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Take A Journey With Us Tonight Throughout The State of Louisiana!
Listen and reminence as the music flows like butter through your ears. Slippery, melancholy little notes that take you away to another time and place. Listen... as it plays out from distant portals and doors of any city you visit.
[ But, upon closer review anyone can see that the view is askew. ]
Slanted towards almost certain oblivion of the female artist, and her legacy.
At least, for those of ethnic backgrounds.
We will explore a piece of Louisiana's 'omitted musical history' as we share the journey of a few who's footsteps opened then doors for women of color within the state.
As We Get LIVE AFTER DARK!
Your Hosts: Betty Lewis & Diamond Ryan
An examination of life after the HUMAN rights struggle of the 1960s,from a ALISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE. Also an attempt to identify the purpose of creation and the intent housed in it. INSHA ALLAH.
Join us on Monday, May 4 starting at 12 noon central time for a special live broadcast of Wisconsin EMS Live. Guests include: Dr. Eugene Nagel, Randolph Mantooth and Nancy McFarland.
The 60 minute program is dedicated to discussing the start of Paramedic systems, those responsible for its rise in the 1960's and 70's, the determination and vision it took, and based on their experiences how they see the industry evolving into Community Paramedicine! Listener questions will be invited during the live show.
Eugene Nagel is a retired anesthesiologist. He was an innovative pioneer who served as medical director for the City of Miami Fire Department's rescue operation from 1964 to 1974. During those 10 years, Dr. Nagel developed the first paramedic program utilizing telemetry and voice medical control. The biophone or “orange box” was a familiar piece of equipment on the TV show EMERENCY! The TV show’s unit now resides on display at the Smithsonian Institute.
Randolph Mantooth is an actor, producer and speaker. Widely known for his role as Paramedic John Gage in the TV series EMERGENCY! -- the show that transformed America's perception and approach to emergency medical care in the 1970s and introduced millions to the word "paramedic" for the first time. Mr. Mantooth is a popular speaker at Fire and EMS events, and an advocate for firefighter health and safety. His website is www.RandolphMantooth.com.
Nancy McFarland is a retired LA County Fire Museum board director and Chair of the Pioneers of Paramedicine Committee. Ms. McFarland was instrumental in uniting the four doctors credited with starting the first (fire-based) paramedic programs in the United States in the late 1960s for taped interviews and a Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala in May of 2010.
On the inaugural edition of History Today, host Paul Angel, the managing editor of The Barnes Review (TBR) history magazine, will be discussing a variety of historical matters with an eye toward how they affect our lives today.
The riots in Ferguson and Baltimore are still on everyone’s mind. The media seems obsessed with giving a forum to disgruntled blacks who are having a hard time admitting that one’s life is what one makes of it. (And one’s culture, as well.) Besides the bugaboos of “white entitlement” and “white racism,” slavery, of course, is the “reason” many blacks use to justify the sad state of the urban areas in which they dwell.
With that in mind, we will be discussing several historical events that deny this narrative.
Hundreds of thousands of Irish were sold into slavery by the British and brought to North America and the Caribbean. The men were literally worked to death, and the women used to produce an army of half-breed slaves. The Irish were the first slaves brought to the New World—not the Africans. But somehow, the Irish overcame this and thrived in America.
Michael Rockefeller, the son of the late Nelson Rockefeller, ventured off to Papua/New Guinea in the last 1950s and early 1960s to collect the art of the head-hunting cannibal Asmat people of the island. What happened to him after that is one of the great missing person’s cases of the 20th century. But now that case has been solved—and it is a shocker.
We will be discussing the black Asmat people and their strange and violent culture which bears an amazing resemblance to the culture of inner-city black America.
With Paul will be his partner in historical crime, Dave Gahary, the host of “Who’s the Bad Guy?”
Please join us and take a politically incorrect tour through history from a non-mainstream perspective.
Dan Kroffat is a retired Canadian professional wrestler who was active as a wrestler and booker in the National Wrestling Alliance and Stampede Wrestling in the 1960s and 1970s.
While acting as a booker in Stampede Wrestling, Kroffat invented the ladder match.
Tonight Dan joins "Pure Class" to talk to Bobby & Jeff about preparing for life after professional wrestling.
This is sure to be an infomative evening for all fans and professional wrestlers alike.
Join us tonight at 6PM Easter Time / 7PM Atlantic Time for Dan Kroffat on "Pure Class with Bobby Bass & Jeff Docherty"
Horace Julian Bond (born January 14, 1940), known as Julian Bond, is an American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Bond was elected to four terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and later to six terms in the Georgia Senate, having served a combined twenty years in both legislative chambers. From 1998 to 2010, he was chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the first president of theSouthern Poverty Law Center.
