• 01:30

    Black Reconstruction #LaShawnAllenMuhammad 323.927.2913

    in Finance

    Hosted By: LaShawn Allen-Muhammad


    Who were the first Black Elected Officials? During the month of November, as the country gears up to re-elect or vote in the next wave of politicians, Black Reconstruction will revisit the Reconstruction era to pay homage to the Black Men who came before Obama.  During this tumultuous time, Blacks not only established townships, they also positioned themselves to be an integral part of government.   


    At a Glance.. In 1855, Brownhelm Township, founded by Col. Henry Brown,  gained notoriety throughout the U.S, when the township elected an African-American to government office.  The NY Syracuse Daily Journal, May 31, 1855 reported that John Mercer Langston was a fugitive slave who had been elected clerk.  Brownhelm's early residents had long been known for their strong anti-slavery stance; and Col. Henry Brown's home on the Lake Shore was often a final stop on the Underground Railroad, before reaching Canada by boat.    African-American Firsts: Government


    Local elected official: John Mercer Langston, 1855, town clerk of Brownhelm Township, Ohio.


    State elected official: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1836, the Vermont legislature.


    Governor (appointed): P.B.S. Pinchback served as governor of Louisiana from Dec. 9, 1872-Jan. 13, 1873, during impeachment proceedings against the elected governor.


    U.S. Representative: Joseph Rainey became a Congressman from South Carolina in 1870 and was reelected four more times. 


    U.S. Senator: Hiram Revels became Senator from Mississippi from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871, during Reconstruction.  


    There have only been a total of five black senators in U.S. history: the remaining two are Blanche K. Bruce [1875-1881] and Barack Obama 


     

  • 00:45

    Guest:San Francisco 49er Legend Roger Craig!

    in Sports

    Special Tuesday afternoon edition of the Grueling truth featuring legendary San Francisco 49er Running Back Roger Craig, Roger is best know for being the first Running back in NFL history to gain 1,000 yards rushing and recieving in the same year. Was also an integral part of the team of the decade in the 1980's as he helped the 49ers win 3 super bowls between 1984-1989 We will discuss Rogers career and what he has been doing since retirement, please join us for what should be a special afternoon with an NFL legend

  • 01:55

    MUSICAL CONTEXT with Hershel Myers Jr

    in Radio

                    Hershel Myers Jr comes from good stock.  You can tell by his text messages and his correspondence, he’s a good guy.  He’s a family guy, and a man of God.  Was in and out on the Ferguson Missouri Mike Brown ordeal, he’s from the St Louis area, and was an integral part of THE BASEMENT.  Interviews with celebrities and music on the soul side.  Hershel is ready to throw down on the one.  347-205-9366. Let’s get the party started.  347-205-9366.

  • 01:30

    Black Reconstruction #LaShawnAllenMuhammad 323.927.2913

    in Politics

    Hosted By: LaShawn Allen-Muhammad


    Who were the first Black Elected Officials? During the month of November, as the country gears up to re-elect or vote in the next wave of politicians, Black Reconstruction will revisit the Reconstruction era to pay homage to the Black Men who came before Obama.  During this tumultuous time, Blacks not only established townships, they also positioned themselves to be an integral part of government.   


    At a Glance.. In 1855, Brownhelm Township, founded by Col. Henry Brown,  gained notoriety throughout the U.S, when the township elected an African-American to government office.  The NY Syracuse Daily Journal, May 31, 1855 reported that John Mercer Langston was a fugitive slave who had been elected clerk.  Brownhelm's early residents had long been known for their strong anti-slavery stance; and Col. Henry Brown's home on the Lake Shore was often a final stop on the Underground Railroad, before reaching Canada by boat.    African-American Firsts: Government


    Local elected official: John Mercer Langston, 1855, town clerk of Brownhelm Township, Ohio.


    State elected official: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1836, the Vermont legislature.


    Governor (appointed): P.B.S. Pinchback served as governor of Louisiana from Dec. 9, 1872-Jan. 13, 1873, during impeachment proceedings against the elected governor.


    U.S. Representative: Joseph Rainey became a Congressman from South Carolina in 1870 and was reelected four more times. 


    U.S. Senator: Hiram Revels became Senator from Mississippi from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871, during Reconstruction.  


