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  • Suicide or Murder: The Sandra Bland Investigation

    in Current Events

    On July 13, a young 28-year old woman was found hanging from a noose made from a plastic bag (allegedly) in her cell at the Waller County Jail in Texas, where she was incarcerated after allegedly assaulting an officer during a July 10 traffic stop.  Her death is being investigated as a murder, though authorities have said that she appeared to have hanged herself.  


    Who was this young woman, who was like so many young adults who have spoken openly of racial and police injustices?  … Her name is Sandra Bland. 


    Here we find ourselves again, addressing the loss of a life of another young black person under suspicious circumstances while in the custody of law enforcement, and Hot Topics Talk Radio will be addressing the inconsistencies in the accounts of the death of Sandra Bland.


    Join us on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 8:00pm PST/11:00pm EST. 


    Please feel free to listen and comment by phone, by dialing (646)200-3148.  Or listen online and join the chatroom conversation here on Blog Talk Radio, or at www.hottopicstalkradio.com.


    *The Hot Topics Talk Radio Network is sponsored by Shades of Afrika (Corona, CA & Long Beach, CA), A&L Family Restaurant and SPMG Media.  For information regarding our sponsors, go to www.hottopicstalkradio.com/sponsors. 

  • 02:36

    The Michael Imhotep Show - Wed. July 29th, 2015

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. July, 29th, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1) The Officer who shot and killed Sam Dubose in Cincinnati has been indicted by a Grand Jury and fired from his job.  2) There have been 5 African American Women who have been found dead in jail since Mid-July. We'll talk about these cases.  3) Monique Pressley, Atty for Bill Cosby talks about the case on News One Now and dispels some myths about the 2005 deposition.  4) This date in African American History and The 1919 Chicago Riot Sparked By The Drowning Of A Black Teenager.

  • 01:59

    The Reaction

    in Current Events

    Today, University of Cincinnati Police Officer, Ray Tensing has been indicted by the Grand Jury for the murder of Sam Dubose during a traffic stop in Cincinnati. We at Our City Our Problem want to discuss the reaction to the indictment and we want to urge peaceful protest. Please call in to let your voice be heard. Hosted by #OurCityOurProblem 

  • Round Ball

    in Sports

    Round Ball / July 29th


    Join Jerry Chiles as he discusses NBA and NCAA Basketball topics and answer questions that you may have at 12pm ET / 9am PT


    NBA


    * NBA Trades


    * NBA Signings


    * Jimmy Butler: Derrick Rose has always been in my corner


    * The Underrated #1 NBA pick


    * Kristaps Porzingas: Expectations


    * Alex Len embraces Tyson Chandler


    * Becky Hammon directs Spurs to summer crown


    * Spurs Kyle Anderson named summer league MVP


    * Stephen Jackson announces retirement


    * NBA leans toward not guaranteeing playff spot for Division Champion


    * Becky Hammon:  Head-Coaching Candidate


    * NBA Team-by-Team grades


    To listen to the show, go over to www.SportzAddix.com and click on the live radio player or to listen or be part of the show, simply dial 646-378-1303

  • 01:02

    Civil Chat with Lee Wack Wednesday July 29th, 2015

    in Politics Progressive

    1. Civil Chat with Lee will the REAL Donald Trump please sit down. Where did this guy come from? What's his angle? What does his populiarity say about Washington and America? 


    2. Charges brought against college law enforcement officer for murder. 


    3. Iran grilling continues in Congress 


    And other news.....


     


    call in 215 383 5844


     


     

  • 02:29

    PGT Episode #259 MSC Issues Opinion in Hartwick and Tuttle

    in Legal

    Special Wednesday Broadcast of Planet Green Trees


    Wednesday July 29 Special edition- 8-9:30pm


     


    Planet Green Trees Radio Tonight!


    Listen LIVE 8-10 pm EST at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626


     


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


     


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles, Jamie Lowell from Third Coast


     


    Tonight- After nearly 7 months, The Michigan Supreme Court rendered its opinions in People v Hartwick and People v Tuttle.


    What does the recent Michigan Supreme Court decision actually mean?


     


    Please join us tonight to discuss with attorneys Michael Komorn, Neil Rockind, Dan Grow and others.


     


    Please post or message me with questions and concerns to discuss tonight!


     


    We will have our public Planet Green Trees broadcast at Omara's family restaurant tomorrow night at 7:30!


    Also Check in with the MILegalize campaign- Josie Scoggins


     


    Dr. Bogner- medical doctor and advocate for pediatric cannabis use for the treatment of severe autism.


     


    Jim Powers- Michigan Parents for Compassion co- founder and board member of the ballot group known as MILegalize.


