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  • 01:48

    Lil Kim, Colorism, Self Hatred/Prince, Activism and Dr. John Henrik Clarke

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    Listen to a Special Broadcast of The Michael Imhotep Show, Sat. April 30th., 11am-1pm EST with host Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network on Blog Talk Radio. We will also broadcast on Facebook LIVE. Visit our Facebook FanPage "The African History Network" to watch LIVE at https://www.facebook.com/The-African-History-Network-186625219983/. 


    1) Hip Hop Artist Lil Kim recently posted Instagram photos that were unrecognizable.  We dealt with Colorism, Self Hatred and the Effects of White Supremacy. Lil Kim is suffering from low self esteem. We have to protect our daughters from this type of behavior. 2) Harriet Tubman is going to be the new face of the $20 Bill. Is this a good thing since African American Women are devalued in this society?  We'll discuss why this is a slap in the face to African American Women. 3) Since Prince passed on April 21st, 2016 a lot of information has come out about his humanitarianism, philanthropy and knowledge of history. We discuss Prince being Unapologetically Black, studying Dr. John Henrik Clarke and more.  4) This date in African American History - Muhammad Ali refuses the draft.


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    BALTIMORE: FREE EVENT - Sat. April 30th, 2016, 6:00pm-10:00pm Reality Speaks Of Solviaz Nation presents a presentation by Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network, "Redistributing The Pain: How African Americans Historically Fought Back With Economic Boycotts & Cooperative Economics".  Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, 430 East Belvedere Ave., Baltimore, MD 21212

  • 02:05

    Lil Kim, Colorism, Self Hatred and White Supremacy/Did Prince Have A Will

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    Listen to the podcast “Lil Kim, Colorism, Self Hatred and White Supremacy/Did Prince Have A Will” from “The Michael Imhotep Show”, Wednesday, April 27th, 2016


    Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and for the podcasts.


    1) We did a recap of the Tuesday primaries in 5 States. What's next for Sen. Bernie Sanders?  2) Hip Hop Artist Lil Kim recently posted Instagram photos that were unrecognizable.  We dealt with Colorism, Self Hatred and the Effects of White Supremacy.  3) Tyka Nelson, Prince's Sister said to her knowledge, he did not have a will.  What does this mean for his $300 million empire?  4. Detroit you win a National Chess Title. 5) This date in African American History.


    Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com for DVDs by Michael Imhotep and documentaries like "Hidden Colors", "Out of Darkness" and "Resurrecting Black Wallstreet The Blueprint".


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    BALTIMORE: FREE EVENT - Sat. April 30th, 2016, 6:00pm-10:00pm Reality Speaks Of Solviaz Nation Event presents a presentation by Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network, "Redistributing The Pain: How African Americans Historically Fought Back With Economic Boycotts & Cooperative Economics".  Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, 430 East Belvedere Ave., Baltimore, MD 21212

  • 02:23

    Proof Richard Nixon’s War On Drugs Was A War On The African American Community

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Thurs. March 31st, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  We’ll discuss “Proof Richard Nixon’s War On Drugs Was A War On The African American Community”.  A recent article from Harper’s Magazine has uncovered a startling admission from President Richard Nixon’s domestic policy advisor about who the target of the “War On Drugs” was and why.


    CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. 


     


    ATLANTA: Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network will be in Atlanta on Sat. April 2nd, 2016 for "A Brand New You LIVE Entrepreneurship Summit". There will also be a Screening & Discussion of The Film "Black Friday What Legacy Will You Leave". Visit http://www.abnyentrepreneurship.eventbrite.com/ for more information and tickets.

    Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com for DVDs from Michael Imhotep, Documentaries and articles written by Michael Imhotep.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We feature our regular PANW report with dispatches on the celebration of International Workers' Day, May Day, and its history; May Day is being commemorated throughout the world including the Republic of South Africa where COSATU is holding a mass demonstrations in Pretoria and other cities throughout the country; and 15 people have been killed in the capital of the Horn of Africa state of Somalia after a mosque collapsed. In the second hour we present an archived interview with Michelle Alexander speaking about the racialization of the prison industrial complex in the United States. The final hour looks back on the history of African American rebellions in Baltimore in both 1968 and 2015, on the anniversary of the Freddie Grey unrest one year ago.

  • 02:01

    Why Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill Is An Insult To Her And Black Women

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. April, 20th, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Harriet Tubman is going to be the new face of the $20 Bill. Is this a good thing since African American Women are devalued in this society?


    1) The killer of Akia Gurley, former NYPD Officer Peter Liang only gets a slap on the wrist after killing Akai.  2) There were 3 charges filed in the Flint Water Crisis case today.  We explained what happened and what this means. 


