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Ron deHarte, President of Greater Palm Springs Pride (November 7 – 9, 2014, in downtown Palm Springs), drops by the studios with big news...the recipients of its 2014 Pride Honors Awards presented annually to individuals in order to recognize the work they have put into raising awareness and furthering the causes of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and their allies. An LGBT civil rights attorney, pioneering businesswoman and first openly transgender trial judge in the United States top the slate of activists and community leaders. Palm Springs Pride has been a tireless advocate for equality and diversity for twenty-eight years. “I’m Pride. Stonewall 45” is this year’s Pride celebration theme.
Nicholas Snow focuses on "Connecting the Circuitry of Humanity." The presenting sponsor for this episode is Intervention 911, part of Ken Seeley Communities (Nicholas Snow is honored to also produce the podcast, Intervention 911 with Ken Seeley, available at this link.
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Robert Dawkins has worked as a grassroots organizer for a number of years, conducting organizing campaigns in Houston and Atlanta for ACORN before becoming their Head Organizer in Charlotte. He has also consulted on various grassroots campaigns for nonprofit groups. He has a BA in Political Science from the University of South Carolina, a Graduate Certificate in Non Profit Management from the University of North Carolina Charlotte and is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Social Justice at Loyola University Chicago. Robert is a board member of the advocacy group Action NC and the Political Action Chair of the Charlotte NAACP.
Founder and Executive Director of the E3 Business Group. Nearly 25 years working with hundreds of entrepreneurs sharing his E3 philosophy to thousands of people in the US and Europe. His concepts for marketing and relationship building have been used in numerous industries and helped leaders from CSX, First National Bank, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, USAF, DARPA, Aetna, NAACP, Urban League, DJJ, Harlem Globetrotters, Ardyss, Body Bi Vi, Boys & Girls Clubs, Taco Bell Foundation and others .
Mr. Butler owns Eagle Soaring Management, Inc. handling a limited number of clients annually.
With numerous awards and recognition from organizations to Fortune 100 firms his most recent accomplishments include being selected by both the Republican and Democratic parties as a representative of small business to meet First Lady Michelle Obama in April of 2012 followed by being honored as one of the first civilians awarded honorary membership into the National Society of Pershing Rifles - Alumni Chapter. In 2013 he was named 2012 Member of the Year by the National Sales Network of Jacksonville. In April 2014 Mr. Butler was announced as one of the Top 50 Small Business Influencers.
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After a lengthy career in Airline Management, Tonya Rivens developed a passion for all things radio. During her 14-years in the industry, Rivens has worn the titles of Program Director , Music Director and Community Affairs Director. "Sunday Morning Inspirations With Tonya Rivens" is now featured on WPEG (Power 98). Her radio career also includes stints at WBAV (V-101.9), WPZS (100.9) and WGIV (103.3)
Early in 2011 Rivens decided to branch out in the pursuit of radio syndication with the creation of "Gospel Insight with Tonya Rivens." Less than a year later, the show is now featured on WYPJ (Joy 95.3) in Anderson, SC and WBLA - AM ( Shine 1440) in Elizabethtown, North Carolina. Rivens embarked on a television career in the fall of 2011 when she joined the WBTV team as afternoon traffic reporter.
"For everyone to whom much is given, of him shall much be required." -- Luke 12:48 This scripture comes to mind when others speak of Rivens and her giving nature. She helps prepare up-and-coming broadcasters at the Carolina School Of Broadcasting where she works as a part-time instructor. Rivens' dedication to community has garnered her awards from The Urban League of the Central Carolinas and the Charlotte Mecklenburg NAACP
NAACP award nominee, DuEwa Frazier, gets candid with book author and talk radio show host, Denise Turney, right here on Off The Shelf radio. When? Saturday, August 16 at 11am/EST. DuEwa and Denise will discuss DuEwa's novel, Deanne in the Middle. The artists will also discucss the makings of poetry, how to market and sell books, writing with purpose and changes that continue to impact the book world.
