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  • 01:00

    Emancipation of Slaves in the British Virgin Islands, Rebroadcasting

    in Culture

    The British Virgin Islands, part of a volcanic archipelago in the Caribbean, is a British overseas territory comprising 4 main islands and many smaller ones. Tortola is home to the low-key capital, Road Town, and rainforested Sage Mountain National Park. On Virgin Gorda is The Baths, a labyrinth of beachside boulders.


    The abolition of slavery occurred on 1 August 1834, and to this day it is celebrated by a three day public holiday on the first Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in August in the British Virgin Islands. The original emancipation proclamation hangs in the High Court. However, the abolition of slavery was not the single event that it is sometimes supposed to have been. Emancipation freed a total of 5,792 slaves in the Territory, but at the time of abolition, there were already a considerable number of free blacks in the Territory, possibly as many as 2,000.


    In January 1808, HMS Cerberus seized the American schooner, the Nancy with a cargo of enslaved Senegalese Africans in the Territory's waters; between August 1814 and February 1815 a further four ships' slave cargoes were seized from the Venus, the Manuella, the Atrevido and the Candelaria and a further 1,318 liberated slaves were deposited on Tortola's shores (of whom just over 1,000 survived).


    In 1819, a Portuguese slave ship, the Donna Paula, was wrecked upon the reef at Anegada. The ship's crew and 235 slaves were saved from the wreckage. Further Spanish ships, enroute to Puerto Rico were reported wrecked on the reef at Anegada in 1817 and 1824, and their cargos settled on Tortola.


    Although many of these former slaves died due to the appalling conditions that they were kept in during the transatlantic crossing, a large number survived, and had children. - Courtesy of wikipedia.org


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  • 00:55

    Conversation with JJ Virgin

    in Self Help

    Conversation with JJ Virgin

  • 01:32

    R&B Star Tank/ Born Again Virgin

    in Sports

    We will be talking sports and having fun doing it. Expected to be joined by one of the stars of TV One's hit series "Born Again Virgin" Tank, who will discuss the show, his new album, Mayweather-Berto and his Top 5 R&B artists of all time. Also, talking all things NFL, NBA, MLB and so much more! Call 646-727-3070 to join the fun


     


    Follow on Twitter @goforitgant

  • 01:08

    Conversations with Passion - JJ Virgin

    in Self Help

    In this episode of Conversations With PASSION! the female leaders take over as we have conversations with the highly inspirational Candace Carnahan, Wake-Up TV co-hosts Natalie Ledwell and Cindy Ertman, Music Instructor Jenn Durrant and our feature conversation with multiple time New York Time's Best-Selling Author JJ Virgin.

  • 02:06

    GOCC DAllas "THE Elect" The Virgin Birth Strong Hold in Religion

    in Education

    The "Virgin Birth" in religion has a severe strong hold on most believers.  Was there an actual "Virgin Birth that brought forth our Lord and Savior, Christ?  Where did the "Virgin Birth" history come from. What does the word "Virgin" actually means.  How did it implement its way into  the "Churches." Today we will give you history and facts to open your eyes to the truth about "The Virgin Birth"

  • 01:01

    JJ Virgin - The Sugar Impact Diet

    in Health

    Celebrity Nutrition & Fitness Expert JJ Virgin is a three-time NY Times bestselling author.


    Her most recent book, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet: Drop 7 Hidden Sugars, Lose Up to 10 Pounds in Just 2 Weeks, shows how to identify sneaky sugars, crush your sugar addiction, and shift from being a sugar burner to a fat burner.


    Her other NY Times bestsellers include The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days, and The Virgin Diet Cookbook: 150 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Lose Weight and Feel Better Fast. They have also been bestsellers in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, and numerous other media outlets.


    JJ specializes in weight loss resistance related to food intolerance and has helped hundreds of thousands of people finally lose the weight and feel better fast.

