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Happy Post Thanksgiving we hope you had a safe and wonderful time with family and friends. I also hope you sat around and discussed what and where you would like to go for vacation in 2015 with your family and friends. Looking for something or someplace you've never gone before? Tired of the same old thing or places, well I've got an island I know you should consider.
Today we have the pleasure of having . Chrislyn Lashington, Corporate Communications Officer, Grenada Tourism Authority on the show. We will give tribute to and learn all about what even people from other islands consider their favorite island. We'll find out why. Its a wonderful little island in the South of the Caribbean, the Spice Island as it's known because of the wonderful spices grown there, like nutmeg. There is even a nutmeg garden De La Grenade. With new air lifts available from Miami now and hopes of other direct flights from Houston soon, this wonderful gem is getting easier to get to, but trust me it's worth the effort.
For my foodies out there we'll discuss dining and the types of foods and drink indigenious to Grenada. For our more adventurous traveler we'll discuss what activities are available for you to do.
We'll discuss how Hawaii is raising the bar with new programs, packages and perks in the luxury market.
Of course end of year travel promotions and upcoming 2015 trips. You don't want to miss this very exciting and fun episode of Travel Time with Karen as we are excited for you to learn about Grenada!
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Nora Maccoby is an energy strategist and an award-winning filmmaker who trained in theater directing and playwriting at Oberlin College and earned an MFA in Film Directing from The American Film Institute, where she won numerous awards. She co-wrote "Bongwater" and "Buffalo Soldiers" which was nominated for 6 Independent Spirit Awards and won the Evening Standard Award for Best Screenplay in 2003.
In 2002, while researching a film on the 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada, West Indies, she began working with the local government to develop clean energy solutions and later worked with leaders to create Nature’s Partners, a bipartisan energy literacy initiative and common ground for a national energy conversation. Nora is a champion of clean energy technologies and a strategist for bringing them to the public. She has appeared on C-Span, led workshops internationally, and brought together leaders in the investment world with green technology experts. http://www.maccoby.com/nora
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This is a place for spouses of veterans to easily access information and share the ups and downs of leaving the military lifestyle.
We all heard the term at one point on another during our spouse's time in the military. Household 6.We were the support group, caretaker, wife/husband, launder, chef, friend, and a plethora of other hats. Our spouse has gotten out, but the above jobs haven't dissipated, in fact for many it has become harder.Both the veteran and the spouse are adjusting.This is a safe place to help process that adjustment.After realizing how little support is available for veteran's spouses, we decided to do something about it.We are bringing resources such as ETS'ing information, disability information, little to no cost counseling,reading material, blogs, career information (including companies that hire and companies that help with resume writing), PTSD/TBI support,businesses you can locally support that are veteran or veteran spouse owned,K9 organization,as well as better known sources such as the VA,American Legion, and DAV into one place.From the minute the military member transitions to a veteran,this is where you can go for reliable and helpful information.Our goal is to unite the veteran community and provide families with the necessary resources to thrive upon leaving the military.
ANTHONY WILLIAMS DISABLED VETERAN SERVED IN THE AIR FORCE RECEIVED 100 PERCENT RATING AFTER 14 YEARS OF INITIAL FILING BEGAN HIS ADULT MINISTRY IN JANUARY 1982 AS A CHOIR DIRECTOR,JUNIOR DEACON, DEACON,MINISTER OF MUSIC, SUNDAY SCHOOL ASSISTANT AND CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR ACCEPTED HIS MINISTERIAL CALLING IN NOVEMBER 1999 RECEIVED MINISTERIAL LICENSE APRIL 2003 ELECTED PASTOR OF ST MARK MINISTRIES IN MAY 2009 RECEIVED PASTORIAL ORDINATION IN JULY 2009 BECAME HOPE CHAPLAIN SERVING AT VALLEY HOSPITAL AUGUST 2012 BECAME HOSPICE CHAPLAIN AUGUST 2012 BECAME MESSAGES OF FAITH CHAPLAIN IN NOVEMBER 2013 CONSECRATED AS A BISHOP AUGUST 2014/
Operation Get WELL : Veteran Human Studies and Wellness Observations Group
Michael Kim, Iraq War Veteran ( Marine ANGLICO, US Coast Guard Officer and Civil Affairs -Tactical) and Ordained pastoral care chaplain/pastor. Graduate of Norwich Military College , Yale, and Harvard's Trauma Program HPRT. Michael has worked with vets since the early 90s (from WW II POW vets to Korean War Vets and Vietnam War Vets , Beirut, Grenada, Panama, Haiti, Somalia, Balkans , PG War and (OIF, OEF and OND present war vets). Michael is a military historian specializing in the narrative of warriors (past and present) and the psychology of trauma. He is a practicing licensed psychoanalyst and has over 20,000 of treating war trauma survivors. His whole family either is a combat vet or is a war survivor. Michael started the first narrative vet writing group. He is published and has been on NPR. He assists in narrative research with goconditionone.com special operations and extreme athletics food.
