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  • 00:29

    A Tribute to Black History Month: The Underground Railroad (Pt2)

    in History

    What is the real story behind how the Underground Railroad began and what were the effects of its movement? And who, other than Harriet Tubman, is responsible for its success. Tune in and get the answers to these questions and more. This episode is part two of the podcast which aired on 2/18/2015.  


    Long Story Short is a weekly show focusing on African American history, current issues in the black community and the future of people of African descent around the world. For the month of February, Dr. Hardy is dedicating the show to Black History Month where he will share some untold, as well as some familiar stories of the history and souls of Black folks. Tune in as Dr. Hardy makes the long, rich stories of the African Diaspora short, sweet and unforgettable.

  • 01:01

    Gettysburg's underground railroad trail

    in Travel

    World Footprints is pleased share this GOLD Award winning show which was recognized by the North American Travel Journalist Association.   In celebration of Black History Month and the 150 Anniversary Commemoration of the American Civil War and Gettysburg Address, you will see a very compelling side of Gettysburg as told through our guests.  In 2013 the city of Gettysburg, the nation and the world reflected upon the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place from July 1 to July 3 1863, and President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863.  We showcased what visitors can expect to see and experience following the Commemorations and beyond the battlefield with Stacey Fox, Vice President of Marketing and Sales of the Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau. Then, Scott Hancock, PhD, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies at Gettysburg College joins us to discuss the role of the Underground Railroad in the war, the African-American struggle for freedom--from President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and the seminal events that took place in Gettysburg in 1863 that forever changed America. Finally, Debra Sandoe McCauslin of For the Cause/Gettysburg Histories takes us along the Underground Railroad in Adams County, Pennsylvania where we visit Yellow Hill and the Quaker Valley to uncover the African-American families who settled in the area and the role of Quakers in the Abolitionist Movement there.

  • 00:13

    The Black History of X-Men

    in Books

    As I have said many times before, I always learn something in presentations by Brother T. of London Black History Walks. 


    How has Black history influenced science fiction and sci-fi movies?  Listen below. 


    Click here for my Invasion 1897 blog.  This links to some of my other African history blogs. 


    Click here for my blog about Healing Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome.  


    Click here for The Black Blogger as Modern Griot. 


    Click here for Nurture Success Events. 


    Click here for London Black History Walks.  


    Click here for Black History Studies.


     


     


     

  • 02:12

    Harriet Tubman and Quakers = Underground Railroad

    in Politics Conservative

    Tubman's organizing ability was key to her success -- she had to work with supporters on the clandestine Underground Railroad, as well as get messages to the slaves, since she met them away from their plantations to avoid detection. They usually left on a Saturday evening, as the Sabbath might delay anyone noticing their absence for another day, and if anyone did note their flight, the Sabbath would certainly delay anyone from organizing an effective pursuit or publishing a reward.


    Tubman was only about five feet tall, but she was smart and she was strong -- and she carried a long rifle. She used the rifle not only to intimidate pro-slavery people they might meet, but also to keep any of the slaves from backing out. She threatened any who seemed like they were about to leave, telling them that "dead Negroes tell no tales." A slave who returned from one of these trips could betray too many secrets: who had helped, what paths the flight had taken, how messages were passed..


    Quakers Released Slaves


     


    Not only did many Quakers release their slaves, but they saw to it that they could take care of themselves, teaching them to read and write and, in many cases, seeing that they were escorted to states or territories where they could live in freedom.


     


    Quaker John Woolman was involved with the abolitionist movement from an early date. He traveled the countryside, preaching against slavery. Woolman, born in 1720, became convinced that slavery was wrong when, at the age 20, he was asked by his employer to write a bill of sale for a slave girl. He did write it, but told his boss that he “believed slave-keeping to be a practice inconsistent with the Christian religion.” Shortly after this incident, Woodman left his job to travel and was instrumental in spreading the abolitionist message.

  • 00:54

    Black History

    in News

    1 - Black History - Inventions


    2. Teen Pregnancy


    3. Black Colleges & University - How to enroll.

  • 02:02

    History of the N-Word Pt. 2

    in Culture

    Please join us Sunday, 8AM CST as we discuss the history of the N-Word.


    We will discuss the different ways and contexts in which it is used.


    310-982-4273 and press 1 to speak with the hosts.

  • 00:54

    BLACK HISTORY PART 3

    in News

    *BLACK HISTORY


    *TEAM LIGHT/TEAM DARK SKIN


     

  • 02:01

    History of the N-Word Pt. 1

    in Culture

    Please join us Sunday, April 19, 2015 8AM CST as we discuss the history of the N-Word.


    We will discuss the different ways and contexts in which it is used.


    310-982-4273 and press 1 to speak with the hosts.

  • 00:54

    Black History part 2

    in News

    - Famous Black Quotes


    - Fun Little Black History Facts


    - How to enroll in nearby colleges & universities - part 2


    - Relationships w/ Parent

  • 00:24

    Railroad News Episode 1

    in Self Help

    In this Episode we will talk about Railroad's latest news about Steam Excursions, Derailments, and much more, you can call in and chat with us for a 1/2 an hour!  This is a division that represents Pro Rail Productions with Radio Broadcast about Special Events and much more! This will be a once per month episode!

  • 02:07

    Loretta Lynch, 1.5 Million Black Men Missing & Baltimore, MD with Yvette Carnell

    in Culture

    TONIGHT:  Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, April, 27th, 7:00pm-10:00pm EST (4:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep Mon. April 27th, 7pm - 10pm EST on The Blog Radio Network. Our guest will be Yvette Carnell of Your Black World and Breaking Brown.  We’ll discuss the confirmation of Loretta Lynch, The missing 1.5 Million Black Men Missing & Protests in Baltimore, MD.   Call in with your Questions/Comments and listen LIVE at 914-338-1375 or listen online or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


    DETROIT: FREE EVENT - Sat. May 2nd  - The African History Network Lecture Series presents a Screening & Discussion of “Resurrecting Black Wall Street” feat. Michael Imhotep and “Part 2: EMPIRE Strikes Black: Propaganda of The Media” by Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show & The Michael Imhotep Show. Sat., May, 2nd, 2015, 1:00pm - 7:00pm at Nandi’s Knowledge Café, 12511 Woodward Ave. Highland Park, MI (4 blocks South of Davison Fwy Between Glendale & Highland) (313) 462-0003 or (313) 865-1288 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.  Visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/1578335765776862/.  Watch the trailer for “Resurrecting Black Wall Street here: https://youtu.be/dTNAno3pRnU.  You can pre-order the documentary at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.