• 01:00

    Midwestern African American Genealogy Institute of St. Louis

    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.

  • 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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    If you want to learn more about African History and African-American History to counteract the negative images we see of ourselves on the TEL-LIE-VISION (TV), please visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. We have information and DVDs to Educate, Empower and Inspire people of African Descent throughout the Diaspora and around the world.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this Pan-African Journal worldwide radio broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This edition features our regular PANW reports examining developments surrounding MLK Day 2015 in the United States as well as events in Yemen, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia and Tunisia. The second hour continues our monthlong tribute to the 86th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who was commemorated across the country this week. In the final hour an archived edition of the Jan. 4, 2015 Pan-African Journal New York City version will be highlighted. The program was hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe and produced by Bernard White of Community Progressive Radio CPRMetro.org in New York City.  

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal worldwide radio broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We will bring to you our regular PANW segment featuring reports on developments in South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Greece. In the second and third hours we conclude our series commemorating the 86th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We examine the rapid political and ideological developments within the philosophical and activist framework of the martyred Civil Rights leader during the last year of his life.

  • 02:30

    The Joshua Generation Network: The American Black Women on African Nations

    in Culture

    What should be our stance and response as Black women on the state of affairs in African nations?


    The mainstream media makes every attempt to make it appear that Africa is filled with nothing but wild violent uneducated monkeys running through the wild and the jungles of the continent, but the truth is that there are plenty of African nations that are more well off economically than many Black communities in America, even with its more indigenous and poverty-stricken cultures.


    What should be the Blackwoman's stance in America as to the continent of Africa and to any particular African nation?


    Instead of using the words "Black Unity," let's phrase it a different way: "Are we ever going to start singing our different parts and playing our different instruments in the same choir, or start singing all of our different parts in the choir to the tune of the same song at the same time?"

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program highlights our PANW reports on developments in Africa surrounding the demonstrations by Muslims against a French satirical magazine and other issues. In the second hour we will examine the anti-war legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we continue our commemorations of the 86th anniversary of his birth. Finally, the broadcast in its final hour will feature the Pan-African Journal New York City version which aired originally over Community Progressive Radio on Jan. 12. This program is hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe and produced by Bernard White of CPRMetro.org

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special broadcast of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program features our regular PANW reports dealing with issues relevant to the concerns of African people and the international community in general. In the second hour we highlight writer Chi'Visual Arts, Falan Johnson, based in Dallas, who reads some of her work as well as reflections on factors motivating young publishers. Later we talk to Bluesologist Norman Otis Richmond of Toronto discussing the film "Selma," the anti-racist struggle in North America and the ongoing Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) television mini-series "The Book of Negroes." We continue the commemoration of the 86th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. examining his anti-war and social justice legacy leading up to his assassination in April 1968.

  • 00:46

    Blue Eyes on African American History

    in Politics

    Author Philip Reiss of Blue Eyes on African American History will be my guest on 12/7/14 @3pm EST.


    Our conversation will cover Philip's career and discussion about his book. We will also talk about the recent uprising in Ferguson Missourri and with Eric Garner.


    Until Bayard Rustin’s lecture in the fall of 1962, no other person had brought author Philip Reiss so far toward gaining an understanding of what it was like for African-Americans living as second-class citizens in this nation, which sponsors a pledge calling for “liberty and justice for all.”


    The Rustin lecture became Reiss’s point of departure on his quest to learn more fully of the African-American experience; it prompted him to become aware and to truly understand that the entire nation shared responsibility for the dilemma of deep-seated injustices that African-Americans constantly faced. In Blue Eyes on African-American History, Reiss provides an account of a white professor’s learning and teaching about African-American history from 1970 to 1999 at a SUNY community college.


    Reiss includes specifics of how and why he took on the challenge of teaching African-American history and discusses the historical events he deems critical for understanding of that history. His study relates the impact of economic exploitation facilitated by racism and how these twin evils are central to the African-American historical narrative.


    Along with factual history, this volume intersperses some of Resiss’s experiences as a young boy, as a young adult serving in the military, and as a professor teaching his course. It provides unique insight into a turbulent time in America.

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