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  • 00:56

    Interview : Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange: Albany, NY 2015

    in Self Help

    I will be interviewing 3 speakers from The Capital Cinema Cultural Excahnge: Mike Camoin, Elaine Bapis, and Eric Vollweiler. This will be a live show : Call In Number: 646-716-7250:


    The Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange (CCCE), nicknamed "Triple C E", aims to   support dynamic cross-cultural exchange through film. Established in 2014, the Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange is a non-commercial initiative aimed at providing filmmakers with added skills, resources, and opportunities to enhance marketability and help them reach international audiences for their character-driven work. Whether the work is a short, documentary, or feature, CCCE understands how hard it can be to bring a movie from start to finish. Our goal is to provide professional mentoring, educational workshops, cultural exchange, one-on-one consultation, networking and other forms of support, so that filmmakers can shape their work to reach a wider audience sooner. Through interaction with audiences, industry experts and peers, filmmakers can acquire a greater understanding of the language and best practices needed to navigate the creative and business paths from development to marketing, from financing to completion.


    We understand there has and may always be conflicts between people and cultures of various nations.  We don't uphold one culture to be less or greater than another, or endorse any political stance.  We understand that great films transcend any particular politics of a region and strive to show the human condition even amidst adversity. A form of international communication, film is a unique language that cuts across cultures and must be preserved and protected, especially during times of conflict and disagreement, such that we might more fully understand our fellow human beings.


     

  • 02:00

    CULTURAL EXCHANGE VS CULTURAL APPROPRIATION

    in Entertainment

    The United States has long been known as a melting pot and, more recently, as a salad bowl. Because people from hundreds of different ethnic backgrounds make up the nation’s population, it’s not surprising that at times cultural groups rub off on each other. Americans who grow up in diverse communities may pick up the dialect, customs and religious traditions of the cultural groups that surround them.


    Cultural appropriation is  an entirely different matter, however. It has little to do with one’s exposure to and familiarity with different cultures. Instead, cultural appropriation typically involves members of a dominant group exploiting the culture of less privileged groups--often with little understanding of the latter’s history, experience and traditions. Accordingly, socially aware people tend to frown upon this phenomenon.


    “Borrowing” is a key component of cultural appropriation. In the 1950s, for example, white musicians borrowed the musical stylings of their black counterparts. Because African Americans weren’t widely accepted in U.S. society at that time, record executives chose to have white recording artists replicate the sound of black musicians. This led to musical forms such as rock-n-roll being largely associated with whites in spite of the fact that black musicians were pioneers of the artform. This move also had financial consequences, as many of the black musicians who helped pave the way for rock-n-roll’s success never saw a dime for their contributions to the music form.


    Let's talk about cultural appropriation as it affects pop culture today. Join tomorrow, October 1 on DP RADIO XL at 8pm

  • 02:27

    The Quest: Journey Into Reality

    in Spirituality

    The Quest: Journey Into Reality hosted by H.J. (Jamal) Robinson is a weekly internet radio program on #BlogTalkUSA aimed at educating and sharing information and views on a wide range of topics and issues that are not always discussed in a public forum!  We go beyond the surface of every topic and give a platform for open, honest, intelligent, and respectful debate, discussion, and exchange of ideas.  Physics, history, philosophy, organized religion, education, religious doctrine, social constructs within our and other societies, historical and modern mythology, spiritual, emotional, mental, physical wellness and health are only a few general subjects, among a vast range of topics we will encounter and delve into on The Quest: Journey Into Reality on #BlogTalkUSA! Join Jamal Robinson LIVE tonight at 10 pm CST!

  • 02:00

    "Bey' and the Fishnet Revolution: Giving the People What they Want?" : OCG021316

    in Politics Progressive

    "Scalia Found Dead" 


    Reformat of tonight's broadcast . . .


    In our 1st Page tonight, Pascal Robert, the “Thought Merchant” of BAR and Yvette Carnell of Breaking Brown.org


    Joins us to talk about whtat theis means for the Obama Administration and the Race for the White House.


