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  • 01:09

    Freedmen's Bureau Records with Sharon Batiste Gillins

    in History

    Join genealogist, Sharon Batiste Gillins for a discussion of Record Group 105 of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. She will share her experiences in locating records in this rich genealogical resource available at the National Archives.


    The Freedmen's Bureau was established in the War Department by an act of Congress on March 3, 1865. The life of the Bureau was extended twice by acts of July 16, 1866 and July 6, 1868. The Bureau was responsible for the supervision and management of all matters relating to refugees and freedmen, and of lands abandoned or seized during the Civil War.


    Sharon Batiste Gillins is a native of Galveston, Texas with paternal ancestral roots in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana and maternal roots in Fort Bend County, Texas. A life-long interest in her family's history led to an active involvement in researching African American family history over the past 25 years. While researching her own family, she developed an in interest in unique and under-utilized record systems and record groups.  Some of her more recent work focuses on strategies researchers can use to analyze Louisiana’s Freedmen’s Bureau field office records for revealing, often personal information on freedmen ancestors.



    Ms. Gillins is a member of the Galveston Historical Society, National Genealogical Society, and Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society.  A retired Associate Professor at Riverside City College, she frequently calls upon her career background as a college educator to present workshops or deliver courses at regional and national conferences and genealogical institutes.   She is also a member of the adjunct faculty at Samford Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research in Birmingham.  

  • 00:44

    NBPTS and their partnership with The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)

    in Education

    ?THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS?


    NBPTS and their partnership with The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)


     

  • 00:29

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Overview

    in Education

    Organization: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)


    Guests: Holly Petraeus


    Hosted By: Dustin Luce, VAREP Co-Founder


    Show Description: The Dodd-Frank Act assigns the CFPB’s Office of Servicemember Affairs (OSA) the responsibility to educate and empower servicemembers and their families to make better informed decisions regarding consumer financial products and services. Listen as Holly Petraeus discusses the OSA's responsibilities and accomplishments to date.

  • 01:15

    Freedmen's Bureau Records with Selma Stewart

    in History

    Finding Your Ancestors in the Freedmen Bureau Records between 1865-1872.


     Selma Stewart  will discuss and provide examples of what is available and how to use Virginia Freedmen Bureau Records that are digitized and available on-line at www. FamilySearch.org.


    Selma Stewart is an avid family researcher and genealogist. She is the current President of the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society Hampton Roads Chapter and serves on the Board of the Virginia Genealogical Society. In addition, she is the former National 2000-2002 Corresponding Secretary for Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society.  Her work on numerous transcription projects include the Brantley Association Southampton County Virginia Project and Whispers from the Dust - Virginia Freedmen's Project Freedmen Bureau Record Group 105.


     


     


     


    Theme music - Sweet Mello Spice by composer / producer Alvin K. Alexander. (Pianist Ayako Higuchi)

  • 00:06

    Why The Better Business Bureau is Worse Than BAD

    in Self Help

    Matthew Lesko of http://leskofreeradio.com/ tells us why the better business bureau is worse than BAD


     


    Watch: http://youtu.be/q_8wLDeaEGY

  • 00:37

    CITY GENERAL FUND GAINS $249,000

    in News

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    Consider authorizing the City Manager to: (i) assign the duties and functions of the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) to the Community and Economic Development Department; (ii) allocate one (1) full–time limited term Events Coordinator and one (1) full-time limited term  Administrative Office Assistant III position for a period of one (1) year pending Human Resources review and confirmation of the position classifications; (iii) amend the fiscal year 2015-2016 operating budget to transfer the appropriation of $249,071 from the City Manager’s Office to the Community and Economic Development Department; and (iv) prepare and proceed with an RFP for professional services to recommend and prepare a plan for the reorganization of marketing and promotion of conventions, visitors, tourism and sporting venues. (Funding Source: General Fund)


     •Resolution authorizing the City Manager to assign the duties and functions of the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to the Community and Economic Development Department.


     •Resolution allocating one full-time limited term Events Coordinator and one full-time limited term Administrative Office Assistant III position to the Community and Economic Development Department for a period of one year pending Human Resources review and confirmation of the position classifications.


     •Resolution authorizing the City Manager to prepare and proceed with an RFP for professional services to recommend and prepare a plan for the reorganization of the marketing and promotion of conventions, visitors, tourism and sporting venues.


