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  • 00:56

    Shocking Story: Learn how an African man was used as a human zoo spectacle

    in Education

    Call in to learn how Black Lives have been "caged" for entertainment since the turn of the century.  Bars by any name...are a prison...and a cage. Join host Dr. Sonia Banks, Chair, Manhattan Chapter, NCBW for our Leadersatplay Education Series. Meet an award-winning journalist, Pamela Newkirk, as she reveals a little-known and shameful episode in American history, when an African man was used as a human zoo exhibit—a shocking story of racial prejudice, science, and tragedy in the early years of the twentieth century in the tradition of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Devil in the White City, and Medical Apartheid.  In 1904, Ota Benga, a young Congolese “pygmy”—a person of petite stature—arrived from central Africa and was featured in an anthropology exhibit at the St. Louis World’s Fair. Two years later, the New York Zoological Gardens displayed him in its Monkey House, caging the slight 103-pound, 4-foot 11-inch tall man with an orangutan. 


     

  • 00:30

    A Different World

    in Lifestyle

    Can you imagine if we all lived in a different world? One where we weren't judged by our physical, social, economic, or racial status? We all dream of a better world but what are we actually doing to make it happen? We'll be discussing that very thing on the next "Can You Relate." Hope to see you there. ~Eric

  • 00:41

    Breaking the Chains.....Our Lives, Our Pain Re-Imagined

    in Motivation

    The "I have a dream speech by Martin L.King debuted in Detroit over fifty years ago on June 23, 1963 and changed the course of this nation, and re-imagined what was possible. Born that same year on July 23rd, I recently celebrated my 52nd Birthday, and realize that my life has been engulfed inside the Civil Rights, and parallels closely with the transformation I endured causing me to re-imagine the little black girl born in 1963 also,


    Today we are sharing about the healing that must occur between these two cultures that caused such strong divisional lines of hatred, distrust, and pain merely based on skin tone. Although our nation has become much more diverse and Civil Rights are being fought for so many more, we still have a core pain in cities across the nation that still reek with the racial tension of the past.


    Today, let's look at racial reconciliation and find ways to re-imagine ourselves, our cities and our nation.


    What's possible for us today should we have dialogue about the pain we have both experienced? Our featured guest, poet and author Alicea Davis has a special message for healing our communities and racial reconciliation. Join me as she shares what she has re-imagined for us here in Detroit, and the work she's doing to close the gap in our consciousness so we see ourselves anew - as citizens of the same family. May we all remember our Divine heritage, our spiritual birthrights, and co-creative powers for creating a miraculous world.


    Let's re-imagine our self-image, re-create our belief in everyone's worthiness, and choose to live in excellent communities that flourish abundantly with knowledge, intelligence and resources to be self-sustaining.

  • 01:01

    Racial Climate in America & The Confederate Flag " Her Voice Radio"

    in Radio

    Join Her Voice Radio 6/29/15 at 6:00(pacific) 9:00(eastern) with your hosts Dee Neal & Celeste Watson as they discuss The Racial Climate in America, The Killings in South Carolina & The removing of the Confederate Flag. Will the removing of the Confederate Flag possibly change the mind set of sum? Call in and let's talk about it (347) 884-8239

  • 02:38

    Elijah Hamilton on "Abolishing the System of White Supremacy" & Racial Healing

    in Politics Progressive

    We at The Social Spitball Show always seek to share the truth in stories and perspectives that are not being shared by the national and even regional or local media. Racism in the United States of America has a long history and there are those that seek a "post-racist" America. Our featured guest for this show is one of the leaders in those efforts.


    Elijah Hamilton, a native Californian & Oakland resident, describes himself as a freelance antiracism educator. In one particular video, Elijah, a white American, describes "Why Most White People Don't Speak Out Against Racism" (also the title of the video). You can find this video and others at his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/AntiRacistUnity/videos. Elijah can also be found on Facebook and on Twitter using the handle AntiRacistUnity.


    In his videos on this YouTube channel and through videos and posts on Facebook & Twitter, he seeks to educate the masses on the misconceptions that have been drilled into our heads for generations. Elijah, like many smart anti-racist activists & educators, says that we need not spend so much time on individual racists, but to work to take down the Racist System in America.


