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The New Brown America: The Changing Racial Composition in America"
Host: Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
Guest: Ms. Jakara Hubbard
WITH SO MUCH HATE AND DIVISION IN AMERICA TODAY, IT IS A WONDER THAT AMERICA HAS NOT ALREADY EXPLODED INTO OUTRIGHT CIVIL WAR, BUT THEN I SEE SOMEONE LIKE MICHAEL WHALEY (A U.S. MARINE VETERAN) TAKING A STAND IN THE FACE OF HATE AND RACIAL DIVISION PUT TOGETHER THE ALL LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT I FEEL A TRUE HONOR AND KINSMANSHIP WITH BROTHER WHALEY AND SO IT IS WITH RESPECT, PRIDE AND HONOR THAT I WELCOME BROTHER MICHAEL WHALEY TO THE BATTLE ROOM TODAY AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CALL IN TO SPEAK WITH THIS GREAT MAN AN FELLOW VETERAN PLEASE CALL 646-668-2932, AS I WOULD LOVE TO TALK WIHT YOU AND I AM SURE MR. MICHAEL WHALEY WOULD LOVE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS AS WELL.
To ADDRESS the terrible human and economic costs of slavery and racial injustice in the United States, many have proposed that reparations be paid to African-Americans.
Would this compensate for the wrongs that have been done? Is it fair or practical to consider it? And if reparations were approved, how would they be implemented?
Proponents of legalizing prostitution believe it would reduce crime, improve public health, increase tax revenue, help people out of poverty, get prostitutes off the streets, and allow consenting adults to make their own choices. They contend that prostitution is a victimless crime,Opponents believe that legalizing prostitution would lead to increases in sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS, global human trafficking, and violent crime including rape and homicide. They contend that prostitution is inherently immoral, commercially exploitative, empowers the criminal underworld, and promotes the repression of women by men.
Each week we “award” at least one person, organization or business which has committed an outrageous act or statement against the sovereignty of America and the further shredding of the Constitution.
In punk rock ‘wanker’ translates to an extreme JERK! (So get your heads out of that gutter..) And hear who (or what) is furthering the agenda of the statists.
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Today's guest is Ted Hayes.
Ted Hayes is a Homeless & Civil Rights activist based in Los Angeles,he's not only instituted the most innovative eradication of homelessness concept in our country,but also has devised the only National Plan to end it.
July 15,2013,Ted co-founded a new Civil and Human Rights organization,The Capitol Hill National Caucus to primarily address comprehensive illegal immigration reform.
Ted has self-published his first book entitled,The Other Side of The Pyramid, a strong,edgy nuance writing that challenges the traditional racial dogma of America.
My guest today is Denise Wisdom. Denise is a Consciousness Catalyst. For the past twenty years, Denise has facilitated conversations focused on racial and social equity, diversity and inclusion, multicultural affairs, societal betterment, and individual evolvement. Denise has worked with community-based organizations in consulting, leadership, and management roles. Currently she serves as an adjunct professor for educational institutions focused on criminal justice, psychology, and nonprofit management. We're talking about implicit bias and consciousness today and I know you will be both enlightened and entertained by today's show.
As always, thank you so very much for listening!
Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. Sept., 1st, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network. We’ll discuss “10 Years Later: Children Traumatized by Katrina Are Still Struggling in School”!!! 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) August 29th, was the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. 10 years later school children who were traumatized by Katrina are still struggling in school. 2) Fleece Johnson is known as “The Booty Warrior” and was featured on MSNBCs “Lockup”. He is scheduled to get out of prison soon. Pull Your Pants Up. 3) Did you see the MTV VMAs on Sunday? It has some viewers outraged over Racial and Cultural Insenstitivity. 4) A new study shows how people are quicker to shoot at African American targets with a gun as opposed to White targets with a gun. 5) This date in African American History – Dr. George Washington Carver.
Dr. Robin DiAngelo is a former Associate Professor of Education. Her scholarship is in White Racial Identity and Race Relations. In addition to her academic work, Dr. DiAngelo has extensive experience as a workplace consultant in issues of race relations and racial justice. She helped design the City of Seattle’s Race & Social Justice Initiative training. She currently serves as Director of Equity at Senior Services, Seattle. She has numerous publications and just released her second book, “What Does it Mean to be White?: Developing White Racial Literacy. Her work on White Fragility has been featured in Alternet, Salon.com, NPR, and Colorlines.
Letisha Galloway is from Woodstown, New Jersey and currently resides in Delaware. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Wilmington University. She obtained a Master of Science degree in Administration of Human Services from Wilmington University. Ms. Galloway is presently a Senior Social Worker/Case Manager in Delaware.
Letisha is a poet, author, and speaker. Letisha is regularly involved in bringing awareness to domestic violence. Surviving domestic violence herself, she is a strong advocate for change and protection for those who feel they have no voice. Letisha is active in child abuse prevention activities.