     


    Retired police officer and one of LEAP's (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) newest members- Steve Miller


     


    And- regular guest and friend of the show attorney David Rudoi of Rudoi Law, Eric Gunnels, Thetford Twp Trustee and T-Pain who .


     


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!


     


     

  • 00:31

    Suicide or Murder? On The Next "Conversations Of A Sistah"

    in Radio

    Controversy and speculation surround the events of Sandra Bland. The 28 year old Chicago woman who committed suicide in a Waller County (Texas) jail. Bland was stopped by state trooper, Brian Encinia for failure to signal before changing lanes. At some point a scuffle ensued, Bland kicked the officer and he arrested her for assault. Three days later Bland was found dead in her jail cell of an apparent suicide.


    Join Host, Tracy L. Bell at 6:30 p.m. on "Conversations Of A Sistah" as I address this question and talk about the comparison between Bland's suicide and that of another black woman in the same cell the day before.

  • 00:29

    Michigan Literary Network Radio 7/29/15-guest Diana Hirsch

    in Books

    Today's guest is Diana Hirsch, writer, author, and Zentangle Teacher.


    About Diana Hirsch:


    At the ripe age of 4, Diana wrote an epic tale of biblical porportions about Noah's Ark. She chose that subject because she loved to draw animals. Since those humble beginnings, her work has been published in newpapers, magazines and anthologies. She is the author of "Lessons from Dad: A Letter to You," "Mom, Star Trek and Las Vegas: A Grand Adventure," and "Jimmy the Burglar."


    Diana is a proud member of the National Federation of Press Women, and the 2011 NaNoWriMo event.


    Check her out in advance of our inteview at www.wolfhowlings.wordpress.com.

  • 00:45

    Waller County Sheriff officials said they believe Bland died in her cell the mor

    in Religion

    Waller County Sheriff officials said they believe Bland died in her cell the morning of July 13, from asphyxiation with a trash bag, three days after she was pulled over for not using her turn signal and then arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer.


    The Harris County medical examiner ruled her death a suicide. But Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said the 28-year-old’s death would be treated “just as it would be a murder investigation.”


    “There are many questions that are being raised here in Waller County,” Mathis said. “It needs to be a thorough and exhaustive review.”


    Most of those questions and conspiracy theories were dispelled on July 28, when prosecutors released video of Bland walking through the jail and posing for her mugshot during the booking process:


    Before the video was released, the strongest evidence was Bland’s voicemail to a Texas friend, LeVaughn Mosley, from her cell. In the voicemail posted by WLS-TV, Bland said, “how did switching lanes with no signal turn into all of this?”

  • 01:55

    Arrested Development...Are You Evolving or Standing Still...

    in Relationships

    Wake Up Wednesday!!!! Join Life, Love, No Chaser on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 3 pm. eastern / 12 noon pacific. Our topic is "ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT". Are you a man who pulls out all stops to prove yourself desirable/worthy to get that woman you want or need or do you look for her to prove her worth to you? Are you ladies a "Godly Woman" yet you put limitations on what you will or will not do for your man? Is your first thought to GET yours first before you GIVE yours??? Tune in on Wed. Call to listen 347-637-3718. Press 1 to speak your mind.


    We'll also talk about the Sandra Bland Case. Do you know when you are being arrested or detained??? Do you know the difference? You need to know your rights. Do you know that an officer DOES NOT have to tell you why you are being arrested. Learn more on Life, Love, No Chaser today at 3 pm. eastern time. Call the show, be heard, press 1 to speak. Were talking about Sandra Bland, Relationships and much, much more!!!
    347-637-3718 3 pm East Coast-TODAY!


     

  • 00:50

    January Jones-Payson Book Festival #2

    in Books

    Meet Steven Andrew Cole, Sherry Engler, Annemarie Everland


    http://www.stevenandrewcole.com


    Steven Andrew Cole is the author of three novels, and has written countless magazines, newspaper articles and screenplays. Steven enjoys leading his readers down dark alleys, through crawl spaces and anywhere they dare not to venture. A descendent of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Steven is known for working in numerous genres and often writes using a poetic tone. He divides his creativity between his stories and his love of drawing.


    http://sherryengler.tateauthor.com/about-the-author/


    Sherry Engler is married to Don Engler, who currently serves as the Chief of Police in Payson, Arizona. As the wife of one law enforcement officer and the mother of two, Sherry knows first- hand the many challenges the law enforcement profession may have on family life. 


    Anne Marie Eveland  http://www.hurrahforhumans.com


    Annemarie began writing personal stories for her Storytelling presentations. As a certified presenter, she wrote her training manuals for Reading People seminars; was included in two anthologies, and was a columnist in two newspapers. At First Glance, What Faces Reveal is a self-help book on reading people and understanding ourselves. Be the Ripple stories show how seemingly small moments and incidents in ordinary days can affect us for life.