• 00:59

    Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Highlights

    in Culture

    On this episode of "Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio," Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) who is the hostess of the program on behalf of the "Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition" (www.gullahgeechee.net) will highlight a number of activities celebrating "Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month."   She will discuss the continued work to keep Gullah/Geechee traditions alive and the on-going work to keep the resources in place to keep the traditions alive.


    Disya da we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!


    www.gullahgeecheenation.com

  • 00:54

    Advocating for a Cultural Heritage Site with Margo Lee Williams

    in History

    Margo Lee Williams will share her research and journey to gain designation of the first African American site (Strieby Congregational United Church of Christ), by the Randolph County North Carolina Historical Preservation Commission for Cultural Heritage Sites.


    Margo Lee Williams holds an MA in Sociology and an MA in Religious Education. She developed an interest in genealogy early in life and in the 30+ years since, she has researched and written extensively on her family, including her book: Miles Lassiter (circa 1777-1850), an Early African American Quaker from Lassiter Mill, Randolph County, North Carolina: My Research Journey to Home, for which she won the 2012 Excellence in Publishing Award from the North Carolina Genealogical Society.


    Margo is a well-known lecturer for the Family History Centers of the LDS Church in the Washington, DC area, a former editor of the Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, and through her private research company, Personal Prologue, has developed expertise in identifying heirs for intestate probates. She is currently a National Veterans’ Service Officer with Vietnam Veterans of America. 

  • 00:31

    Jayn We Een UNITY! Gullah/Geechee Umoja fa Kwanzaa

    in Culture

    On this annual on air celebration of Kwanzaa, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) brings forth the message of UMOJA-UNITY in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!


    www.gullahgeecheenation.com

  • 00:57

    Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition Celebrates 18 Years!

    in Culture

    Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) will recap the 18 years of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition on this episode.  


    Disya da we sho, Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!


    www.gullahgeecheenation.com

  • THE COMMUNITY ON OUR HISTORY & HERITAGE CELEBRATES KWANZAA

    in Culture

    THE COMMUNITY ON OUR HISTORY & HERITAGE PRESENTS KWANZAA: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE. Please come join host Christina Stockberger and the OPWR family as we begin the celebration of Kwanzaa. Please call in and share what Kwanzaa represents to you and how it relates to your every day life. Kwanzaa is more than just another holiday but a celebration of self and all we are in building unity and bonds in the family and community. OPWR welcomes you to learn and understand the purpose and meaning of these values in celebrating Kwanzaa and building unity in the community one positive way.


    PHONE: (347)857-4113


     

  • Exploring Israel, Dr. Seuss’s Legacy and Eritrean Art

    in Travel

    Just for Christmas... NBC News correspondent and former Middle East Bureau Chief, Martin Fletcher, joins World Footprints to share his new book, Walking Israel.  Fletcher’s book chronicles his adventures and insights as he walked along the coast of Israel meeting people and immersing himself in his surroundings.  We will discuss some of the misperceptions that some have of Israel and why a visit to the historic country is worth considering. 


    Then, the art of human rights in the African Nation of Eritrea takes center stage as we introduce you to artist and activist Elsa Gebreyesus who is using her art to encourage hope, preserve history and fight political oppression across an ocean.


    Finally, “Who-ville” comes alive and everyone from Horton to the Cat in the Hat raises awareness of a variety of social issues when curator Bill Dreyer takes us inside the art of Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss).  Dreyer represents the Art of Dr. Seuss and he will tell us why Dr. Seuss was ahead of his time with his art and its commentary on everything from discrimination, the environment, to the state of the economy.