The weekly shows provide the lifeworld of veteran civilian operators and vet support operators managing the human terrain via an unconventional manner in the civilian world to attain greater emotional , professional, physical, and existential wellness.
This Sunday: Your host Michael Kim will engage nefarious and success in the workplace as a vet. Panel Engaging Vets in the workplace. Guests will include: A Recon Marine (Vet Entrepeneur), A Team Leader STA Marine Sniper (Success as an employee while being a student), Army 11B war vet troop (Rebuilding your life after being a grunt with career goals) , a federal workplace civil rights activist (knowing your rights).
Host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com and Michelle Materre, founder of Creatively Speaking Film Series and host of Creativey Speaking on the Air welcome Bruce Paddington, maker of the documentary Forward Ever. The film investigates the Grenadian revolution of 1979 which culminated in the killing of Maurice Bishop and several of his colleagues in 1983. (Bruce is with us for the first half hour.)
We are then joined by Trinidadian-American trade unionist Roger Toussaint and cultural activist Martin Felix, who came of age in Grenada during the revolution, to explore aspects of this oft neglected chapter of Caribbean history. How was this movement for self-determination launched in the pre-social media era? Why did Reagan take exception to the building of an international airport in Grenada? Did US involvement start at the post-killing invasion or was the Grenadian movement for self-determination infiltrated and destabilized?
Originally aired on Creatively Speaking On the Air June 18, 2014.
Forward Ever will be screening FREE Friday June 20 at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn at 6PM and again at 4PM Saturday June 21 at Maisles Theater in Harlem.
History has always been a favorite subject for Erwin, and his genealogy research made it possible for him to be interviewed live by Bryant Gumble on the Friday July 3, 1993 “Today Show.” He has been featured in the Wilmington News Journal in 1996, regarding the history of his family and a memorial service for his great grandfather Thomas Elzey Polk Sr. a 9th Cavalry Regiment soldier (a Buffalo Soldier). He has been interviewed for another News Journal Article for the Sunday August 16, 2009 edition regarding a celebration of 200 years of Freedom in the United States by his Polk Ancestors.
Erwin Polk is constantly working on genealogy projects and in 1997 made a break through in discovering the ancestors of a childhood friend and neighbor also named Polk. His findings which started from the name of a Northwestern Pennsylvania town and the name of one person has taken the research back to 1825 Delaware and numerous stories about the Underground Railroad and escapes from slavery.
Erwin’s genealogy and historical research projects have included many states such as: North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, Texas, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Illinois. He has also researched information from England, Trinidad, Canada, Grenada, Poland and Germany at various times.
Thomas Elzey Polk, Sr. the oldest son of Morris and Rebecca Black Polk, served in the United States 9th Cavalry Regiment Company C, from 1882 until 1892. He was a Buffalo Soldier in the Indian Territory of the West and earned the rank of sergeant during both of his enlistments. Thomas Polk earned a pension for his ten years of service in the Indian Territories.
Master Herbalist Patrick Delves joins hosts Rafika and Brother James "Live Your Best Life: Healthy Drinks for a Healthy Life" series. Patrick will discuss the benefits and nutritional value of Healthy drinks such as: Ginger Beer, Sorrell, Mauby, Sour Sop, Peanut Punch, Okra punch, Sea Moss, and Carrot juice. Included: the power of common spices: nutmeg, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, parsley, holy basil, tumeric, rosemary, thyme, and oregano. Lastly we will have a conversation about the famous Muslim Navy Bean Soup. Most of us will be amazed at the combined power and nutritional value that the tomato, oinion, garlic and the navy bean has to prevent and cure certain illnesses.
