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  • 01:42

    Black Culture Vultures - Are Black Americans Misappropriating African Culture

    in News

    the revolution of the mind continues...

    "Black America, please stop appropriating African clothing and tribal marks." writes Zipporah Gene in a scathing editorial which asks...can Black people culturally appropriate one another?

    Do African Americans insult the cultures, history and spiritual faiths of African tribes when they wear their marks patterns and religious symbols (and almost always int he wrong way). 

    The MadMen return tomorrow night with the debate of all debates. Have Black Americans been just as guilty of misappropriation when it comes to African culture or do Black Americans have the right to claim anything from the entire continent because it is the land of our ancestors?

  • 02:03

    Indians In The Caribbean: Can Racial Unity Exist Amidst Ethnic Domination?

    in Women

    When an ethnic group migrates to another country, the group brings its language and culture, which includes food, clothing, and religion. This can be an opportunity for sharing information and learning about one another's history. Or it can create an unpleasant clash of cultures and a hostile power struggle, depending upon how each side views and treats the other. Tony Jones, Executive Director of the Centre for Social Justice and Development Inc., is also Chairman of the National Unity Commission which has been tasked to investigate impediments to unity in Guyana. Today, he'll take a look at the Indianization of the Caribbean. What do we do when immigration creates a clash of cultures and a struggle for dominance? How can we create unity through mutual respect

  • 02:43

    What Is Kwanzaa, Reconnecting African-Americans to African Culture

    in Culture

    Listen to The African History Network Show Show, Thursday, Dec. 26th, (Special Time) 10:00pm-12:00 midnight EST.  We'll discuss "What Is Kwanzaa: Reconnecting African-Americans To African Culture for Self-Empowerment". 
    We'll be joined by Wholisitc practioner, Dr. Keefa Lorraine Weatherspoon of the Sankofa Life Campus, Ameshaun Bomani from The Malcolm X Grass Movement.


    Visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/220223098136637/


    We'll also talk about some recent remarks that Kanye West made about Jews having a great amount of power in Hollywood and the backlash from these statements.


    Also we'll discuss a recent study that talks about how African-American fathers are actually more involved in the raising of their children than the preception and much more.

    The African History Network Show can be heard on Thursdays, 8pm - 11pm EST.  For more information please visit www.TheAfricanHistoryNetwork.com or www.youtube.com/mjrob1914 or give us a call at (313) 462-0003.  You can listen to the show LIVE at 914-338-1375.

  • 00:40

    African Culture

    in Culture

    What is Culture?What is African Culture, this show will define and also discuss is OUR present culture productive or counterproductive for our children and our communities!

  • 00:27

    African Culture & Diaspora; Churches of Free Negroes, Pt 6; The Reaction, Pt 3

    in History

    Our Scripture verse for today is Matthew 5:14-16 which reads: "Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven."

    Our History of Black Americans and the Black Church quote for today is from Lee June, a professor at Michigan State University and the author of the book, "Yet With A Steady Beat: The Black Church through a Psychological and Biblical Lens." He said, "Both the pastor and the church community have been major contributors to promoting the spiritual as well as the psychological well-being of individuals. While the landscape has changed dramatically over the years, both the church setting and the pastor remain vital to the overall well-being of individuals involved in the church community. It is my belief that the historical 'Black Church' had more of a way-of-life effect on its parishioners than many contemporary congregations do. Further, as individuals began to compartmentalize their lives, some of the natural psychological benefits arising from church involvement started to dissipate. As the deep psychological impact of the 'Black Church' began to be removed from it, its all-embracing benefits also started to wane."

    In this podcast, we are using as our texts: From Slavery to Freedom, by John Hope Franklin, The Negro Church in America by E. Franklin Frazier, and The Black Church In The U.S. by William A. Banks. 

  • 01:36

    "The Asante Model: Political/Spiritual" - Ur Aua Hehi Metu Ra Enkamit

    in Spirituality

    Ur Aua Hehi Metu Ra Enkamit has been a member of the Ausar Auset Society since 1975 He was appointed Ur Aua (Paramount King) by Shekhem Ur Shekhem Ra Un Nefer Amen, Chief Priest and King of the Ausar Auset Society. As Ur Aua, he is responsible for guiding the lives of Ausar Auset's members and the Society's activities in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Society's Kheri Heb Priesthood and headed Ausar Auset's African Support Project. 

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We will feature our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the assassination of a prominent progressive Kurdish lawyer in Turkey who had recently declared that the PKK was not a terrorist organization; there has been another attack in the northern Malian city of Kidal killing three members of the United Nations peacekeeping force; a former minister in the Republic of Ghana has made serious criticisms of the present state of the national economy; and the Black Lives Matter anti-racist demonstrations have won the endorsement of the National Nurses United as the movement tests its strength during the holiday shopping season in the United States. In the second hour we look at the internal political dynamics of the tripartite alliance in the Republic of South Africa where a discussion took place over the relationship between the ruling African National Congress and the South African Communist Party. Also we look at the future of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) which is no longer seeking readmittance into the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU). Another reports looks at some of the developments within the COSATU National Congress held earlier this month. Finally the program broadcasts United Nations radio reports on events in Africa including efforts aimed at industrialization and gender equality.

  • 03:00

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We will feature our regular PANW report with dispatches on the nationwide demonstrations across the United States on Black Friday disrupting consumer carnivals in Chicago, Cincinnati, Burlington, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, etc.; after less than a month the students at the University of Missouri at Columbia has set the standard for renewed mass actions against racism and national oppression; and there has been several reported cases of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) even after it has been declared defeated in three of the most impacted West African states. In the second hour we look again at the geopolitical context of the destabilization efforts in Nigeria and othe regions of the world based on the purported "war on terrorism." The final segment examines the recent elections in Guatamala and the right-wing attacks on the Black Lives Matter movement in the US.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the historical ties between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Zimbabwe; leading politicians in the Federal Republic of Nigeria have given newly-elected President Muhammadu Buhari an ultimatum to resolve the fuel shortage within two weeks; anti-racist activists in Chicago have threatened to shutdown "Black Friday" shopping in the Loop in response to the failure of the mayor to fire the police chief after stalling the release of a video showing the blatant killing of an African American youth; and Minneapolis protests are continuing in the aftermath of the cop killing of Jamar Clark. In the second hour we pay tribute to Cynthia Robinson, the legendary trumpeter and co-founder of the classic Rock and R&B band Sly and the Family Stone who passed away earlier this week at the age of 69. We will also feature a rare archival interview with the immortal Langston Hughes from 1963 where he discusses his work schedules and race relations in the United States. Finally in the last hour we honor the 73rd birthday of Jimi Hendrix who revolutionized guitar playing and popular music during the 1960s. Hendrix died under mysterious circumstances on September 18, 1970 in London.

  • 01:01

    Magical Experiments: Pop Culture Magic Panel

    in Spirituality

    Join Taylor Ellwood of Magical Experiments as we do another pop culture magic panel! This time Janey Chitty, Kalisara, Diana Rajchel and Leni Austine will be on the show to discuss their work with pop culture magic, pop music workings and how pop culture art can become pop culture magic.

  • 00:23


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