  • 01:01

    Deepertruth: The Virgin Mary and The Philippines Part II

    in Religion

    Last week John Carpenter looks at the posibility of Mother Mary appearing in the Philippines between 1988-1993.  It is still under investigation, so we can't say this is total fact, but we are looking at the information that is being studied.  Many signs reported match many other authorized Marian apparitions.  An estimated one million people gathered in a small Philippine town north of Manila on 6 March to witness a visitation of the Virgin Mary. Many people in the crowd, including top Philippine government officials, journalists, and the local Catholic bishop - acting as a representative of the Pope - attested to seeing a silhouette resembling the Virgin Mary appear above a guava tree for approximately five seconds. This was followed several minutes later by flashes of red, yellow and blue lights moving towards a "dancing sun".

    The events took place at Apparition Hill in the small town of Agoo, in La Union province. A visionary boy, 16-year-old Judiel Nieva, says that the Virgin Mary has been appearing to him, and giving him messages, on the first Saturday of every month and on special religious feasts since 1989. The pilgrims gathered in Agoo on 6 March because the boy said the Virgin would appear at that particular place and time.

    About a month earlier, a statue of the Virgin Mary owned by Judial Nieva's family began regularly weeping tears of blood. The phenomenon was witnessed by thousands during a noontime mass in February. An assistant to the nationâs President said that the statue was brought before his critically ill wife on two occasions, and both times she unexpectedly recovered. There are also reports that Communion wafers turn to flesh and blood in Nievaâs mouth. Another resident of the area said that his statue of the Virgin was also "shedding tears, which later turn blood red."

     

  • 00:16

    Jane The Virgin, Television's Quirky, Fun Latino Show

    in Entertainment

    Jane the Virgin, a comedy on the CW network, is making people laugh with its unique quirky style and Latino cast.  Find out what everyone's raving about.


    Jane the Virgin: A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana la virgen."

  • Carnival Royalty in the Virgin Islands

    in Culture

    St. Croix hosts its Carnival between Christmas and Three Kings Day. The Crucian Christmas Carnival (formerly called Festival) sees events in both Christiansted and Frederiksted including calypso shows, Latin music venues, food fairs, horse races, parades, and the village.


    Who is the royalty representing St. Croix this year? Who were the past royalties of the Virgin Islands? Why is there royalty in the Carnivals of the Virgin Islands? How and when did it come about? What is its history? Was it celebrated in the days of the Danish West Indies? 


    Do you know the answer to any of these questions? Call in at 347-237-4374 and share your comments or ask your questions. The Doctor may know the answers but loves interacting with you, the listeners!


    Now, some changes to announce!



    Effective January 3, 2015 the show has been expanded to a full hour.
    However, the schedule has been changed to the first, the fourth, and sometimes, the fifth Saturday monthly. 


    We extend our invitation to our 6 f-words: faithful, friendly, family, friends, followers, and fans!


    Please jump onboard and pass the word!

  • 01:09

    Alan Boyle & Will Pomerantz • Virgin Galactic on the Frontier

    in Science

    What’s up at Virgin Galactic? Five months after the tragic loss of SpaceShipTwo and one of its pilots, the company is building a new SpaceShipTwo – and moving ahead with a project called Launcher One to put small satellites in orbit. Alan Boyle – Science editor, NBC News Digital – talks with Will Pomerantz, Virgin Galactic’s vice president for special projects, talks about the space venture’s next frontiers.


    Follow @b0yle @VirginGalactic 


     

  • 00:54

    A Crash Course on Being a Virgin Politician

    in Lifestyle

    Please join us as William Araujo gives an insightful and educational look at what it is like to be a union carpenter running for mayor and governor in New Jersey.  In his book, The Virgin Politician, he uses generalized descriptions of people, not wanting to concentrate on their actual names, rather his true learning experiences, as he takes a blue-collar journey through politics.  Sometimes this book is shocking and sometimes this book is funny.  Either way, it showcases an in-depth look at what it is like for the average person to get involved in politics, with absolutely no political experience....a true political virgin.  


    This show will also feature special guests, Sam Khan and Kristopher Sharp, who both have also navigated entry into the political world.