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  • 00:30

    Lets Talk Rick H Veal (Master Whitehall)

    in Pop Culture

    Huffington Post Columnist Rachel Thompson and critic/author Bennet Pomerantz host Lets Talk

    Their guest is Rick H Veal

    Rick H. Veal was born sometime during the last half of the twentieth century in the upstate of South Carolina he has worked in the education field as a teacher and in various management positions in industry. 



    He decided that a setting with a rich history surrounding it would be ideal for a paranormal love story. Charleston and the surrounding Low Country of South Carolina, replete with an abundant history of ghosts and the unknown, combined with the lore of Vampire stories just seemed to be made for each other. So tying the two together he formed the initial idea and built on it from there.

    The result of his efforts is The Epic Saga of The Master of Whitehall, a sweeping three volume narrative set in historic Charleston and the surrounding Low Country of South Carolina. A forth novel, the first of a two volume prequel to The Master of Whitehall, is in progress with one more planned for a total of five volumes in the series.


    It has been said that that if you want to write, you should "write the book you want to read, and then others will want to read it too". That is exactly what he hopes he has accomplished in his own writings.

    All of his books, Katelyn's Chronicles, Lexi's Legacy, Dale's Descent, Jennifer's Ghost and Hannah's Heartache are available at Amazon.com in both print and e-book formats.

    Should you wish to receive a personally inscribed and signed copy of any of his books please contact him directly for more information. He can be contacted via e-mail at author@prtcnet.com, his website, TheMasterOfWhitehall.com, or on Facebook at Rick H. Veal.

  • 02:01

    I. H. Elders Speak: What Is Our Purpose?

    in Culture

    The I. H. Elders will be speaking about the   Acts 26:16 "But rise up, and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you a servant and a witness both of what you saw and of those which I shall reveal to you,"

  • 00:11

    The Q-Spot with Big Body and Doris H. Dancy

    in Books

    Doris H. Dancy is an accomplished and award-winning educator, writer, speaker, playwright, novelist, and member of the Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.   She received her BA degree in English and Spanish Education at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina, and her MA degree in English Education from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia.  Throughout her career, Dancy served as an English teacher, high school English Department chairperson, English Teacher Specialist, and Supervisor of English K-12 for Hampton City Public Schools.

    After retirement, Dancy started her own writing consulting business, Pen To Paper Writing Consulting, LLC, which provides a consulting and editing service for school district staff development and other freelance writers.  In 2013, Dancy devoted a year to penning her first novel, Jagged Edges, a Christian Romance and has recently placed as finalist in the International Book Awards contest. She has released the sequel in this “Redemptive Love Series,” titled Shattered Pieces. 

    Michelle Cuttino is the “Queen of Plus-Size Fiction,” and serves as a freelance writer, talk radio host, and motivational speaker. She is the President of Big Body Publishing and Big Body Broadcasting. Cuttino is a plus-size blogger, covering topics that affect full-figured women, and also blogs about publishing advice and industry events.  Cuttino is the author of “Love & Happiness” and “Me & Mrs. Jones,” an eBook series adaptation of her screenplay once optioned with Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Films. Cuttino is part of an erotica anthology under Zane’s Strebor/Simon & Schuster imprint releasing late 2015. Cuttino’s personal mission is to embrace, enlighten, and empower women—principally plus-size women, but her message is for everyone.

  • 02:21

    Say It Loud! Jamil Abdullah Al Amin, formerly H. Rap Brown!

    in Culture

    Join Us tonight on Str8Up RealTalk Radio Network for SAY IT LOUD! In Conversation w/ Daphne, Dolla & Brotha Haroon along with Our special guests, as we speak of the life, legacy and politics of Our Great Brotha and current political prisoner, Jamil Abdullah Al Amin, formerly known as, H. Rapp Brown! 

    Log on to listen at www.blogtalkradio.com/str8uprealtalk or 
    Call in 347-677-0917

    “I say violence is necessary. Violence is a part of America’s culture. It is as American as cherry pie. Americans taught the black people to be violent. We will use that violence to rid ourselves of oppression if necessary. We will be free, by any means necessary.”
    -- H. Rapp Brown. 7/27/67 Washington, DC

  • 00:31

    We Love Pet Therapy-Emotional Support & Service Animals

    in Pets

    About Pet Therapy

    A hand reaches out, a wagging tail approaches, and an elderly face breaks into a smile. It's a scene that's increasingly common in the Helena Valley, thanks to volunteers from the Helena Chapter of Intermountain Therapy Animals. Activity directors and health care professionals report that visiting pets reach nursing home residents, hospital patients, retirement home residents and adult day care participants in ways that other therapeutic activities can't.

    The contact may be brief, but it brightens the entire day or week, especially for those who have had pets in the past. In some cases, an animal's visit is transforming. Shy, withdrawn, or depressed people find themselves in animated conversation, angry people relax, and those with memory lapses share detailed recollections of pets they lived with years before. Visiting pets have reached autistic children, stroke victims, Alzheimer's patients, and other "unreachables." Even when nothing dramatic happens, pet visits are important changes of pace for facility residents, bringing excitement, affection, comfort, physical contact and joy.

    In addition, to providing companionship (called Animal Assisted Activity), visiting pets sometimes participate in a facility's therapy program. In Animal Assisted Therapy, a dog might stand while a patient brushes him order to exercise specific arm muscles, or a cat might visit a depressed patient to encourage conversation, or someone in speech therapy might give commands to a dog that does tricks or retrieves objects. Anyone who loves animals is likely to work harder and feel more motivated when one is part of the therapy team.


  • 02:01

    I. H. Elders Speak: Preparations of the Heart

    in Culture

    The I. H. Elders will be discussing how man should be preparing his heart to serve Yah.   Yah gives us his ways on how we should follow his Word.  Mishle/Proverbs 16:1  "To man belongs the preparations of the heart, But from is the answer of the tongue."

  • 00:30

    H. Cortez: St. Louis MO - www.financialhealthmentor.com

    in Business

    This BIGthinker has been known to get his clients out of financial jams across the country.

    Listen as his time proven principles change your paradigm on wealth and time it takes to achieve your heartfelt desires.

    Practical, proven wealth creation strategies designed for hard working people! 

  • 01:42
  • 00:13

    PODCAST: Helping Government Agencies Develop the Right Policies

    in Finance

    Welcome to the SC&H Group podcast series.  The members of the SC&H Group Risk Management team attended the Virginia Government Finance Officers' Association (VGFOA) 2015 Spring Conference in Virginia Beach last month.

    Today we are speaking with Matt Simons and Russell Ojers about some of the key topics addressed at the event. 

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  • 02:04

    I. H. Elders Speak: The Purpose of the Preparation Day

    in Culture

    The I. H. Elders will be speaking about the purpose of Yah's preparation day.  To help you to understand when and why this day is made.  Luke 23:56  (56) And having returned, they prepared spices and perfumes.  And  they rested on the Sabbath according to the command.