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Nurturing Our Roots Fine Arts Gallery is coming soon to Amite, Louisiana this September 30th. Nurturing Our Roots Fine Arts Gallery mission is to serve Tangipahoa & St. Helena, Parish, Louisiana by providing, educational fine arts programs, creative works, activities, exhibition, literary, visuals, and performing arts. Joining us with live music entertainment is Cellist, Vocalist and Lyricist, Monica McIntrye.
Please join host Antoinette Harrell and co-host Okpara Nosakhere for educational discussion on the arts.
Nurturing Our Roots Blog Talk Radio and Television Program is committed to supporting our youth. Each month we will feature a young person who are doing great things in our communities, their schools, churches and other organizations. Please join my special guest, Michael Batiste a senior at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, La. Michael is planning to attend KCAI to help him achieve his goals in Graphic Designing and Print. Michael is currently attending (NOCCA) New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. The second half hour, Antoinette and her guest will discuss lynchings in the state of Mississippi. Please join the host and her guests Sheilla Ross & Charles Quinn Muhammad as they discuss the lynchings of their love ones. Also joining in on this discussion is Bro. Muhammad Yassin Abullah, organizer of " One Million Strong to Stop Legalized Lynching".
Many people from every ethic background can share great stories about their grandfathers. Our grandfathers provided for their families, they purchased their own land, they grew their own food, they built their own homes, and many of them were self-employed-- although many had little or no former education according to the U.S. Census from 1870 to 1940.
Those men took care of the community. They had skills that were passed down from generation to generation. Have we studied the history and the journeys of our grandfathers? What can we learn from the valuable lessons they taught us? Have we abandoned some valuable lessons they taught? Have we lost our inhertiance?
Join host Antoinette Harrell for this upcoming discussion?
From the newly freed slaves of 1863 to today's black farmers and landowners, African Americans have fought to acquire and maintain land. They have encountered crippling obstacles along the way. In 1910, nearly one million black landowners in the United States owned a total of 15 million acres. By 1969, they held only 6 millions acres. In 1920, blacks owned 14% of the nations' farms. Today, there are less than 18,000 black farmers, representing less than 1% of all farms according to the NAACP National Voter Empowerment Program Office. http://www.NAACP.org
Where are we today? Are we losing our land due to Taxes, Mortgages, Heir Property, Loans, Swindles, Lack of Education, Predatory Lending? Please join Host and Genealogist Antoinette Harrell for this upcoming discussion.
The Harrell, Gordon, Richardson, and Vining Family has loss several family members since our last family reunion in 2012. Coping with the loss of a close friend or family member may be one of the hardest challenges that many of us face. When we lose a spouse, sibling or parent our grief can be particularly intense. Loss is understood as a natural part of life, but we can still be overcome by shock and confusion, leading to prolonged periods of sadness or depression.
The death of a loved one is an event that all of us is likely to experience during our lifetimes, often on numerous occasions. Whilst lives are often transformed by such loss, it does not necessarily need to be for the worse in the long term.
Join Host Antoinette Harrell for this discussion.
Ok! I finally pulled myself from the computer and headed to the movies this past weekend to see the movie "Django Unchained" my friends repeatedly told me I had to see this movie. I told them I would go and see the movie and I did. Now the big question, "what is your opinion about the movie Antoinette ?" Inquiring minds want to know.
The movie is based upon a German bounty hunter, a freed slave who sets out to rescue his wife from a brutual slaveowner in Chicksaw County, Mississippi. The movie is written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The films stars Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Leonardo DiCaprio & Kerry Washington.
Join host Antoinette Harrell and Co-host Dr. Okpara Nosakhere for a review of the movie Django. We want hear your review of the movie.
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There is a big rush for land leases in Tangipahoa and St. Helena Parishes, Louisiana. A hot-spot known as the Tuscalossa Marine Shale runs below property in the parish. Tangipahoa Clerk of Court's Office has recorded 94 different Mineral Rights Lease covering roughly 12, 900 acres in the northern part of the parish.
The landowners will be paid at least $100 an acre plus they would recieved royalites from any oil or gas found under their property. Please join Host Antoinette Harrell and for this upcoming discussion.
Many of my relatives on my maternal side of the family served in the U.S. Military. I was happy to find all the Draft Registration Cards for my paternal grandfather and serveral of his brothers. One thing that I observed is the fact that all the Harrell men who remained in Amite, Louisiana were self-employed. Those that left and went else where was employed by others.
What do you know about your family who served in World War I and World War II? Please join Host Antoinette Harrell for this upcoming discussion.
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Tonight: " The Matter of White ManNess: The Bad Apple Argument NOT"
police misconduct, college students singing songs of lynching Black people or elected officialswe are quick to defend the system as a whole and say that these are just examples of “a few bad apples”. We submit that such arguments are ‘bullshyt’. These problems are definitely systematic and "the bad apple arguments" do not pass the test of logic.
Does not a rotten apple pollute all the apples in the crate ? Or, is their bacteria in the crate which infects all the apples ? This racist behavior living in a “specialized white male culture’ living off of white privilege and supremacy is impossible. It pollutes and empowers whatever real or assumed power they are granted. Our children die and live by this system. Our tax dollars support it.
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