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  • 01:37

    Trans Racial: The Rachel Dolezal Controversy

    in Entertainment

    Rachel Dolezal has brought a term to her pretending to be black controversy which caused her to have to resign her new position as leader of the NAACP in Spokane Washington. She has used the term Trans-Racial and speaks about her identity in similar terms as a transgender person does. She speaks of at the age of 5 years old coloring with the brown crayon instead of the peach crayon. She says that she "identifies" herself as a black woman and not a white woman.



    So what is trans-racial? 
    Is this a real term? Or did Ms. Dolezal just make it up?
    Can a Black person identify with being white even if they are very dark skinned?
    What are your thoughts on Rachel Dolezal?


    We will discuss this and more on tonight's topic! 


    JOIN THE CONVERSATION!! On Twitter use the hashtag: #CrystalShowTalk


    Also Tonight we will have Author, Lena Clark, who will discuss her book "An Amazing Mind" on the show. Lena Germaine Clark, a former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) employee suffered an unexpected shock - the suicide death of her husband. This tragic incident compelled her to write her fact-based, educational memoir entitled, An Amazing Mind.

  • 01:55

    The Racial Divide: With “Southern Rites” Filmmaker, Gillian Laub

    in Culture

    Gillian Laub is a photographer/artist/filmmaker of the critically acclaimed HBO documentary, “Southern Rites”.  Gillian Laub first visited Mt. Vernon, Georgia, in 2002 to photograph the community’s segregated homecoming celebrations. Seven years later, after multiple visits to the area, the New York Times Magazine ran a photo essay, “A Prom Divided,” that documented Georgia’s Montgomery County High School’s racially segregated prom. Not surprisingly, the series generated national outrage that lead to the integration of the proms.


    As the film unraveled, there became more to the intended story of this small town in Georgia…


    A 22 year old black man, Justin Patterson, was shot and killed by Norman Neesmith, a white man who was living nearby in Toombs County.  


    With continued tensions of racial divide, this tragedy changed the course of Gillian’s documentary. 


    On this episode, we’re going to sit down with Gillian Laub to discuss her amazing film, “Southern Rites” and what she sees as a future for this country when it comes to the Racial Divides that affect us nationwide, and not just in the south. 


    Join us on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 8:00pm PST/10:00pm CST/11:00pm EST. 


    We invite you to listen by phone and comment by calling (646)200-3148.  Or listen online and join the chatroom conversation here on Blog Talk Radio, or from the Hot Topics Talk Radio website at www.hottopicstalkradio.com/hottopicstalkradio. 


    *The Hot Topics Talk Radio Network is sponsored by Shades of Afrika, A&L Family Restaurant and SPMG Media.  For additional information regarding our sponsors and their products, go to www.hottopicstalkrad

  • 02:38

    Elijah Hamilton on "Abolishing the System of White Supremacy" & Racial Healing

    in Politics Progressive

    We at The Social Spitball Show always seek to share the truth in stories and perspectives that are not being shared by the national and even regional or local media. Racism in the United States of America has a long history and there are those that seek a "post-racist" America. Our featured guest for this show is one of the leaders in those efforts.


    Elijah Hamilton, a native Californian & Oakland resident, describes himself as a freelance antiracism educator. In one particular video, Elijah, a white American, describes "Why Most White People Don't Speak Out Against Racism" (also the title of the video). You can find this video and others at his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/AntiRacistUnity/videos. Elijah can also be found on Facebook and on Twitter using the handle AntiRacistUnity.


    In his videos on this YouTube channel and through videos and posts on Facebook & Twitter, he seeks to educate the masses on the misconceptions that have been drilled into our heads for generations. Elijah, like many smart anti-racist activists & educators, says that we need not spend so much time on individual racists, but to work to take down the Racist System in America.


    As he said in a recent Tweet, "One of the problems with white liberals is that we often care more about proving we're good people, than we do about abolishing the system of white supremacy." That's why more white folks need to stand up and speak out for our sisters and brothers of color, in order to move our nation forward together.


    This is the third in our Racial Healing shows. There is plenty to talk about. It is a very important show and should be a great one!!


    Let's KEEP the conversation going...

  • 01:37

    WHAT ARE YOU TIRED OF???

    in Family

    TUESDAY'S SHOW WAS TRULY AMAING. MY BOY E AND I HAD A LOT OF LOVE AND FEEDBACK FROM THE PEOPLE AND TRULY APPRECIATE ALL OF IT. SO THIS BRINGS ME TO TONIGHTS TOPIC... WHAT ARE YOU TIRED OF? TIRED OF SEEING?HEARING? DOING? WHAT ARE YOU TIRED OF?? IT'S AN OPEN FLOOR TONIGHT AND WE NEED SOMEONE TO FILL IT. PLUS FIND OUT WHAT A GROUP OF FOOLS ARE PLANNING TO DO AT THE FUNERALS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA VICTIMS AND WHO'S NOT STANDING FOR IT?? CALL AND VENT YOUR FRUSTRATIONS PEOPLE. HOW WILL THEY KNOW IF WE CONTINUE TO SIT DOWN AND BE QUIET?? CALL IN LIVE TONIGHT @8 EST 7CST 646-787-1787

  • 01:30

    Keeping the Count with Count zrathknock, Bad News Bman And Madcow

    in Entertainment

    Join keeping the count with your usual shenaningans and NO TOPICS JUST PURE FUN.

  • 00:53

    FREEDOM’S GATE: Juneteenth and Rachel Dolezal's trans-racial dilemma

    in Politics

    Friday marks the 150th anniversary of the landing of Union soldiers at Galveston, Texas, with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.  The annual celebration Juneteenth was launched to celebrate the end of slavery and the Civil War in the United States.


