• 01:01

    Bonnie Kaye's Books of Excellence with author Bob Weintraub

    in Books

    My guest tonight is author Bob Weintraub, who has been a life-long fan of the Boston Red Sox. He grew up in Dorchester, Massachusetts, just eight miles from the famous Fenway Park. Bob played baseball in college at Brandeis University, and following  college, he served two years in the Army where he was stationed in Germany. When his military career ended, he returned to Boston, enrolled at Boston University School of Law, and studied law for three years. After graduation, he went into the law field of labor relations. He practiced for six years in Washington, D.C.and in San Francisco before returning to Boston.


    It wasn't until later in his life that Bob tried his hand at fiction writing. His first short story was about Irving, a man who had survived a pogrom in Russia years earlier, and had promised God at the time that he would devote his life to prayer and being a moral and ethical person if he wasn't killed in the attacks. Irving did survive and kept his promise. The problem begins, however, when he is admitted, reluctantly (at the urging of his four children) to a Massachusetts nursing home and feels that it's incumbent upon him to persuade the other residents of the Home to live their lives as he was living his. Irving is loved by most of his fellow residents, but even love can go so far.


    His first story was accepted by a distinguished literary magazine in North Carolina called "The Sun," and this was the beginning of Bob's career as a writer.


    Tonight we'll hear more about Bob, his writing, his books, his upcoming projects, his great love for the Boston Red Sox, and his great recognition of his work by some very famous people.

  • 00:21

    The Secret Life of Aram Giancarlo Hebron

    in Family

    A fictionsal account of a true story involving someone who emancipated from his flock, family and personal identity.  Written by yours truly.  It's a hypo-series.


    Povery makes people suspicious and the residents of Villa Azul who live in the crossroads of the San Fernando Valley are no different.  An influx of Section 8 recipients have invaded the lot, some with life skills and some with life perils.  Some of the tenants are jovial comrades while others are plotting Sherlocks, wondering when the schizophrenic onsite manager will uproot their fragile existence next.  Aram, a quiet man, who resides in 2B seems to be a steady man with few external interests.  When the apple cart of Villa Azul is uncovered, the whole tenancy issue may backfire and no one will survive the wrath of the management and housing authority.

  • 00:29

    Help Stop The Genocide In American Ghettos

    in Culture

    Help Stop The Genocide In American Ghettos is part of (GRCAM) the Grass Roots Community Activist Movement which is an umbrella term which covers all of the social groups Mr. Emmanuel Barbee has created online since 1991. Emmanuel Barbee is trying to create a coalition based on his revised book “The Solution For Black America: Reclaiming, Rebuilding, And Restoring The Urban Ghettos In America” Second Edition. Help Stop The Genocide In American Ghettos is an online advocacy group to raise public awareness about the atrocities which is taken place in American ghettos or urban communities. Since Emmanuel lacks support from established black organizations in his city he decided to create social groups and promote his revised book in hopes to generating capital so that he can hire 30 qualified individuals to assist him in jump starting his organization in the murder capital of America Chicago.


    Since 2001, over 4,000 people has been murdered in Chicago alone and yet no black leader in his city has a plan on how to solve urban violence. For twenty three years Emmanuel vision to improve Urban America has been ignored this is why he decided to make his organization private so that he can focus on those who want to work with him and for those who want and need his services. Through his organization he hopes to form a coalition of religious leaders and human rights organizations in the United States to solve these social conditions one community, one city, and one state at a time. He will only focus on 25 cities within 25 states. The Grass Roots Community Activist Movement will create a more effective and collective voice by including local residents who are clients or members in the decision making process and who are dedicated in preventing violence.



     


     


     



     


     

  • 00:58

    CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS: Voting in America – What does it mean?

    in Politics

    Voting, one of the most important and basic rights we have in America,  continues to be a matter of concern, conversation and controversy


    Tonight on Critical Conversations host Lisa Ruth will be talking with Senior Political Editor Dr. Jim Picht and Communities Digital News staff writer Jim Eltringham about voting – what are American’s rights to vote, or not vote? Can the Government enact mandatory voting?


    Are voting ID laws constitutional and will they stop voting fraud?


    Why and Residents of  US protectorates, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, vote in primaries but not elections?


    They will be seeking the questions, and the answers, to these and other questions about every American’s most important and vital right – the right to form their democracy via their votes.



    Read more at http://www.commdiginews.com/communities-digital-news-hour/critical-conversations-voting-in-america-what-does-it-mean-38637/

  • 01:30

    Black Reconstruction #LaShawnAllenMuhammad 323.927.2913

    in Finance

    Hosted By: LaShawn Allen-Muhammad


    Who were the first Black Elected Officials? During the month of November, as the country gears up to re-elect or vote in the next wave of politicians, Black Reconstruction will revisit the Reconstruction era to pay homage to the Black Men who came before Obama.  During this tumultuous time, Blacks not only established townships, they also positioned themselves to be an integral part of government.   


    At a Glance.. In 1855, Brownhelm Township, founded by Col. Henry Brown,  gained notoriety throughout the U.S, when the township elected an African-American to government office.  The NY Syracuse Daily Journal, May 31, 1855 reported that John Mercer Langston was a fugitive slave who had been elected clerk.  Brownhelm's early residents had long been known for their strong anti-slavery stance; and Col. Henry Brown's home on the Lake Shore was often a final stop on the Underground Railroad, before reaching Canada by boat.    African-American Firsts: Government


    Local elected official: John Mercer Langston, 1855, town clerk of Brownhelm Township, Ohio.


    State elected official: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1836, the Vermont legislature.


    Governor (appointed): P.B.S. Pinchback served as governor of Louisiana from Dec. 9, 1872-Jan. 13, 1873, during impeachment proceedings against the elected governor.


