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Black farmers like Michael Stovall and Ferrell Oden has been in and out of court suing the USDA for years.Thousands of discrimination complaints had been filed aganist the USDA by Black Farmers in America. The Independent Black Farmers are asking the " Justice Department to investigate the USDA. Many black farmers were denied loans to purchase farms and farm equipment.
Please join Host Antoinetet Harrell and her special guest Michael Stovall and Ferrell Oden for a discussion on the on going litigation.
Three weeks we had the pleasure of having the Town of Amite City, LA Councilman Jonathan Foster as a guest. Councilman Foster discussed some of the budget cuts that is affecting Tangipahoa Parish. The councilman promised to come back on Nurturing Our Roots BTR to speak to his constituents about the changes and how it will affect those who lives in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. Please join host Antoinette Harrell and her special guest.
This week, Ed DeRosa and Danny Zucker discuss the Florida & Louisiana Derbys as part of the Kentucky Derby Championship Series and TwinSpires.com's $1-million Road to the Kentucky Derby SHOWdown.
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For FREE Predicteform.com pace-adjusted performance figures with formcycle analysis of the Florida & Louisiana Derbys will be available on the TwinSpires.com blog beginning Friday evening. For numbers of past Derby prep winners, click here.
Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball
#161: Michael Lotief, Head Coach, Ragin Cajuns, returns to TCRS. Earlier in 2015, Coach Lotief hit the 600 win mark. The 2015 Cajuns squad is led by one of nation's top batteries in Sr, Pitcher, Jordan Wallace and Jr, Catcher, Lexie Elkins. UL enters this weekend's Ragin' Cajuns Classic with a perfect (9-0) record after a quality win over North Carolina State and three quality wins over 2014 BIG Sky Conference Champion Idaho State. Lotief has led his teams to over 40 wins in every season, eight seasons with 50-or-more victories, and a school-record 60 wins in 2004. Under his guidance, the Cajuns have advanced to three Women’s College World Series (2003, 2008 & 2014), six NCAA Super Regionals and 12 NCAA regionals, including 2012 when the Cajuns hosted their first regional since before the three-round format was introduced. In his 12 seasons at the helm of the program, 12 players have gone on to garner NFCA All-American honors with four of those coming in the past two seasons, and 26 have earned NFCA All-Region accolades. Cajuns on Facebook, Cajuns on Twitter
NFL Draft Prospect
Southeast Louisiana LB
College Gridiron Showcase Invitee
One the of the top small-school prospects at the linebacker position Corbett is a the real deal.
At times during the Gridiron Showcase he was simply unblockable. One of the players' we are highest on to make a 'huge' impact moving forward.
Tempo setter who can get to the quarterback make sure to check out Corbett.
Tonight we talk with a Awesome Group out of Louisiana There Brothers and they are well Respected in the Paranormal coummuity and they Know what Para-unity is and they show it as well as Respect for the living as the dead They have Big hearts and minds This is there First show and I am Honored to have them on my show for there First show.
Please go to the link below and give there awesome LIKE they are a awesome Group always posting things and staying up to date on there Like page that is https://www.facebook.com/grantparishghosthunters
Please Tune in on February 28th 2015 for this awesome show.. and share there Like page as well Para-unity
Join us for our Sunday worship Service from Holy Angel Parish in Niagara on the Lake Ontario.
Holy Angel's is a parish with the Community Catholic Church of Canada. We are an inclusive, progressive and affirming church in the Anglican/Catholic tradition. Please send along any prayer requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Deputies Making a Change (DMAC) is a youth mentoring program that addresses the incarceration rate among young children. This program targets those who are failing in school, at risk of being incarcerated, or have problems with authority. This program will consist of tutoring, physical fitness, life skills, sessions with mentors, video instruction and many other tools will also be utilized.
The main objective is to enhance the thinking ability of the neighborhood youth, as well as promote positive behavior among at-risk children and as a result produce better students that are eager to advance their education rather than participate in criminal activity. Seven core values will be utilized to ensure the structure of the program, discipline, education, accountability, commitment, motivation, respect for authority, and self reliance. These values are designed to manage the child’s behavior, while implementing discipline and education.
Fred McCoy of Amite, Louisiana was a man who was determined to leave the cotton fields and farm life to teach in the classroom. Fred dropped out of school to go into the military, he served in the Korea War. After he was discharged from the service, he came back to Amite, La., and went back to school. He attended the Amite Color School in Amite, LA., It wasn't easy for him. He was ridiculed by his teachers for being the oldest student in the classroom. Mr. Martin, the school principal encouaged Fred to continue to get his education. He went to night school and got his GED, and went on to attend Southern University and majored in Social Studies. He taught at West Side Elementary, Big Zion and later became the Principal of Midway Elementary School in Natalbany, LA.,
Please join host Antoinette Harrell his lovely wife Vernia McCoy as she discuss the legacy of Fred McCoy.
When the winds of Katrina began to die down, the flood waters began to rise. For St. Bernard Parish, the flooding was nearly absolute. 99% of the structures had been flooded and destroyed. In some places 25 feet of water lapped up upon the rooftops.
St Bernard Parish is the only county in the history of the United States to have been nearly completely destroyed.
As of the census of 2000, there were 67,229 people (an increase of 598 or 0.9% over the previous decade), 25,123 households, and 18,289 families residing in the parish. The population density was 145 people per square mile (56/km²). There were 26,790 housing units at an average density of 58 per square mile (22/km²).
After Katrina, with an entire population reeling from the destruction, many evacuated. Those that remained waited for the waters to subside and began the long process of re-building.
For perspective, as of the census of 2010, there are 35,897 people. The community is still re-building 10 years later.
During the storm, the St Bernard Parish Fire and Sherriff's Department deployed to aid the community as the flood waters rose and remained.
Chief Thomas Stone is our special guest.
Chief Stone recently told us, "So much has occurred with the recovery and rebuilding of our departments, such as building new stations, replacing our apparatus, hiring and training new firefighters. Our departments have been to hell and we’re not back yet. We had a mass departure of senior officers in the years after Katrina, threat of layoffs of firefighters and all the red tape trying to rebuild. We have not even replaced all of our equipment lost through the Public Assistance Project Worksheet program 9 ½ years later".
Please join us for what promises to be a fascinating show about perseverance, reality, hopes, and dreams.
doing a show case with 13 year old nashville recording artist Michelle Willis from louisiana.. we Have a great Blues band from grand rapids Mi called Thirsty Perch Blues Band... Jessi Lee from north east iowa,, Mike Dean from mid missouri, southern experience from North Carolina,, The Band special 20.. playing a mixture of music, Country, blues, southern rock and a little pop call in on the guest line look these great artists up on facebook give them a like if you enjoy their music im sure they would enjoy your support..