    As he said in a recent Tweet, "One of the problems with white liberals is that we often care more about proving we're good people, than we do about abolishing the system of white supremacy." That's why more white folks need to stand up and speak out for our sisters and brothers of color, in order to move our nation forward together.


    This is the third in our Racial Healing shows. There is plenty to talk about. It is a very important show and should be a great one!!


    Let's KEEP the conversation going...

  • Being Black in America....the Black Experience

    in Culture

    Lets talk about it....from the disproportionate incarceration rates, the educational system, racial profiling....to shopping while black...whats YOUR experience? And what are the positives? our culture, our resilience..etc...JOIN US FOR A CONVERSATION...347-855-8692

  • 02:29

    The Racial History of the Gospel Song "Amazing Grace"

    in Culture

    Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, June, 29th, 10pm-12midnight EST 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/


     


    1) Did you see President Obama’s eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday?  What did you think about it?  2) An activist on Saturday today down the Confederate Battle Flag at the South Carolina State Capitol.  Why?  What about the American Flag?  3) Legendary Educator Marva Collins has died at age 78.  4) There have been 6 Black churches in the South that have been set on fire. What’s going on?  5) This date in African American History – Muhammad Ali wins his case against the U.S. for refusing to be drafted in the U.S. Army, June 28th, 1971.

  • 02:40

    Down & Dirty After Dark

    in Entertainment

    Tonight we will be discussing gay marriage and also bi-racial dating... two very controversial topics.
    Please tune in. Show starts from 930-1130... Please call in to voice your opinion openly or anonymously.
    347-838-8809 ; earkandyradio.com
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/earkandyradio/2015/06/30/down-dirty-after-dark

  • 01:05

    "Help4Men Radio Special " New Orleans Government Exposed

    in Politics

    The ATC comminisioner appointed has at least three known pending racial discrimination lawsuits and this commissioner Troy Hebert has denied a U.S. Major with 24 years of service and a disable Black female veteran a liquor license without reason, without any application errors, without any wrong doings after 22 unannounced inspections. Hebert serves at the pleasure of the businesses in the French Quarters, yet, you have allowed the racially motivated person to continue his deception.



    Less than 2% black business owners in the French Quarters
    50% of young African Americans unemployed
    Black Zip codes…. 70117, 70118, 70122, 70126, 70127, 70128 no help after Katrina
    12 Billion was give after hurricane Rita
    108 Billion was given after hurricane Katrina
    Within 32 years there was ONLY 2 Black Mayors… 1st 1978 and the other was in 2010 and his now in prison.
    For every $1000 Whites make in New Orleans. Blacks ONLY make $35.00
    Why is the state allowing an alleged racist (recently reported to have 3 open federal discrimination lawsuits pending) to remain as the head of one of the top revenue generating offices of the state of Louisiana? It's time to call Gov Bobby Jindal and tell him to put ATC Commissioner, Troy Hebert, on the bench. Bring him in and off the field until after these legal cases are tried... (225)342-0991 or (225) 219-2135.


     

  • 00:46

    Trans-Gender?, Trans-Racial?, Or just Trans-Humanity: Part 3?

    in LGBT

    Revisiting this salient sapient topic. Looks like those Nutty Humans are At it AgAiN! What is with this not wanting to be the form of body you were born into? What necessitates these drastic changes to one's own physique and biological identity? Theories? Postulations? Outright strongishly expressed Opionations?

  • 00:34

    Blacks and Whites vs Niggas and Crackers...The real racial problem

    in Politics Conservative

    Since that Jackass shot up the church in Charleston, everybody is wanting to place blame on the Confederate flag, right wing politics, black/white relationships in America and racism as the causes.  You have the race pimps loving the attention because it is keeping them relevant of being important. People are shocked that the President used the N word like he is the only president to have said it.  There is not a problem with Americans of different colors, races, and creeds getting along with each other.  There are small segments of the population that don't get along but based on their skin color the majority are lumped into the same category as the minority.  We will have the discussion about race nobody is willing to acknowledge because they don't want to be politically incorrect or labeled a racist (even though the term racist has been overused).  If you are going to be sensitive about the content, check out one of these liberal shows that want to talk about the problem but don't want to talk about the problem. The Supreme Court have decided that the federal government can pay subsidies to the states that have not set up an exchange even though the way the law is written subsidies should be paid. 

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