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As we all know Thurgood Marshall was a Supreme Court Justice, however most of us do know that he was an visionary, innovator, a prolific agent of social change, educator, legal education advocate, and grass roots marketing genius !!!!
In this episode of "It's My House" our guest is Warren Houston of "Know Thy Self Radio". He will educate us on how Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall was a major game changer in the history of the United States, yet a very underated one.
This will be a very educational program, so get your pen and paer out and take notes.
In an exclusive interview on The Hutchinson Report, Thurgood Marshall, Jr., Attorney and former Clinton Administration advisor, and son of legendary Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, discusses the challenges facing the Democrats in the 2012 presidential election campaign. Marshall tells what kind of campaign the Democrats will have to mount to keep Congress and the White House.
Tonight we will discuss our upcoming free screening of the SBPM made-for-YT-FB-IG-TW video, 'Black Exodus,' on the American public school system. The live screening will be held this coming Sunday, November 29, 2015 @ 2:00pm EST at the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust, Inc., 1816 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.
****This video was a collaboration between African Unification & SBPM.****
We will also be discussing the most recent attack against Straight Black Pride Movement (SBPM). Apparently, Black Lives Matter got wind of the SBPM 'Black Exodus' free screening, they decided that heterosexual Black people do not have the right to meet and discuss rebuilding and repairing our family structures. Here is the link to the Black Lives Matter event to shut down the SBPM's right to free assembly:
Cassandra "Momma C" Gaines is the soul food guru and author who is all about keeping soul food alive with her best selling book, Momma C Is Soul Food and now with the launch of her new products, Momma C's Soul Food in a Jar. She began her career as a soul food cook at the tender age of 8, where she spent many hours in the kitchen with her mother trying out various soul food recipes. Cassandra "Momma C" Gains is the founder of The National Soul Food Cook Off and the coordinator of The Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook Off, which takes place every January in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Among her numerous honors and distinctions, Cassandra has been named one of the top 50 Women of the Year in the State of Oklahoma; honored by the Oklahoma Human Rights Commission; received the International African American Culinary Arts Institute Award; appointed State Chairperson for the Thurgood Marshall Foundation; inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame for her cultural contributions, and has been cited for her significant contributions to Oklahoma tourism by the Governor.
Welcome to another show here at, "Your Place". We have a special treat for you on this show. We have Jacquelyn Smith Joy as our guest speaker tonight. Her ministry is licensed with the United Pentecostal Church International! She is going to talk with us tonight on the importance and application of prayer to this time that we live in today! We wanted to share a little about our speaker tonight. She is a Senior Partner in her firm. She obtained her a JD, Cum Laude, from Thurgood Marshall School of Law. She holds a Th.D. from Apostolic Theological Seminary and Bible School. She was awarded an AAA, Magna Cum Laude, from Montgomery College and a BBA, Summa Cum Laude, from LeTourneau University. She has numerous scholastic honors. She is a member of the Bar, State of Texas and a member of the United States of America - Southern District Court of Texas. Sis. Joy previously taught at the Center for Advanced Legal Study. She was a member of The College of the State Bar of Texas, a member of The National Scholars Honor Society, and a member of Alpha Sigma Lambda. Sis. Joy was a full member of the Texas Association of Mediators. She was awarded the “Professional of the Year,” in 2014 in the industry of Legal Services - Mediation, Wills & Family Law at Strathmore's Who's Who and remains a lifetime member there. She is actively involved in Christian missionary activities worldwide. She is on the board of Scism University. Sis. Joy is also an adjunct professor in the campus in Nepal and in the campus in India. She is also an adjunct professor at Apostolic Theological Seminary and Bible School. She has ministered with her husband in various countries including; Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, India, Nepal, Columbia, and Haiti. At the end of each show we allow you to ask questions or make a comment. Just push the number one on your phone and we will identify you by the last four digits of your phone number.
Dr. John Hope Franklin is the tie that binds- Not only is he the son of the great Civill Rights Lawyer Buck Franklin he was also an advisor to Thurgood Marshall during the historical Brown v. Board of Education Topeka
Dr. Franklin's father Buck Franklin sued the City of Tulsa for passing an ordinance that effectively barred blacks from rebuilding their city, "Black Wall Street" after the Tulsa Race Riots of 1921. Buck Franklin won that suit before the Oklahoma Supreme Court.
His father’s success – and his critical importance to the Greenwood community – became a preamble to the success and importance of the son. Dr. John Hope Franklin became one of the most important American historians of the 20th Century.
