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  • 02:12

    Girl Scouts accepts transgender kid, provokes cookie boycott

    in Entertainment

    Bobby Montoya wanted to join the Girl Scouts, setting off a national debate.


    The Girl Scout cookie can't seem to catch a break.


    Under fire in years past for including trans fats, high fructose corn syrup and palm oil in its cookies, the Girl Scouts' current cookie selling season is under fire because of policies that have nothing to do with the actual composition of the cookies.


    A group calling itselfHonestGirlScouts.com has posted a YouTube video calling for a boycott of Girl Scout cookies in response to a Colorado troop's decision to allow a 7-year-old transgender child into its troop. Gay rights and transgender rights groups have reported a grassroots LGBT movement of supporters buying Girl Scout cookies in response to the video.


    "I've decided to purchase as many boxes as my modest budget will allow and donate them to the local LGBTQ community center," says Mara Morken, a lesbian stay-at-home mom in Fargo, North Dakota. "I want to show support for GSUSA in their honorable decision to allow all girls to participate in their programs. However I do not want that support to show itself on my thighs, so I will donate the entire cookie order!" &More fallout with Bruce jenner  Plus Box Office.

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  • 00:29

    A Chat with Snack-Girl Lisa Cain.

    in Moms and Family

    Today on the Urban Woman Radio on BlogTalk Radio we will be joined by Lisa Cain. Lisa Cain is the founder of Snack-Girl.com, an award winning website about healthy eating and losing weight. Her book, Snack Girl to Rescue!, came out in April  2014 and has 100 simple, delicious recipes under 400 calories that won't break the bank.


    Im so excited to talk to Lisa about healthy snack choices.


    We will also discuss job hunting specifically for those who telecommute. What are the best work at home jobs ? Which ones should be avoided ?


    Its going to be a great show and we are looking forward to talking to you....


     

  • 00:45

    Actress Noree Victoria

    in Entertainment

    Noree Victoria, Baltimore, Maryland native, has been active in the creative arts her entire life. Starting out writing imaginative short stories and plays, she completed her first bound children’s book at the age of 7. Loving the arts and academics, during her middle school years, she used creative and intellectual outlets to escape her sometimes-challenging upbringing in Baltimore, opting to spend summers in special programs on college campuses studying drama, creative writing, and painting with the help of government subsidized grants and academic scholarships. At the age of 16, once again longing for a life beyond the borders of her home city, she petitioned her school board on her own and successfully won their approval to bypass her senior year, and go directly on to college, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing and Biology, and subsequently a Master’s Degree in Information Technology. Noree completed her Master’s program with a 4.0 GPA. However, coming from an entertainment family with modest means-- kin to the late jazz musician Eubie Blake, and sister to Emmy nominated actress Penny Jerald-- the lure of acting proved way too overpowering for her to neglect. After completion of her academic studies, she stepped out on faith to pursue her creative passions in the performing arts full time, gaining recognition by winning the Best Actress award at AMTC’s Shine, a nation-wide talent competition drawing over 2000 contestants each year. After being discovered at AMTC, Noree was contacted by the New York Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts and offered a scholarship to study under the direction of some of the most esteemed instructors in the business, taking on Scene Study, Advanced Film Combat, Voice-over, Michael Chekhov technique and Shakespeare Presentation.


    Film and Television: Quarantine II, The Rickey Smiley Show,Teen Wolf,The Game,Necessary Roughness,National Geographic,Army Wives and Single Ladies.

  • 00:59

    Metaphysical Monday

    in Spirituality

    TPN Radio Presents the Metaphysical Monday Show with Rev. Tanya Tarail.


    Rev. Tanya Tarail, PT, CranioSacral Therapy certificate, Visceral Manipulation certificate, and founder of Metaphysical Bodywork.


    “I began my healing work at a young age when I realized I could heal the animals on my family’s farm. Early on, I knew that this was the way I would serve the world. At seventeen I started massage school, followed by obtaining a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Hunter College, and I have been on this path ever since.
    I have also share my gifts through teaching: Anatomy at The IM school of Healing Arts , have taught massage and have lead Craniosacral Therapy and and Visceral Manipulation study-groups as well, and have extensive experience guiding other teachers and healers.
    I am also an ordained minister by the Church of Gabriel.”


    Each week, Tanya gives callers mini Medical Intuitive readings, discusses therapies for the human body, and answers question about the Healer’s path, the spiritual path and the paranormal.


    http://www.metaphysicalbodywork.com

  • 01:01

    Innocence: Harmless Open Pure Intent

    in Spirituality

    Innocence implies a natural, harmless, open, and pure intention which is not sullied by ulterior motives. Tune in this week as Lisa Jones and I discuss how innocence is less about age and more about attitude. We know from our earlier experiences that innocence springs from our heart and remains open to joy and wonder.  If guided by the conviction of the heart, it brings about wonderful experiences. Unfortunately, if we are naïve and unable to discern what is best for the self, innocence can bring harm. Spiritually, we know that innocence is a willingness to treat all creatures with compassion and respect. This is only possible with a pure heart, astute instincts, and intuition. Tonight’s show is about thinking too much and how it severs our link to the guidance of the heart.  Like many layers of this work, it takes practice to give the Universe the benefit of the doubt. 

  • 00:55

    Mother’s Milk #SamiyyahSaafirMuhammad 323.927.2913

    in Family

    Samiyyah Saafir-Muhammad was born Jacqueline Glover in New York City in 1951. After spending her early years in foster care, moving four times before the age of three, she settled in with her aunt, following her father’s passing.