Tune in and get free tips and advice, the types of information you could use to help make your own dreams a reality! Remember, Saturday, August 16 at 11am/EST. Tell your family, friends, colleagues and book lovers and positive thinkers everywhere!
Today the NAACP will meet with the angry residents of Ferguson, MO. This community is in rage after a Ferguson police officer shot Michael Brown, an unarmed teen. After a peaceful rally lastnight riot broke out and several businesses were looted and a Quiktrip convenient store was also burned.
Interview with Wesley M. Marrow, Evangelist. Wesley Morrow holds a Bachelor degree in Religious Studies and a Masters in Church Administration. Currently he is enrolled at Turner Theological for a PhD in Community Relations.
Bro. Marrow founded Man UP University, a mentoring program targetedf aty risk miniority males. Amongst all of his achievements, he is the President of Morris County Branch NAACP. Wesley is the father of his children ages 27 to 5 years old.
Wesley has achieved weight loss of 100 pounds
Once again the African American community has become unhinged over the shooting of another young black male. Of course the death of another young african american male is always upsetting and nothing to make lite of. The troubling aspect of this incident is how some of our well behaved children decided to loot, destroy and in some cases assault innocent bystanders. What type of message does this send, how can your request respect from others when you cannot respect your own neighborhood businesses.
Baltimore maryland has instituted a new year round curfew some are calling unnecessary because the curfew unfairly targets kids who may have done anything wrong. However there are numerous parents whom welcome the curfew. Does having a curfew help the family dynamic?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNjQdirNZZI Baltimore Curfew
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UESEbzpGnc4 Michael Brown shooting
This is the root of the frustration that is driving the African-American community to the streets in north St. Louis County over yet another senseless killing of a young black man.“What do we want? Justice!” chanted a crowd of family, friends and community members who gathered after the Saturday shooting. “When do we want it? Now!”
n Ferguson, the city where Michael died, the police in 2013 pulled over blacks at a 37 percent higher rate than whites compared to their relative populations. Black drivers were twice as likely to be searched and twice as likely to be arrested compared to white drivers. Editorial St Louis Post Dispatch
The Monday Morning Quarterback is a person who passes judgement on and criticizes something after the event (the Oxford Dictionary).
We take a look at the Sunday talk shows and much more.
El lunes por la mañana El mariscal de campo es una persona que juzga y critica algo después del evento (el Diccionario Oxford).
Echamos un vistazo a los programas dominicales y mucho más.
Michael Brown had a promising future until this unarmed 17 year old youth was executed by Ferguson County Law Enforcement, St. Louis Missouri. This exclusive interview with Senator Jamilah Nasheed - Missouri State Senate. http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/members/mem05.htm regarding: The 17 year old Man shot, killed in Ferguson apartment complex. This panel discussion includes violence prevention methods that can reduce crime across the United States of America. Senator Jamilah Nasheed has petitioned the NAACP to conduct an intensive investigation into this crime committed against this unarmed Black youth. Let's keep the bereaved family in our prayers. Was it justified? You decide…Together we can stop the violence!
FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A shooting in Ferguson has tensions riding high between residents and police in north St. Louis County. Saturday afternoon a police involved shooting occurred at the Canfield Green apartment complex in the 2900 block of Canfield. Police say an officer from the Ferguson Police Department was involved in shooting at the apartment complex that left one man dead... Following the shooting a large crowd of residents from the apartment complex gathered at the crime scene in the middle of the apartment complex. In response to the crowd Ferguson police request additional help for crowd control from St. Louis County Police... The NAACP has also asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to intervene in the investigation. The president of the St. Louis County NAACP Missouri State Representative Ester Haywood released the following statement: “We are hurt to hear that yet another teenaged boy has been slaughtered by law enforcement especially in light of the recent death of Eric Garner in New York who was killed for selling cigarettes... I have spoken directly with St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, and I am confident that both he and his department will ensure that the investigation is conducted properly and that all details are kept transparent.” http://fox2now.com/2014/08/09/man-shot-killed-in-ferguson-apartment-complex/