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  • 00:45

    The Whitening of Black Sam Fraunces - Fraunces Tavern NYC

    in History

    Samuel Fraunces was a Cook for George Washington. Born in Caribbean of black and white parents.  Fraunces owned one of the finest taverns in colonial New York City. When Washington arrived in Philadelphia in 1790 as President, Fraunces came with him as his personal cook and established a business referred to later as the Golden Sun Tavern. Fraunces's Tavern was the social center of the New York City. It was there in 1768 that the Commerce was organized. It was here in 1774 that the Sons of Liberty planned a New York "Tea Party." http://www.kitchensisters.org/hidden_kitchens/herculeshemings_story27.htm
    Sam's daughter Phoebe is credited with saving Washington's life and spying for him. The father and daughter's racial identity is recorded as Negro, colored, Haitian Negro, Mulatto, "fastidious old Negro" and swarthy. Fraunces was immortalized in Philip Freneau's 1786 book of poems as "Black Sam." He was familiarly called by his nick name because of his tan complexion and his tight., curly hair. The Son's of the Revolution (SR), are on a mission to change Sam's Tavern into a Museum, and remake him into a white man.  Several of my ancestors were classified as mistakenly classified as White, because of their light coloring, then reclassified as Mulatto.  Look at the first and last pictures,  posted to this site. The first picture is of  (Black), Sam and the last is my relatives, Aunt Dot, Uncle Chester Ruth, who was identified as, "Colored" another form of Mulatto.
    Dedicated to the Memory of My beloved Grandson Kerry Baxter Junior! You are always a part of our lives & Family. Your spirit is alive and Well!

  • 00:39

    The road to Squeezebox with Sam Lerma

    in Film

    In Los Artist's Radio Season II premiere, an interview with San Antonio FIlmmaker, Sam Lerma, we are happy to invite our LA Radio audience back for another great season. Sam Lerma has worked professionally in the Film/TV industry for the past 13 years. He has worked as a news photographer and video editor and also works professionally as a writer/director/editor. Sam writes all of his own films. Coming off of his most recent picture release at San Antonio's Cinefestival, "Squeezebox", Sam Lerma joins us for the adventure of his work and how it all goes down. 


    Sam's films have screened at the Los Angeles International Latin Film Festival, The New York International Latino Film Festival, SXSW, Dallas Video Festival, San Antonio Film Festival, San Francisco Int'l Latino Film Festival, and many more. 


    Los Artist's, a documentary series that started in Los Angeles, California almost four years ago, all about the intersecting lives of musician's, filmmakers, and artists, creative-types pushing to fully conquer and explore new heights in todays modern world.. The behind-the-scenes of it all and how it all goes down. As the adventure continues, were taking giant leaps, to BUILD A CITY. 


     

  • 01:17

    Episode 2369 - Sam Mazreku

    in Christianity

    Episode 2369 - Sam Mazreku

  • 03:45

    THE DESTRUCTION OF THE BLACK FAMILY (FRATRICIDAL WAR ) FT SISTER RENEE

    in Politics

    JOIN US TONIGHT FAMILY AS BE DISCUSS THE STATE OF THE BLACK FAMILY. WE ARE GOING TO DEAL WITH THE SYSTEM OF CHILD SUPPORT. IS IT FAIR TO THE MAN? HOW IS THE FAMILY STRUCTURE ATTACKED BY THE SYSTEM OF RACISM WHITE SUPREMACY..AND HOW IT TURNS THE BLACK MAN AGAINST HIS WOMAN AND VICE VERSA. JOIN US FAMILY TONIGHT 9PM AS WE GO IN ON THE DESTRUCTION OF THE BLACK FAMILY!

  • 01:35

    The Hushmo Black Forum

    in Current Events

    The Hushmo Black Forum follows current events and news relevant to the African American community. The moderator initiates thought-provoking discussions and conversation for the listing audience throughout cyberspace . Members and guests of Hushmo’s online public forum are diverse individuals who have passionate insights and perspectives on African American issues that range from day-to-day life, politics, media, history, books, sports, entertainment, style, beauty and more.


    The forum features a blog for members to post comments and interact. Writers highlight everything from movies and celebrity fashion to local human interest stories and lifestyle advice.


    The Hushmo Black Forum airs online on Blog Talk Radio every Saturday at 7pm. On Blog Talk Radio, Hushmo Black has taken  an in-depth look at the prolific African American activist W.E.B Du Bois. Hushmo Black has also reviewed and discussed Jimmy C. Cameron's newly released book “RACISM and HATE: an AMERICAN REALITY” and his first book "The Water Boy: The Life and Trials of Jimmy C. Cameron," which documents the life of Jimmy C Cameron and the Cameron family  history in the state of Georgia covering some 230 years and windup centering on an epiphany he had  when wounded in the Vietnam War in 1966."


    Visit The Hushmo Black Forum and stay up-to-date on the latest in African American culture. When you become a member, you're embracing new friendships and a community to share stories and opinions.


    "Like" The Hushmo Black Forum on Facebook and join "The Watering Hole," the place to quench your knowledge thirst!


