• 01:28

    5 Native American Nations That Owned African Slaves

    in History

    Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, March, 12th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.  We’ll discuss “5 Native American Nations That Owned African Slaves”.  Also we’ll air our interview with April Taylor of YourBlackWorld.com talking about hot topics including Ferguson, MO and Selma.


     


    Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.   Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/02/27/tiara-williams-of-the-reel-network-interview--hot-topics or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.

  • 00:36

    Why Genealogy? Midwest African American Genealogy Institute

    in History

    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.

  • 02:00

    African American Genealogy with Elon Cook

    in Religion

    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.

  • 01:48

    The Documentary Light Girls & Colorism in The African American Community

    in Culture

    Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll discuss the documentary “Light Girls” & Colorism in The African American Community and much more.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.


    1) Florida police use images of Black Men for Target Practice.  What do you think about this?  2) We’ll discuss President Obama’s State of The Union Address. Did he say what you wanted to hear? 3)  Did you see the documentary “Light Girls” Monday night on OWN? What did you think of the documentary and “colorism” in the African American community?  4)  We’ll play excerpts of Michael Imhotep’s presentation “The Distortion of The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: The Revolutionary Will Not Be Televised”.   Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/01/23/the-documentary-light-girls-colorism-in-the-african-american-community or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.
     

  • “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show Thursday, Jan. 8th, 8:00pm-11:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep. “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”  Nicki Minaj recently did an interview explaining why some African American entertainers don’t speak out on our issues.  We’ll discuss this and more on tonight’s show.  Call in with your questions at (914) 338-1375.
     


    1) Phylicia Rashad (Claire Huxtable on “The Cosby Show”), did an interview with ABC World News on Wednesday clarifying a statement regarding the Bill Cosby scandal. I never said “forget those women”.  2) In Colorado, a bomb went off outside of NAACP office.  3) Asar Gray of G & G Associates will discuss Tax Tips for the 2015 Tax Season.  4) The movie “Selma” is drawing critical acclaim and also criticism for its portrayal of Pres. Lyndon Johnson.  Former Ambassador Andrew Young recently did an interview to set the record straight.  5) Michael Imhotep’s latest presentation is on the history of “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We’ll share an excerpt of it on tonight’s show.  6) This date in African American History and Dr. George Washington Carver.


     


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  • 00:31

    Black Women's Lives Matter too

    in Politics

    In the outrage over the lack of justice for Michael Brown, Ezell Ford, Eric Garner and the several others who died at the hands of law enforcement, there was an erasure of the black women, girls and queer folks who had met the same fate within some of the protests. Yet the Silence of Black women being brutalized is disturbing....This Episode we'll take a look at the How black women became an after thought in the movement they created.

  • 02:01

    American White History Month - South African Series

    in Politics Conservative

    Join American White History Month this Thursday 5th March, 2015 with host Karin Smith and two great guests.


    Cuan Elgin "A True Story of South Africa - BULALA".  


    Deeply researched, the Scottish-Irish-descended South African-born author travelled over 15,500 miles [25,000 km.] across South Africa to every historical site mentioned in the narrative, in his first-hand investigative research. You will learn, laugh, and cry—but more importantly, understand the actual events which transpired in this controversial, southern-most African nation, without the bias of the media or the pressured slant of special-interest groups. 


    Joining us will be Don Deon  - 


    I started the Southern African Commonwealth (Bondstaat) initiative which aims to reconnect all Southern Africa’s diverse people with their heritage and culture and traditions.  The first step in this for the Afrikaner people was to setup the SAUK Nuus news website and facebook page. This is vital to give the people their identity back and also crucial in the fight against all the forms of genocide.


    I am fighting for TRUE diversity, TRUE multiculturism and True Independence in South Africa for the minorities, and worldwide...


    This will be a very informative and entertaining show - so dial in, call in - we look forward to hearing from you


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     

  • 00:31

    African American and African Understanding of one another

    in Education

    Very Simple, but, very complex.


    Is their strife between A percentage of African Americans and A percentage of Africans.


    It seems to be, which would be determined by the opinions of various personnel on how hey look at this subject.


     

  • 02:30

    The Joshua Generation Network: The American Black Women on African Nations

    in Culture

    What should be our stance and response as Black women on the state of affairs in African nations?


    The mainstream media makes every attempt to make it appear that Africa is filled with nothing but wild violent uneducated monkeys running through the wild and the jungles of the continent, but the truth is that there are plenty of African nations that are more well off economically than many Black communities in America, even with its more indigenous and poverty-stricken cultures.


    What should be the Blackwoman's stance in America as to the continent of Africa and to any particular African nation?


    Instead of using the words "Black Unity," let's phrase it a different way: "Are we ever going to start singing our different parts and playing our different instruments in the same choir, or start singing all of our different parts in the choir to the tune of the same song at the same time?"

  • 01:09

    The African American Experience at College

    in Current Events

    Join us as we delve into the African American experience on historically black college campuses and traditional universities.  We’ll discuss recent news coverage of disproportionate funding levels between Delaware’s sole HBCU and Delaware’s other two publicly funded institutions.  We'll also discuss recent coverage of the Delaware NAACP request that the University of Delaware do more to promote diversity among its student body and faculty.


     


    Show Discussion Article Links:


    1. Race and the Curious State Case of Delaware State (University)


    http://www.hbcudigest.com/articles/0215/race-and-the-curious-case-of-delaware-state.html


    2. NAACP, State Lawmakers: UD is Lacking Diversity


    http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/education/2015/02/09/naacp-state-lawmakers-ud-lacking-diversity/23154215/


    3. Report Reveals 10 States Have Withheld Over $50 Million in HBCU Funding


    http://www.blackenterprise.com/education/report-states-withheld-over-50-million-hbcu-funding/

  • 00:54

    African American History & The Civil War

    in Radio

    New Book Details Long-Forgotten and Controversial Civil War Battle in Louisiana Former Slaves’ Fight at Milliken’s Bend Led to Congressional Investigation Baton Rouge—At Milliken’s Bend, Louisiana, a Union force composed predominantly of former slaves met their Confederate adversaries in one of the bloodiest engagements of the war. This small yet important fight received some initial widespread attention but soon drifted into obscurity. In Milliken’s Bend, Linda Barnickel uncovers the story of this long-forgotten and highly controversial battle. Controversial charges made after the battle eventually led to a congressional investigation and contributed to the suspension of prisoner exchanges between North and South. Barnickel’s compelling and comprehensive account of the battle illuminates not only the immense complexity of the events that transpired in northeastern Louisiana during the Vicksburg Campaign but also the implications of Milliken’s Bend upon the war as a whole. The battle contributed to southerners’ increasing fears of slave insurrection and heightened their anxieties about emancipation. In the North, it helped foster a commitment to allow free blacks and former slaves to take part in the war to end slavery. And for African Americans, both free and enslaved, Milliken’s Bend symbolized their never-ending struggle for freedom. Linda Barnickel is an archivist and freelance writer with master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and The Ohio State University. Passionate about discovering the hidden and fascinating stories of history, she is interested in local history, military history, oral history, and the cultural power of archives. 


    Hitting the Headline News: GOP, Oklahoma University and Hillary Clinton addressing unauthorized emails.

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