• 01:47

    Nurturing Our Roots Supporting Our Youth

    in Current Events

    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".

  • 01:00

    Our Grandfather's Footprints

    in Family

    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?

  • 00:43

    We Don't Have to Lose Our Land!

    in Family

    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.

  • 00:25

    Coping With the Loss of a Love One

    in Family

    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. 

  • 01:00

    Django Unchained Movie Review on Nurturing Our Roots BTR

    in Movies


    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.





  • 01:00

    Land Leases for Oil and Gas in Tangipahoa & St. Helena Parishes, LA

    in Family

    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. 

  • 02:01

    OUR COMMON GROUND l Guest, Nurturing Our Roots Host, Antoinette Harrell

    in Politics Progressive

    OUR COMMONGROUND with Janice Graham

    Guest, Antoinette Harrell

    Host, Nurturing Our Roots Television


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  • 01:01

    Family Members Who Served in the Military

    in Family

    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.

  • 01:01

    The Importance of Estate Planning with Dr. Lisa Frye

    in Finance

    Dr. Lisa Frye is an educator, insurance broker, real estate agent, and investor, who completed her undergraduate studies at Roosevelt University in Chicago. She was born and raised in Natchez, MS.

    As a Financial Motivator and Seminar Leader, Lisa has given her FREE Be Good To Your Money Financial Seminar, across the country, helping thousands to learn how to live a millionaire lifestyle without being a millionaire!

     Discover Dr. Lisa Frye's little secrets of success that amount to great financial rewards.  This unprecedented peek into the author's dynamic and personal journey from financial disaster to financial freedom, is filled with a wealth of savvy business smarts and financial wits.  She injects from her personal experience as an educator, real estate agent, insurance broker, entrepreneur, and investor to write on diverse subjects as investing, starting a successful business, giving, getting control of your finances, and much, much more. 

    Please join host Antoinette Harrell and her special guest Dr. Lisa Frye the Author of " Be Good to Your Money"  on Nurturing Our Roots Blog Talk Show for an upcoming discussion. 

    Be Good To Your Money rose to the National Bestseller's list in just 4 months! Barnes and Noble.com ranked it the #1 book on "money".  Financial experts across the country are applauding Be Good To Your Money. And you will too!

  • 01:02

    Managing Estate, Inheritance and Your Family Legacy

    in Family

    Why is estate planning imporant? Are we talking about those important steps to protect the interest of our family. A prepared estate plan will help to provided you the opportunity to ensure your wishes, instructions are carried out and your love ones are taken care of once's you pass away. 

    If there is not a plan put in place the family may be left to settle the matter before the court.  Are your family discussing wills, trust, health care,  directives, probate, and estate administration?

    Join Host Antoinette Harrell for this upcoming discussion tonight right here " Nurturing Our Roots" the live talk show where family matters.




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  • 01:00

    What Will Happen to My Genealogy Research Material in the Event of My Death?

    in Family

    If you are a genealogist or family historian have you thought about what will happen to all your years of research material, family records, photographs and other important documents? Join Host and Genealogist Antoinette Harrell for this upcoming discussion.

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