistador.htm


    MONARCHY AND MERCANTILISM IN FLORIDA


    Unknown to the Indians of Florida, their destiny was being determined by political and economic forces taking place across the Atlantic Ocean in Europe. At the end of the fifteenth century, thousands of daring adventurers would be crossing the ocean to conquer within a few centuries what had taken the Indians thousands to years to inhabit.


    The conquistadors of Spain who ventured into the lands of the Indians were motivated by many forces. The discovery of gold in Mexico and Peru convinced thousands of impoverished Spanish peasants to join the military. Men fropm wealthy families also joined the cause of exploring the New World. Under the rules of primogeniture, younger sons of the nobility would not inherit much of the family estate, but leading a successful colonial mission could give you the funds to build a castle.


    PONCE de LEON - MAN OF MANY MYTHS


    JUAN PONCE DE LEON who is acknowledged as the discoverer of Florida. Since there existed two ancient maps showing the southern helf of Florida which predate Ponce de Leon's trip to Florida, he did not discover Florida but verified it was part of North America.


    The grandson of a famous war hero, Ponce de Leon was trained to be a soldier and public servant. This indicates he was not a man of wealth despite the notability of his family background.



    1783 Florida returned to Spain in exchange for Bahamas and Gibraltar
    1821 United States acquired Florida from Spain by treaty

  • 02:35

    The History of the Confederate Battle Flag

    in Culture

    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.


     


    Help Support The African History Network Crowdfunding Campaign.  We are trying to raise $200 today to reach our daily goal.  If 200 people donate at least $1 we will reach today’s goal.  Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on the “Donate” button. 

  • 02:29

    The Racial History of the Gospel Song "Amazing Grace"

    in Culture

    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.

  • 03:56

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

    in Culture

    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.

  • 02:19

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

    in Culture

    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

    in Culture

    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

  • 00:46

    'The Missing Pages of the History of Voting, Crime & Policing' - 6/6/2015

    in History

    Join 'Missing Page Of History' on Sat., June , 2015 at 12 Noon EST. MPH will focus on the theme: 'The Missing Pages of the History of Voting, Crime & Policing.' We will also speak on some 'current events of the day.' Join Us by dailing in to (818) 337-0016 or go online at www.blogtalkradio.com/missing-pages-of-history-inc

  • 01:00

    The BCS Experience: History-Arts-Culture-Politics in Review and Discussion

    in Education

    “Rev. Dr. DLC Boyce and: Let's Talk-U – my monthly...advice program...to help you...become a better you...!!!”


     
    This week’s topic:  “A Time for Prophets...!!! - What's...The PLAN...???”

    This is the story on this week’s…The BCS Experience!


                   
    Really Cool People...all across the country will be tuning-in to "The BCS Experience: History-Arts-Culture-Politics in Review & Discussion" – live – every Wednesday – 5-6 pm (EST) on www.goproradio.com.



    Watch "The BCS Experience…" - live on - http://www.ustream.tv/channel/go-pro-radio-network.


    If you're xtra cool...you'll call in to voice your opinion 347-884-9839.  Call-in… because I want to hear from you.

  • 01:37

    Confederate Flag Debate, POTUS Uses the N-Word, This date in history

    in Culture

    We'll discuss current events on tonight's show.

  • 01:52

    History Today

    in News

    On this Memorial Day memorial edition of History Today, your host Paul Angel, managing editor of The Barnes Review revisionist history magazine, and Dave Gahary, host of Who's the Bad Guy?, will be discussing various news and history topics.


    In honor of the troops who fought and died for America and the real causes of war and the forces behind war and whether or not any of the wars in which America has engaged over the past 200 years have been in any way necessary or to the benefit of the people of this nation. We will be discussing War of 1812, Spanish-American War, Civil War, the World Wars, Vietnam War and the War on Terror and how those that pay the greatest price in wars are ones that benefit the least.

  • 01:00

    Back to Spanish Cooking...

    in Food

    Ola from Flavor Living Radio...  There's a Spanish Theme in today's show. Listen in to Scoff and Quaff... and have your maracas,peppers and spices ready.  Spanish show with wine expert @colinonwine calling in from Moraira, Valencia with in the studio Nick Blythe, @paellafellawww.paellafella.co.uk , cooking up paella & more , & co-presented by Russell Burton-Lawrence. Sponsor...New E-Book at www.flavorliving.com  Author Shirley Wiggerman writes  The Folly of Performing Without A Rehearsal Short Stories and Food Thoughts...