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History Meets Hip-Hop host Syreeta Gates, who can also be heard weekly on New York's WBAI public radio, pays homage to Black History Month via its founder, Carter G. Woodson—and his slew of equally accomplished namesakes. "Godwyn, Dwayne, Betty, Bunchie and Shawn. What do they have in common?" she asks before launcing into the infectious Lil' Wayne track Mr. Carter. "As Kanye West said, 'I make black history every day. I don't need a month.' And we don't. But we are still appreciative," she adds. "What bridges hip-hop for me are four people in three generations: My grandmother, born in 1926, as part of the great migration from North Carolina landed in Harlem. My mother was born in 1950, in the era of the Black Panters, Young Lords and Motown sound. And then my uncles, born in the late 60s, grew up in the 80s—the real hip-hop era."
African American Conservatives host Marie Stroughter goes one on one with Carolyn Maull McKinstry, eyewitness to the 1963 Ku Klux Klan perpetrated 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Ala., which claimed the lives of four of her fellow paritioners: Addie Mae Collins, 14, Denise McNair, 11, Carole Robertson, 14, and Cynthia Wesley, 14. "It was just an ordinary Sunday. What were excited that it was Youth Sunday, which meant we were in charge of every aspect of church that day, from reading the scripture, to reading announcements to bringing the morning message," says the civil-rights activist, whose 2011 memoir, While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age during the Civil Rights Movement, recounts the horrific event. "There were two things on my mind that morning: That I was the Sunday school secretary, and I really was proud of having that job, because I was only in the seventh grade. And the second thing was that Cynthia's father was my elementary school principal, and Cynthia and I were in a social club together. We'd visit at each other's homes and drink punch and play records and just laugh and act silly as girls do. But that week, we'd placed an add in the Birmingham World newspaper announcing that the Cavalettes Club would meet Sept. 15. And then it gave you the names of the girls in the club, but it also said don't forget to bring your $3—we were ordering caps and T-shirts for everybody. So I was excited when I went to church that morning. Then all I remember after the bombing was that I went from dancing on tiptoes to just numb that evening and night and on into the week."
Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, April, 16th, 7:30pm-10:00pm EST (4:30pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep. We’ll discuss “Did President Abraham Lincoln Want To Ship Blacks Back To Africa?”. Tuesday, April 14th, was the 150th Anniversary of the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. We’ll discuss these topics and more.
Call in with your Questions/Comments and listen LIVE at 914-338-1375 or listen online at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/04/14/april-taylor-of-yourblackworldcom--ferguson-police-shootings-mumia-abu-jamal or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
1) Protesters are Marching against Police Brutality on a 9-Day trek from New York City to Washington, D.C. 4) The city of Chicago announced financial compensation for over 100 Black Men tortured by former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge. 3) Update on the Police Shootings in Tulsa, Oklahoma and South Carolina. 4) This date in African American History.
Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone delves into the budding career of Marcus Paulk, who plays David 'Deke' Watkins in George Lucas' WWII flick Red Tails, which tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American military aviators in US history. "We shot this film in Prague, Czech Republic, for about three and a half months. The day after we got there, after one night of sleep, we hopped in a van at the crack of dawn and went to boot camp for about a week and a half—military training, marching, nine-mile hikes in the mud with packs on, building tents blindfolded," says the Moesha cast member. "Working with George Lucas, you could only expect that it was going to be intense. So we didn't know exactly what to expect. But we got to go up in a P-51 fighter plane before we actually shot the film. When I did that it was like, Wow this is something I've never had to do for a role. It was better than any roller-coaster you've ever been on."
Custer's Luck host Jean Barto shares the second half of General Grant's monologue on April 10th at Appomattox; outlines George Armstrong Custer's activities immediately following Appomattox; and ends the show by discussing President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and death in 1865, and her own visit to the Peterson House during the early morning hours of April 15, 2015.
TONIGHT: Listen to the archived show. Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, April, 1st, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep. We’ll discuss “A Little Known Fact of History: African Slaves and Native American Masters”. Call in with your Questions/Comments and listen LIVE at 914-338-1375 or listen online at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/04/03/african-slaves-and-native-american-masters--a-little-known-fact-of-history or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
1) “A Little Known Fact of History: African Slaves and Native American Masters”. 2) We’ll also discuss some of the history of Seneca Village in New York. 3) This date in African American History.
DETROIT: FREE EVENT - Sun. April 5th - The African History Network Lecture Series presents a Double Presentation “EMPIRE Strikes Black: Propaganda of The Media” & “Malcolm X: 50 Years Later, Why Is He Still Relevant?” by Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show & The Michael Imhotep Show. Sunday, April, 5th, 2015, 1:00pm - 6:00pm at Nandi’s Knowledge Café, 12511 Woodward Ave. Highland Park, MI (4 blocks South of Davison Fwy Between Glendale & Highland) (313) 462-0003 or (313) 865-1288 or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/799992233403714/ or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Watch video here: http://youtu.be/ZoHLYe84xq4
Welcome back Screamlings to an all new episode of Talking Terror Presents! This week we are proud to welcome Rob Dimension to our latest Independent Spotlight! A unique talent, Rob has been a director, actor, producer and former wrestling manager! His film work shows a wide range of skills and thought, while still being a bit off-kilter and disturbing! We will discuss his latest short, "Rabbit Hole" (2015), which was co-directed with Mike O'Mahony! Also we will go over his body of work, where he feels the direction of the film industry is going, and his next project "Mortimer Tromblay"! Also joining us will be none other than Mike O'Mahony, the mind behind "A Dark Place Inside", "I.B.S", and "Sloppy The Pyschotic"! So prepare for a wicked evening folks! Stay Scared!
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The Streets of Laredo is one of the most well known Cowboy Songs
The famous Streets of Laredo also known as a Cowboys Lament, join Host Rich Gehlhausen for a walk down the cowboy trail and hear the history behind this famous song.
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TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, April, 30th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep Mon. April 27th, 7pm - 10pm EST on The Blog Radio Network. We’ll discuss “Baltimore Rebellion, L.A. Riots, Muhammad Ali and is “THUG” the New-Nword”!!! CALL IN with your Questions/Comments and listen LIVE at 914-338-1375 or listen online at or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
1) A Timeline of History in Baltimore that led to the Rebellion taking place. 2) Update on Protest overnight in Baltimore behind the death of Freddie Gray. 3) April 28th, 1967, Muhammad Ali was stripped of his boxing title. 4) The L.A. Riots started yesterday back in 1992 after the acquittal of 4 Police Officers in the vicious beating of Rodney King. 5) This date in African American History.
DETROIT: FREE EVENT - Sat. May 2nd - The African History Network Lecture Series presents a Screening & Discussion of “Resurrecting Black Wall Street” feat. Michael Imhotep and “Part 2: EMPIRE Strikes Black: Propaganda of The Media” by Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show & The Michael Imhotep Show. Sat., May, 2nd, 2015, 1:00pm - 7:00pm at Nandi’s Knowledge Café, 12511 Woodward Ave. Highland Park, MI (4 blocks South of Davison Fwy Between Glendale & Highland) (313) 462-0003 or (313) 865-1288 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
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