• 00:38

    Brotherman Comic Books Creator , Dawud Anyabwile

    in Education

    "After 25 years of investment, pain, triumph and challenges, I, Dawud, the creator of Brotherman Comics is now asking the people for support to help propel this venture into a new plateau of entertainment! YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED! PLEASE SHARE! Check out the link for more details. http://igg.me/at/brotherman" Baba Dawud Anyabwile?! Tonight at 8pm listen to Dawud and his business partners on The Gist of Freedom www.BlackHistoryBlog.com

  • 00:28

    The Privileges and Power of Police

    in Radio

    Imagine going to Police Station and asking for help only to be turned away multiple times. This doesn't just happen on police television shows, but often by those attempting to report harassment at Law Enforcement Offices. What becomes more unbelieveable is calling 911 to report harassers and told they are not one of them only to find out these people are agents of police working with insurance companies or employers. Who do these people truly protect and serve? How can they be impartial when they have already chosen sides? 


    Policyholders only one paycheck away from homelessness have little chance to defend themselves against harassment and intimidation in order to eliminate benefits from a car collision.  Come find your voice todayby bad faith insurance behavior against Policyholders. 

  • 00:59

    Weight Loss/Management, Doctor Match

    in Health

    Weight problems and management will be the gist of our discussion tonight.  Blog and Tweet review will follow. Comments about medical student match for specialties will be included.  Tune in as Dr Jonas josts the Dr Synonymous Show.

  • 00:49

    Black Abolitionists, Book by Benjamin Quarles Chapter 9 Vigilance Committe

    in Education

    Black Abolitionists, Book by Benjamin Quarles Chapter 9 Vigilance Committe


    Noted historian, scholar, and educator Benjamin Author Quarles was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 23, 1904. 


    A prolific writer, Quarles published ten books, twenty-three major articles, and hundreds of shorter pieces of various sorts.  At least four of his books attained national significance:  Frederick Douglass (1948), which grew out of his doctoral research and remains the authoritative source for most of what is known about Douglass; The Negro in the American Revolution (1961), one of the first books to demonstrate the importance of including African Americans in the mainstream narratives of U.S. history; The Negro in the Making of America (1964), a text used in courses throughout the country; and Black Abolitionists (1969), a book that helped propel a major reassessment of the anti-slavery movement. 


    David Ruggles advocated for self-defense and the need for African Americans to organize and establish their own "remedy" for justice. In 1835, Ruggles and other black abolitionists formed the Committee of Vigilance (A hybrid of The Black Panthers and The NAACP) to protect free blacks and recently escaped slaves and to fight slave catchers and kidnappers.


    As David Ruggles, a leading black abolitionist, made clear in this 1836 account of a kidnapping, African Americans could not count on the police, the courts, or anti-slavery organizations.


    Richard Riker (Rikers Island named after him) [1773-1842]
    A lawyer and eventual judge who saw us on the lowest social level possible. Adipta writes, "When seven-year-old schoolboy Henry Scott was seized as a fugitive slave from his classroom, the kidnappers forcibly brought the terrified child before Richard Riker, the magistrate of New York City. They claimed that the boy was property belonging to white slaver.

  • 00:27

    Pay It Forward: Phenomenal Women Saluting Girls w/ Marsha’s Makeovers

    in Self Help

    Brooklyn, New York - Makeup artist Marsha Page, CEO of Marsha’s Makeovers, (http://www.marshasmakeovers.com)) is paying it forward for Women’s History Month with a free night of empowerment. Scheduled for March 31, 6-8pm, Ballroom of Bric Arts Media House (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn) will transform and celebrate Brooklyn history makers with an All-Star panel, uplifting stories and a live performance from the Grammy®-nominated 'Afropean' hip hop/rhythm and blues duo, Les Nubians. The event is titled: A Celebration of Phenomenal Women, Paving the Way for Our Girls. Marsha’s Makeovers is the presenting sponsor and popular hair and beauty company, Shea Moisture (www.sheamoisture.com (http://www.sheamoisture.com)) will provide complimentary gift bags for all in attendance.

    Marsha Page is a celebrity makeup artist, offering over a decade of experience. Her work has been seen at the Tribeca Film Festival, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Bridal Fashion Week and Parents Magazine. She is currently the Key Makeup artist for BK Live!

    or schedule an interview, contact Karen Taylor Bass, kt@taylormademediapr.com, and 917-509-3061.

  • 02:01

    Thinking Aloud with Ayo - Oya, lets talk...

    in Lifestyle

    I wasnt giubg to do a show tonight, but now i feel like talking!


    Oya, come lets yarn.. I'll be on air from 9pm talking about anything that takes my fancy ;)


    Social media, dating, work, money, family, drama!! Whateevaaa...


    You got something to say as well?   Lets hear it ;)


     

  • 01:01

    Real Estate Investor Tax Talk with Michael Bader

    in Real Estate

    Michael Bader is a professional advisor at BarthCalderon LLP. As a Certified Public Accountant, Michael has dedicated many years of service to families as a trusted partner in finding customized solutions to life's challenges. He provides a multi-disciplinary approach to estate & trust settlements, asset protection, business formations, successions and dissolutions, estate planning and tax strategies.


