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  • 00:29

    What is The School-To-Prison Pipeline? With Youth Action Leader Hakim Crampton

    in Education

    The School-to-Prison Pipeline is identified as a real and intense system in which students find themselves routinely suspended, expelled and often times sent to alternative educational programs or schools. Kids who find themselves in this situation ultimately begin to fall further behind in school, have juvenile contact, and end up in prison. 


    Join host Hakim Crampton as he reads from Chapter  3 of his book America's Pipeline to Prison.

  • 01:01

    Facts and Myths: The School to Prison Pipeline

    in Education

    In February 2013, NCEBC launched NCEBCTalkRadio with a weekly radio show as a resource for urban educators, parents, and members of the "Community Faculty". The worldly insights of Host, Dr. Eric Cooper meshed with the culturally-astute and melodious tone of co-host, Dr. Nicole McZeal Waters in what became somewhat of an instant hit! Early shows welcomed the likes of Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond (Stanford University), Dr. Yvette Jackson (National Urban Alliance), Dr. Raymond Winbush (Morgan State University), and a 6 weeks series with experts from the Annenberg Institute.  Today NCEBCTalkRadio offers two regular radio programs and is considered a primary component of the NCEBC "tool-kit" geared toward urban educators. 


    On Monday, May 11, 2015, we return to the airwaves with a conversation on "Derailing the School to Prison Pipeline (STPP) for Black Males" providing effective interventions that address both academics and behavior issues. The Equity Project in Indiana represented by Director, Dr. Russell Skiba, Dr. Gwen Kelley and Ms. Chrystal Gray will join our hosts along with Principal and Author, Mr. Roy Dobbs to engage listeners in an open dialogue on myths and facts on how and why black boys end up in School-to-Prison-Pipeline.They will share characteristics of effective black male programs while welcoming callers with questions and comments.


    NCEBC will host this conversation with an "Open Mic" approach. We want to hear the voices of our emerging new leadership.....Voices of The Next Millennium. Education, Social Justice, Mass Incarcerations, Health Care, Voting Rights and Labor are topics to be explored. We invite our entire listening audience to participate in the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, text, phone call and email.  

  • 01:39

    Rahiem Shabazz Director of Elementary Genocide - The School To Prison Pipeline

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. Nov., 24th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Our guest will be Rahiem Shabazz, Director of Elementary Genocide – Ending The School To Prison Pipeline!!!  The City of Chicago has released the dashcam video showing the murder of Laquan McDonald by Officer Jason Van Dyke. We'll continue our discussion of this case and the need for Economic Boycotts.


     


    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 and listen to the podcasts.


     


    COLUMBUS, OH: The Film "BLACK FRIDAY", Friday, Nov. 27th, 2015, 4pm-8pm Visit  www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com   or [http://blackoutcoalition.org/blackfriday ] w/ special guests Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network and host of "The Michael Imhotep Show", Dr. Boyce Watkins founder of www.TheBlackWealthBootCamp.com and Dave Anderson founder of "The Empowerment Radio Network".


     

  • 00:31

    Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline

    in Education

    In this episode we will evaluate the School to Prison Pipeline and its impact on the home, school, community and church.  A solution oriented discussion will provide listeners with opportunities to develop a diversity perspective and create a plan of action to implement culturally responsive teaching. In order to dismantle the School to Prison Pipeline it is imperative that all stack holders engage in culturally responsive practices.   

  • 00:37

    The School to Prison Pipeline

    in Education

    There has been a lot of talk over the years about the school to prison pipeline and how students as young as third grade are not only written off but prepared for juvenile centers and prison.


    We will touch on the school to prison pipeline that sociologists, psychologists and others have been speaking about for so many years, and how it is affecting today's students, particularly children with autism and other disabilities in our schools.


    Do you have (or know of someone who has) a child with a disability who has been threatened with arrest or abused at school?


     

  • 01:01

    Cancelling the "Cradle to Prison" Pipeline

    in Education

    The National Council on Educating Black Children commends our President Barack Obama for developing a national initiative for Black and Latino Males; an elevated focus that is  supported by our Board of Directors and our  membership.   


    Far too long, too many young males of color have been sacrificed, by the wealthiest nation on the planet.  In the words of Nelson Mandela, "You can judge the soul of a nation by the way it treats their children." The declaration to elevate this discussion to a national level is welcomed with exuberance.


