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  • 01:04

    Breaking the Chains of Betrayal

    in Self Help

    Have you ever been betrayed? What is it like to be betrayed? What can you do if someone betrays your trust? How do you forgive someone who has betrayed you? On the show this evening we will be discussing the effects of betrayal and what steps to take to break free from it's chain. Betrayal can be devastating and it cuts deep. My special guest today is Dawn Lawrence and she will offer some insight on the subject matter.


     

  • 00:40

    Breaking the Chains.....Love is the Key

    in Motivation

    I have a dream...Celebrating Our Jubilee!


    Our forefathers and mothers planted trees from which we gather fruit, and dug wells from which we quench our thirst. Civil Rights Activist marched for us, died for us and pleaded for our equality.


    So what are we leaving behind for our communities today? What are we fostering in the minds of our Black children? How will we strengthen our families and our communities? How will we show the power of LOVE in the world? How are we Leading Change?


    Just over fifty years ago, Dr. King's "I Have a Dream..." Speech debuted in Detroit and transformed a nation. Today, we, the residents of Detroit, are uniting to become a beacon of light and love to usher in greater transformation inside our capacity to love that will impact this city, nation and the world.


    Grass roots organizations and communities are raising the bar on what's possible so we evolve in our beliefs, values and purpose for the elevation of our consciousness to enlarge what's possible for us as spirits in human form.


    Today, we are sharing more on the Power of Love and its creative force.  We sometimes think the world is existing separately from what is going on within us. Remember, everything you are experiencing is originating from within the mind and heart of you or someone else. We create from within, and we create powerfully through love.  Building a loving relationship with yourself restores your trust and faith in knowing that the Power of Love still reigns victorious.


    We are powerful, and together we rise!

  • 00:35

    Breaking the Chains.....A New Way Forward

    in Motivation

    I have a dream...Celebrating Our Jubilee!


    Our forefathers and mothers planted trees from which we gather fruit, and dug wells from which we quench our thirst. Civil Rights Activist marched for us, died for us and pleaded for our equality.


    So what are we leaving behind for our communities today? What are we fostering in the minds of our Black children? How will we strengthen our families and our communities? How will we show the power of LOVE in the world? How are we Leading Change?


    Fifty years ago, Dr. King's "I Have a Dream..." Speech debuted in Detroit and transformed a nation. Today, we, the residents of Detroit, are uniting to become a beacon of light and love to usher in greater transformation inside our capacity to love that will impact this city, nation and the world. We are raising the bar on what's possible so we evolve in our beliefs, values and purpose for the elevation of our consciousness to enlarge what's possible for us as spirits in human form.


    Today, there's a rebirth in Detroit and a time of collaboration to uplift the human race, so we all benefit. Dr. King debuted his speech in this city for a reason, and now it's time for us to reinforce those words with action and establish that voice of power from this city again so that we all experience equality, not from legislation, but from our greater capacity of knowing that the Power of Love still reigns victorious.


    We are powerful, and together we rise!

  • 00:38

    Breaking the Chains....Raising the Love Vibration for Transformation

    in Motivation

    I have a dream...Celebrating Our Jubilee!


    Our forefathers and mothers planted trees from which we gather fruit, and dug wells from which we quench our thirst. Civil Rights Activist marched for us, died for us and pleaded for our equality.


    So what are we leaving behind for our communities today? What are we fostering in the minds of our Black children? How will we strengthen our families and our communities? How will we show the power of LOVE in the world? How are we Leading Change?


    Just over fifty years ago, Dr. King's "I Have a Dream..." Speech debuted in Detroit and transformed a nation. Today, we, the residents of Detroit, are uniting to become a beacon of light and love to usher in greater transformation within our capacity to love that will impact this city, nation and the world. As Detroit goes, so does the nation.


    Grass roots organizations and communities are raising the bar on what's possible so we evolve in our beliefs, values and purpose for the elevation of our consciousness to enlarge what's possible for us as spirits in human form. We are encouraging each one to search their hearts and find their destiny so they can powerfully play a role in Detroit's Re-birth that causes the world to know that Love is the Power that uplifts us all and brings balance.


