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Join Ellen as she drops her favorite music, catches you up on current events and interviews some great guests from the Mantua area
File Under Italian Cubans: Special bilingual show In Italian & Spanish of Domenico Capolongo's Mantua In Cuba: Indigenous Place Name or Memory of Mantova from his book series Emigration & Presence of Italians In Cuba. Covering the strange history & name of the northwestern Cuban town of Mantua In Pinar Del Rio.Thought but not proven to have been founded by Italians from the same city now known as Mantova In Northern Italy. Originariamente Mantua In Cuba Toponimo Indigeno o Memoria di Mantova per Domenico Capolongo dal libro Emigrazione e Presenza Italiana In Cuba Volume 4
In December 2012, the City of Philadelphia seized the deed of Dupree Studios and granted acquisition to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority in accordance with the Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code. City Hall has teamed up with private developers to transform the Mantua section, including the project and development of "The Plaza", a suburban-style supermarket encompassing four full city blocks, regretfully reducing Dupree Studios to a parking lot. Sign the petition to stop this action: http://www.change.org/petitions/jannie-blackwell-michael-nutter-return-the-deed-to-property-owners-of-3617-haverford-ave-philadelphia
James Dupree is an accomplished artist, educator, and business owner. Among the first black graduates of the University of Pennsylvania MFA program, and a recent recipient of the UPenn Black Alumni Society's Living Legend Award, he is in many ways an example of the success of Philadelphia’s art institutions in addressing the city’s underprivileged communities. jamesdupree.com
Melinda Haring is the activism manager at the Institute for Justice (IJ), a non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to defending private property rights. IJ represented Susette Kelo and her neighbors before the U.S. Supreme Court in Kelo v. City of New London,as well as many others across the country. Since the Kelo case, IJ has helped saved more than 16,000 properties through grassroots activism and played a role in reforming eminent domain laws in 44 states. IJ has been working with James Dupree since late November.
Paris Lamont coming out of Mantua, West Philadelphia is slowly making a name for his self in the tri state area. Coming on the scene in 2011 with youtube he's 10,000 views strong and has taking the reigns as one of Philadelphia's most proficient artist. Born to a single Mother and two brothers in 1991 Paris grew up playing sports in his youth, in 2010 his last year at overbrook high school a childhood friend helped him realize that he had a gift for rapping and to pursue it instead of a sports career. With a presence felt by few, he has taken a style of old school rap, with a melodic twist, and bringing back the art of story telling, which has this young mc in the eyes of a few anr's around the industry. Not yet fully groomed, and long ways away from completely mastering his craft, this young mc is taking the rap world by storm, "20 Years In The Making" available for download on DatPiff.com
This episode we will be targeting bullying, success and talking talking about Delleon McGlone's book Pass The Blessing
Delleon McGlone is a accomplished author (Pass The Blessing: Inspirational Quotes of Service & Encouragement), mentor (Mantua Community Fatherhood program), public speaker, health awareness advocate (University of Pennsylvania: Center for Urban Health Research) and youth advocate. He is also a former school teacher (Tampa, Fl) & Juvenile Case Manager (Philadelphia, Pa). He is a loving husband & father.
Through his life journey Delleon has had the privilege of working with and being mentored by some of the great leaders in their fields such as Provost Dr. Lorettea Sweet Jemmott (University of Pennsylvania), Greer Dawson Wilson (Hampton University deceased), Minister Kenniaah Evans (Metropolitan Baptist Church), Tony Gaskins (Fellow Author) to name a few.
This young Faith Warrior has worked with at risk youth from Philadelphia to Florida, coaching & mentoring to help improve their quality of life. He has taught in and out of the class room on bully prevention, self-esteem building, social & community awareness, HIV/Aids education and fatherhood programs. He has over ten years experience working with youth from camps, non profit organizations, schools districts to youth who have or are in-danger of running a foul of the law. He also participated in workshops for adults on Hiv / Aids education, Fatherhood, and working with troubled teens.
On January 20, 2011 Delleon published his first book Pass The Blessing: Inspirational quotes of service and encouragement. As Delleon like to say "Any body more blessed then me is in heaven already. Its my responsibility to Pass The Blessing"!
Discussing Real Issues Facing Real Teens and Young Adults from a Biblical Perspective. This show is raw and real and is a judgement free zone...
Local amateur wrestling standout, Billy Damiana is now training at the world famous Monster Factory & Monster Factory owner/trainer, Danny Cage sat down with him after another long night at training at the Monster Factory in Paulsboro, New Jersey.
The laundry list of accolades that Billy racked up in bothe wrestling & martial arts are quite impressive. Plus like most amateur wrestlers with charisma, he is built for the world of pro wrestling. Hope you enjoy
Billy Damiana makes his Monster Factory Pro Wrestling debut on Saturday, July 19th at the world famous Monster Factory at 541 Mantua Ave in Paulsboro, New Jersey! Tickets are abvailable at the door!
You can also watch the LIVE STREAM of Monster Factory training on Wednesday July 16th at 8:30pm est on MonsterFactory.org
Xtinguish Records presents ARSIN,who’s a Hip Hop artist from the Mantua area of Philadelphia which is also know as “Da Bottom”. Influenced by artists like James Brown, Michael Jackson, Bone Thugs, Nas, 2pac, Eminem, Naughty by Nature, Brand Nubians, Chub Rock and Marvin Gay, ARSIN later decided that music would be the best career path for him.
ARSIN had his first encounter with Hip Hop music in 1995 when he found a “Brand Nubians” cassette tape on the
ground and popped it in his radio. He went through struggles, which was one of the reasons he identified with the inspirational content in the Hip Hop music he collected. ARSIN realized he could inspire and reach people the same way. He got his name when the crowd began to scream “fire” every time he performed. He looked up different names for Fire and came up with Arson, which was later changed to ARSIN (Our-sin) because his philosophy was that “our – sin”, the idea of right and wrong affects the values of society in terms of classism, racism, political and religious beliefs. He uses his music to reflect his experiences with those issues while creating a versatile sound and performance that is guaranteed to entertain.
ARSIN’s music started spreading across the underground scene with a commercial sound which later inspired the premiere of his first single REWIND on 100.3 The Beat, a Philadelphia Hip Hop and R&B radio station. After selling mixtapes across the U.S positive feedback begin to increase because of his latest mixtape “Fire Escape pt2”. Which featured the single which became #6 on Dj Touchtones (from100.3 The beat) top ten and ARSIN later went down to #4 on the countdown. This lead to his premiere live interview on mainstream radio n 100.3 The Beat. That buzz caught the attention of other media outlets and ARSIN later did his first radio interview on 105.3 WDAS fm with Patty Jackson.
He continued pushing his music and landed his first ringtone deal with Thumbplay Ringtones Inc.He has also been on t
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