• 00:30

    Ending and Surviving Human Trafficking in the State of Florida

    in Current Events

    Dotti Groover- Skipper, is the Florida Anti-Trafficking Coordinator for the Salvation Army; A member of the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking (Formed by Florida Attorney General, Pam Bondi); Chair for FREE, The Slavery Survival Network and many more distinguished human rights, activist and servant leadership roles at the local, state and national levels of public service. On Friday, April 3, 2015, 11:30 am - 12 noon, Part 1 of our podcast will focus on organized efforts to end Human Trafficking in the State of Florida and the role that we all can play to assist these profound efforts. Dotti was recognized by Florida Governor Rick Scott and State Attorney General Pam Bondi as "Human Trafficking Advocate of the Year" for the State of Florida (2013).

  • 00:31

    Part 2: Ending And Surviving Human Trafficking In The State Of Florida

    in Current Events

    Please join us on Wednesday,  April 8, 2015, 12 noon - 12:30 p.m. on our podcast for Part 2 of our two part program "Ending And Surviving Human Trafficking In The State Of Florida." Joining our special guest from Part 1 (Dotti Groover-Skipper) is Niki Cross. Niki is the Founder and President of S.T.A.A.R. Ministry Corporation, (Stop The Abuse And Rescue). She’s a speaker, writer, and survivor of abduction and kidnapping by a former boyfriend at the age of 15. Niki was held against her will and repeatedly assaulted by her abductor and others, until escaping. Realizing how self-destructive her anger and silence had been, it became apparent healing was necessary and the journey began. Her first rescue was over twenty years ago, before it was a popular cause, and often faced ridicule for ministering to women that had been exploited and trafficked. Niki shares her story when asked, but doesn’t want it to be all about her. “Survivors have a responsibility to encourage others going through the same trials. To let them know there is life beyond abuse. It’s never too late for the hurt to heal. Once a victim, now victorious.” Niki mentors several women including many that have been referred through law enforcement and was able to open the first and only safe house in Pinellas County, Florida in 2014. 

  • 01:00

    Human Trafficking - A Survivors Story - Laurin Crosson

    in Motivation

    Laurin  Crosson, Founder & Director of Rockstarr Ministries says “My story is graphic, and yet sharing it has become healing for me and those who are in a hopeless place. Individuals find a balm of hope and spark of courage for their own lives. Others feel called to join me in my quest to serve those who need to be reconnected with their personhood and belief that their lives can be so much more. I am not ashamed to share the details of the lowest points in my life and the struggles I faced, nor the methods I employed to survive. They have brought me to a place of understanding the desperate place that others find themselves in. Survival was the name of the game. I am not ashamed because I found a silver thread of belief that my life could and would be different and held onto it until I found the evidence to back up that hope. Individuals who are living and working in the life have trusted me and borrowed that thread of hope until they found their own courage and I have assisted stars, strippers, and prostitutes.


    Over the last several years, awareness of sex trafficking has continued to increase and its insidious prevalence has been documented to be widespread throughout the world. The women, children, and men taken into this trade are often lured or tricked into servitude through lies, deceit, manipulation, abuse, and very typically against their will. Such actions leave victims devoid of self-esteem or self-worth, yearning for a sense of purpose and justice in their circumstances. It is here that the ministry of Jesus Christ, unlike anything else, can bridge the gap between what is and what may be. Through the compassion and lessons taught by Jesus, every victim can find hope, courage, and the strength to recognize their destiny as a child of God. 

  • 01:16

    Human Trafficking With Dr. Roslyn Aker-Black

    in News

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    Dr. Aker-Black has been instrumental in bringing to surface some of the topics that we do NOT want to talk about. With a Ph.D. in Phychology, Dr. Aker-Black brings to the table a well-rounded  point-of-view to topics that we SHOULD take note on. Today, Dr. Aker-Black will educate us about Human Trafficking. If you do not know, human trafficking is NOT problems of a third world country, in American there are hundreds of thousands of cases per year and you will be surprised where the largest cases are. 


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  • 02:16

    Sex Slaves and Human Trafficking on the rise.

    in News

    Be shocked and enlightened about the subject matter concerning the victims and their ordeals that you will share with our guest who is internationally known as the global authority on sex slaves and the international market on human trafficking in the oil cities in the Persian Gulf.  Learn more about the nature and concealing of facts in a growing market which is snatching our children in this horrific crime.

  • 00:31

    The thievery of human organs, trafficking, selling and whose buying?

    in Education

    On this Thursday show we will take a deep look inside the thievery of organ trafficking in the black community. Please have your seatbelts buckled for this show, it's going to be an unconscious to conscious time. 


    Guest can call in at (347) 327-9705


    Hotep 

  • 02:02

    Mary Diaz and Human Conflicts Org. Demand More Paroles 04/17/2015

    in Politics Progressive

    Mary Diaz is a human rights advocate in Florida. She and Human Conflicts Org. advocate for the release of inmates who have served their minimum sentences unless the Pardons and Paroles Boards can show that the inmates would pose a security risk. Call (347)857-3293 to dialogue with Mary Diaz and her guests each Friday at 3pmEST. They also advocate for compassionate releases for elderly and sick inmates.

