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The Glory of Freedom by Iyanla Vanzant in 1995. Join the Gist of Freedom as we listen to a speech Iyanla gave at Medgar Evers College in 1995. Meet Iyanla Vanzant in Newark, New Jersey September 26-27 http://www.oprahweekend.com/events.
Watch Iyanla on Youtube, www.Youtube.com/LesleyNutube
Part 1 http://youtu.be/oDbkNyFMU4w
Part 2 http://youtu.be/Qf2cnx5CP7U
Part 3 http://youtu.be/vyAnWgjcZd0
Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, June 13th, 8pm-11pm EST we we discuss the Anniversary of the deaths of Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers and Poet & Singer Gil Scott Heron.
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In our 1 hour we’ll be joined by Malaika Cooper of The 4th Annual North Carolina Hair Care Expo taking place on Sat. June 22 & Sun. June 23 at The Dream Center, 5616 Fox Road, Raleigh, NC. There will be numerous classes and vendors to empower you. For more information please visit www.NaturalHairCareExpo.com. Michael Imhotep will also do a presentation both days dealing with “Great African Women In History”.
Medgar Evers was assassinated 50 years ago June 12, 1963. We’ll discuss his legacy and the courage of his widow Myrlie Evers-Williams to bring his killer to justice.
Gil Scott Heron known as the Godfather of Rap died on May 27, 2011. We’ll talk about his career, legacy and the impact he had on Hip-Hop artists like Chuck D of Public Enemy and Kanye West.
We’ll also replay our interview with did with Runoko Rashidi about his upcoming lecture in Detroit, Friday, June 14, 6:30pm at 1500 E. State Fair, True Oracles Ministries. "Great Black Women – Goddesses & Warrior Queens From Auset (Isis) to Assata Shakur: An Evening with Dr. Runoko Rashidi”. Tickets are $15 in Advance, $20 At the Door. For more information please call (313) 646-3375. Be sure to visit the Vendor Table of The African History Network.
This Saturday the Empowerment Hour Online University we welcome a very special guest. Reena Evers-Everette, the Daughter of Civil Rights & NAACP leader Medgar Evers. As we approach July 2nd, the Birthday of Medgar Evers we present a empowering and very educational lesson focusing on some powerful questions.
Have things really changed for Black People since Medgar Evers was alive?
Are we as a people moving in the right direction and how we all can remember the legacy of Medgar Evers moving forward?
We welcome Reena Evers-Everette to the Empowerment Hour this Saturday
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Join The Gist of Freedom as we listen to an Archived Clip of Iyanla Vanzant's Speech at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY!
Happy Birthday Ms. Iyanla!
Watch now.. Iyanla Vanzant 1995 ~ http://bit.ly/Iyanla_1995_MedgarEversCollege … See Oprah & Iyanla Sept 26-27th http://www.oprahweekend.com/event
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This Tuesday at 11:30 am est, we will have our last of the “New York State Of Mind” series with Female African-American Athletic Directors located in New York, Renee Bostic of Medgar Evers College. Bostic's philosophy on student-athlete development is one of a student centered mindset. The department focuses on the holistic growth of the student-athlete and help them develop a winning attitude and pride in Medgar Evers College.
Bostic says "It's an honor to join the Medgar Evers College community. I am excited and enthusiastic about the possibilities of success," when speaking about joining the Cougar family. Bostic continues, "it's going to be a work in progress, but I am ready and eager to roll up my sleeves and get to work."
Bostic is the first female Athletic Director at Medgar Evers College. She takes over for Kevin Adams that will stay with the college as Director of Student Life & Development. Bostic is an active member of the Women's Basketball Coaching Association, Black Coaches and Administrators Association, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority , Inc..