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Listen to Speech of Arrested Development Premiere his hot new new single UP!!!!
An excellent interview with Speech and host Shellie Gaines on The Gist of Freedom, www.blackhistoryblgo.com.
Speech and family own and operate a corn business, a juice business and an African American newspaper in Milwaukee, called the Milwaukee Community Journal.
In 2005 Speech became an ordained minister “My most proud achievement is my marriage to Yolanda, (we’ve been together over 17 years), our two children and my faith in Jesus, which is my strength & guidance.
Speech maintains an incredibly busy lifestyle which includes, special collaborations; a weekly radio broadcast called “Musical Safari” and he hosts a monthly networking event in Atlanta,The Mixtape Mixer and organizes a bi-yearly conference called the Arts and Entertainment conference.
London had the opportunity to indulge in Arrested Development's positive vibes this month. The group lit up the PepsiMax stage at the New Look Wireless Festival presented by Live Nation. The festival's lineup included Drake, De La Soul, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, Nicki Minaj and more!
The Gist of Freedom, Your Black History Podcast wwwblackhistoryUniversity~ Valentine's day Special Show, First Lady Michelle Obama in her own words.
Benjamin Banneker's Descendant, Robert Lett discussing the legacy of Benjamin Banneker and his family's migration, "The Black Settlers" to the Northwest Territory, with The Gist of Freedom Host, R. Lee Gordon.
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The Gist of Freedom ~ Live @ The Still's Reunion~ Underground Railroad First Family. Host R.Lee Gordon Discusses the importance of celebrating Faith and Family with the Still brothers' (Dr. James, William and Peter-Gist) descendants.
The Gist of Freedom Host, Push Nevahda is celebrating Thanksgiving with author and Abraham Lincoln historian, Minister Philip Ostergard!
" No human counsel hath devised, nor hath any mortal hand worked out these great things. They are the gracious gifts of the Most High God, who, while dealing with us in anger for our sins, hath nevertheless remembered mercy.
“It hath seemed to me fit and proper that they should be solemnly, devoutly, and gratefully acknowledged, as with one heart and voice, by the whole American people. I do, therefore, invite my fellow-citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea, and those who are sojourning i
Seth Kaller will be joining Yvette Jordan on the Antique E Show this Sunday, January 16th, at 6pm EST, 9pm PST.
Seth Kaller has spent most of his life around antiques, such as coins and stamps, but his real passion lies with antique documents. As early as 1985, Mr. Kaller handled important and valuable historic documents, including six copies of the Emancipation Proclamation with President Lincoln's original signature, Robert E. Lee's signed farewell to his troops, Benjamin Franklin's signed copy of the U.S. Constitution, and Frederick Douglass's letter opposing the war.
As an expert on historic documents, Seth Kaller has published articles on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Thirteenth Amendment.
Visit Mr. Kaller's website at www.sethkaller.net
Be sure to tune in for this interview at 6pm on Sunday, January 16th.
Call in number: 347-324-5552
The Gist of Freedom pays tribute to President Obama's birthday with the speech, we believe, is responsible for giving birth to his presidency.
State Senator Barack Obama, delivered the Democratic National Convention's keynote address on Tuesday, July 27, 2004. It was a refreshing, revitalizing and unifying speech. The enthusiastic response from the audience foretold the historic story of Iowa, the overwhelming support they gave him, 4 years later, during his successful run to the White House.
Tonight on The Gist of Freedom meet a descendant of Queen Nanny, Vandane Carpenter! WWW.BlackHistoryUniversity.com
World Premiere --- Monday, October 19, 2015 (United Nations, New York City)
Encore World Premiere --- Tuesday, October 20, 2015 (Schomburg Center, Harlem, New York)
Jamaican Premiere --- Friday, October 23, 2015 (Sir Kenneth Standard Lecture Theatre - UWI, Mona, Kingston)
Queen Nanny is featured on Jamaica’s $500 bill and is the only woman declared one of Jamaica’s National Heroes.
For over 30 years she freed almost 1000 enslaved people and helped them settle into these new Maroon communities.
Nestled in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica is a small community known as Moore Town. It is also known as Nanny Maroon Town as it became home to Queen Nanny and her ancestors of the Maroons!
The Nanny defeated the British forces that enslaved them in many battles. Despite repeated attacks from the British soldiers on Grandy Nanny’s settlement which was formed in her honor and called Nanny Town, it remained under Maroon control for years with successful defenses.