  • 00:28

    Minister Cynthia Marie Williams / Guest Former Chicago Alderman Vergil Jones

    in Spirituality

    Minister Cynthia Marie Williams will be talking about race in the USA .  Minister Cynthia Marie Williams / Guest Former Chicago Alderman Vergil Jones  We must all get along . We are a global community.    She can help you with your pesonnel problems to just call her and see for yourself .

  • 01:00

    Making a Difference - Truckers Against Trafficking

    in Motivation

    Kylla Lanier is the Deputy Director and co-founder of Truckers Against Trafficking, a 501(c)3 organization that exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking and travel plaza industry to combat domestic sex trafficking. She is responsible for implementation of vision, communications management, training and volunteer coordination, partnership development and national promotion of organization. She manages and coordinates coalition builds between members of the trucking industry, law enforcement and local anti-trafficking groups; speaks on human trafficking and how the trucking industry is proactive in preventing and combatting it at conferences, in print, on radio, television, film, press conferences, universities, churches, trucking shows and trucking industry meetings and makes operational decisions for TAT. Mrs. Lanier also handles social media for TAT including managing the Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube accounts.


    TAT won the 2012 Norma Hotaling Award for Innovative Demand Reduction from Global Centurion, been recognized by the United Nations as one of the 100 Best Practices for Combatting Human Trafficking in 2013, been recognized on the Congressional floor for its grassroots efforts, received multiple special recognition awards from the trucking industry and received the Award of Service in 2014 from the Trafficking in America Taskforce. Mrs. Lanier has been involved in the fight against human trafficking since 2007 when she helped initiate the state coalition against trafficking in Oklahoma. In addition to her human trafficking work, she has authored a book called My Life Crazy about her missionary experiences working with gangs in El Salvador in the mid-1990s. She was also named Broken Arrow Public Schools District Teacher of the Year in 2011.


     


     

  • 00:59

    Human Trafficking - A Survivors Story - Christine McDonald

    in Motivation

    Christine McDonald is an internationally recognized author and speaker on the social injustices facing underserved populations today.  As a survivor of human trafficking, homelessness, and addiction, Christine- now blind as a result of a disease that forced her to choose between her unborn child and her eyesight- is on a mission to bring justice and awareness to the forefront of social change through education and unconditional love.

    Christine began life in a small town in Oklahoma, in a very dark and painful household. She felt safest using her own survival skills to live on the streets and ran away for the last time when she was just 15.  This began her 17 year journey of homelessness, which comprised of being sex trafficked, drug addiction, prostitution, 103 arrests and 7 prison stints.  Finally ready for a better life and barely able to read or write, Christine began a new journey of exiting the life of the streets, only to be challenged again.

    Completely blind and eternally vigilant, today Christine uses her life experience and education to work as an advocate for trafficking victims, the homeless, recovering addicts, ex-offenders and disabled populations.  Currently living in St Louis, Missouri, Christine is a proud mom of her 7 year old son and practices a loving open adoption with her daughter’s adoptive parents in nearby Kirkwood.  Christine is the author of Cry Purple: One Woman’s Journey through Homelessness, Crack Addiction and Prison to Blindness, Motherhood and Happiness and is the founder of www.ChristinesVision.org.  She has also been featured locally and nationally on various media outlets, including NBC, CBS, FOX and NPR and sits on multiple local, state-wide and international level boards and committees.  



     


     

  • 00:33

    SRWM ~ Actor Tony Grant

    in Blogs

    "Love Thy Neighbor" ~ Tony Grant


    Actor, writer, producer, and Grammy-nominated musician Tony Grant has become one of the most sought-after, multi-faceted talents in the entertainment industry today. In 2014, Grant can be seen starring as “Phillip” on the OWN Network and Tyler Perry’s original comedy series “Love Thy Neighbor.” The show follows a middle class family and their daily joys, struggles, triumphs, and fumbles. On the film front, Grant recently wrapped production on the independent drama THE LAST PUNCH opposite Keith David, David Banner, and Karon Joseph. Directed by Jesse Vaughan, written by Michael Soccio, and based on true events, THE LAST PUNCH tells the story of James Cornelius [played by Grant], an Atlanta hustler turned boxing promoter who used his street smarts to navigate the shark-infested waters of the 1980’s fight game. On the run from the F.B.I. Cornelius must find a way to make Muhammad Ali’s last fight, The Drama In Bahamas, a reality. Grant will also be returning to music in June 2014, with the release of his full-length album Access Granted through his label, TraFace Music Publishing. After eight years since his last album [Grant Life], Access Granted will showcase Grant’s internationally known powerhouse vocals, passionate lyrics, and original love songs that bring heart and soul back to R&B music. The first single off the album, “Beautiful Woman” is slated to be released spring 2014, while the record will also feature Grant’s holiday song “I’m Coming Home” which was released digitally in December 2013. 

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