    "Bey and the Fishnet Revolution:  Giving the People What they Want"


    " . . . because I cannot for the life of me understand how Beyonce’s commodified caricature of black opposition was in any way progressive. Instead what I saw was the cultural power of neoliberal capitalism to co-opt opposition, monetize it and provide some mindless entertainment all at the same time.  I didn’t see opposition; I saw the imagery and symbols of authentic black radicalism grotesquely transformed into a de-politicized spectacle by gyrating, light-skinned booty-short-clad sisters." 


     - Ajamu Baraka, an OUR COMMON GROUND Voice is a human rights activist, organizer and geo-political analyst.  Baraka is an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) in Washington, D.C. and editor and contributing columnist for the Black Agenda Report. 


    2nd Page we will get to Bey ! Don't get your fishnets in a knot !!


    Janice LOL


    The meaning and the backlash on this episode of OUR COMMON GROUND  LIVE!


    "Speaking Truth to Power and OURselves" 


    email: OCGinfo@ourcommonground.com


     

  • 00:59

    Provocative Thought with Carlton Steed: Man Whore - Manhood

    in Motivation

    This is a journey into the idea of self, social, media, and cultural subjugation, exploitation, and objectification of male sexual energy. Is there a double social/moral standard for the male regarding sexual behavior? Is it more acceptable and celebrated for a man to objectify woman, and him and reduce the quality and value of the sexual experience? Is this experience an attempt to achieve power by domination and copulation?


    Join us at 8pm -9pm EST Call Carlton Steed 347-989-0180.


    We are looking for you.

  • 02:03

    Kwanza Osajyefo (BLACK Comix) Interview; Deadpool! & BvS-Sat@6pm EST

    in Politics Conservative

    Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey, folks!  Welcome to the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse podcast, airing this Saturday at 6pm EST.  Join Dburt, Capt. Kirk and the "Uncanny" Daryll B. as they tackle the following pop culture concerns: writer/graphic novelist, Kwanza Osajyefo stops by to discuss his forthcoming comic book series entitled, BLACK and the successful crowdsource venture that is making this project come to fruition; the final Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer hits the cyberwebs with a loud bang; our impressions of the long-awaited Ryan Reynolds resurrection known as Marvel's Deadpool; and speaking of a return to fold, Vin Diesel reveals plot details of his XXX: The Return of Xander Cage film; famed actress, Meryl Streep channels Matt Damon on diversity in Berlin; Dburt doscovers a sneaker stock exchange entitled StockX; discussing last week's Flash: Earth 2 episode; we finally discuss the Cameroonian video gaming company, Kiro'o, their successful Kickstarter campaign and their flagship RPG, Aurion: Legacy of Kori-Odan; yet another prediction/assertion by famed theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein appears to be true with the recent discovery of gravitational waves.  And lastly, an I09 piece waxes about the struggles of being a cosplayer of color.  Call the show live at 646-915-9620.  

  • 01:48

    The Black Agenda & the Vegas Black Think Tank

    in Radio

    Welcome to Our Own Voices Live with your hosts:  Angela Thomas & Rodney Smith
    Todays Topic(s)  The Black Agenda & the Vegas Black Think Tank
    With our special guest(s)  Devin Moore

    Call in at:  (347) 826-9600 and press the #1 on your keypad to listen or comment


     


    Our Own Voices Live is a radio show featuring people and stories from our community in Las Vegas, the surrounding area and some place near you. America is the greatest country on earth due to its cultural diversity and not in spite of it. Our mission is to help bridge the cultural and ethnic divide in America by working together to build the greatest bridge in history to unite us

  • 01:49

    Saturday High Noon

    in Politics

    SATURDAY HIGH NOON


     


    What's the matter with Kansas? "The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy recently reported that Kansas has the ninth-most unfair tax system in the county.  A Kansan earning $47,700 a year pays 9.5 percent of income in state and local taxes; but someone earning $1,191,700 pays an effective rate of just 3.6 percent."


    So much for the 'trickle down' libertarian economic theories masterminded by the Wichita plutocrats Charles & David Koch; as implemented by Gov. Sam Brownback and his cronies in the state legislature.


    Program Summary: Feb. 13, 2016


    Hear Doug Annstaedt, executive director of the Kansas Press Association on open meeting law reforms before the Kansas state legilature.