    Michael oversees the firms planned giving advisory department in addition to providing estate planning and estate and trust administration.


    Academic Recognition




    Law Review



    American Jurisprudence award recipient in estates and trusts



    American Jurisprudence award recipient in federal income tax



    American Jurisprudence award recipient in corporate taxation




    Education




    Juris Doctor, Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, CA



    Masters in Business Administration, California State University Fullerton



    Bachelor of Arts in business administration with emphasis in accounting, California State University Fullerton




    Associations




    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants



    Member of the Association of CPA Financial Planners



    Past chair for the committee on financial literacy, California Society of CPAs



    Past secretary and member for the state committee on personal financial planning, California Society of CPAs



    Past state committee member on estate planning, California Society of CPAs



    FREE WebEstateGuide for CREPN Listeners




     

  • 00:19

    Denied Employer ERISA LTD Benefits

    in Podcasting

    Every morning when getting ready for work most people do not imagine getting into a life changing car accident. It happens. Most people take notice when it happens to them or someone they love.  No worries you've been paying insurance benefits through Self-Insured Employer Benefits Program.  You are protected, right? Maybe  not.  Join me, ESTRA in talking about the chances you take when depending on insurance companies to protect your interest. 

  • 00:38

    Reviving African American Theatres with Digital Media Markerter, Zach ZM Wright

    in Education

    Zach is the founder of the De Miche (Meech) group, a digital content marketing agency and the lead content developer for Fortune 50 companies , government entities and  academic organizations like , Proctor & Gamble, Macy's, Rutgers University, and the Seventeen Magazine.


    Current Principal at Advanced Digital Marketing, a consulting practice providing business development strategy through digital solutions. 


    He's is a an advocate for the arts and education, and was the former chair of "imagine Doing" , an organization that teaches critical thinking skills through the arts.


    Zach Graduated Howard University's school of business Magna Cum Laude with a degree in finance and economics.


    Zachary was raised in the theater through the mentorship of producer/director Ricardo Khan, Founder of the Tony Award Winning Crossroads Theatre Company.


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    This show is dedicated to the godfather of black stage actors: Ira Aldridge, the self-proclaimed “African Roscius” of the 19th century.


    The African Grove Theater was A Shakespearean Playhouse Founded in 1816 by Activist William Brown. It was mysteriously burned to the ground.


    In 1816 William Brown a retired African American ship steward bought a house in Manhattan on Thompson Street. He used his garden in his backyard to host social events. They were such a big hit that people traveled from all over NY to attend. An all-black theatre troupe and company grew out these tea garden performances.


    Riding the success of the theater, Brown later built a fully-fledged performance space on the second floor of his home
    – for an audience of more than 300 – at 165 Mercer St., just south of Houston St.

  • 01:24

    Listen to socio-political analyst Cleo Manago discuss 2 cops shot in Ferguson

    in Culture

    Listen to socio-political analyst Cleo Manago discuss, Two officers shot in Ferguson... Don't Shoot Them Down, Shut Them Down! 


    Two cops were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday. The shots were fired just as a small crowd of protesters began to break up after holding a demonstration in the wake of the resignation of the Ferguson police chief, who stepped down Wednesday.


    St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said one officer was shot in the face, just below his right eye, with the bullet lodging behind his ear. The other officer was hit in the shoulder, and the bullet came out his back.


    ------As the Department of Justice prepares to release its full report into the Ferguson Police Department and Municipal Court System, it is becoming increasingly clear that the entire Ferguson Police Department may be forced to shut down.


    Local authorities consistently approached law enforcement not as a means for protecting public safety, but as a way of generating revenue,” Holder said, adding that “racial bias both implicit and explicit” results in the unconstitutional execution of the law.


     


    The thing is, though, the last department that Darren Wilson worked for, before he was allowed to transfer to the Ferguson Police Department, was also disbanded over severe issues of racism and corruption.


     

  • 00:55

    "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the U.S.", author Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    in Education

    Today on The Gist of Freedom at 2:30 please join guest host William Katz and author Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz for a lively discussion about her latest book


    "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States"


    WWW.BlackHistoryblog.com  archived on iTunes www.BlackHistoryUniversity.com
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    The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
     
    Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of the US settler-colonial regimen has largely been omitted from history. Now, for the first time, acclaimed historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the United States told from the perspective of Indigenous peoples and reveals how Native Americans, for centuries, actively resisted expansion of the US empire.


    And as Dunbar-Ortiz reveals, this policy was praised in popular culture, through writers like James Fenimore Cooper and Walt Whitman, and in the highest offices of government and the military. Shockingly, as the genocidal policy reached its zenith under President Andrew Jackson, its ruthlessness was best articulated by US Army general Thomas S. Jesup, who, in 1836, wrote of the Seminoles: “The country can be rid of them only by exterminating them.”
     
    Spanning more than four hundred years, this classic bottom-up peoples’ history radically reframes US history and explodes the silences that have haunted our national narrative.

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