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Notorious in the Neighborhood
Sex and Families Across the Color Line in Virginia, 1787-1861
"Laws and cultural norms militated against interracial sex in Virginia before the Civil War. Nonetheless, it was ubiquitous in urban, town, and plantation communities throughout the state. In Notorious in the Neighborhood, Joshua Rothman examines the full spectrum of interracial sexual relationships under slavery-from Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and the intertwined interracial families of Monticello and Charlottesville, to commercial sex in Richmond, the routinized sexual exploitation of enslaved women, and adultery across the color line.
White Virginians allowed for an astonishing degree of flexibility and fluidity within a seemingly rigid system of race and interracial relations, Rothman argues, and the relationship between law and custom regarding racial intermixture was always shifting. As a consequence, even as whites never questioned their own racial supremacy, the meaning and significance of racial boundaries, racial hierarchy, and ultimately of race itself always stood on unstable ground--a reality that whites understood and about which they demonstrated increasing anxiety as the sectional crisis intensified."
Joshua Rothman is Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Alabama, where he is also Director of the Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South.
When you live in a big city, do you get to know the people that live around you? Is it important to get to know your neighbors? How far should you go with knowing them? Should you visit each other's homes? Kids play together? Community activities?
Perhaps you know of those who politick, or even those who?? consider themselves as the closet politicians in you neighborhood. You know those that go around spreading everyone else's troubles. These troubles are your neighborhood politics. On this week's episode we'll continue to discuss them and how they relate to the politics in Washington.
Justice junkies this one is for you!
Amy Beth welcomes noted crime writer Donna Thomas for a lively conversation about murder, motives and media hype. From Ted Bundy and Charles Manson to Scott Peterson and Betty Broderick, Donna has interviewed a Most Wanted list of infamous criminals. Her latest book, Intended For Mature Audiences chronicles the deadly demise of adult film star Timothy J. Boham and reveals lurid stories from the industry.She's now working on a book about Jodi Arias. Tune in to discover how Donna has gained access to some of America’s most notorious murderers.- and why!
And we scare up the usual hoopla: Free flow Pop Culture convo, Inspiration to Action shout-outs, humor, music and more!
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Today, Master Marilyn will lead everyone in a powerful live radio show on the benefits singing Love Peace and Harmony for th ebenefit of your Neighborhood!
Would your neighborhood benefit from more Love Peace and Harmony?
You can make a difference with the Soul Song Love Peace and Harmony.
The "Love Peace Harmony" movement is profoundly powerful in its beauty and simplicity. To learn more, please visit https://lovepeaceharmonymovement.drsha.com
To DOWNLOAD the Love Peace Harmony Song, please go to: https://lovepeaceharmonymovement.drsha.comResources
?When Chanted, Love, Peace and Harmony carries divine frequency and vibration. It carries
It also transforms the frequency and vibration of humanity and Mother Earth
Divine Love melts all blockages and transforms all life Divine
Forgiveness brings inner joy and inner peace
Divine Compassion boosts energy, stamina, vitality and immunity
Divine Light heals, rejuvenates and transforms relationships, finances and every aspect of life.
To learn more about Master Marilyn, and to contact her directly, please visit her blog at: http://soulhealingforlph.blogspot.com/p/about-master-marilyn.html
Author, Journalist, Radio Personality, & Activist With 2015 marking her 20th year in the media business, Raqiyah’s influence goes back to Newark, NJ. Born to a teen mother and domestic abuse survivor, Raqiyah’s climb from mastering a speech impediment to being bullied in school, led a shy, insecure, girl into becoming the confident, outspoken, success she is today. Featured in The Limited clothing store’s 2015 nationwide “New Look of Leadership” campaign, she’s been chosen and honored as a female leader for her passionate work as an author, journalist, radio personality, stepmother, and activist. A writer at heart, Raqiyah’s debut fiction novel, “The Man Curse,” out now, chronicles the world of Meena, a young women who spends her life trying to break The Man Curse and become the first woman in her family to marry. No stranger to the book world, Raqiyah contributed a chapter to Gil Robertson’s anthology “Where Did Our Love Go: Love & Relationships in the African American community.” She was a featured profile in Thembisa Mshaka’s book of entertainment industry professionals, “Put Your Dreams First: Handle your entertainment business” And Raqiyah was a reporter at large for Cheo Hodari Coker’s VIBE book “Unbelievable: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of The Notorious B.I.G,” which was turned into feature film, Notorious. Raqiyah is a passionate activist for issues affecting women, children, and African Americans. In college, she helped create the Diversity Union on Penn State University’s Altoona campus after acts of racism toward black classmates. Today, she continues her penchant for activism. From marching in Ferguson, MO to Baltimore and attending protests in NYC.
Coach Rob discusses the distressing effects of the Sense of Entitlement without being earned, how it is effecting our culture. How it is hampering the happiness of children and many adults, creating the sense expectation and frustration. This for many then causes the sense of victimization, being victimized by not getting what is expected. The poor me syndrome. Many walk around with this feeling of anger being perpertrated my their own self talk.
Ultimately it creates a dependence on others and material things for their own happiness.
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Tonight’s Topics “The Price Of A Black Life.” Chicago cop indicted over murder of “The Fear Game.” The goals of the media following the attacks in Paris. “Shit Just Got Real.” Turkey shoots down Russian jet. Putin vows consequences. “The Bigger The Lie.” Why every time Trump lie, his poll numbers go up? “Your ASS IS BLACK.” How desperate whites are trying to redefine blackness. “My Conversation With A Knee-grow.” “The Hypocrisy Runs Deep.” Betrayal of the so-called spiritual leaders. “What Is White Privilege, U Ask?” How white’s exercise white privilege everyday and dont even know it. “The French Connection.” How America and France are inextricably joined at the ideology. “Ending On A Positive Note.”
Friday shows are dedicated to how we survivors are doing something each day just for ourselves. Me, Me, Me day.
Polly grew up with six siblings in Mobile, Alabama, but was only 8 years old when her father died of lung cancer. Soon two neighborhood boys began to molest her, friends of her older twin brothers. A couple of years later she was assaulted by another neighbor and later by her older brother. She was able to break away from the abuse at the age of twelve, but was by then deep in the darkness of isolation. Polly is now a mother and grandmother, and has lived in Atlanta for the past 15 years and has become a devoted advocate for adult survivors of Child Sexual Abuse.
She began her organization, This One Step, to help older survivors of Child Sexual Abuse deal with the trauma of being part of what she has named, "The Unknown Generation" A generation of survivors who had nowhere to go for support. In her late teens she began writing as a coping mechanism to deal with the PTSD. Her three books, "Cider Blocks and Oven Racks", "Billy Wayne's Christmas Train" and "The Unknown Generation" will be available in early 2016. She has written many southern short stories which have been published in different publications. She is now hosting her own blogtalk radio show Monday through Friday beginning at 6:00am.
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