     •Resolution amending the fiscal year 2015-2016 operating budget and authorizing the Director of Finance or her designee to transfer the appropriation of $249,071 from the City Manager’s Office to the Community and Economic Development Department.


     

  • 01:00

    Mapping the Freedmen's Bureau with Angela Walton-Raji and Toni Carrier

    in History


    Did you know that the majority of Freedmen's Bureau records are now digitized and available online for free, as well as the records of other institutions that served newly-freed African Americans during Reconstruction? Angela Walton-Raji and Toni Carrier have built a new website called "Mapping the Freedmen's Bureau - An Interactive Research Guide" (www.mappingthefreedmensbureau.com) to assist researchers in locating and accessing records of the Freedmen's Bureau, Freedmen's hospitals, contraband camps and Freedman's Bank branches. Researchers can use the website's interactive map to learn which of these services were located near their area of research interest. If the records are online, the map provides a link to the records that tell the stories of newly-freed former slaves in the American south. The goal of this mapping project is to provide researchers, from the professional to the novice, a useful tool to more effectively tell the family story, the local history and the greater story of the nation during Reconstruction.


    Angela Walton-Raji is an author, genealogist, guest lecturer and producer of the weekly African Roots Podcast and Toni Carrier  is the Founder of LowcountryAfricana, a free website dedicated to African American genealogy and history in SC, GA and FL.


     


    www.mappingthefreedmensbureau.com

  • 00:33

    Brian Cohen Strategies of Success Speakers Bureau

    in Business

    Brian Cohen - That is me, Talks about the New Year - That is now.
    Strategies of Success Speakers Bureau - that is us. 


    2006 I joined Toastmasters and have learned much about public speaking and what a truly good presentation should include


    2008 brought a few changes in my day job that prompted me to really reflect on what I want to do, what I am good at and what needs of the community I want to focus on.


    2010 I gave a speech at my Toastmasters club and stated that I wanted to speak to 5000 people over the course of the year, the "evaluation" of that comment asked my why not at one time? Within weeks I was on a radio show speaking to way more than 5000 and I have been growing ever since.


    The question has always been the business. What is the business?


    This program will answer that question and many others.


    Brian Cohen DTM
    Strategies of Success
    Radio/TV Show - Host
    Speakers Bureau - Founder
    briansos@optonline.net
    www.briansos.com
    631-255-3581


     


     


     


     

  • 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!

  • 02:01

    Reach Out America: We are One America

    in Current Events

    We are one America debuts its Radio show tonight Immediately after Locked and Loaded.
    We are one America was created to create community activities that will produce unity. 
    Every state will have its own state page and its own Director, its own in state support system. We are interviewing for State Directors right now.
    If You are an American, and Sick of feeling helpless those times are over! 
    We are One America is About Getting things accomplished not just another all talk group. 
    We will accomplish these things legally, using our system of government, and at the same time organizing our State Militias in preparation to defend our homeland and our purpose.
    Our First Endeavor is to dismantle the Bureau of Land Management and Return State Property back to the States. Once this is Complete, we intend on doing the Same thing to the Department of Education.
    My Fellow Americans this is an important start ,once we get one of these accomplished, the People of this nation will see hope and prosperity, because they will then realize that the government of, by and for the people is again being run for the interest of the people Not special interest. 
    A lot of you will say and ask is this doable? well let me ask you this WHAT STATE SENATOR wants to come home to His state and explain that he voted against returning the management of State lands to his /her State. 
    We will not only propose the legislation we will also write it .
    Again let me be clear we are here to accomplish a brotherhood within the Local communities and return The power of government back to those Communities.

  • 03:52

    J. NGARAMBE: IFARANGA RYU RWANDA RIRATA AGACIRO & ITERAMBERE RYUBAKIYE KUKINYOMA

    in Politics Progressive

    [7/30/15, 4:12:49 PM] ngarambe10: Igice cyambere
    Aho gutangaza impamvu nyazo zikomeje gutuma ifaranga ry’u Rwanda  rita agaciro byihuse ugereranije n’idolari rya Amerika, guverineri wa BNR, John Rwangombwa, yahisemo kuka umunabi ibinyamakuru na za forex bureau, ari nako atanga ibisobanuro bidafashe.
    Igice cya kabiri
    Abakunzi ba Radio Itahuka baratabaza : ubukene burabamaze ari nako Leta y’agatsiko ikataza mukubasonga ku buryo bunyuranye.
     

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