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  • 00:30

    A Tribute to Black History Month: What Was the Great Migration?

    in History

    Tune in tonight to get the truth about The Great Migration, and find out what really caused Blacks to make their journey from the southern part of the country to the north.  Was the north the New Promised Land?


    Long Story Short is a weekly show focusing on African American history, current issues in the black community and the future of people of African descent around the world. For the month of February, Dr. Hardy is dedicating the show to Black History Month where he will share some untold, as well as some familiar stories of the history and souls of Black folks. Tune in as Dr. Hardy makes the long, rich stories of the African Diaspora short, sweet and unforgettable.

  • 00:30

    A Tribute to Black History Month: What is PanAfricanism?

    in History

    As we continue to celebrate Black Histoy Month, Dr. Hardy, host of Long Story Short, explains the significance of the Pan-Africanism movement. What exactly is Pan-Africanism? Learn the answer to this question and more. 


    Tune in to a "Long Story Short" and call (347) 843-4163 to share your thought or questions.

  • 00:31

    Salute To Black History Month

    in Business

    The shortest month of the year should't limit the expansive contributions of Black people throughout the United States and the Americas.  We'll salute the sacrifices, dreams, hopes and opportunities of African Americans from Phyllis Wheatley to Dr. Ralph David Abernathy to Rev. Karla Cooper who represent the best of our race.


    Black History IS American History. And today's show pays tribute to why it should matter to ALL people throughout the land.

  • 01:01

    A Salute to Black History Month

    in Culture

    As Saturday, February 7, 2015, is the first Saturday in Black History Month, we thought that we would devote our discusions on Black History topics of interest that are relevant to and about the Black community. Some topics to be covered:



    Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918 by Jeffrey Perry
    The Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair, March 26-29, 2015
    Tribute to Mr. Harrison on this program, March 28
    Topics from my Black History Chronicles
    And, of course, invited comments and questions from our audience.


    Call-in number: 347-237-4374.

  • 02:36

    BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2015

    in Radio

    100 Amazing Facts About the Negro


    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/category/history/100-amazing-facts/


    J. A. Rogers: Journalist and Author on History


    http://www.blackhistoryheroes.com/2014/02/ja-rogers-historian-journalist-and.html


    Mother and boyfriend 'beat her five-year-old daughter named Heaven to death three weeks after child services dropped abuse investigation'
    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2949250/Mother-boyfriend-beat-five-year-old-daughter-named-Heaven-death-three-weeks-child-services-dropped-abuse-investigation.html#ixzz3RZqfuhin
     


    Wife of neighbor who 'executed' Muslim students insists it was NOT a hate crime - but bereaved family hit back and say it WAS
    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2949771/Wife-neighbor-shot-dead-three-Muslim-students-execution-style-UNC-campus-insists-not-hate-crime-attorney-hints-mental-health-issues.html#ixzz3RZqrsRNt
     

  • 01:31

    Yes! February is Black History Month

    in Culture

    Yes it is Black History Month. I hope this is about the 100th time you have read or heard it this month. That would mean, people are talking about it…and that is the purpose of having a Black History Month. There is a lady that posts the most important tidbits of information regarding Black History on FaceBook I have seen. The site is https://www.facebook.com/groups/SDAAGRG/ Her name is Beverely A. Harper. I wanted to get her on the show but learned she is blind. Check out her posting at Friends of San Diego African-American Genealogy Research Group.


    “To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.” Kofi Annan.


    Kofi Atta Annan is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the United Nations were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize "for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world." Currently, he is the Chairman of The Elders, a group founded by Nelson Mandela.  The quote speaks to a mindset that any young man or woman should learn and hear from their parents, their school counselors, and even their church pastor, no matter their color or creed.


    It is with this quote we bring you our Black History Show for February of 2015. Kimberly Johnson, a young researcher, will be around to help me out. Stop on by and join in on the fun.


    The show is brought to you by  http://hampscofa.net/

  • 00:36

    #Black History Month #UGAStudentDiesofMeningitis #HelloNolan

    in Entertainment

    On Friday's show, Derrick will talk about Black History Month in February, plus a mysterious death of a UGA freshman, after having suffering from fevers and other symptoms.

  • 02:44

    Five on The Black Handside: The History of the “Dap” and African American Hands

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. May, 27th, 10:00pm-12:00midnight EST (7:00pm-9:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network?  We’ll discuss “Five on The Black Handside: The History of the “Dap” and African American Handshakes”.  Did you ever wonder where the “Dap” came from, fist bumping, etc.?  CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/28/five-on-the-black-handside-the-history-of-the-dap-and-african-american-hands or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1)  Five on The Black Handside, the history of the “Dap” and African American Handshakes. 2) Baltimore City Schools layoff notices go out.  3) The Justice Department issues reforms to fix Cleveland policing.  What is next? 4) This date in African American History – Elijah McCoy, Inventor

  • 01:58

    All About Black History Month

    in Education

    Well, maybe not ALL about Black History Month, but as much as we can cover in one episode.

    February is Black History Month, which was established to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of African-Americans throughout US history.


    But there's more to it than that. History is more than just what we read in a book.

    Why do we observe Black History Month? What is the Black Experience? By learning and understanding our history - the good and the ugly - can we achieve true equality for all Americans of all colors? 

    Join us Tuesday night with special guest, East Orange, NJ's Sharonda Allen, a mentor and teacher of African American studies, who will discuss her experiences teaching Black History, why it is important, her lessons, her students, and some important topics including important African American historical figures, the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow, and reparations.

    Please listen and call 347-850-8445 for an engaging and educational conversation.
     


     

  • 01:08

    Black History Month - Joel Freeman

    in History

    Joel Freeman is an extremely accomplished author, motivational consultant and mentor to professional athletes.  He is multiculturally astute, with travels to more than 50 countries around the world.  He is an award-winning film maker and has many other notable credentials and awards.
    Joel is one of the world's foremost authorities on black history and he will talk about that on today's show.  He also will discuss his recent trip to Israel and its historical significance.

  • 00:39

    A Tribute to Black History Month: A Black Reflection

    in History

    Today, the official celebration of Black History Month comes to an end. Tune in tonight as the host of Long Story Short, Dr. William Hardy, reflects on the origin of Black History Month, highlights some of the popular topics/shows, explores current events within the Black experience and discusses what is ahead.  


    Long Story Short is a weekly show focusing on African American history, current issues in the black community and the future of people of African descent around the world. For the month of February, Dr. Hardy is dedicating the show to Black History Month where he will share some untold, as well as some familiar stories of the history and souls of Black folks. Tune in as Dr. Hardy makes the long, rich stories of the African Diaspora short, sweet and unforgettable.