    2nd Hour - Hear the latest (released for distribution 20 Feb. 2015) from investigative reporter, Tony Gosling & "Old Labour" Martin Summer as they host from Bristol's community radio station the "Friday Drivetime" show.

  • 01:28

    Richard Thornton: Maya in America, The Untold Story of Ancient America

    in News

    Maya in America is a new book that shows how the ancient Maya not only reached the shores of Florida and Georgia but had a thriving gold mining operation in the north Georgia mountains. 


    Author Richard Thornton is a Creek Indian architect, city planner, author and researcher into Native American history. His professional work in support of archaeologists began in college, when he received a fellowship to study Mesoamerican architecture and urban planning in Mexico. In 2004 he began carrying out research projects for Native American tribes that studied their cultural history. He is a founding member and newsletter editor of the People of One Fire, a national alliance of Native American scholars. In parallel, Richard has been then architect for the restoration of several hundred buidings dating back to 1746 throughout the Southeast. On his Caucasion side, he is a direct descendant of the first leader of the Georgia during the American Revolution, a Continental officer, and Creek Indian leaders, who were allies of the Patriots.


    Several of his historic preservation projects were associated with personalities or events of national importance, such as the American Revolution, Civil War battlefields, the Great Locomotive Chase, the Rev. Sam Jones, and several famous Southern writers. In 2009, he was the architect for Oklahoma's Trail of Tears Memorial in Tulsa, OK.

  • 00:59

    AgriFest, Scouting, Valentine's Day Jump Up, and Other Traditions in the USVI

    in Culture

    Every February, St. Croix hosts the largest agricultural festival in the Territory. The St. Croix Agricultural Fair, or AgriFest, is a colorful display of locally produced agricultural products, livestock, arts & crafts, & native cuisine. Taking place over 3 days, festival goers can taste, touch, & see everything to do with St. Croix agriculture.


    The Boy Scouts of America in the USVI was served in the early 20th Century through National Council Direct Service. Then the troops later were added as the Virgin Island District in the Puerto Rico-Virgin Islands Council. During the late 1960s & early 1970s, Troop 152, sponsored by Saint Patrick's Church, Frederiksted, Saint Croix, formed a steel band of grammar-school-age Scouts that was managed by Vivian Bennerson. The band toured internationally.


    The Scout Association of the British Virgin Islands operates as a branch of the United Kingdom Scout Association, as the British Virgin Islands' affiliation as a British Overseas Territory. The BVI Scout Oath and Law, & other Scouting requirements, closely follow that of the United Kingdom.


    Jump Up, held 4 times yearly, is a "carnival like" cultural party held in the streets & along the boardwalk of Christiansted. Sponsored by the CRRA (Christiansted Restaurant & Retail Association), it has become one of the islands' favorite social events for both locals & visitors alike.


    Friends of Virgin Islands National Park and the National Park Service will partner to present the Annual Folk Life Festival in celebration of Black History Month in February on St. John. 


    Visit AgriFest at www.VIAgrifest.org/.

  • 00:32

    Arrow Talk Podcast #82 - S 4 Ep 13 SINS OF THE FATHER

    in Television

     


    Oliver refuses Nyssa's offer, instead he attempts to convince Malcolm to relinquish control of the League to Nyssa in exchange for the cure. Malcolm claims Nyssa is lying and refuses to go along, while Nyssa agrees but proclaims that if Malcolm backs out then everyone will be considered an enemy. Oliver convinces Nyssa to provide a sample to prove to Merlyn she is not lying. After witnessing Thea get better, Malcolm agrees to the deal. At the exchange, Malcolm double-crosses Nyssa and she is forced to retreat. Oliver convinces Malcolm to challenge Nyssa to a duel, with the winner remaining the leader of the League. Before they fight, Oliver uses ancient rules to trade places with Nyssa as her husband. Oliver bests Malcolm, but instead of killing him he cuts off the hand wearing the Demon's Head ring and knocks Malcolm unconscious. Oliver exchanges the ring for the cure. Realizing her mistake, Nyssa disbands the League and destroys the ring. Angered by Oliver's betrayal, Malcolm informs Darhk about Oliver's son. In flashbacks, Reiter takes a stone from Oliver that has the symbols he seeks.