    This June 19 the nation and blacks may be confronting a new type of end of slavery, thanks to former Spokane, Wash., NAACP president, Rachel Dolezal.


    Dolezal’s decision to change her race from white to black may actually bring an official end to racial hyphenation and ethnic designation in America. And that is something to celebrate


    Join host Kevin Fobbs with his guests Lonnie Poindexter, managing director of the Freedom’s Journal Institute, director of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), in Washington, D.C., and host of the nationally syndicated Freedom’s Journal Radio Show and nationally syndicated radio host Kenneth McClenton. McClenton, who hosts the "Exceptional Conservative Show," served as policy analyst for the DC Financial Authority and ombudsman for the Federal Voting Assistance Program.

  • 00:41

    Colorism: An Interview with Counselor Steven Welch

    in Psychology

    One of our most downloaded guests, counselor Steven Welch joins us to discuss the topic of Colorism.


    1. What is colorism ?
    2. Why do we need to know about colorism as mental health practitioners?
    3. What are some examples of colorism?
    4. What is the connection between colonialism and colorism?
    5. What are your automatic thoughts when you see a dark skinned black man?
    6. How does colorism impact self-esteem?
    7. What are some examples of colorism in the media?
    8. Where else is colorism practiced around the world?
    9. How is colorism expressed in your household?
    10. What are some resources to learn more about colorism?


    Please enjoy the full blog article here.


     

  • 00:45

    Radio Free South Africa Presents - Dan Roodt CEO of PRAAG.org

    in Current Events

    On Wednesday 29th August at 1 pm CT (8pm SA time) we have invited Dan Roodt to be our guest as he was unable to get on air on Saturday 


    Dan Roodt is an Afrikaner author and intellectual who also worked for some time in the financial markets. He was born in the late fifties in Springs, a city just east of Johannesburg where he also went to primary school. He has spent most of his adult life in Johannesburg, apart from a stint in Paris where he learnt French and became in his own words, "more Europeanised than most South Africans, although my roots are in Africa, in our wonderful sunny country which has been so manhandled these past few decades". 


    He holds a PhD in Afrikaans language and literature, but also comments regularly in the media and on the website praag.org on South African politics and society. In 2005 he published a popular book critical of the current South African government called The Scourge of the ANC. More recently he has written on South Africa's English identity, as well as penning a preface to the South African edition of Jared Taylor's White Identity: Racial Consciousness in the 21st Century. Most of his books are available on praag.org. 


     

  • 00:25

    Wednesday Wisdom Radio with Deborah LeeAnn ~ The Art of the RSVP

    in Women

    One of the forms of Integrity in Leadership shows up in being responsive and true.  We say "Yes" when we mean it, and "No" when that is our truth.


    So, why is it so difficult to find people who honor the RSVP request?  Anyone else tired of scheduling an event and no one RSVP's?  Maybe asking more than once for a response? 


    Yes, I'm guilty too, of failing to respond, waiting to check my calendar and then forgetting. 


    With so many forms of communication, it makes the process even more of a maze...let's talk about this lost art and how we can all be better at it.


     

  • 02:00

    The Free American

    in Education

    Lori Holton & Clay Douglas
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    I’d like to start by saying that every statement you read here is a 100 percent authentic quote.You can check out every word and phrase on the internet. The only bits you won’t find already published are my own interconnecting comments. As the editor of the article, I have allowed myself the privilege of taking part in this imaginary “debate”. If the overall effect is at times surrealistic,  this is intentional. The entire 9/11 debate, after all, is an exercise in surrealism replete with the most bizarre Alice in Wonderland logic  The mere fact that the chief suspects of the 9/11 crime have been allowed to investigate themselves makes this only too clear.  The aim of the debate is to pose and answer the question: Who did 9/11?   The politicians and bankers always lie! So if they tell you they’re trying to solve your problem you have to ask, "From where did the problem arise in the first place?” How is it that year after year the politicians carefully and diligently steer our collective boat of destiny ever nearer to the rapids of destruction?” Please remember that the government, backed by the banking elite, who after all OWN the governments, GET EXACTLY WHAT THEY PAY FOR, if not it would not be a very good bargain, would it, and they would change the system. So when you ask, “Why don’t they ever change the system?” then now you know. The agenda rolls along, the plans go ahead. You become poorer. They become richer and you do nothing because you are worked to death and are too tired following the “agenda”.Listen and share the Free American shows with your friends and family and support it by making a donation at www.freeamerican.com

  • 02:00

    A Just Cause - Fighting For Second Chances

    in US Government

    Sam Thurman, Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans.  


    Although the American system of justice is the most-respected worldwide, it is still a system designed, and operated, by humans, which means it's not perfect. Sam, Cliff, Lisa and Lamont will highlight ongoing struggles against "the system" to free wrongfully imprisoned people, and what happens when justice miscarries against an actually innocent person.


    Our Special Guests for tonight's show discussing Fighting for Second Chances are Jason Tashea, Founder of the Expunge Project and Jonathan Tippens, Founder of Expunge U.S.. 


    A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who's been wrongly imprisoned in Florence, CO for a crime they didn't commit. Read full story: www.freetheirp6.org.


    For more information, about A Just Cause and to Donate to the IRP6 legal defense fund, visit www.a-justcause.com.


    Follow us on Twitter: @AJCRadio, @A_JustCause, @FreeTheeIRP6,  @FreeeTheIRP6 and Like our Facebook Pages: https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCoast2Coast, and https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCO, https://www.facebook.com/FreetheIRP6


    Thank you for your support!

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