The Keys 107 focuses on the 7 keys that open doors to endless possibilities in the pursuit of love, peace, and happiness. Each episode explores the 7 keys: spiritual, mental, physical, emotional, financial, art science & entertainment, and the social with emphasis on acts of kindness. It's our intention to invite guests who present information as we believe the 7 keys are the essential building blocks to help you get to the next level as you pursue love, peace, and happiness. Connect with us:
Voices InJustice honoring our Veterans.... Sunday beginning at 7pm eastern time, please join in with Trish as we give praise to the warriors who protect us everyday. We depend on our Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom to seek happiness & live our daily life without threat; we would not enjoy any of this without the soldiers who defend us everyday.
I've been a military wife, moved half way around the world and gave birth to two children while tour in the U.K., it is difficult being a new parent when you have family around you, even more challenging when your spouse is a soldier getting stationed some place new every three or four years and trying to settle your children into a new place on a regular basis. When we left the U.K. and went to Netherlands, it was right at the Grenada battle and the Dutch Marines strip searched me & my babies as we entered the airport customs. It was a terrifying 12mons over there where we couldn't speak the language or communicate with our families. This is a sacrifice that millions of Military Families give to protect our daily freedom. Tonight we invite anyone who would like to praise their special soldier, share a story, share your tour time and the battles that have caused so many to suffer with injury, loss of life, and the haunting triggers of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Think of what they have been through and how long their tour in battle to make sure no harm comes to American soil.
Marines, Navy, Air Force, Army our respect for all you give to our country everyday. This show is in your honor. Thank you all for your service and your families for the sacrifice they suffer with you.
Our phones & chatroom will be open and we hope many will join this show. We are for entertainment and outreach support as part of Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery. Thank you for supporting us
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POLITICAL ANIMALS--Lord Cornwallis--British Commander who surrendered at Yorktown to George Washington--Cornwallis later became Viceroy of India
The Military band played the "World turned upside down"
Admiral Arleigh (31 Knot) Burke--Of swedish ethnicity-legal immigrant to the US, Arleigh's grandfather changed the family name from "Bjorkgren" because "Burke", an Irish name sounded more American.
Arleigh didn't finish High School(18) in Colorado, because of the 1918 Influenza epidemic, which started with Army recruits at Fort Riley, Kansas, and spread overseas during the last year of WW1, then spread from Army to Navy camps, then across the US to civilians.
Worldwide, over 500 million people were infected
John Le Carre( pen name) born David John Moore Cornwall worked in British Intelligence Mi 5 and Mi 6. He Created George Smiley--Smiley's People based on his experience in the
intelligence sector of the British Government
Maurice Bishop, Communist Leader in Grenada, who was executed in a coup involving the Reagan Administration
Oct 19th Births-Deaths & events relevant to US(a)Lewis Mumford--Admiral Adrleigh ( 40 knot) Burke US Navy--John Le Carre--Lewis Mumford
World Footprints will introduce the African country of Kenya--considered to be the Cradle of Civilization because its history can be traced back six million years ago. Kenya is also considered the heart of Africa and the safari epicenter of the world. We'll learn more about this ancient country from Jacinta Nzioka with the Kenyan Tourism Board.
During the latest Caribbean Tourism Organization conference we met over a dozen of country representatives to learn what distinguishes their country from another Caribbean nation. We also discovered some interesting history and traveled deeper through our conversations. Listen. Learn. Explore. as we speak to:
Trinidad & Tobago
US Virgin Islands
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Turks & Caicos
Antigua and Barbuda
Ok Black Men 6 years of complaining nothing has changed !!! will we spend another 6years crying about they will not change....why are we still complaining ...why not take your black seed and couple with the many many black women outside of america France - England - Sweden - India - Romania - C. R. Grenada, D. R. ...can it be we complain because we can not afford to meet these other women, can it be we black men are complaining because we are not the business go getters we should be HOW CAN A BLACK WOMAN FOLLOW YOUR LEAD ...IF YOUR TRYING TO BE 50/50 WITH HER.....The census shows proof the 46% of black men are married to black women ...I will give you the research tonight
Mr Research (AKA Q) is back to discuss Black MTGOW`s, Women who adore black men, Black politics and Congress Bills for men to know, Black Manhood Lessons,
Black Fathers Uncles Sons Brothers coming together to create local solutions they can stand together on...without emotional complaining
African American Solutions for the Ebony Nubian Community to USE on the young males in their Families Sons Uncles Dads Fathers Nephews …the boys of America are too feminized and we ADULTS must stop complaining about white people. And force these boys into the way of the suit and tie. This will prevent Killings, Thefts, Murders and Drug Dealers these boys need ADULT men to stop complaining about Women Weave and hair hats ..and SAVE THESE BOYZ
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