Nanny of the Maroons is hailed as the true Queen of Jamaica. From the Ivory Coast in Africa, Nanny and her brothers found themselves in Jamaica during the 1800’s during a period of slavery and wars. During this time Nanny cunningly outwitted the British soldiers rescued and freed slaves and refused to sign any agreement to return run away slaves.
For over 30 years she freed almost 1000 slaves and helped them settle into these new Maroon communities.
She defeated the British forces that enslaved them in many battles. Despite repeated attacks from the British soldiers on Grandy Nanny’s settlement which was formed in her honor and called Nanny Town, it remained under Maroon control for years with successful defenses.
Join The Gist of Freedom and hear Queen Quet discuss the Gullah/Geechee Movement from the Middle Passage to The United Nation's Slavery Monument, with Guest hosts Stella Antley and Dr. Sidney Davis!
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In honor of Middle Passage Month in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the International Decade of People of African Descent, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation(www.QueenQuet.com) hosted "Gullah/Geechee Movement from the Middle Passage to this Moment" on International World Peace Day 2015. This happens to coincide with her "Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour" stop in New York City for Climate Week.
The Permanent Memorial was unveiled on 25 March 2015, which marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The memorial, located on the United Nations Visitors Plaza in New York, will invite people everywhere to contemplate the legacy of the slave trade and to fight against racism and prejudice today.
Visitors can pass throughThe Ark of Return to intimately experience three primary elements. The first element, Acknowledge the Tragedy, is a three-dimensional map that depicts the global scale of the triangular slave trade.
Dr. Sidney Davis, Queen Mother Dr. Delores Blakely, Queen Quet of the Gullah Geechee Nation and Stella Antley,"Reparations Advocate" for The Slave Holding Me on FB will be discussing the March 25th, 2015 unveiling of the United Nation's Slavery Memorial and why there was a notable absence of African-Americans representing our ancestors who were enslaved here, due to not being invited to that event August 13th at 8pm ET, please call in 347.324.5552 ~The Gist of Freedom ~www.blackhistoryblog.com
The Gist of Freedom is asking you to join us as we support Dr. Nathan Hare and his wife as they struggle with Alzheimer's. http://www.gofundme.com/Let-Her-Be-Free
"Dr. Julia Hare has been living with Alzheimer’s for several years and was she was recently diagnosed with the End Stage of the condition. Her health providers refused to treat her on an outpatient basis without confinement ( if you are determined to leave and expressly “go home,” they label you a “wanderer” and lock the door. When I would go to see her in her locked situation, at the end of the visiting hour I would have to conspire with the staff to distract her in order for me to ease out the door and slip away without her. On the other side of the slamming door, secured by the loud click of the prison-like lock, I would hear her realizing my exit and banging on the door and calling my namel.”
I took a physician and a lawyer as well as a retired judge and with me and went out and brought her home. Almost as soon as we got home she was getting better.
Although most of her medical costs are now being paid by her health insurance company, the cost of caregivers is staggering and relentless.
Four years ago when we were undeniably blindsided by this diabolical and incurable condition, several persons suggested that I let it be known and accept donations to help preserve the freedom and dignity of the proud and inimitable lady I promised, fifty-seven years ago, to protect and “To Love and to Cherish”.
I am now following their advice and posting this donation request. Although we are advised by the Good Book to share and share alike, keep in mind that it’s the little things that count and, as one of Aesop's fables reminds us, no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."
Educator Extraordinaire, Dr. Naomi Johnson-Booker, Founder of The Global Academy talks with Roy Paul on The Gist of Freedom, www.blackHistoryUniversity.com
Global Leadership Academy Charter School (GLA) is a Kindergarten through Eighth Grade school with two wonderfully organized small learning communities located in West and Northeast Philadelphia. GLA is a holistic teaching and learning environment. GLA's goal is to provide a solid educational program developed through global studies and leadership skills to develop future leaders of the world.
"On Tuesday night, Global Leadership Academy Charter School in West Philadelphia held its lottery for grades kindergarten through 8.
Parents were on the edge of their seats because they know what's at stake.
About 500 more parents joined the gamble this year. GLA believes it's because of the controversy surrounding Philadelphia School District closures.
Once those names were called, there was a lot of joy.
"I'm excited. I'm happy. My oldest son goes to GLA so I know what's in store and I'm happy," Nicole Chism of West Philadelphia said.