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The community reaction to the deaths of Jersey City, NJ police officer Melvin Santiago, his killer Melvin Campbell as well as that of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City Police has added fuel to the national controversy of police brutality specifically as it pertains to blacks and Latinos. Why are blacks and Latinos the primary victims of this crisis? WEDNESDAY night from 6-7PM EST we'll be speaking LIVE with acitivists and the victims of police brutality as well as their family and friends. Please join us.
I'll be speaking with Hip Hop scholar and journalist Dr. JahJah Shakur about Hip-Hop ENTREPRENEURSHIP and his soon to be released books on the subject.
JahJah Shakur is a 21st Century Hip Hop Philosopher, Hip Hop Lifestyle Coach, and Hip Hop Business Consultant. He has traveled America and the world researching, studying, and teaching about Hip Hop Kulture and its impact upon humanity. Mr. Shakur is a Teacha in Hip Hop Pioneer KRSONE's Temple of Hip Hop. He teaches the ancient alchemy principle called Self-Creation which seeks to inspire and motivate human beings to empower themselves utilizing the Hip Hop H-Law Lifestyle. He develops customized Hip Hop Lifestyle coaching platforms for each client.
JahJah is a Hip Hop Business Consultant. He creates strategies, techniques, education curriculums, methodologies, customized marketing, and promotion campaigns about the Hip Hop Lifestyle consumer market industries. The Hip Hop Lifestyle consumer market industry is a multi-trillion dollar a year enterprise in which JahJah has been consulting diverse clients about for 20 years. He consults non-profits, for-profits, business executives, workforce development, business staff, administrations, and individuals.
Jahjah Shakur received a Doctorate Degree from N.Y.U. in Sociology via The Temple of Hip Hop in May 2014. This collaboration has catapulted Jahjah Shakur as a leading Hip Hop Philosopher, Hip Hop Business Consultant, and Hip Hop Lifestyle Coach in the world. Jahjah Shakur's forthcoming book, "Introduction to Hip Hop Business," will be self-published in September 2014 and "Holy Hip Hop" will be self-published in November 2014.
Listen to The African History Network Show Thurs. May 22nd, 8pm-11pm EST with guest Doshon Farad, Staff Writer for YourBlackWorld.net. We’ll discuss the 89th birthday of Malcolm X. We’ll also re-air our interview with Dr. Frances Cress Welsing of “Hidden Colors”. Call in by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375. Call in with your questions.
We’ll re-air our interview with Dr. Frances Cress Welsing who is a Psychiatrist and the author of “The Isis Papers: The Keys To The Colors”. We’ll discuss “Donald Sterling, SCANDAL & a Culture of European White Supremacy”. She’ll also talk about her upcoming lecture in Detroit at African Liberation Day, May 23rd, 6pm-9pm at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. For more information on her lecture please visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
We'll be speaking with Medgar Evers College Professor and author Dr. Byron Eugene Pryce about the notion of a "School to Prison Pipeline" as well as mass incarceration which is disproportionately effecting African-Americans and Latinos across the U.S.
Guest Background: Professor of Public Administration at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Price spent five years at Rutgers University-Newark at the School of Public Affairs and Administration where he served as an Assistant Professor and director of the MPA and Executive MPA Programs as well as a number of other leadership positions including serving as the Associate Director of the National Center for Public Productivity and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Public Management and Social Policy. A leading scholar in the field of prison privatization, he is the author of the book, Merchandizing Prisoners: Who Really Pays for Prison Privatization published by Praeger Publishers in March 2006. He has also published in the American Review of Public Administration; the International Review of Public Administration, Public Productivity and Management Review; and the Personnel Mix Journal (which was translated into Russian) and the PA Times.
We'll be speaking with former drug kingpin and now author and activist Freeway Rick Ross-THE REAL FREEWAY RICK ROSS- about the notion of the C.I.A. being involved in the massive flooding of cocaine in urban communities across America during the 1980s.
Guest Bio: Ricky Donnell Ross, better known as “Freeway" Rick Ross, is one of those rare figures whose experience as a drug kingpin has lead him to a life of rebuilding the community in which he once helped destroy. According to the Oakland Tribune "In the course of his rise, prosecutors estimate that Ross exported several tons of cocaine nationally, and made more than $600 million in the process. Counting inflation its 1.6 billion dollars comparing 1986 to 2010."
Ross has announced details about an upcoming autobiography, with acclaimed investigative journalist Cathy Scott. He says the book will detail his rise and fall, as well as the infamous Iran Contra scandal that involved fmr. Marine Lt. Colonel Oliver North.
