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  • 00:29

    What is The School-To-Prison Pipeline? With Youth Action Leader Hakim Crampton

    in Education

    The School-to-Prison Pipeline is identified as a real and intense system in which students find themselves routinely suspended, expelled and often times sent to alternative educational programs or schools. Kids who find themselves in this situation ultimately begin to fall further behind in school, have juvenile contact, and end up in prison. 

    Join host Hakim Crampton as he reads from Chapter  3 of his book America's Pipeline to Prison.

  • 01:39

    Rahiem Shabazz Director of Elementary Genocide - The School To Prison Pipeline

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. Nov., 24th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Our guest will be Rahiem Shabazz, Director of Elementary Genocide – Ending The School To Prison Pipeline!!!  The City of Chicago has released the dashcam video showing the murder of Laquan McDonald by Officer Jason Van Dyke. We'll continue our discussion of this case and the need for Economic Boycotts.


    CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and listen to the podcasts.


    COLUMBUS, OH: The Film "BLACK FRIDAY", Friday, Nov. 27th, 2015, 4pm-8pm Visit  www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com   or [http://blackoutcoalition.org/blackfriday ] w/ special guests Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network and host of "The Michael Imhotep Show", Dr. Boyce Watkins founder of www.TheBlackWealthBootCamp.com and Dave Anderson founder of "The Empowerment Radio Network".


  • 01:01

    Cancelling the "Cradle to Prison" Pipeline

    in Education

    The National Council on Educating Black Children commends our President Barack Obama for developing a national initiative for Black and Latino Males; an elevated focus that is  supported by our Board of Directors and our  membership.   

    Far too long, too many young males of color have been sacrificed, by the wealthiest nation on the planet.  In the words of Nelson Mandela, "You can judge the soul of a nation by the way it treats their children." The declaration to elevate this discussion to a national level is welcomed with exuberance.

    NCEBC continues to address the areas research identifies as correlates with school failure. We collaborate with stakeholders, and maintain a growing partnership with faith-based institutions, school districts, and community centers, to establish Augustus F. Hawkins Literacy Centers.  Currently there are 17 Literacy Centers operating in 6 states.  NCEBC provides a challenging and culturally relevant curriculum for grades preK-6,that is in alignment with common core standards, and a strong focus on identity development.  Pre and post reading assessments are given to students enrolled in our school-based centers, in addition all students receive three age-appropriate books a year, for their personal library.  We encourage the incorporation of technology to under-grid instruction in our Literacy Centers.  

    On Monday, March 9, 2015, at 10:00am ET,  we will revisit the Cancelling the "Cradle to Prison" Pipeline episode of NCEBCTalkRadio.

  • 01:01

    Facts and Myths: The School to Prison Pipeline

    in Education

    In February 2013, NCEBC launched NCEBCTalkRadio with a weekly radio show as a resource for urban educators, parents, and members of the "Community Faculty". The worldly insights of Host, Dr. Eric Cooper meshed with the culturally-astute and melodious tone of co-host, Dr. Nicole McZeal Waters in what became somewhat of an instant hit! Early shows welcomed the likes of Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond (Stanford University), Dr. Yvette Jackson (National Urban Alliance), Dr. Raymond Winbush (Morgan State University), and a 6 weeks series with experts from the Annenberg Institute.  Today NCEBCTalkRadio offers two regular radio programs and is considered a primary component of the NCEBC "tool-kit" geared toward urban educators. 

    On Monday, May 11, 2015, we return to the airwaves with a conversation on "Derailing the School to Prison Pipeline (STPP) for Black Males" providing effective interventions that address both academics and behavior issues. The Equity Project in Indiana represented by Director, Dr. Russell Skiba, Dr. Gwen Kelley and Ms. Chrystal Gray will join our hosts along with Principal and Author, Mr. Roy Dobbs to engage listeners in an open dialogue on myths and facts on how and why black boys end up in School-to-Prison-Pipeline.They will share characteristics of effective black male programs while welcoming callers with questions and comments.

    NCEBC will host this conversation with an "Open Mic" approach. We want to hear the voices of our emerging new leadership.....Voices of The Next Millennium. Education, Social Justice, Mass Incarcerations, Health Care, Voting Rights and Labor are topics to be explored. We invite our entire listening audience to participate in the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, text, phone call and email.  

  • 00:15

    WHO'S TO BLAME: Pipeline Dreams

    in Politics

    Issue:  The United States does not need the Keystone XL pipeline.  Who's to Blame?

    This pipeline is the bain of our existence.  It infected our politics during this month's elections and some people fell for it.   There are a number of reasons the pipeline should not be approved.   Frankly, I don't know why we are still discussing it.  Join me as I do a little pipeline bashing.

    Do you think this pipeline should be approved?  Why? 

    Do you hate the pipeline as much as me?  I get it if you do.

  • 01:00

    Pipeline, Immigration, and Obamacare

    in Politics Conservative

    Well, the hits keep coming! The US Senate shotdown funding for th XL Pipeline yesterday.  I never thought I would say this but this is a great move by Republicans in the Senate. We will talk about it today on the show, tell your friends. Immigration is turning into a nightmare for the president and I think he knows it.  If he move forward the backlash from Republicans, conservatives and urban America will be considerable.Obamacare, is going into full force next year, all Republicans have to do is remind Americans of who is responsible for their misery.  A full fledged PR campaign reminding Americans of the people that designed, supported,voted for, and signed the Affordable Care Act. TV ads, Radio Ads, Billboards, Mailers, An ad blitz to remind people that their insurance cost went up due to the ACA and those responsible.

  • 01:08

    Episode 42 Community Accountability and the School to Prison Pipeline

    in Politics

    Join us Wednesday Nov. 4th for a candid discussion with Muhammed Akil (Director of PC2E) about the school to prison pipeline and the radical efforts we must take to stem the tide.

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  • 00:45

    Anonymous Radio, Episode 2: The Keystone XL Pipeline

    in Comedy

    Today's episode is about the piece of shit, The Keystone XL Pipeline that recently President Obama rejected. The main questions: Was it going to help us or was it going to destroy us? I'll let you be the fucking judge.

    Other topics: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 has released! Is it a good game or is it a piece of shit? The Playstation TV: Is it worth purchasing and what can it do for YOU? A nuclear war: could it actually happen and when? We don't know but lets talk about it anyway.

    All and more in 30 minutes!

  • 01:12

    Liberal Logic Paradox a.k.a. the Keystone XL Pipeline (Part 2)

    in Politics Conservative

    Fred Thopson passed away a week ago and I'll take a few moments to remember him. Then I'll talk about the liberal paradox when it comes to the rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Later I'll talk about the rising cost of ObamaCare and, if time allows, Paul Ryan's top priority as the new Speaker of the House.

    Because of a tech issue I had to break the show up into two broadcasts. Find the first part of the show at:

  • 01:16

    Episode 43 School to Prison Pipeline follow up discussion

    in Politics

    Last week's episode of Real Talk Radio focussed on personal accountability and the school to prison pipeline. Join us tomorrow from 7pm–8pm for a follow up discussion with Muhammed Akil (Executive Director of the Parent Coalition For Excellent Education))

    We'll also be discussing School Choice, Local Control and Strategies for strengthening parent voices in the community.