     

  • 01:59

    The Black Program - EP 002

    in Hip Hop Music

    The Black Program rolls with its second episode. Your host Lucius Black (@LouieLafate) has new music, new featured artists, and more show. Get ready.

  • 02:03

    Sam and Caroline discuss Haunted Locations and Stories

    in Paranormal

    As some of you know Sam went on another Ghost Hunt with Haunted Houses-Paranormal Adventures she will be discussing on the show what happened while she was there and about the team themselves. Then we shall be discussing more Haunted Locations and Stories for you all to enjoy.


     


    So please tune in and don't forget to let us know what you think 

  • 00:56

    Black Reconstruction #LaShawnAllenMuhammad 323.927.2913

    in Business

    Hosted By: LaShawn Allen-Muhammad


    Who were the first Black Elected Officials? During the month of November, as the country gears up to re-elect or vote in the next wave of politicians, Black Reconstruction will revisit the Reconstruction era to pay homage to the Black Men who came before Obama.  During this tumultuous time, Blacks not only established townships, they also positioned themselves to be an integral part of government.   


    At a Glance.. In 1855, Brownhelm Township, founded by Col. Henry Brown,  gained notoriety throughout the U.S, when the township elected an African-American to government office.  The NY Syracuse Daily Journal, May 31, 1855 reported that John Mercer Langston was a fugitive slave who had been elected clerk.  Brownhelm's early residents had long been known for their strong anti-slavery stance; and Col. Henry Brown's home on the Lake Shore was often a final stop on the Underground Railroad, before reaching Canada by boat.    African-American Firsts: Government


    Local elected official: John Mercer Langston, 1855, town clerk of Brownhelm Township, Ohio.


    State elected official: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1836, the Vermont legislature.


    Governor  (appointed): P.B.S. Pinchback served as governor of Louisiana from Dec. 9, 1872-Jan. 13, 1873, during impeachment proceedings against the elected governor.


    U.S. Representative: Joseph Rainey became a Congressman from South Carolina in 1870 and was reelected four more times. 


    U.S. Senator: Hiram Revels became Senator from Mississippi from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871, during Reconstruction.  


    There have only been a total of five black senators in U.S. history: the remaining two are Blanche K. Bruce [1875-1881] and Barack Obama 

  • 02:59

    POETIC CONVERSATIONS ON BLACK SATIN RADIO

    in Entertainment

    BRINGING YOU FRESH NEW VOICES TO THIS STAGE
    Black Satin Radio, (646) 478-4196, is an internet-based station devoted to the art of words in the forms of poetry, music, and books. The station is dedicated to the creative works within the scope of these genres. Black Satin Radio aspires to introduce the listening audience to the inspiration behind the works while providing networking opportunities for each guest. Finally, Black Satin Radio will maintain a certain responsibility to philanthropic causes within and outside of its core demographic.

  • 01:57

    The Hushmo Black Forum

    in Current Events

    The Hushmo Black Forum follows current events and news relevant to the African American community. The moderator initiates thought-provoking discussions and conversation for the listing audience throughout cyberspace . Members and guests of Hushmo’s online public forum are diverse individuals who have passionate insights and perspectives on African American issues that range from day-to-day life, politics, media, history, books, sports, entertainment, style, beauty and more.


    The forum features a blog for members to post comments and interact. Writers highlight everything from movies and celebrity fashion to local human interest stories and lifestyle advice.


    The Hushmo Black Forum airs online on Blog Talk Radio every Saturday at 7pm. On Blog Talk Radio, Hushmo Black has taken  an in-depth look at the prolific African American activist W.E.B Du Bois. Hushmo Black has also reviewed and discussed Jimmy C. Cameron's newly released book “RACISM and HATE: an AMERICAN REALITY” and his first book "The Water Boy: The Life and Trials of Jimmy C. Cameron," which documents the life of Jimmy C Cameron and the Cameron family  history in the state of Georgia covering some 230 years and windup centering on an epiphany he had  when wounded in the Vietnam War in 1966."


    Visit The Hushmo Black Forum and stay up-to-date on the latest in African American culture. When you become a member, you're embracing new friendships and a community to share stories and opinions.


    "Like" The Hushmo Black Forum on Facebook and join "The Watering Hole," the place to quench your knowledge thirst!

  • 00:32

    Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot on Living The Sweet Life with Type I Diabetes

    in Self Help

    This is my recorded interview with Sam Talbot for an article I wrote about him for MindBodyGreen.com


    Author and celebrity chef Sam Talbot has a new book out: The Sweet Life - Diabetes without Boundaries. The Sweet Life is chock full of fresh, vibrant recipes, as well as one-of-a-kind tips from Sam on how to navigate the road of living with diabetes. Any way you slice it, Sam Talbot is the model for living a healthy lifestyle, and has a visceral understanding of how to live in harmony with the food that sustains us. I caught up with him one morning as he was headed to a yoga class in New York City.


    Sam Talbot was a finalist on Bravo's Top Chef for Season 2:  http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef


    Check out the article and some of the transcript of my interview here on Mind Body Green as well!  


    http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-5449/Celebrity-Chef-Sam-Talbot-on-Yoga-Surfing-Living-with-Diabetes.html