Listen to The African History Network Show, (Special Day) Fri. April 11th, 8pm-11pm EST with guests, Queen Afua, Wholistic Health Expert and Doshon Farad, Staff Writer for YourBlackWorld.com.
Queen Afua wasn’t available for our Thursday night show so we have her for Friday. She will discuss her participation in “The 1st Counsel of The Elders” panel discussion. The Panel discussion asks 2 main questions, 1) What is Consciousness? 2) Is There a Conscious Community? This even is taking place Sunday April 13th, 2014 in Harlem, NY. Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com for more information.
Doshon Farad, Staff Writer for YourBlackWorld.com will discuss some current events. Read his article here http://www.blackbluedog.com/2014/04/uncategorized/doshon-farad-martin-luther-king-jr-barack-obama-and-black-leadership/
We’ll also discuss the shocking death of the beautiful 22 year old founder of “For Brown Girls”, Karyn Washington.
We’ll play an excerpt of the lecture that Dr. Leonard Jeffries did with Michael Imhotep, Sunday March 23rd in Detroit. It is Item # 715 at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
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Listen to The African History Network Show, Thurs. April 10th, 8pm-11pm EST with guests, Queen Afua, Wholistic Health Expert and Doshon Farad, Staff Writer for YourBlackWorld.com.
Queen Afua will discuss her participation in “The 1st Counsel of The Elders” panel discussion. The Panel discussion asks 2 main questions, 1) What is Consciousness? 2) Is There a Conscious Community? This even is taking place Sunday April 13th, 2014 in Harlem, NY. Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com for more information.
Doshon Farad, Staff Writer for YourBlackWorld.com will discuss his article “Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama and Black Leadership”. He discusses how we have to stop comparing Pres. Obama to Dr. King because they had totally different political views. Read his article here http://www.blackbluedog.com/2014/04/uncategorized/doshon-farad-martin-luther-king-jr-barack-obama-and-black-leadership/ We’ll also discuss the recent report from The Smoking Gun stating that Rev. Al Sharpton was an Informant. Read the full article here http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/investigation/al-sharpton-764312
Tonight we'll be speaking live with filmmakers Janks Morton who is the writer, director, and producer of the award winning documentary "What Black Men Think" and Hisani Dubose who is the writer, director, and producer of the award winning documentary "The Vanishing Black Male'. We'll be discussing how cinema has shaped the often demonized perception of black men and boys in America.
JANKS MORTON is a groundbreaking international and award winning Documentarian and Social-Political Activist. As founder of iYAGO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, LLC, he states "the company came into existence to reflect both the conscious and the unconscious soul of Black America. In 2009, JANKS founded Men To Boys, Inc, a national non-profit organization with a mission of reconnecting fathers to sons and mentors to mentees.
HISANI DUBOSE is the founder/director of NJ Movie Maker's Network, a service organization for New Jersey's independent film/video community. They provide workshops and screenings for filmmakers. She is also a Screenwriter/Director/Producer/Author who has also served as a consultant for non-profit organizations for several years. Dubose is the dynamic writing and producing force behind Seven Generations Media, LLP. She has won awards for her documentary, "The Vanishing Black Male" and one of her screenplays placed as a finalist in Director/Producer Francis Ford Coppola's Amercian Zoetrope Screen Writer's Competition.
The African History Network Show, Thurs., August 1st, 8p-11p EST with guests Dr. Keefa Lorraine, “East Meets West Wholistic Health Fair”, Njia Kai, Director of the African World Festival, Doshon Farad, Staff Writer for “Your Black World” & Carl & Kenya Stevens, JujuMama Love Academy.
1 Hour – Dr. Keefa will talk about The East Meets West Wholistic Health Fair taking August 3rd, 10am-6pm at Sankofa Life Campus, 18734 Woodward (3 Blks South of 7 Mile ), Detroit, MI. FREE EVENT - Indoor/Outdoor Event. Special guest,
2 Hour – Njia Kai, talks about The 31 African World Festival taking place Friday, August 16, - Sunday, August 18 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History. FREE EVENT
Doshon Farad, Staff Writer for www.YourBlackWorld.com will talk about some hot topics in the news including the boycott of Florida called for by Prof Ron Daniels and more.
3 Hour – It’s going to get HOT. Not for children. Carl & Kenya Stevens of the JujuMama Love Academy (www.JujuMamaBlog.com) will talk about Tantra & Sacred Sexuality and their upcoming LIVE Web Demo, Sun. Aug. 49pm EST about Tantra Sex. Visit http://www.jujumamablog.com/shop/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=245
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