    U.S. Representative: Joseph Rainey became a Congressman from South Carolina in 1870 and was reelected four more times. 


    U.S. Senator: Hiram Revels became Senator from Mississippi from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871, during Reconstruction.  


    There have only been a total of five black senators in U.S. history: the remaining two are Blanche K. Bruce [1875-1881] and Barack Obama 


     

  • 01:36

    KELLY O'CONNELL SHOW AM 1450 LAS CRUCES

    in Politics

    ANOTHER jet airliner goes down without ANY distress call from pilots...Meanwhile, Dona Ana & Las Cruces residents reel from even more taxes...

  • 03:02

    Everything w/KathyB,TyroneMitchell,Ami Smith,LaMont Wheat,K.LaShea,Minister Ashe

    in News

    Source Nation! Join us tonight for 3 amazing shows.


    Up first at 6 pm Power Over Tomorrow


    Join us at 6 as our Resident Financial Advisor, Tyrone Mitchell answers the question, Are Payday and Title Loans The Modern Day Loan Shark? If you are thinking about getting one of these loans, tune in to Tyrone before making your final decision.


    At 7, join World News' Host, Ami Smith and she brings you the latest in current World News.  At 7:15 Ami welcomes LaMont Wheat into the studio to share what's going on with Restore Project and how we can help.


    The RESTORE PROJECT US is a project to restore neglected communities within cities. We work with residents, city leaders and non-profits to achieve this. The group's intention is to enrich lives and communities through the restoration of personal and collective human pride and through the sharing of information that inspires each of us to action and fulfillment.


    At 8, Join Host K.LaShea for another amazing episode of The Great Griot. At 8:15, K.LaShea welcomes Minister Kujenga Eliyah Ashe into the studio to discuss his organization, The Economic Rights Movement.

  • 02:08

    Positively Dee for discussion about HIV/AIDS

    in Social Networking

    Join us for HIV/AIDS discussion bringing awarness to the community.


    Historically, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has affected more men than women. However, if new HIV infections continue at their current rate worldwide, women with HIV may soon outnumber men with HIV.


    HIV infection impacts a growing number of women in Illinois each year. Nearly 7,000 women in Illinois are currently known to be living with HIV and/or AIDS. Many hundreds of other women are probably living with HIV even though they are unaware of their own infection.


    HIV/AIDS disproportionately impacts African-American women in Illinois and the United States. Nationally, HIV infection is the leading cause of death for African-American women between the ages of 25 and 34. In Illinois, the number of HIV cases among African-American women continues to climb. Roughly 68 percent of Illinois women living with HIV are African American, while African Americans only make up 15 percent of the Illinois population. Caucasian women account for 16 percent of Illinois women living with HIV, while the Caucasian population represents more than 73 percent of Illinois residents. Latina women represent roughly 11 percent of the HIV/AIDS cases in women, while 13 percent of the Illinois population is Latino. Roughly 4 percent of women with HIV are from Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander and other communities.


    Women in their 30s are the most likely to be living with HIV/AIDS, and almost all Illinois women living with HIV are between the ages of 20 and 50.

  • 00:24

    Living, Caring, Learning and Sharing W/Don Durant

    in Writing

    Our Broadcast to day will continue where we left off  but in a gathering of  individuals who have shared feelings.  How many of them have been displaced by this Development process that makes the rich richer, and the Billionaires even greedier!  Join us as we share opinions and viewpoints on the changes going on in our community with no regards for the needs and desires of residents who have been there over the years,.  Hear the voices of those who have lived through and are fearful of going through renewed challenge.  

  • 00:34

    #ALWeekly - 4 Steps to Conquer Discouragement/A Recent Failure

    in Self Help

    Discouragement is a disease unique to human beings, and it's universal -- eventually everyone gets it, including those in ministry. I have no doubt you've experienced discouragement at times, maybe many times. You might even be discouraged at this very moment.


    Do you know how often I have wanted to quit being pastor of Saddleback Church? Every Monday morning! So here's what I've learned about battling discouragement:


    WHAT CAUSES DISCOURAGEMENT?


    #1 Cause - FATIGUE


    #2 Cause - FRUSTRATION


    #3 Cause - FAILURE


    #4 Cause - FEAR


    WHAT'S THE CURE FOR DISCOURAGEMENT?


    There's a fascinating story in the Bible about how a guy named Nehemiah mobilized the residents of Jerusalem to build a wall around the entire city. Half way through the project, the citizens became discouraged and wanted to give up -- because of the FOUR causes I've given.


    Here's what Nehemiah taught about defeating discouragement (Nehemiah 4):


    REST YOUR BODY


    If you need a break -- take one! You'll be more effective when you return to work. If you're burning the candle at both ends, you're not as bright as you think!


    REORGANIZE YOUR LIFE


    Discouragement doesn't necessarily mean you are doing the wrong thing. It may just be that you are doing the right thing in the wrong way. Try a new approach. Shake things up a little.


    REMEMBER GOD WILL HELP YOU


    Just ask Him. He can give you new energy. Theres incredible motivating power in faith.


    RESIST THE DISCOURAGEMENT


    Fight back! Discouragement is a choice. If you feel discouraged, it's because youve chosen to feel that way. No one is forcing you to feel bad. Hang on! Do what's right in spite of your feelings. No feeling lasts forever.

  • 00:21

    Living Caring, Learning and Sharing w/Don Durant

    in Writing

    Today we will discuss the reconstruction of our communities with a plan to displace residents and bring in new and more upscale.  Hempstead Village, as well as Downtown Brooklyn, has experienced this climatic change in its residential composition, and it is time for it to stop.   The sale of 18 Parking Lots, Village Hall, The police Station, and the Village Library is going a bit too far.

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