  • 00:02

    Sun Circle Mixteca Ceremonialist Jaime O. Perez

    in Religion

    Prerecorded 5/29/2004

    JAIME O. PEREZ and SUN CIRCLE PRINCIPLES

    As Members of the Sun Circle Community, We Honor Our Ancestors And Our Grandfathers And Grandmothers; That Beliefs Evolve; That Fire Is The Symbol And Manifest Reality Of The Memory Of Our Ancestors; That Fire Was Handed Down To Us As A Ritual Practice By Our Ancestors; That We Demonstrate Love For Our Ancestors When We Hold Place Around The Fire And Honor Its Warmth and Energy In Our Ceremonies; We Honor Our Ancestors When We Establish Guardians For The People And The Fire; When All Men And Women Hold Their Place In Ceremony And All Cultural Practices, Rituals, Quests and Pilgrimages; When We Honor A Balance Of Male And Female; When We Honor Our Tradition By Consistent Words And Deeds; and Participate In The Civic, Cultural, Traditional, Social And Political Life Of Our Community.

  • 02:00

    I was just thinking...Let the Ancestors speak: Dr. John H. Clarke

    in Education

    John Henrik Clarke (born John Henry Clark, January 1, 1915 – July 16, 1998),  a Pan Africanist, American-African writer, historian, professor, and pioneer in the creation of Africana studies and professional institutions in academia starting in the late 1960s.


    Also a Professor of African World History and in 1969 founding chairman of the Department of Black and Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College in New York. He was the Carter G. Woodson Distinguished visiting Professor of African History at Cornell University's Africana Studies.  In 1968 along with the Black Caucus of the African Studies Association, Clarke founded the African Heritage Research Association.


    He said:


    "History is a clock that people use to tell their time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are, but more importantly, what they must be."


    We must remember the ancestors and listen to thier words of wisdom...Please enjoy!


    Call in @ 661-467-2407 on the first evening of Kwanzaa!

  • From the Front Porch with Professor Carl Tone Jones

    in Culture

    A detailed look into the plight of the African Diaspora here in America and throughout the world.


    Upon obtaining his Master's Degree in Social Studies-Citizenship, Jones worked vigorously in the Philadelphia Public School system. As a professor, he also teaches courses in the area of Community Leadership and Humanities. An accomplished lecturer, writer and public speaker, Jones has become a beacon of hope within the community as he strives to continue his focus concerning the improvement of the socio-economic and political conditions of the African born Americans as well as descendants of the African Diaspora. He continues to work with at-risk youths helping them to develop and utilize critical thinking skills through his workshops and lectures.  This show will explore the issues of our times as we continue to expose the obstacles in our way of cultural, political and socio-economical liberation from the clutches of systemic racism white supremacy. As Dr. Neely Fuller once stated, "If you do not understand white supremacy everything else you know will only serve to confuse you."

  • 00:44

    What You Don't Know About Male Sexual Abuse with Donald Jeffries Mens Advocate

    in Self Help

    As a society, when we think of rape or sexual abuse we are likely to assume that the victims are female and the perpretrators are male. That is a gross misconception. There are many more female perpretrators and male victims than most of us are aware of. 


    Today's special guest Donald B. Jeffries, President/Executive Director and founder of Mariposa Men’s Wellness Institute, a nonprofit focused on the promotion of men's emotional wellness through education and training, is here to discuss the cultural blindness that exists concerning the prevalence of male sexual abuse and the profound negative effects this abuse has on male victims.  


    Researchers have found that 1 in 6 men (a modest estimate) have been sexually abused before the age of 18. And alarming statistics show that women can and do sexually abuse and assault adult men, though it rarely gets reported. The unfortunate truth is that because males simply aren’t allowed to be victims (or at least not allowed to be seen as such), they are are often more emotionally damaged than females by society’s refusal or reluctance to accept their victimization.


    The goal of this show is to raise awareness of the prevalence of male sexual abuse, thereby raising the level of help, compassion, and healing that is available to these victims. 


    This will be a very powerful show. Be sure to save the date and tune in .


    For more information about Donald B. Jeffries of the Mariposa Men's Wellness Institute, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/pub/donald-b-jeffries/6/776/24b

  • 02:59

    Nu Ankh Radio Cultural Forum

    in Spirituality

    Join Goddess Trey, Brother Haru, and Brother Kedar as we discuss our-tory, spirituality, and the esoteric knowledge of the ancestors. We hope you can join us in this gathering of minds. May we rekindle the greatness of our ancestors in everything we do.

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