    NCEBC continues to address the areas research identifies as correlates with school failure. We collaborate with stakeholders, and maintain a growing partnership with faith-based institutions, school districts, and community centers, to establish Augustus F. Hawkins Literacy Centers.  Currently there are 17 Literacy Centers operating in 6 states.  NCEBC provides a challenging and culturally relevant curriculum for grades preK-6,that is in alignment with common core standards, and a strong focus on identity development.  Pre and post reading assessments are given to students enrolled in our school-based centers, in addition all students receive three age-appropriate books a year, for their personal library.  We encourage the incorporation of technology to under-grid instruction in our Literacy Centers.  
     


    On Monday, March 9, 2015, at 10:00am ET,  we will revisit the Cancelling the "Cradle to Prison" Pipeline episode of NCEBCTalkRadio.

  • 01:08

    Episode 42 Community Accountability and the School to Prison Pipeline

    in Politics

    Join us Wednesday Nov. 4th for a candid discussion with Muhammed Akil (Director of PC2E) about the school to prison pipeline and the radical efforts we must take to stem the tide.

  • 02:55

    2015-05-04 Elementary Genocide: School to Prison Pipeline -w- Rahiem Shabazz

    in Politics

    Elementary Genocide DVD


    TRAILER: Elementary Genocide 2: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration


    We will be interviewing the creator of the powerful and controversial documentary entitled, "Elementary Genocide: The School to Prison Pipeline" Rahiem Shabazz.  This Brother is creating powerful productions to help engineer our people away from genocide's doorstep.  One of our first steps on the road to freedom and independence is to save our children from the clutches of the school-to-prison pipeline


    Book a screening for your Non-Profit, College or University


    If your interest in organizing a screening of ELEMENTARY GENOCIDE, there are several options for organizing a private screening of our film; you can bring it to a movie theater near you, to your local school or university, or to any other private venue of your choosing.


    At this time, we are accepting screening requests, however certain restrictions apply. Please inbox Rahiem.Shabazz@Gmail.com for pricing and availability if you would like Mr. Shabazz to come out to speak.

  • 00:30

    School to Prison Pipeline

    in Education

    In this episode we will discuss the school to prison pipeline.  Students are funneled through this system because of a disconnect between the home, school and community.  Educators, parents, and community members are challenged by this epidemic, and are searching for answers to resolve it.    

  • 00:34

    Zackery Max Driver from prison pipeline to total physical and emotional freedom

    in Motivation

    Will you take the steps neccessary to completely change how you approach everything? Will you have the strength to stop looking over your shoulder in defense and look straight ahead into a world of abundance? Zackery Max Driver did and he wants to show you how.


    When I was still a child I was placed in the school to prison pipeline and my education was replaced with incarceration. To most my Life story was written down in the books. When I was 20 years old I was sentenced to 89 months in Washington Department of Correction and in the beginning I was functioning from my cultural ego however, the last 4 years of my life incarcerated were jammed packed with beautiful life lessons and spiritual epiphanies. In fact, they have been the genesis of my realization of my TRUE self and awakening of my consciousness.

    It seems like yesterday I was an unmotivated, lazy, procrastinating, selfish and sluggish 320 pound mess, lacking confidence and suffering from low self-esteem and the worst of identity crisis. I have overcome these horrific tragedies of life being lived and deep states of unconsciousness. This is why I am 100% sure you will do the same and the very reason why I will give you 300% (100% physical, 100% spiritual and 100% mental) each and every time! I believe in YOU, we can do it! Let’s be the change we want to see in the world!


    * I am a Certified Toastmaster (public speaker) and would LOVE to speak at your next event  or school about my experiences and the future possibilities I see for our community!


    ** I am also a Certifiied Master Trainer through the International Sports Science Association. I have a passion for personal training and Life coaching.


    http://www.diamondcutinternational.com/about/


    Strategies of Success
    Brian A Cohen DTM - Host
    www.briansos.com
     

  • 01:16

    Episode 43 School to Prison Pipeline follow up discussion

    in Politics

    Last week's episode of Real Talk Radio focussed on personal accountability and the school to prison pipeline. Join us tomorrow from 7pm–8pm for a follow up discussion with Muhammed Akil (Executive Director of the Parent Coalition For Excellent Education))


    We'll also be discussing School Choice, Local Control and Strategies for strengthening parent voices in the community.

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