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We wiill discuss the Lysistrata Movement and how it may/may not benefit our community in its efforts to end Racism/White Supremacy. Welcoming our Featured Panel: Bro. Amin Nasraddine Sis. Mapenzi Ndiba Sankofa-Shakur Bro. Charles E. Williams
This is a recorded episode of the Shannyn Moore Show on Blog Talk Radio.
Today Shannyn Moore talks sex, drugs and Texas.
Your homework for tonight:
6 Sex Strikes From Around The World
Women in Togo are currently abstaining from sex as a form of non-violent protest. The sex strike is becoming a popular form of opposition in a variety of countries.
Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Abortion Restrictions
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Texas to continue enforcing abortion restrictions that opponents say have led more than a third of the state's clinics to stop providing abortions.
Trey Radel Arrested In October For Possession Of Cocaine
Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) was arrested on October 29 for possession of cocaine, Politico reports.
Women - are we fed up enough with the violence, the war, the killing? Are we fed up enough with guns mowing down our children, guns snatching away our husbands, guns maiming and killing our loved ones, are we fed up enough to use the ultimate weapon? We're calling on EVERY WOMAN, EVERYWHERE to BOYCOTT SEX UNTIL GUN VIOLENCE STOPS! Let's take the idea from old Greek play Lysistrata, (first presented on stage in 400 B.C.E. and re-made several times over the past 20 years), and simply STOP all sexual relations until the gun violence ceases. Then, only those men who agree to keep the peace should be allowed the benefits of intimacy with a woman. This is The Female Solution. WE HAVE THE POWER TO END VIOLENCE. IT'S TIME TO USE IT! What do you think?
Host Deardra Shuler talks with Johnnie Mae and Reginald L. Wilson regarding their appearance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, a play written by August Wilson and directed by Eugene Nesmith, running June 14-July 8th at Aaron Davis Hall New Haarlem Arts Theatre, located on 135th Street and Convent Ave., NYC. Ms. Mae is best known for her HBO role as Louanne, the notorious maid in "Boardwalk Empire." Johnnie Mae won an AUDELCO Award for Best Supporting Actress in "Why Old Ladies Cry at Weddings" and "What Would Jesus Do?" She shared the OOBR Award for Best Ensemble Cast for "Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery." She appeared in the New Harlem Arts Theatre production of "Blues for Mister Charlie," and "Dream Deferred" at the 133rd St. Arts Center. TV credits include: The Big C, 30 Rock, Louie and Law and Order.
Reginald L. Wilson received his MFA in Theatre from the University of Florida and his undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University. He interned under Theatre denizen Woodie King, Jr. His performances include: "Black Angels Over Tuskegee," "Twisted," "Blues for Mister Charlie," and "The Meeting." Wilson has done commercial work, industrials and music videos, including Gloria Gaynor's 30 year revival video "I will Survive." He portrayed Bobby Brown in Celebrity Close Calls. His credits at FAMU and UF include "A Soldier's Play, Dearly Departed, Zooman and the Sign, Lysistrata, Media, Jitney, Home, Gem of the Ocean and Glengarry Glen Ross. He's an acting teacher/speech coach at the City College of NY. For tixs: call 212-868-4444/www.smarttix.com
Raised in Jacksonville, Fl, LaCora Stephens studied drama in high school with hopes of honing her craft as a stage trained actress. She then matriculated at Florida A & M University, where she was a theatre major and performed in several plays such as Lysistrata, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, & Before It Hits Home.
Later she taught theatre and English to high school students for almost seven years writing, directing and guiding young performers! Now, as a budding actress, she has worked on several short and independent films, commercials, a children’s fitness pilot and stage plays.
She recently took a Giant Leap into the theater arena, performing at Stage 52 with academy award nominated Margaret Avery in Patricia Cuffie’s “She Won’t Let Go”. She thanks God for blessing her with theopportunity to pursue her passion.
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