• 00:31

    Thurgood Marshall Jr.

    in Politics

    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.

  • 01:15

    Women's History Month Focus on Dr. Janette Hoston Harris

    in Lifestyle

    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.

  • 02:34

    The Smoking Glass Hour Ladies Night

    in Social Networking

    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.

  • 01:31

    THE REAL DELIA with Delia Smith - African American Political Figures & Activists

    in Radio

       On this fourth week of February, Black History Month, The Real Delia & Mr. DLW will be discussing the contributions of African American Political Figures & Activists. Listeners are always invited to participate in the chatroom and on-air. Just call 347-205-9366 and press the number 1 to be on air with The Real Delia. 

      One of our success stories, here on the JKN, even though each show host is their own content supervisor within a guideline and responsible for their own shows, this “lady cab driver” not only works hard for her money, but works hard for her show.  Started her show on Sunday, following the original THE WAY I SEE IT with Jay King the original show for this foundation, now on every Monday at 4pm pacific.  She chooses her topics wisely and gets involved with her true spirit.  She is also known as the corrector.  THEE CORRECTOR.  347-205-9366  Welcome to the show!

  • 00:32

    Ideagen Interview - Venture Philanthropy Partners CEO Carol Thompson Cole

    in Women

    Carol Thompson Cole is President & CEO of Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), a philanthropic investment organization that helps great leaders build strong, high-performing nonprofit institutions. Cole brings to VPP over thirty years of management experience in the public and private sectors.  She served as Special Advisor to President Clinton on the District of Columbia and Executive Director of the DC Inter-Agency Task Force and in the Executive Office of the President.  

    She is a member of numerous boards, including the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers Board of Directors.  Honors and awards include Most Powerful Women of 2011 and 2009 by Washingtonian Magazine, 2010 Sophisticated Lady by Arena Stage; 10 People to Watch in 2009 by the Washington Business Journal; Phenomenal Women of 2008, by the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust; and Washingtonian of the Year in 1990 - Washingtonian Magazine.

    Cole earned a BA from Smith College and a master’s in public administration with a concentration in urban public policy studies from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, New York University. She also attended the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. 


  • 00:32

    Special Episode: Celebrating Black History Month 2015

    in Lifestyle

    This special episode is in Celebrating Black History Month.  We will be recognizing the unsung heroes as the month of February provides special attention on the lives of those of African descent.  It is one thing to remember the ones who we all know like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Mrs. Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Ms. Harriett Tubman, Mr. Frederick Douglass, and many others.  However, we would also like to shine light on some individuals who have made great accomplishments and sacrifices in their lives and in turn has impacted the lives of others.  

    There are many before us who have been trailblazers, such as Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler, the first African-American female to receive her medical degree in the USA,Mr. Hiram Revels, the first African-American to become a US Congressmen, Dr. Guion Stewart “Guy” Bluford, Jr., the first African-American astronaut to actually travel in space, Mr. Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to become a US Supreme Court Justice, and Madam CJ Walker, the first American woman to become a millionaire.  Let us not forget a recent accomplishment in having the first African-American president of the USA, Mr. Barack Obama.  

    Notice that we are sharing the stories of just a few African-Americans who were the first to achieve some major accomplishments.  Now the question is what will you be the first at?  We have no excuse as the ceiling for Arican-Americans to reach their biggest goals and dreams has been BROKEN.



    Link: Source with a list of firsts of African Americans: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhmfirsts.html

  • 02:01

    Success, How Bad Do You Really Want It? (Success)

    in Music

    Guest: Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.
    President & CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund

    Named one of the “Power 100” by Ebony Magazine in its
    2011 list of the 100 most influential African Americans,
    Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. is the President & CEO of the Thurgood
    Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the only national organization
    representing nearly 300,000 students attending this country’s
    47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
    With approximately 80% of all HBCU students attending
    TMCF member-schools, Mr. Taylor leads an organization
    responsible for providing this country a robust and diverse
    pipeline of talented workers and future leaders


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  • 00:20

    Thurgood Marshall- Thaddeus Stevens - Lincoln Abolitionists

    in Education

    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.”

  • 01:58

    Talk about it Tuesdays. Real Talk (Thanksgiving Special) Live from Robin's Nest.

    in Lifestyle

    It's that time of the year. 

    Turkey Day friends family and all kinds of shenanigans. 

    How do you celebrate?

    Are you frying your turkey?

    What's your family recipe?

    Do you look forward to Football?

    Maybe you look forward to that family member or friend you only see this time of the year.

    Maybe you just are excited that Target and some other retailers are going to open on Turkey Day night.

    Either way join us live Tuesday November 25, 2014 LIVE FROM ROBIN'S NEST IN LINDEN, NJ

    The usual cast of characters will be with us.


    There might be a THURGOOD SIGHTING. 




  • 01:30

    American Vernacular's Political Hodge Podge countdown to the 2014 Midterms

    in Politics Progressive

    American Vernacular brings you another installment of Political Hodge Podge as we revisit the stories that captured our imaginations this political season as the future of our nation hangs in the balance. We'll also give you the list of candidates and propositions we endorse. Hosted by America's favorite angry black woman, Sandra Booker. 

    Will it be a Red Rebellion or will the flames of the Tea Party led GOP be washed out by a Blue Tsunami. Tune in and join the conversation as we countdown to the midterms of 2014 and continue our "Remember in November" campaign as America goes to the polls. Don't forget about our "Everyday People" segment where you the people get to say what on your mind too. 

    To call in, dial (619) 768-2924. Visit us online at http://www.americanvernacular.org

  • 00:57

    #Speaklife to find freedom from Forgiveness with Darlene Brown

    in Spirituality

    DARLENE BROWN, CEO of Divine Empowerment, is a certified Personal Development 
    and Business Leadership Coach, Inspirational Speaker and Training Facilitator with 
    over 25 years of professional business experience. She is a certified workshop trainer 
    for the Yale Curriculum “Coping with Work and Family Stress: A Workplace Preventive 
    Intervention” and Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. 
    Darlene has recently released her first book, “The F Word: Finding Freedom thru 
    Forgiveness”. Her dynamic speeches on “Strategic Planning”, the “Power of Positive 
    Thinking” and “Seven Success Principles for Leaders” have been delivered to academic 
    institutions across the nation. Her passionate, powerful and inspiring words have been 
    heard by audiences at Milford Mills Academy, New York City Department of Education, 
    Thurgood Marshall Academy, Bowie State University, Prince George’s Community College, 
    Prince George’s Public Schools, The College of New Rochelle, Coppin State University 
    with Heal a Woman Heal a Nation non-profit organization, Loyola University Maryland, 
    New David Baptist Church, New Vision Church, Endodontic Consulting Group, Black 
    Data Processing Associates of Washington, D.C. (BDPA), the Black and Male in America 
    Conference in New York with Kevin Powell, the American Classic Association, She Matters 
    Organization, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority of Delaware State University, American Classic 
    Association and on numerous virtual platforms.
    Darlene is a businesswoman, mother, friend and leader to many around the world. 

    For additional information contact: info@divineempowerment.org or call 301-375-0465

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