    DETROIT: FREE EVENT - Sat. April 23rd, 2016, 2pm-7pm, Screening and Discussion of "Resurrecting Black Wall Street – The Blueprint" with host Michael Imhotep.  Michael Imhotep will also do a presentation called “Redistributing The Pain: How African Americans Historically Fought Back With Economic Boycotts & Cooperative Economics”.  Visit http://AfricanHistoryNetwork.com for more information or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/771738726295951/?active_tab=highlights.


     


    CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and for the podcasts.

  • 03:00

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We feature our regular PANW reports with dispatches on a South African court ruling saying that President Jacob Zuma may be charged again with over 800 charges of corruption dropped in 2009; Zimbabwe officials say that industry must be rejuvenated through national efforts; Democratic Republic of Congo artist Papa Wemba has passed after collapsing on stage in Ivory Coast; the Central African Republic may be subjected to a disarmament program through the United Nations; and thousands of demonstrators have disrupted rallies where presidential candidate Donald Trump was speaking in California. In the second hour look at the 22nd anniversary of Freedom Day in South Africa where questions relating to the real meaning of independence and democracy are discussed. Other developments in Africa are also featured in other news reports. 

  • 02:22

    Should Georgetown University Compensate Descendants of The 272 Slaves They Sold?

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Monday, April, 18th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  “Should Georgetown University Compensate Descendants of The 272 Slaves They Sold in 1838?”


    1) A big story broke over the weekend for the New York Times regarding 272 African Slaves that were sold by Jesuit Preists who ran Georgetown University in 1838.  The question is being asked now should some type of reparations be paid to their descendants.  2) Six African American former contestants from "The Apprentice" have come together to publicly denounce Donald Trump and his Presidential Campaign.  3) A new report suggest that the jail where Sandra Bland died should be shut down. 4) More sexual abuse allegations against Hip-Hop pioneer Afrikaa Bambaataa. 5) We discussed the anniversary of Zimbabwe winning their independence in 1980.


    DETROIT: FREE EVENT - Sat. April 23rd, 2016, 2pm-7pm, Screening and Discussion of "Resurrecting Black Wall Street" with Michael Imhotep.  Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com for more information or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/771738726295951/?active_tab=highlights.


    CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com for more info and podcasts.

  • 01:51

    Larry Wilmore, President Obama and the Origins of The N-word - Prof. Kaba Kamene

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    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Mon. May, 2nd, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Comedian Larry Wilmore called President Obama "My N-word" at the White House Correspondence Diner on Saturday, April 30th, 2016.  This has caused a firestorm over whether this was appropriate or not.  We dealt with this controversy and shared an interview that Michael Imhotep did on 9-11-13 with Prof. Kaba Kamene about the history of the N-word and it's origins coming from Ngr, Negus, Negusti and Nagas.


    CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and listen to the podcasts.  You can also watch us on Facebook at “The African History Network”.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the intensifying sanctions enacted by the United States government against the Southern African state of Zimbabwe; President Barack Obama has defended former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton against protests by Black Lives Matter forces in the U.S. while he is on a state visit to Britain; the most powerful bloc in the Egyptian parliament is aligned with the military-turned-civilian rule of the North African state President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi; and the Islamic State in Libya has been reportedly driven out of the eastern city of Derna. In the second hour we will focus on the anti-racist demonstrations which have continued in the U.S. since 2013 prompted by several high-profile killings by police and vigilantes. Finally a review of several news stories taking place on the African continent are presented in further detail.

  • 03:00

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. During this program we feature our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the visit of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to the United Nations Millenium Development Goals conference in New York City this week; the presidents of South Africa and Namibia have pledged to strenthen bi-lateral relations between the two sub-continenal states; Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has spoken at the UN as well on the plot to illegally remove her from office in the South American nation; and the Cuban Communist Party has concluded its 7th Congress in Havana where both President Raul Castro and former head-of-state Fidel Castro delivered major addresses. In the second hour we pay tribute to Prince, the African American musical innovator and film star who was found dead in his home on April 21. We will look at the battle he waged for years against the corporate record companies demanding just compensation for his creative work. Finally we look back on the 151st anniversary of the conclusion of the United States Civil War which ended in April of 1865.

  • 03:00

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program brings you our regular PANW report with dispatches on the economic crisis in Zimbabwe where millions in cash is being importing into the Southern African state to address the liquidity crisis; a security conference is being held in the Horn of Africa state of Ethiopia to discuss the continent and world affairs; we will also examine the impact of the Panama Papers revelations on African Union member-states; and further outrage has erupted in Somalia after AMISOM troops have been involved in the shooting deaths of several civilians in the south of the country. The second hour continues our recognition of the 118th anniversary of the birth of Paul Leroy Robeson by examining his years long friendship with scholar and activist Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois. In addition, we will present a news documentary report on the Panama Papers. In the final hour we feature a lecture from the Oxford University series on Africa and the New Media.