As a historian, a scholarly voice working for American civil rights, an advisor to Thurgood Marshall during the United States Supreme Court Case Brown v. Board of Education, Dr. Franklin was on Marshall’s team of historians which uncovered a speech written in 1866 by Thaddeus Stevens, (Steven Spielberg's Movie Lincoln (Tommy Lee Jones) the leader of the Aboltionist Republicans who introduced the 14th Amendment.
Steven delivered his speech before Congress Steven said in part: “Where any State makes a distinction in the same law between different classes of individuals, Congress shall have the power to correct such discriminations and inequality.” Marshall and his team argued that the drafters of the amendment -Bingham himself had stated that constitutional provisions should be “writ broad for ages yet unborn.”
Gwendolyn Everline is a married mom of two children. A graduate from Texas Southern University and Thurgood Marshall School of Law, she began writing while at home recovering from breast cancer. During that time her two books, "The Pastor's Naked Skeletons" and "Bodies Cry Out", were created.
Join me as I sit with Gwendolyn as she discusses her inspiration for her works and how she won her battle with breast cancer. On Why Yet's Watch, we let you know what's happening. See ya soon, Why Yet.
The closest the Supreme Court has come to embracing the anti-humiliation principle is through its use of the term “dignity.” This link should be intuitive—what, after all, is the opposite of “humiliation” but “dignity”? Ackerman recognizes this nexus, but his discussion of it is tantalizingly brief.26 He acknowledges that the link between human dignity and the anti-humiliation principle may be unfamiliar to American constitutional lawyers, given that, in contrast to other jurisdictions, our constitutional traditions are built around the concepts of equality and liberty.
Warren was simply calling upon judges, and the rest of us, to make common-sense judgments about the prevailing meaning of social practices. One of the greatest legal thinkers of the era, Karl Llewellyn, persuasively argued that judges couldn’t decide the most humdrum case without relying on this capacity, which he famously called “situation-sense.”It was Louis Brandeis, not Thurgood Marshall, who first used social science to convince courts to consider the real-world impact of their doctrines. As early as 1908, the Supreme Court relied heavily on his famous “Brandeis Brief” in upholding maximum-hours laws for women. During the following decades, the law schools became centers of sociological and economic critique of the regnant legal formalism The Anti-Humiliation Principle and Same-Sex Marriage Kenji Yoshino
Lets talk for a little while, someone please explain to me why the buring, rioting and all of this unseen and foolishness is going on in such a beautiful city.
This is just an open forum for people to share their thoughts and comments and for us to try, once again, to find some common ground upon which we can build instead of constantly tearing down our own.
***We can do this in an adult manner without pointing fingers at the next person*** All of this has to stop NOW
Baltimore has been home to such diverse figures as writers Edgar Allan Poe and Anne Tyler and civil rights activists Frederick Douglass and Thurgood Marshall !!!!!!!!!
Open readings, interviews, fun, laughter, and most of all love!!! Sistahs With Purpose is about being passionate about what we believe in, so yes don't miss this episode. It's going to be mind blowing and heart warming all at the same time. We shall always reach one and teach one!!
See ya soon, Why & Yani
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7:30 PM CST: S & S Connection with Dr. Pamela Saulsberry & Dr. Jenny Savage - Black History is American History, not a month?
The need to have a complete picture of the contributions of Black Americans infused in the fabric of American history and not regulated to a month will be discussed. Listen in and voice your opinion.
8:30 PM CST: The Smoking Glass Hour with Baron Glass - A Moment in Black History
The life of the First African American Associate to ever sit on the United States Supreme Court-Honorable Thurgood Marshall.
Dr. Janette Hoston Harris is an historian, professor, activist, visionary, and a force for change. While attending Central State in 1960, Harris's case challenging segregation, "Hoston v. the State of Louisiana," went to the Louisiana Supreme Court. Harris's case eventually became part of a larger court challenge, "Garner v. Louisiana," that was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1961; the case was argued and won by future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in 1962.
Dr. Harris served as president, 1993-1995, of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. In 1998, she was appointed city historian for Washington, D.C., the first person to hold the post. That same year, Dr. Harris established The Legacy Award program for the DC Hall of Fame. Over the course of her professional career, she has been the recipient of numerous awards for her civic and educational commitment.
Dr. Harris is member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., an artist, and the author of “Black crusaders in History, Congress and Government: Teacher's Guide” and other books. She is happily married to Dr. Rudolph Harris.
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