Letisha is the mother of one, a son she named Jordan who is resting peacefully in the arms of God
in Pop Culture
Hr1 Did Kanye West really say he was going to run for president? God help us!
President Obama doubles-down on the climate change lie while touring Alaska. Does he realize how many global warming predictions have failed over the last 40 years?
Hr2 Man on the street, Mark Dice, asks people to sign the petition to "support illiteracy." Yep, they're signing it.
Academics ponder the question... are religions a virus of the mind?
Los Angeles ICE arrest 244 illegals. MOST already had criminal convictions.
If we're really going to be compassionate to immigrants, shouldn't we clear the path for those who've been waiting for years and years and years and years... instead of just giving law-breaking illegals the right to stay ahead of those doing the process legally?
Hr3 Pop culture: Miley Cyrus, Paris Hilton, and Kanye West.
Jesse Watters asks, can white men ever be oppressed? Northeastern University seems to think that's the case.
Federal judge orders release of information that would tie Obama to IRS scandal. Anyone think that info will ever come out?
Discussing the racial breakdown in sports.
Have you had your healthy dose of reality lately?
There are always at least two sides to every story. Have you ever wondered how someone, who saw the same thing you did, walked away telling a vastly different story? Which version was correct? Which one was the REAL story? Actually, both are! It’s just a matter of perspective.
Joe takes the issues… especially the controversial issues (politics, prejudice, religion, illegal immigration)… and brings in people from different sides to share their viewpoint. This is definitely not a fluff piece. And while no one is attacked, the questions are hard-hitting.
America Never Abolished Slavery
This past Black History Month, millions of students were told the story of how America abolished slavery 150 years ago with ratification of the 13th Amendment. The story draws an upward trajectory of racial equality in America from the abolition of slavery to Brown v. Board of Education to the Civil Rights Act to the election of President Obama.
The problem is the story isn't true. We never actually abolished slavery. The 13th Amendment states:
Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
"...except as a punishment for crime..." This phrase gets ignored in America's telling of its slavery story. The 13th Amendment did not abolish slavery but rather moved it from the plantation to the prison. In 2015, the 2 million (largely Black) people incarcerated in America are legally considered slaves under the Constitution. As a result, they can and are forced to work for pennies an hour with the profits going to counties, states and private corporations including Target, Revlon and Whole Foods. In fact, there are more Black people enslaved today than in 1800.
This is no accident. In The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander lays out how a system of Jim Crow replaced slavery and later how a system of mass incarceration rose to replace Jim Crow. During Reconstruction, Southern states quickly took advantage of the 13th Amendment's slavery loophole by arresting Black people for minor crimes such as unemployment, loitering or gambling, and selling them to private employers through the convict lease system. Today, the majority of Black people enslaved in prisons were arrested for drug crimes. Even though Black people use drugs at the same rate as White people, they are incarcerated .
Beginning Monday August 10, 2015 UNPLUGGED WILL AIR Monday, Wednesday & Friday 12p-2p CST
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SOME of the TALK ON TAP:
WHATS TRENDING: Dyett High School hunger strike, Mayor Emanuel responds, No more Mount McKinley, Christie suggests FedEx-like tracking of immigrants, Threat Against Black Students At Texas H.S. Causes Mass Absence, Man Who Shot and Killed Journalists Had a 'Menacing and Threatening' Mother, Dad Says, Texas 'cold-blooded assassination': Black Lives Matter rhetoric to blame?, Alleged Texas Cop Killer Charged: Attended Same University as Sandra Bland, Father Of Slain Journalist: 'They Messed With The Wrong Family,
AWFUL TRUTH: Hulk Hogan on Racial Slur Scandal: 'Please Forgive Me, People Get Better, Rovell Says Racism Is Okay If The Market Approves; ESPNers Flee, Prisoner known as ‘Booty Warrior’ to be released
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The media has brought to the forefront cases that have caused public outrage and concern. From the curious case of Trayvon Martin killed by George Zimmerman, Michael Brown gunned down as an unarmed felon, to the disturbing incidents surrounding the death of Sandra Bland, there is a definite rise in racial tensions across the United States as the media blares a giant searchlight on situations of African Americans in some sort of confrontation with a Caucasian.
When these incidents come into the public eye, they lead to an overarching question: "Why?" One black man made a very famous statement while being beaten by a group of police officers: "Can't we all just get along?" The statement has been taken seriously and at the same time, been made a parody. But the question, however one puts it remains. "Can't we all just get along?"
Is racism simply part of America's DNA -- what makes up this country? Is this just a thing we have to live with and accept? Will those who try to work to bring harmony on either side be ridiculed? Why can't we as a nation get past this? Why does it keep rearing its head?
Join in on the conversation with my returning guest Melissa Pellew as we try to tackle this issue and others surround the rise of racial tensions in our country. Call in 646-595-2083, press 1 to be live on air. Or, click on the link here: http://tobtr.com/s/7886747 Or, download the WLUV radio mobile app. Tune in
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