• 02:12

    Harriet Tubman and Quakers = Underground Railroad

    in Politics Conservative

    Tubman's organizing ability was key to her success -- she had to work with supporters on the clandestine Underground Railroad, as well as get messages to the slaves, since she met them away from their plantations to avoid detection. They usually left on a Saturday evening, as the Sabbath might delay anyone noticing their absence for another day, and if anyone did note their flight, the Sabbath would certainly delay anyone from organizing an effective pursuit or publishing a reward.


    Tubman was only about five feet tall, but she was smart and she was strong -- and she carried a long rifle. She used the rifle not only to intimidate pro-slavery people they might meet, but also to keep any of the slaves from backing out. She threatened any who seemed like they were about to leave, telling them that "dead Negroes tell no tales." A slave who returned from one of these trips could betray too many secrets: who had helped, what paths the flight had taken, how messages were passed..


    Quakers Released Slaves


     


    Not only did many Quakers release their slaves, but they saw to it that they could take care of themselves, teaching them to read and write and, in many cases, seeing that they were escorted to states or territories where they could live in freedom.


     


    Quaker John Woolman was involved with the abolitionist movement from an early date. He traveled the countryside, preaching against slavery. Woolman, born in 1720, became convinced that slavery was wrong when, at the age 20, he was asked by his employer to write a bill of sale for a slave girl. He did write it, but told his boss that he “believed slave-keeping to be a practice inconsistent with the Christian religion.” Shortly after this incident, Woodman left his job to travel and was instrumental in spreading the abolitionist message.

  • 00:22

    A Tribute to Black History Month: The Underground Railroad

    in History

    What is the real story behind how the Underground Railroad began and what were the effects of its movement? And who, other than Harriet Tubman, is responsible for its success. Tune in and get the answers to these questions and more.  Listen live...dial (347) 843-4163 to share comments or questions. 


    Long Story Short is a weekly show focusing on African American history, current issues in the black community and the future of people of African descent around the world. For the month of February, Dr. Hardy is dedicating the show to Black History Month where he will share some untold, as well as some familiar stories of the history and souls of Black folks. Tune in as Dr. Hardy makes the long, rich stories of the African Diaspora short, sweet and unforgettable.

  • 00:29

    A Tribute to Black History Month: The Underground Railroad (Pt2)

    in History

    What is the real story behind how the Underground Railroad began and what were the effects of its movement? And who, other than Harriet Tubman, is responsible for its success. Tune in and get the answers to these questions and more. This episode is part two of the podcast which aired on 2/18/2015.  


    Long Story Short is a weekly show focusing on African American history, current issues in the black community and the future of people of African descent around the world. For the month of February, Dr. Hardy is dedicating the show to Black History Month where he will share some untold, as well as some familiar stories of the history and souls of Black folks. Tune in as Dr. Hardy makes the long, rich stories of the African Diaspora short, sweet and unforgettable.

  • 02:16

    All Aboard The Underground Railroad with Harriet Tubman! 19-0

    in History

    This installment of The Forbidden Fruit will remember the contributions of Harriet Tubman and her underground railroad. 


    Call in at 347-202-0492 or just use Skype

  • 00:01

    underground

    in Hip Hop Music

    underground rap 

  • 01:06

    Blueshirt Underground Radio: New York Rangers Postgame and Trade Deadline Wrapup

    in Sports

    Join us after the Rangers-Predators game for a postgame wrapup and a full discussion on the NHL Trade Deadline


     


    Blueshirt Underground Radio was founded in June of 2009, and is now in its sixth year of being the only live radio broadcast devoted to the New York Rangers. Hosted by lifelong Ranger fans Eddie "The Mouth" Gieck and Jim Schmiedeberg, Blueshirt Underground Radio is not some boring podcast that just drones on and on. It's a lively discussion of everything related to the Rangers, where nothing is off-limits. Rants about the players, announcers, and opponents are commonplace, and no one is off limits. It is a show that prides itself in dishing out tough love to the team it adores.


    Not only is the show funny and entertaining, it is also fully interactive. It's the only radio show you can call into any time of year and talk Ranger hockey. We love taking calls, and we also chat with you in our live chatroom throughout the show. You can log into our chat using your Facebook account, or by registering on blogtalkradio.com


    We are also active on Social Media!


    Follow the show on Twitter: @blueshirtradio


    Follow the hosts on Twitter: Jim: @BSURadioJim Eddie: @RangerCrisis


    Join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blueshirtunderground/


    Instagram: jrs1940


    Ranger fans around the world have become part of the Blueshirt Underground, it's time you do too. Remember, if you want to find our old shows, you can download them right from the show page, and all our old shows are available on iTunes. Blueshirt Underground Radio: The One True Voice of the New York Rangers Fan.

  • 00:33

    Budget Weddings NYC 4 U - Ask the Experts

    in Self Help

    A very special show for Valentine's Day celebration with excepts from my Wedding Teleseminar sampling in celebration of my book launch, including excepts from my Celebratory Book Launch Teleseminar with guest included Asha Johnson - Vision Board Expert.


    Love Songs via Billboard's Top 50 of all time.