    There have only been a total of five black senators in U.S. history: the remaining two are Blanche K. Bruce [1875-1881] and Barack Obama 


     


     

  • 01:06

    E2S Relationship Series: What Are Your Criteria For A Healthy Relationship?

    in Relationships

    Relationships are such an integral part of our lives, and yet many people go through life without a clear picture of what a good or healthy relationship looks and feels like. So they keep repeating a superficial pattern of attracting people that are out-of-sync with what they really want. Being clear enables you to experience the powerful gift of relationships in all aspects of your life and helps you develop relationships that maintain and grow, are powerful, mutually supportive and uplifting.


    In this 3-part podcast series, join Debrah Mathis and her guest co-host Carolyn Owens will discuss how relationships are key to our growth & development.


    Carolyn R. Owens is the Chairwoman and CEO of Infinity Coaching, Inc.  Infinity Coaching  provides keynote presentations, organizational training, career and life coaching that helps women up-level their skills so they can up-level their income. Prior to staring her career at Infinity Coaching, Carolyn served in the United States Navy, for over 24 years, retiring as a Navy Commander in 2012. Her writing and quotes have been featured in Fox News Magazine Website, Huffington Post, B Woman Magazine, Legacy in the Making Magazine, and many other publications. She has also been featured in various videos including several with with world-renowned life coach Mary Morrisey. Learn more about Carolyn at www.infinitycoaching.net.


    Debrah Mathis is President/CEO of E2S Solutions Professional Coaching LLC in Dallas, Texas, a world-class, value-driven company that delivers bespoke developmental programs that help you develop a personally effective style of leadership that positively influences and changes not only yourself, but also those with whom you work and interact, and your organization as a whole. As a relationship management strategist, Debrah’s expertise also extends to facilitating change in complex relationships caused by a third party.

  • 00:33

    Empowered Women of Social Media with Debora Taylor

    in Books

    We love to empower women by allowing them to freely tell their story through writing and speaking. Tonight's guest is Debora Taylor, co author in Empowered Women of Social Media: Finding Global Unity in Social Communities . 


    About Debora


    Debora D. Taylor is the founder and President of the Taylor Made International Institute (www.taylormadeintern.com) in Collierville, TN and has been an inspiring and integral leader in the human service for over 25 years.


    Debora became a published author in the Amazon 5 star Best Seller “Bruised But Broken”: The Art of Being Real: Take Off The Mask and “The African American Boys to Men Manual”: The Imprint of a Healthy Relationship. Her powerful writing style focuses on creating a lasting emotional impact by touching upon issues that have been kept secret or impacted her life.


    To learn more about Debora and her books, check out her website here.

  • 01:02

    Bert joined by Lisa Ford, Richard Barrett, Dr. Jeff Bauer, Joy Baldridge

    in Business

    Richard  Barrett  author, speaker and internationally recognised thought leader on the evolution of human values in business and society. He is the founder and chairman of the Barrett Values Centre, a Fellow of the World Business  Academy, a Board Member of the Centre for Integral Wisdom, Honorary  Board  Member  of the Spirit of Humanity Forum, and Former Values Coordinator at the World Bank


    Lisa Ford is known for her work on customer issues. Her ideas help companies create customer-focused cultures and keeping customers loyal. She is a speaker and author with over 20 years of experience presenting to businesses, associations and government. Lisa is the author of the videotape series How to Give Exceptional Customer Service, the #1 selling DVD series in the U.S. 


    Dr. Jeff Bauer internationally recognized health futurist and medical economist with 45 years of experience across the health care delivery system. Now an independent thought leader, he forecasts the evolution of health care and develops practical approaches for improving the medical sector of the American economy through multi-stakeholder partnerships focused in the private sector.  He has more than 250 publications, including his two latest books: Paradox and Imperatives in Health Care and Upgrading Leadership’s Crystal Ball  


    Joy Baldridge renowned expert in revenue-driven leadership and sales. Her first speaking engagement was at the White House at the age of 19 and she got there by cold calling the president. She works with the best companies and associations in the world with the sole goal of making the best even better at increasing revenue and productivity while decreasing frustration and stress

  • 01:01

    Music: A Path To Happiness with Kokomon Clottey

    in Relationships

    We continue our discussion on Music: A Path to Happiness. The idea that music can have therapeutic value is far from new. Egypt, chant therapies were seen as integral to the healing process. According to new research, people love music for much the same reason they’re drawn to sex, drugs, and gambling and delicious food. When you listen to tunes that move you, the study found, your brain releases dopamine, a chemical involved in both motivation and addiction.  Please join the conversation by calling 1(347) 539-5818.