    Today, we are sharing more on the Power of Love and its creative force.  We welcome our special guest, Versandra Kennebrew, the Founder of the 2015 Love Tour who will share how this came about, and her vision for its impact in our cities and communities. Remember, everything we experience originates from within the mind and heart of you or someone else, so let's create powerful loving experiences.  Building a loving relationship with yourself through self-care restores your trust and faith in knowing that you can live victoriously.


    We are powerful, and together we rise!

  • 00:23

    AUDIO BOOK READING chp 4 BREAKING THE CHAINS, ~ Resistance

    in Education

    AUDIO BOOK READING chp 4 BREAKING THE CHAINS, WM.L.KATZ


    Jenny Smith Fletcher was the daughter of W. H. Smith, founder of Nicodemus. She was the first postmistress and schoolteacher in Nicodemus, Kansas. She was also one of the original charter members of the A.M.E. Church.
    Formerly enslaved African Americans left Kentucky in organized colonies to experience freedom in the "promised land" of Kansas.  Nicodemus represents the involvement of African Americans in the westward expansion and settlement of the Great Plains. It is the oldest and only remaining Black settlement west of the Mississippi River.
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    AUDIO BOOK READING - BREAKING THE CHAINS, Week 4 Chapter 4 Resistance


    Although slave revolts constituted the most dramatic form of slave resistance, they were by no means the only method of reprisal. Arson proved to be an exceptionally effective and consequently frequent form of retaliation. In 1795, slave-set fires in Charleston, South Carolina, prompted the governor to declare a day of fasting. More arson there in 1804 resulted in the destruction of six ships and hundreds of homes. The problem of arson was so widespread that, in 1820, the American Fire Insurance Company of Philadelphia stopped issuing policies in the South.


    Assaults and attempts at assassination were also common. In 1740, accusations that slaves were attempting to poison New York City's water supply resulted in widespread arrests and executions. Poison attempts were so frequent they were even referred to in the lyrics of at least one slave song. Vandalism and destruction of crops were also regular occurrences.

  • 01:00

    Audio Book Wk 3- Family First- Breaking The Chains! W/ Wm.L.Katz!

    in Education

    I went to the slaver and inquired what was her price for me. She said a thousand dollars.... I opened a regular place of business...


     During this time I had found it politic to go shabbily dressed, and to appear to be very poor, but to pay my mistress for my services promptly. I kept my money hid, never venturing to put out a penny, nor to let any body but my wife know that I was making any. The thousand dollars was what I supposed my mistress would ask for me, and so I determined now what I would do.


    I opened a regular place of business, labelled my tobacco in a conspicuous manner with the names of “Edward and Lunsford Lane,” and of some of the persons who sold it for me, — established agencies for the sale in various parts of the State, one at Fayetteville, one at Salisbury, one at Chapel Hill, and so on, — sold my articles from my place of business, and about town, also deposited them in stores on commission, and thus, after paying my mistress for my time, and rendering such support as necessary to my family.


     I found in the space of some six or eight years, that I had collected the sum of one thousand dollars.
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    I could not legally purchase it, and as the laws forbid emancipation except, for “meritorious services.” This done, Mr. Smith endeavored to emancipate me formally, and to get my manumission recorded; I tried also; but the court judged that I had done nothing “meritorious,” and so I remained, nominally only, the slave of Mr. Smith for a year; when, feeling unsafe in that relation, I accompanied him to New York whither he was going to purchase goods, and was there regularly and formally made a freeman, and there my manumission was recorded.

  • 02:00

    Breaking the Chains

    in Family

    Join us tonight as we welcome Vanessa Queen Tahiyrah Sparks,  Pierre Demarco Wallace & Maurice Muhammad as we discuss POLICE BRUTALITY. Welcome family, kick back and relax!

  • 00:30

    Breaking The Chains - The Garden of Eden's Temperature?

    in Pets

    Host  Rebecca Ann Normandin will discuss what environmental conditions were most likely in the Garden of Eden.  She will also present an overview of what her future shows will focus on.
    Rebecca is the author of "Breaking the Chains of Spiritual Bondage Between Man and God's Creatures" published Feb. 2012.  
     