    Reading from NYC Budget Weddings: Elegant and Affordable on Valentine's Day


     


     

  • 01:46

    Blueshirt Underground Radio: New York Rangers Pre-Trade Deadline Therapy Session

    in Sports

    Monday March 2nd is the NHL Trade Deadline, rumors are swirling all around the Rangers, and the fan base is headed of the rails with all the scuttlebutt. So let's converge for an unlawful gathering of the Blueshirt Underground, and discuss all the latest on what the Rangers will or won't do before the deadline expires.


    Plus, we'll discuss last night's loss to the Flyers, the win over the Coyotes, and what ever else we can fit into the hour.


    Blueshirt Underground Radio was founded in June of 2009, and is now in its sixth year of being the only live radio broadcast devoted to the New York Rangers. Hosted by lifelong Ranger fans Eddie "The Mouth" Gieck and Jim Schmiedeberg, Blueshirt Underground Radio is not some boring podcast that just drones on and on. It's a lively discussion of everything related to the Rangers, where nothing is off-limits.


    Not only is the show funny and entertaining, it is also fully interactive. It's the only radio show you can call into any time of year and talk Ranger hockey. We love taking calls, and we also chat with you in our live chatroom throughout the show. You can log into our chat using your Facebook account, or by registering on blogtalkradio.com


    We are also active on Social Media!


    Follow the show on Twitter: @blueshirtradio


    Follow the hosts on Twitter: Jim: @BSURadioJim Eddie: @RangerCrisis


    Join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blueshirtunderground/


    Instagram: jrs1940


    Ranger fans around the world have become part of the Blueshirt Underground, it's time you do too. Remember, if you want to find our old shows, you can download them right from the show page, and all our old shows are available on iTunes. Blueshirt Underground Radio: The One True Voice of the New York Rangers Fan.

  • 02:00

    Saving Our Past -- Preserving Historic Railroad Sites

    in Hobbies

    This week, on the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation's The Let's Talk Trains Show, we will be talking about railroad preservation. George Li will be joining us to talk about preserving the Northern Pacific Railroad's Cheney, Wash. depot, with the "Save Our Station - Cheney Depot" project that is getting local and national attention.


    Later, we will have Michael Shymanski, President of the Historic Pullman Foundation, join us to tell us about the great honor to have the President of the United States present to establish the Pullman Historic District as part of the National Park System.


    Be sure to join us!!!

  • 01:30

    Blueshirt Underground Radio: New York Rangers Talk 02/17/15

    in Sports

    Blueshirt Underground Radio was founded in June of 2009, and is now in its sixth year of being the only live radio broadcast devoted to the New York Rangers. Hosted by lifelong Ranger fans Eddie "The Mouth" Gieck and Jim Schmiedeberg, Blueshirt Underground Radio is not some boring podcast that just drones on and on. It's a lively discussion of everything related to the Rangers, where nothing is off-limits. Rants about the players, announcers, and opponents are commonplace, and no one is off limits. It is a show that prides itself in dishing out tough love to the team it adores.


    Not only is the show funny and entertaining, it is also fully interactive. It's the only radio show you can call into any time of year and talk Ranger hockey. We love taking calls, and we also chat with you in our live chatroom throughout the show. You can log into our chat using your Facebook account, or by registering on blogtalkradio.com


    We are also active on Social Media!


    Follow the show on Twitter: @blueshirtradio


    Follow the hosts on Twitter: Jim: @BSURadioJim Eddie: @RangerCrisis


    Join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blueshirtunderground/


    Instagram: jrs1940


    Ranger fans around the world have become part of the Blueshirt Underground, it's time you do too. Remember, if you want to find our old shows, you can download them right from the show page, and all our old shows are available on iTunes. Blueshirt Underground Radio: The One True Voice of the New York Rangers Fan.

  • 01:03

    Blueshirt Underground Radio: New York Rangers Talk 2/24/15 Postgame Show

    in Sports

    Join us after the Rangers-Flames game for the best hockey show on the internet, Blueshirt Underground Radio.


    Blueshirt Underground Radio was founded in June of 2009, and is now in its sixth year of being the only live radio broadcast devoted to the New York Rangers. Hosted by lifelong Ranger fans Eddie "The Mouth" Gieck and Jim Schmiedeberg, Blueshirt Underground Radio is not some boring podcast that just drones on and on. It's a lively discussion of everything related to the Rangers, where nothing is off-limits. Rants about the players, announcers, and opponents are commonplace, and no one is off limits. It is a show that prides itself in dishing out tough love to the team it adores.


    Not only is the show funny and entertaining, it is also fully interactive. It's the only radio show you can call into any time of year and talk Ranger hockey. We love taking calls, and we also chat with you in our live chatroom throughout the show. You can log into our chat using your Facebook account, or by registering on blogtalkradio.com


    We are also active on Social Media!


    Follow the show on Twitter: @blueshirtradio


    Follow the hosts on Twitter: Jim: @BSURadioJim Eddie: @RangerCrisis


    Join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blueshirtunderground/


    Instagram: jrs1940


    Ranger fans around the world have become part of the Blueshirt Underground, it's time you do too. Remember, if you want to find our old shows, you can download them right from the show page, and all our old shows are available on iTunes. Blueshirt Underground Radio: The One True Voice of the New York Rangers Fan.

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