    While still in elementary school Samiyyah took an interest in helping other students do well, joining “The Future Teachers’ Club” in the fifth grade. As a high school student, Samiyyah became aware her people’s struggle for freedom—witnessing civil rights demonstrations, protests, assassinations and riots—and decided she wanted to help somehow.  It was in this atmosphere that she went off to Northeastern University in Boston where she majored in Education. Her stay there was short-lived, however, as she was introduced to the teachings of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad and thereafter joined the Nation of Islam. Within the Nation of Islam’s Muhammad University, Samiyyah underwent educational training and worked as a teacher’s assistant.


    Since 2005, Samiyyah has had the privilege of serving as the Directress at Muhammad University of Islam in Atlanta, which serves students from Pre-K to the eighth grade. She has been blessed to carry on the 84-year educational tradition, which was started by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his brave followers in the 1930’s.


    A widow after 35 years of marriage, Samiyyah presently enjoys the blessing of her and her husband’s nine children: six sons and three daughters, all of whom attended or are attending HBCUs. Samiyyah has been a mother to not only her nine children, but also to her two stepchildren, her nieces and nephews, her eight grandchildren and countless other children and adults in the community who come to her for advice, wisdom and guidance. Affectionately called MamaMiyyah, Samiyyah’s house is never empty.

  • 00:35

    The Bully Effect

    in Family

    Her name is Lady Spitfire, Co-Owner and Executive Producer of The Indie Authority.
    She has been an avid member of the local scene since the age of 21. It wasn’t until December 14, 2007 that Lady Spitfire her true love for music was with original music. Lady Spitfire’s first original band was Shoot The Moon, a local music act out of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA.
     

  • 00:31

    Astrological Roots of Gender Roles and Archetypes vs. Stereotypes

    in Spirituality

    Today Robert FitzGerald, Theoretical Astrologer and I are going to talk about the Astrological Roots of Gender Roles and the difference between Archetypes and Stereotypes.


    Robert FitzGerald is the authtor of The Signs of the Times This is a fascinating account of how time and history follow an astrological structure. This structure consists of astrological ages that are chronicled from before the Age of Cancer, and the invention of agriculture around the world, to the present end of the Age of Pisces, and the much-prophesied Apocalyptic end of the world. Within this pattern an end-time cycle emerges that explains the Apocalyptic energies that we see around us today. Astrology also promises, in the coming Age of Aquarius, a new golden age and gives us indications of what needs to be done to survive this end-time. ~~~~~Robert FitzGerald is an artist, photographer, and theoretical astrologer. For more than 25 years, he has been pushing the boundaries of astrology into theories of religion, mythology, mathematics, genetics, geology and physics. [Name of your book] reveals a revolutionary vision of history based on the ancient cycles of astrology. His vision of life on this planet promises to change the way humanity looks at history and at the world around us. He grew up in California and now lives and works at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, a community dedicated to expanding our knowledge of the world by combining spiritual knowledge with the scientific

  • 00:35

    Celebrity Juice Features Amanda Lamb

    in Entertainment

    Country music is a soundtrack of the south. With the artistry of vocalist and songwriter Amanda Lamb, the compass points to Southern California and the sun swept shores of Orange County. Amanda’s new single, “We Were Here,” is an invitation to a coastline drive and an exuberant nod to her West coast roots. Her wistful “Endless Summer” evokes a vivid panorama of rusted Woodies, shivering palm trees, abandoned surfboards and deserted cottages. “Somewhere the surf’s always up,” confirms this California girl.


    Recorded in Nashville by eminent producer Kent Wells (noted for recent work with Dolly Parton) the tracks feature a skillful collective of Music City players supporting Amanda’s warm, confiding voice. Amanda sang live in the studio, bouncing her musical ideas off of enthusiastic players employing organic instruments. “I just love the vibe,” she says of the famous musical community, “Nashville has such an appreciation for original music.”


    Working with accomplished collaborators Bill Diluigi and Melissa Bollea boosted Amanda’s confidence as a songwriter. She says that her lyrical mission is “To take a cliché that you hear everyday and twist it to make it personal and universal at the same time.”


    Amanda Lamb discloses powerful truths in the song “Something in the Blood,” her personal homage to all of the inspirational people she has met who are living their lives with Type 1 diabetes, a condition that has been part of her reality since she was one year old. “The song is both literal and figurative,” says Amanda, “because there is strength, bravery and courage in my blood.”


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  • CJ Paranormal talks to Brian J Cano ( Haunted Collector).

    in Paranormal

    Brian first recognized his desire to explore the unknown at a young age. Growing up in Staten Island, New York, Brian often took note of abandoned buildings recessed within the woods near his home during Sunday drives with his parents. They called to him, sparking his imagination and his curiosity. Alone or with friends, Brian began exploring the old and abandoned buildings, despite the countless rumors of what may have happened within their walls. Tall tales of Satanic activity, missing children or ghostly sightings were often told, but instead of deterring Brian from his new found hobby, this element of fear and danger only served to add to the allure for him. Since then, he's been looking into the darkness and exploring the dangers that come with the decay of civilization's footprint. Expanding his experiences in urban exploration to include paranormal investigation, there are few places he will not go.


    Brian is the Tech Specialist on Haunted Collector, responsible for the implementation and use of all the gadgets and gear. Best known for mixing old and new techniques of investigating, he often finds himself doing the physical tasks, such as crawling under houses and up into attics. He also serves as second in command of the team and helps manage the deployment of the crew itself.

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