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TONIGHT: Listen to “The Michael Imhotep Show” Fri. June 19th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network. Our guest will be The Legendary Bob Law, longtime Radio Personality and Activists. We’ll discuss “The Blueprint For Going Beyond Equal Rights”. Call in with Questions/Comments and to Listen at 1-888-669-2281. POST YOUR COMMENTS. WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR. Listen online at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/06/20/the-blueprint-for-going-beyone-equal-rights-guest-bob-law.
We'll also discuss the history of Juneteenth, June 19th, 1865.
Don’t miss the Workshop that Bob Law and Dr. Claud Anderson are doing on Sunday, July 19th, 2015 4pm-8pm in Brooklyn, NY. The New Power & Enlightenment Center, 926 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238. Call 718-636-1967 or 347-496-1022 for more information.
Help Support The African History Network Crowdfunding Campaign. We are trying to raise $200 today to reach our daily goal. If 200 people donate at least $1 we will reach today’s goal. Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on the "Donate" button.
Love disability & Equal Rights! Dream Catchers with LesPaul
When people with disabilities fall in love our own government often gets in the way and tries to make it very hard, if not totally impossible for people just because they have a disability to fall in love, get married, and live the American dream!
Often couples with disabilities who want to get married, have to decide to shack up instead of get married, have their benefits cut, removed, or be told, it’s better for you not to get married and live together, even if it is against your own religious beliefs. This is wrong! Is time to take a stand is time for people everywhere to let freedom ring for equality for people with disabilities to live just like everyone else and fall in love and get married.
To access the show clicking the link above or dialing 424-243-9540. Toll-free inside the USA dial 855-473-3711 Toll-free outside the USA dial 202-559-7907
This will be part of tonight’s topic, and it’s a big one, so I hope you’ll call in and join in on the fun and in a serious topic, and help us come up with real solutions for people with TBI disabilities everywhere to let the Liberty Bell of freedom ring for marriage equality!
SSDI versus SSI why such a big fight with the Government
forced to live single or lose your benefits or cuts in pay
the US government versus people with disabilities
the ADA and the pursuit of happiness
Join forces with us as we fight the struggle together, one disability survivor and one dream at a time here on dream catchers. We believe that people with and without disabilities should be able to live your own life as freely as possible, whether they have a disability or not come join the fight!
It was proposed for the first time in 1923 by the suffragist leader and founder of the National Woman's Party, Alice Paul.
The language of her proposed constitutional amendment is beautifully simple.
Section 1: Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
Section 2: Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.
It seems simple, obvious and right. It sound like justice. And yet, this constitutional amendment has been one of the most contentious in the history of the United States. It has been repeatedly struck down over the years. Not struck down by men, men's rights activists, or the male owners and proprietors of female-enslaving-sammich-factories (FESM). No, it has been struck down by women who recognized that actual equality under the law would mean, for themselves levelling down to match the rights and obligations of men. Levelling down. But it's time, and the Equal Rights Amendment is an idea whose time has come. Tonight on AVFM Radio, Karen Straughan; (Girl Writes What), Kristina Hansen (The Wooly Bumblebee), and John Hembling (John the Other) will be putting thier weight behind the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) has been introduced in Congress every year since 1923. In case you’re counting, that’s 91 years. So, what’s the big deal? Women have equality already. Or do they?
The Oregon Constitution was written in 1857 and ratified in 1859. The state constitution says that “[n]o law shall be passed granting to any citizen or class of citizens privileges, or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.” Aren’t women protected by these words in Article 1, Section 20?
Yes...and no. Because equality is not expressly granted, it is left to case law to decide what is or is not “privileges” or “immunity.” In other words, judges decide based on precedents and rule according to their own interpretation for the situation.
So, what would change if the ERA is passed into law? Join us today as we ask grassroots activist, Leanne Littrell DiLorenzo about www.voteERA.org’s efforts to amend the Oregon Constitution to allow for equal rights for women. What is the three-state strategy? How does the Oregonian effort impact the national movement that still exists for ERA ratification?
LUNCH with LOUDEN - Jeanene Louden and co-host Debilyn Molineaux talk about current events and look for opportunities to bridge political divides, expose corruption and share information not covered in mainstream media.
After a crazy week, I'll be attempting, technology permitting, a special Labor Day edition of American Faith Today. On today's show I'll take a look at some of the political, cultural, and legal fall out of not only the Supreme Court decision with regard to the DOMA but the overall winds that blow across the land on this issue. They're actually blowing across the world on this issue. Christians are fighting what at times appears to be a frustrating losing battle as courts and legislatures across the land work to promote and protect a certain class or group of people over many in the majority. As I wanted to try to hit in in my Thursday show that went haywire, we can't be laser focused,as Obama might say, on making sure one class of people gets special rights or special favors and call it equality under the law. Someone else's rights always suffer as a consequence, and it's usually a Christian's. I'll take a look at some recent news items- some you've heard about. Maybe one or two you haven't. But I'll discuss these cases and also discuss what the core issue or the core question needs to be on American Faith Today!