  • 00:42

    AUDIO BOOK READING SUMMER SERIES-BREAKING THE CHAINS, WM.L.KATZ

    in Education

    "Breaking The Chains: African-American Slave Resistance"


    “The compelling, provocative story of the resistance and courage of African slaves in their never-ending struggle for freedom…important history.” — USA Today


    The first freedom paths taken by runaway slaves led to Native American villages. There black men and women found a red hand of friendship and an accepting adoption system and culture. The sturdy offspring of Black-Indian marriages shaped the early days of the fur trade, added a new dimension to frontier diplomacy, and made a daring contribution to the fight for American liberty. Early Florida history was determined by a powerfull alliance that fought the U.S. Army, Navy and Marines to a standstill for forty years.


    Like other intrepid frontier people, these dark Americans braved every peril for a slice of the American Dream—freedom, a safe home, family happiness and a piece of one’s own land. In the chronicles of the Americas their long, arduous quest for freedom is still a neglected chapter.


    Through careful research and rare antique prints and photographs, this book reveals how black and red people learned to live and work together in the Americas to oppose white oppression. Here is an American story that reveals a little-known aspect of our past and shatters some myths.


     “This book will force many readers to reexamine their assumptions about American history… Young readers will be fascinated and better informed for having experienced this book,” wrote School Library Journal. Striking photographs highlight this unknown heritage.”
    — Black Child Magazine, February/March 1997

  • 00:31

    Breaking the Chains.....Wage Love and Peace: Remembering Dr. King

    in Motivation

    I have a dream...Celebrating Our 50 Years of Jubilee!


    Our forefathers and mothers planted trees from which we gather fruit, and dug wells from which we quench our thirst. Civil Rights Activist marched for us, died for us and pleaded for our equality.


    So what are we leaving behind for our communities today? What are we fostering in the minds of our Black children? How will we strengthen our famillies and our communities?


    Fifty years ago, Dr. King's "I Have a Dream..." Speech debuted in Detroit and transformed a nation. Today, we Celebrate our 50th Year of Jubilee and join in that movement of teaching us all to evolve in our beliefs, values and purpose for elevation of our consciousness into the greatness that lies in the Human Spirit.


    Our ancesters from Africa knew the power of connection to the Divine, while honoring the human-ness in each other. I invite you to remember the greatness of our people, and let's have conversations that inspires us all to take action to "Heal what's hurting our Hearts and our Black Community."


    Today's show is about a movement that is taking root this year that is based in Love, Loving yourself so you can truly love another. As this year begins, I want you to position yourself to Dream, Believe, and Be the very expression of yourself that the world needs to see to allow us all to be transformed. It's time out for playing small. It's time to lock arms with one another, and reveal Love in expression to the world. Awaken your Soul's Mission, and let's begin to live life beyond anything we have previously imagined. As we allow our Spirits to be revealed, we allow supernatural experiences to occur that will transform the world, even as Dr. Martin L. King thousands to reach deep within for change and transformation. 


    And so can we..Be Amazing!


    We are powerful, and together we rise!


     

  • 00:41

    Breaking the Chains.....Our Lives, Our Pain Re-Imagined

    in Motivation

    The "I have a dream speech by Martin L.King debuted in Detroit over fifty years ago on June 23, 1963 and changed the course of this nation, and re-imagined what was possible. Born that same year on July 23rd, I recently celebrated my 52nd Birthday, and realize that my life has been engulfed inside the Civil Rights, and parallels closely with the transformation I endured causing me to re-imagine the little black girl born in 1963 also,


    Today we are sharing about the healing that must occur between these two cultures that caused such strong divisional lines of hatred, distrust, and pain merely based on skin tone. Although our nation has become much more diverse and Civil Rights are being fought for so many more, we still have a core pain in cities across the nation that still reek with the racial tension of the past.


    Today, let's look at racial reconciliation and find ways to re-imagine ourselves, our cities and our nation.


    What's possible for us today should we have dialogue about the pain we have both experienced? Our featured guest, poet and author Alicea Davis has a special message for healing our communities and racial reconciliation. Join me as she shares what she has re-imagined for us here in Detroit, and the work she's doing to close the gap in our consciousness so we see ourselves anew - as citizens of the same family. May we all remember our Divine heritage, our spiritual birthrights, and co-creative powers for creating a miraculous world.


    Let's re-imagine our self-image, re-create our belief in everyone's worthiness, and choose to live in excellent communities that flourish abundantly with knowledge, intelligence and resources to be self-sustaining.