The 5th Annual Chesapeake Bay Reggae Fest also known as the Buckroe Beach Reggae Fest will be held on the beautiful shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Mill Point Park is the gem of Downtown Hampton with splendid views of the waterway, passing boats, and wildlife. A nice setting of nature with lots of trees and grass to kickback right in the middle of historic downtown Hampton. The festival has a whole array of craft and food vendors to send you on a trip to the islands. Lastly the event also has many free parking lots that are designated for the event all weekend to make your entry and exit a breeze. Please check the Location tab for exact parking locations .
Winston Jarrett (born 14 September 1940) is a Jamaican reggae singer who was part of Alton Ellis's group The Flames in the 1960s before recording with The Righteous Flames and as a solo artist.Born in 1940 in Lime Tree Gardens, Saint Ann Parish, Jarrett grew up in the Jones Town area of Kingston after moving there with his mother at the age of five. There, he was taught to play guitar by Jimmy Cliff and Alton Ellis Jarrett's introduction to the music industry was as a member of Alton Ellis's backing band The Flames in the early 1960s, formed when Ellis's original singing partner Eddie Perkins emigrated to the US, singing on hits such as "Dancecrasher", "Cry Tough", "Rocksteady" and "Girl I've Got a Date" While with Ellis he wrote songs such as "Sunday Coming" and "True Born African". In 1967, Jarrett parted ways with the UK-bound Ellis and with fellow Flame Edgar "Egga" Gardner formed The Righteous Flames with Junior Green, and the trio recorded for Arthur "Duke" Reid's Treasure Isle label and then for Clement "Coxsone" Dodd's Studio One label
Lloyd Parks is an American R&B/soul singer born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an original member of the Grammy-Nominated Philadelphia International Records group Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes.Lloyd is noted for his high tenor and falsetto vocal leads and harmonies. He is also a founding member of The Epsilons who backed Arthur Conley on his Atco Records hit single Sweet Soul Music. He is also the sole surviving original Blue Note.Parks started his career in music in the mid-1960s performing with various local Philadelphia vocal groups including the Emanons who hit with "One Heart" on "Phila Of Soul" Records. He later merged with friends Gene McFadden and John Whitehead to form the Epsilons. The group was managed by Soul Singer Otis Redding and were soon signed to the Stax Records label. They toured for two years with Redding and backed label mate Arthur Conley on his 1967 recording "Sweet Soul Music." The single reached No.2 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard R&B charts. The following year the Epsilons a quintet that included Allen Beatty and James Knight released "The Echo." The group disbanded following the tragic death of their mentor Otis Redding. Parks joined another local act The Broadway Express while McFadden and Whitehead reformed The Epsilons as the group Talk of The Town.
The 5 PERCENTERS FORUM presents:
"Interview with the CONSCIOUS MINDS & the NATION OF GODS AND EARTHS"
5% series co-hosts Wakeel Allah, Understanding Allah and Allahmal interview special guests:
Master Ali Shaam, Minister Justice Allah and Merciful Mi'Siyah of "The Conscious Minds Series" and the Nation of Gods and Earths.
The Conscious Minds will speak on:
(1) Their collective histories from the 1960s
(2) The history of the 5% Nation in Albany, NY.
(3) The prison history of the 5% Nation Upstate NY with the First Borns and First Fruits.
(4) The presentation of the Conscious Minds Series and their programs for the Youth and the Community.
(5) The role of the Conscious Minds in the Nation of Gods and Earths and beyond.
(6) Clarity on the teachings of the Nation of Gods and Earths...and much much more!
Wed. 4/22/15 at 9:30pm EST
Call in #:(646)595-4289
A Thriving Ancient Metropolis
According to archaeological finds, the city of Cahokia was inhabited from about A.D. 700 to 1400. At its peak, from A.D. 1050 to 1200, the city covered nearly six square miles and 10,000 to 20,000 people lived here. Over 120 mounds were built over time, and most of the mounds were enlarged several times. Houses were arranged in rows and around open plazas, and vast agricultural fields lay outside the city.
The site is named for the Cahokia subtribe of the Illiniwek (or Illinois tribe, a loose confederacy of related peoples), who moved into the area in the 1600s. They were living nearby when the French arrived about 1699. Sometime in the mid-1800s, local historians suggested the site be called "Cahokia" to honor these later arrivals.
Archaeological investigations and scientific tests, mostly since the 1920s and especially since the 1960s, have provided what is known of the once-thriving community.