  • 02:00

    LOTL Radio Welcomes Award Winning Music Producer Narada Michael Walden

    in Music

    LOTL The Comfort Zone Radio Welcomes Multi Platinum  Grammy & Emmy Award Winning Music Producer Narada Michael  Walden . Among a handful of the most innovative, original and influential artists of our time, Narada Michael Walden’s stature as an authentic musical renaissance man is a matter of record.


    Producing Hits for Artists as diverse as Aretha Franklin (including the platinum “Freeway of Love.”), Steve Winwood, Ray Charles, Wynonna Judd, Whitney Houston, George Michael, Mariah Carey, Barbara Streisand, Lionel Ritchie, Lisa Fischer, Stevie Wonder, Tom Jones, Jeff Beck and The Temptations, the EMMY and multi-GRAMMY winner (Producer, Album and Song of The Year) has been at the helm of hit music that spans decades.  His music flows freely from pop, rock and soul, to the rarified realms of jazz, fusion and world music. With Jeff Beck, Narada wrote and played drums on the seminal album “Wired” that earned them both their first Gold Album.  Walden was an integral part of introducing Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey to millions of fans worldwide, producing and writing their breakthrough hits that first brought these divas to the spotlight. Billboard Magazine honored him as one of the Top Ten Producers of all time.


    As impressive a production and songwriting resume as Narada Michael Walden has assembled over the past thirty years and counting, he has earned equal acclaim as a recording and performing artist in his own right. Beginning as a drummer first with the pioneering Mahavishnu Orchestra following Bill Cobham at 21 years old), 


     

  • 01:01

    LIVE! with Cathi---St. Patrick's Day!

    in Fitness

    St. Patrick's Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious celebration occurring on the 17th of March.


    Saint Patrick is known as the Patron Saint of Ireland, but he was not born Irish.  He became an integral part of Irish Heritage mostly throus his sevices across Ireland of the 5th century.


    Patrick was the son of a Roman-British Army Officer growing up naturally as other kids in Britain.  One day a band of priates landed in South Wales and kidnapped Patrick along with many otheres.


    STAY TUNED...


    Sold into slavery in Ireland...etc.


    Dreamed of 'SEEING GOD'...etc.


    Escaped with a getaway ship...etc.


    Joined a monastery...etc.


    Gala Celebrations...etc.

  • 01:04

    Bert Martinez joined by Mary King, Kate White, Dr. Joan Borysenko, Angela Sloan

    in Business

    Mary King IRS Problem Solving Attorney and co- author of the book Protect and Defend. Mary’s career as an attorney began in 1993 after graduating from Stetson University College of Law.   Her career in law has primarily focused in IRS problem solving as well as mortgage foreclosure defense


    Dr. Joan Borysenko distinguished pioneer in integrative medicine is a world-renowned expert in the mind/body connection. Her work has been foundational in an international health-care revolution that recognizes the role of meaning, and the spiritual dimensions of life, as an integral part of health and healing. Eloquent and inspiring in settings that range from hospitals to hospices, from theaters to conference venues, and from boardrooms to houses of worship, she is a credible bridge between faith and reason. Her brilliance, humor, and authenticity in combination with the latest research make her a compelling and inspiring speaker and writer


    Kate White the author of I Shouldn't Be Telling You This: How to Ask for the Money, Snag the Promotion, and Create the Career You Deserve, is the former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan, where she increased circulation by 700,000 and took the magazine to #1 on the newsstand. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of ten suspense novels, including the upcoming The Wrong Man


    Angela Sloan CEO and founder of Sloan Financial Group, has dedicated herself to helping her clients secure their financial affairs.  Unfortunately at a young age, she was swindled out of her life savings by her “trusted” advisor.  This misfortune motivated Angela to make it her life’s work to keep bad things from happening to good people

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