• 01:00

    Poverty Pimping..African American Genocide

    in Politics

    The most frequent targets of this accusation are those receiving government funding or that solicit private charity to work on issues on behalf of various disadvantaged individuals or groups, but who never seem to be able to show any amelioration of the problems experienced by their target population. Some even suggest that that if profit were eliminated as a factor, greater steps in the alleviation of the oppressive situations could begin to truly occur. These organizations target and exploit the African American community, for monetary gain. In essence, obtaining reparations in reverse!

  • 00:56

    Are African American Males an Endangered Species? Pt. 1

    in Self Help

    Join Zach Tate,Pastor Robert Green, Brian Ganges, and KL Belvin as they discuss the recent killings of unarmed African American males by police officers. 

  • 00:46

    Blue Eyes on African American History

    in Politics

    Author Philip Reiss of Blue Eyes on African American History will be my guest on 12/7/14 @3pm EST.


    Our conversation will cover Philip's career and discussion about his book. We will also talk about the recent uprising in Ferguson Missourri and with Eric Garner.


    Until Bayard Rustin’s lecture in the fall of 1962, no other person had brought author Philip Reiss so far toward gaining an understanding of what it was like for African-Americans living as second-class citizens in this nation, which sponsors a pledge calling for “liberty and justice for all.”


    The Rustin lecture became Reiss’s point of departure on his quest to learn more fully of the African-American experience; it prompted him to become aware and to truly understand that the entire nation shared responsibility for the dilemma of deep-seated injustices that African-Americans constantly faced. In Blue Eyes on African-American History, Reiss provides an account of a white professor’s learning and teaching about African-American history from 1970 to 1999 at a SUNY community college.


    Reiss includes specifics of how and why he took on the challenge of teaching African-American history and discusses the historical events he deems critical for understanding of that history. His study relates the impact of economic exploitation facilitated by racism and how these twin evils are central to the African-American historical narrative.


    Along with factual history, this volume intersperses some of Resiss’s experiences as a young boy, as a young adult serving in the military, and as a professor teaching his course. It provides unique insight into a turbulent time in America.

  • 01:48

    The Documentary Light Girls & Colorism in The African American Community

    in Culture

    Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll discuss the documentary “Light Girls” & Colorism in The African American Community and much more.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.


    1) Florida police use images of Black Men for Target Practice.  What do you think about this?  2) We’ll discuss President Obama’s State of The Union Address. Did he say what you wanted to hear? 3)  Did you see the documentary “Light Girls” Monday night on OWN? What did you think of the documentary and “colorism” in the African American community?  4)  We’ll play excerpts of Michael Imhotep’s presentation “The Distortion of The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: The Revolutionary Will Not Be Televised”.   Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/01/23/the-documentary-light-girls-colorism-in-the-african-american-community or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.
     

  • 01:06

    African-American woman is professional storyteller with tales to tell

    in Spirituality

    Vanessa Johnson is a professional storyteller who tells compelling tales of the African-American slaves of days gone by. She will transport you to another place and time with her vivid storytelling. Tune in to hear her tales and her own amazing spiritual journey which has taken her back to her ancestral roots in Africa.

  • “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show Thursday, Jan. 8th, 8:00pm-11:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep. “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”  Nicki Minaj recently did an interview explaining why some African American entertainers don’t speak out on our issues.  We’ll discuss this and more on tonight’s show.  Call in with your questions at (914) 338-1375.
     


    1) Phylicia Rashad (Claire Huxtable on “The Cosby Show”), did an interview with ABC World News on Wednesday clarifying a statement regarding the Bill Cosby scandal. I never said “forget those women”.  2) In Colorado, a bomb went off outside of NAACP office.  3) Asar Gray of G & G Associates will discuss Tax Tips for the 2015 Tax Season.  4) The movie “Selma” is drawing critical acclaim and also criticism for its portrayal of Pres. Lyndon Johnson.  Former Ambassador Andrew Young recently did an interview to set the record straight.  5) Michael Imhotep’s latest presentation is on the history of “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We’ll share an excerpt of it on tonight’s show.  6) This date in African American History and Dr. George Washington Carver.


     


    Sign up for The African History Network email newsletter by texting the word "Kemet" to 22828.

    If you want to learn more about African History and African-American History to counteract the negative images we see of ourselves on the TEL-LIE-VISION (TV), please visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. We have information and DVDs to Educate, Empower and Inspire people of African Descent throughout the Diaspora and around the world.

  • 00:02

    Welcome to African American Today Radio

    in News

    Test Episode

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  • 00:32

    African American Student Leadership Experience

    in Education

    Continuing the legacy of developing African American student leaders at PWIs and HBCUs, the African American Student Leadership Experience (AASLE) is a three-day intensive experience where students will interact with prominent keynote speakers and facilitators in the area of leadership development.  Students attending the AASLE will be challenged to put theory into practice, thus having a leadership experience in real time.


    Journey with Tabitha Vinson as she interviews Dr. Aminata Njeri. One of the founding visionaries behind AASLE.


     

  • 01:02

    African American Pioneers in San Jose & John Brown W/ Prof. Libby

    in Education

    Professor Jean Libby  will discuss the relationship between John Brown and African American pioneers in San Jose, California. She'll also feature two books:  Herbert Ruffin, Uninvited Neighbors; African Americans in Silicon Valley 1860-1990 (2014) and Erica Armstrong Dunbar A Fragile Freedom; African American Women in the Antebellum South (2008).


     



    Establishment of The AME Zion Church in NYC and St. Philip's Episcopal on Wall St. (1820)
    The Cassey Delancy St. Home, National Historic Site
    Establishement of  the first secondary school
    Lovie Spencer, scholar and researcher
    Establishments of Episcopal Churches in California


     

  • 00:31

    #257 - Introducing the African American Author's Expo (AAAE)

    in Books

    Listen to the Christian Authors on Tour (CAOT) Blog Talk Radio Show on Friday, December 5th at 2 p.m. (ET) for a LIVE interview with Patricia Johnson-Harris - the CEO of the African American Author's Expo (AAAE) - and two AAAE authors, Kishia Watkins and Andrea Reid Downes.


    The 6th Annual African American Author's Expo (AAAE) is scheduled August 14-15, 2015 in Timonium, MD.  This annual literary event features hundreds of authors (secular and Christian) from across the United States.  AAAE will have an information table at the 2014 Christian Writer's Literary Festival.  Come out to meet AAAE authors, Kishia Watkins and Andrea Reid Downes, and to get more details from Patricia Johnson-Harris regarding vending opportunities at the 6th Annual African American Author's Expo (AAAE)!


    Call (858) 357-8408 to ask questions of the scheduled guests. Don't worry if you can't listen LIVE, you can always download, at your convenience, FREE On-Demand podcasts of this interview and hundreds of other inspirational interviews with Christian authors on the Christian Authors on Tour (CAOT) Blog Talk Radio Show at www.blogtalkradio.com/christianauthorsontour.


    2014 Christian Writer's Literary Festival


    www.christianwritersliteraryfestival.blogspot.com

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