• 01:48

    The Documentary Light Girls & Colorism in The African American Community

    in Culture

    Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll discuss the documentary “Light Girls” & Colorism in The African American Community and much more.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.


    1) Florida police use images of Black Men for Target Practice.  What do you think about this?  2) We’ll discuss President Obama’s State of The Union Address. Did he say what you wanted to hear? 3)  Did you see the documentary “Light Girls” Monday night on OWN? What did you think of the documentary and “colorism” in the African American community?  4)  We’ll play excerpts of Michael Imhotep’s presentation “The Distortion of The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: The Revolutionary Will Not Be Televised”.   Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/01/23/the-documentary-light-girls-colorism-in-the-african-american-community or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.
     

  • “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show Thursday, Jan. 8th, 8:00pm-11:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep. “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”  Nicki Minaj recently did an interview explaining why some African American entertainers don’t speak out on our issues.  We’ll discuss this and more on tonight’s show.  Call in with your questions at (914) 338-1375.
     


    1) Phylicia Rashad (Claire Huxtable on “The Cosby Show”), did an interview with ABC World News on Wednesday clarifying a statement regarding the Bill Cosby scandal. I never said “forget those women”.  2) In Colorado, a bomb went off outside of NAACP office.  3) Asar Gray of G & G Associates will discuss Tax Tips for the 2015 Tax Season.  4) The movie “Selma” is drawing critical acclaim and also criticism for its portrayal of Pres. Lyndon Johnson.  Former Ambassador Andrew Young recently did an interview to set the record straight.  5) Michael Imhotep’s latest presentation is on the history of “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We’ll share an excerpt of it on tonight’s show.  6) This date in African American History and Dr. George Washington Carver.


     


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  • 01:00

    The Midwestern African American Genealogy Institute

    in History

    Join Director, Charles Brown, Jr. and the Coordinators of the second Midwest African American Genealogical Institute of St. Louis, hosted by the historic Harris-Stowe State University for an exciting discussion of the courses offered over a three day period.  The faculty consists of individuals wth genealogy expertise with special emphasis on African American research strategies. The Institute will offer courses for the beginner, intermediate and advanced researchers to enhance their genealogy skills.

  • 02:26

    QUINTESSENTIAL AFRICAN PRESS CORPS MEETING

    in Radio

    This forum is in three parts. Each part is scheduled for one hour. The first part will address the challenges faced by the African Press in doing our work domestically and internationally. Part two, will validate the challenges as legitimate problems because some of our colleagues are often just ranting or confused and in some cases prosecuted for publishing false or defamatory information. Part three will provide us with opportunity to offer our views and ideas on ways and means of strengthening the status of the African press in domestically and around the world. 


    See Invitation detail


    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quintessential-african-press-corps-meeting-tickets-15396717998


    Detail here

  • 03:00

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this worldwide broadcast of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program will include our regular PANW reports on Zimbabwe assuming leadership of the African Union; the Greek struggle against capitalist-imposed austerity; the ongoing United States imperialist war against the people of Iraq; and the anti-racist movement across America. In the second hour we feature an archived audio documentary on the Battle for Selma during 1965. The final segment in the third hour examines the heroic liberation of Vietnam from French imperialism in 1954 at the decisive fight at Dein Bien Phu.

  • 02:00

    African American Genealogy with Elon Cook

    in Religion

    For many genealogy can seem overwhelming, especially for those of slave ancestry. There are very specific challenges that African Americans researching family history face. Tune as the Sistas chat with African American genealogy expert Elon Cook about the challenges and resources for African American Genealogy. Elon Cook is an experienced genealogist; she received her Masters Degree from Brown University and is a newly confirmed member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. To learn more about Elon check out her website here.

  • 01:06

    African-American woman is professional storyteller with tales to tell

    in Spirituality

    Vanessa Johnson is a professional storyteller who tells compelling tales of the African-American slaves of days gone by. She will transport you to another place and time with her vivid storytelling. Tune in to hear her tales and her own amazing spiritual journey which has taken her back to her ancestral roots in Africa.

  • 02:00

    American Sniper or American Taliban?

    in Politics Progressive

    Well, the figures show that American Sniper will break all time records, and Selma is not doing so hot.  And I see that the so-called right wing is gloating that the "lefties" have been hammered.  Really!  In these two hours we will look at what this means, and to me it is very scary.  Your host Bob Kirkconnell, author of American Heart of Darkness, welcomes you to the discussion and invites you to visit his pages below, if you want to know where we are now and how we got here!


    Facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/author.robertkirkconnell


    Book internet page at: http://robertkirkconnell.com/index.html


    Oh! And we can also talk about Knot-head-yahoo and John Boner or whatever his name is.


     

  • 00:57

    Chief Langley Lectures on Genealogy, Colonial History and Basic Common Sense.

    in Education

    Chief Langley returns with more historical facts of colonial history as it connects with genealogy of many of your ancestors. There so much of history that's been omitted and surpress.  The Colonial Slave trade. American Indians, South Asians,  Oceanic Negroes. European Convicts - Chief Langley takes you on the jounery of living history. 

  • 00:56

    Are African American Males an Endangered Species? Pt. 1

    in Self Help

    Join Zach Tate,Pastor Robert Green, Brian Ganges, and KL Belvin as they discuss the recent killings of unarmed African American males by police officers. 

  • 01:53

    African American Student Summit, Literacy Book Drive & Las Vegas Black TV

    in Radio

    Welcome to Our Own Voices Live with your hosts: Angela Thomas & Rodney Smith
    Our Topic(s) today: “African American Student Summit, Literacy Book Drive & Las Vegas Black TV.”


    If you have a question, comment or just want to listen, give us a call: (347) 826-9600


    January is National Poverty in America Awareness Month


    More than 46 million Americans live in Poverty USA.
    For more information, click here: http://www.povertyusa.org/


     


    Our Own Voices Live is a radio show featuring people and stories from our community in Las Vegas, the surrounding area and some place near you. America is the greatest country on earth due to its cultural diversity and not in spite of it. Our mission is to help bridge the cultural and ethnic divide in America by working together to build the greatest bridge in history to unite us

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