It's a blip on the radar in the grand scheme of things, but much fanfare greeted the recent "yes" vote in the Irish referendum on gay marriage. It was proclaimed an "historic watershed" and "marked a milestone in Ireland’s journey towards a more liberal, secular society". The vote was "almost like a social revolution that makes us a beacon of equality and liberty for the rest of the world" according to Irish health minister Leo Varadkar, who is gay. British tycoon Richard Branson was delighted to "see the people of Ireland voting to live in a country where everybody is treated equally."
Meanwhile, violent, sexual abusers of children are still protected by the Irish state. Irish schoolchildren are still taught lies about their own history, Irish politicians and bankers get away with massive theft of state resources that have impoverished thousands, while Irish police are ordered to beat Irish citizens who protest the privatization of Irish water on the orders of international financiers.
We'll also be discussing latest events around the world, mostly involving death, suffering and chaos.
Join us this Sunday May 24th 2015 2-4pm EST 8-10pm CET.
This episode of The Authentic Woman's originaly aired on April 7. We are re-broadcasting it this week to pay homage to those who have lost their lives in the fight for women's equality in America - especially in the fight for women's suffrage! And, of course, we would like to remember and thank the men and women in the United States Armed Forces who have died for our collective freedom.
Tonight's show shares the history of the Equal Rights Amendment's lengthy path to ratification. Most Americans are shocked to learn that there is still resistance to the ERA's ratification in 2014. Senator Ben Cardin held a Senate Briefing about the ERA this spring, featuring many longtime women's rights leaders whose speeches are shared in this episode, as well.
Hosted by women's rights leader Shannon Fisher, The Authentic Woman shares Perspectives on the Female Experience in America by delving deeply into the worlds of writers, artists, celebrities and community leaders - discovering their personal inspiration and passions. Shannon was named one of the “Richmonders of the Year” by Style Weekly for her activism in women’s rights.
Contact Shannon: Facebook - Twitter - The Authentic Woman
This podcast is owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC. Thanks to our sponsor Michael Lowndes at www.pmlmedia.com.
Equality : that state of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status. In law, it means that citizens are given equal opportunities without discrimination of sex, blood, language, social origin or religion.
What if you was discriminated because of your race, beliefs, looks, age, gender etc. How would you feel?
Do you think equal rights should be EQUAL to ALL?
Do you agree/disagree with Gay Marriage?
Join in on the topic of discussion: We ALL deserve EQUAL RIGHTS.....Stop Judging Others! Tuesday Jan. 21st at 10pm Call me at 646-378-1328 & give me your feedback! #RealLifeReality
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DAMN! This Should Be Interesting....
Recent news of Brittney Griner and her fiance and fellow WNBA player, Glory Johnson's domestic dispute and arrest, has every one spewing their feelings! Should they be punished just as harshly as the male players who have been in their position? Is there a difference because it was a same sex domestice dispute? Should their careers be affected? What do you think? Call in @ 7pm...let us know how you feel about it!!
First female Afghan taxi driver is driven...in hidebound land, Sara keeps pushing boundaries!
What must it feel like to live in a country that denounces WOMEN---living in a highly patriarchal society where WOMEN are considered second-class citizens and are often abused. Yet WOMEN are WIVES, MOTHERS, SISTERS, GRANDMOTHERS-how can this injustice be prevalent in 2015---but it is!
Sara, I SALUTE YOU! Sara is Afganistan's first female taxi driver. At age 38, Sara is believed to be the only one actively working in the country.
Endures condescending looks and jeers...etc.
Sara is determined to send a message to Afgan women...etc.
Women live their lives vicariously through Sara...etc.
Violence against women remains...etc.
Sara, breaking another barrier...etc.
On tonight's show we are welcoming back a special guest, Sandy Oestreich, who has worked tirelessly for many years to get the EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT ratified here in Florida.
And GREAT NEWS--House and Senate ERA Bills ARE FINALLY BEING ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEES!
Sandy will tell us why women are still not equal legally and what we need to do to change that in our state and beyond. We are finally in the last stretch of this race to get equality for women!
Wise Woman Media is hosted and produced by Anita Stewart.
See complete show descriptions, links to our social networks and a list of our sponsors at WISE WOMEN MEDIA.
Tonight on Rated G Radio, "Trucker Patti" (Patti Spangler) returns to Rated G Radio to talk about transgender issues and why this is such an important conversation in the LGBT community.
Call in 323 657-1493 to ask a question or chime in!
Follow Patti on her Blog to keep up with her posts here!
Aging in the Transgender Community - article by Patti here!
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