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The most frequent targets of this accusation are those receiving government funding or that solicit private charity to work on issues on behalf of various disadvantaged individuals or groups, but who never seem to be able to show any amelioration of the problems experienced by their target population. Some even suggest that that if profit were eliminated as a factor, greater steps in the alleviation of the oppressive situations could begin to truly occur. These organizations target and exploit the African American community, for monetary gain. In essence, obtaining reparations in reverse!
For many genealogy can seem overwhelming, especially for those of slave ancestry. There are very specific challenges that African Americans researching family history face. Tune as the Sistas chat with African American genealogy expert Elon Cook about the challenges and resources for African American Genealogy. Elon Cook is an experienced genealogist; she received her Masters Degree from Brown University and is a newly confirmed member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. To learn more about Elon check out her website here.
Modern means of communication has turned the world into a global village, where everyone in the world is our neighbor. Some people are the type of people you wouldn't want as neighbors. You know who they are - loud, ignorant, destructive, disrespectful, out of control. When we think of traveling to enjoy another part of the world and experience the culture, there are some places in the world we would love to be, the people seem interesting, the entertainment enjoyable, the way of life seems comfortable, and we could feel safe. But what does the rest of the world see when they consider traveling to the inner cities of America? The world loves our music and dancing, but what about this image of excessive crime? This week, we'll talk to journalists and image makers who are examining the global impressions of African American culture, and how that affects the economy in the inner cities. Today we'll talk to members CAAAP, Chicago Association of African American Photographers, whose mission is to capture images that define the history and culture of African American people. Our guests are photographer Deleshia Kinney who is working on a new photography book on African American women and beauty of their natural hair, and Curtis Kojo Morrow, artist, photographer and author of the books "What's A Commie Ever Done To Black People?" and "My Sankofa."
Today on Help Relationships 102, we tackle the much need issue of being today's African-American Mother raising her fatherless and statisically devestated, son. In this series, we will equipped her with the badly needed toosl, required to increase her chances of giving her son a fighting chance for survival and even succes-- and subsequently minimizing the risk of having her heart broken by her often, confused and unruely baby boy!
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Continuing our monthly topic of Mental Illness and the African-American Community. Bill Green, co-founder of the African American Communiversal Project (AACP) returns as special guest.
Join participants of the professiolnal genealogy class of the Midwest African American Institute for an engaging and informative discussion on " Why Genealogy" with Matilda and her children.
"The Genealogy as a Profession class at MAAGI 2014 created WHY GENEALOGY? centered around a slave named Matilda asking her descendants why they were or were not trying to find their family. Sarah Cato is the producer and host. Cast members: Konnetta Alexander is the slave named Matilda from the Graham Slave Records. Myra DeShields-Moulton tells about her research findings and the family books she’s written. Camile Camille Genealogy Sista Johnson representing the X-generation’s interest or lack of interest. Flavia Frierson asks why should she research that old stuff. Roland Miller shares the migration path of ex-slaves. Audrie McRay tells why she researches her family and makes family scrapbooks.
Raising an African American Male, in today's society. Why do we raise our daughters & spoil our sons. How do we save & protect our children? This week we have Dr. Willie J. Kimmons founder of Save Children, Save Schools & Judge Tarik Sugarmon, candidate for Juvenile Court Judge.
Dr. Kimmons’ Motto is …“Help Me to Help Somebody to Save Our Children, and Save Our Schools; Never, Ever, Give Up On Our Children, Because Our Children are Our Greatest Resource; Our Children are an Extension of Us; and Our Children are Our Future.”
Dr. Kimmons is a new voice for partners in education. He founded his corporation in 2005, Save Children Save Schools, Inc. Educational Services, 1653 Lawrence Circle, Daytona Beach, Florida 32117
On this Episode We will talk to Mr. Tambuzi about the significance of African American History. Mr. Tambuzi is one fo the the people who influenced me to do more and be more.
Mr. Tambuzi is a co-founder of the Affordable Housing Coalition of San Diego and served as its first treasurer. Additionally, he served as consultant to the Southeastern Economic Development Corp. (SEDC); working on employment and job readiness issues, and Christ Church of San Diego, Inc., as program coordinator for their Supplemental Educations Services Program, an outgrowth of No Child Left Behind legislation initiated by the Bush Administration.
Mr. Tambuzi is a civic and community advocate/activist with a focus on social and economic justice issues. As such, he has been a member of the Organization Us, the founding organization of Kwanzaa and has been a practitioner of the holiday for as long. He also serves on the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency Healthy Works Leadership Team and he is the co-facilitator of the County of San Diego Central Region Health Advisory Team.
Tambuzi helped organize many events, including the annual Cesar Chavez Walk in Lincoln Park, Kwanzaa celebrations, a farmer’s market and food co-op for seniors. Tambuzi is a graduate of LEAD San Diego and served as the president of African-American Writers and Artists, Inc. for two years.
Mr. Tambuzi attended San Diego City College, where his major focus of study was journalism, and the University of California, at San Diego, majoring in both Communications and Sociology. He has been married for the past twenty-eight years to Aminisha Tambuzi, co-founder and choreographer for the Teye Sa Thiosane African Drum and Dance Company. Mr. Tambuzi is the father of six adult children and has nine grandchildren.
Today on HELP! Relationships102, most of what we have addressed to this point has to do with effectively raising your African-American son, despite the competing influences vying for his attention! But, what about those of you who never learned about the approaches opened up in this last weeks broadcast? How do you deal with your now, teenage African-American son who has already bought into the lure of the 'street life'? Is there hope for you?
Join us as we address this unaddressed issue!
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