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  • 00:31

    Cool Queers and Representation in Television

    in LGBT

    A discussion of how the media is slowly yet surely accepting more of the LGBTQ community on television. No longer are they just simply there for comedic relief, but are actually having their own lead roles in a new show, or as extremely important supporting characters. Tonight, we talk about shows coming up that should have more representation or doing a great job doing so. And past shows that were just teaming with wonderful array of the LGBTQ community.

  • 02:00

    Community Representation - Are we scared we don't get what we deserve?

    in Entertainment

    I often wonder if the staunch defense of problematic icons in marginalized communities is some sort of residual internalized self hate? Or desperation? Or both?


    what would happen if we smashed all the pedestals of the rapists, misogynists, and domestic abusers in the black community?


    Not to say these types of predators and abusers don't exist in white communities- but white people have more visibility and more options. I know Rape and domestic Violence are underreported in white communities as well, so we may well be consuming movies and music by abusers. But when consuming white media I can easily choose to watch horror movies not affiliated with Polanski. I can watch comedies not directed by woody Allen or starring Sean Penn.


    But if I want to watch a nostalgic family friendly tv show featuring a black family and I ditch "the Cosby show"... I've got... "family matters". Those were the only 2 mainstream black family shows I remember from my childhood. Those were the only places I could watch people who looked like me, had hair like me, dealt with confusion about dating, family, growing up, and racism all at the same time.


    Is that why the black community hesitates to shun abusers in our midst? Because we won't have any representation if we cut out the bad people? Or is it because we think we don't deserve better representation and we secretly believe the lies we've been fed about ourselves?


    Is it a mix of both? Don't we deserve better? Both in terms of more representation and better role models? 
    Why don't we demand more for ourselves? Are we scared we don't deserve more or scared we won't get what we deserve?

  • 00:33

    MADDADS will be discussing the representation of your side of town.

    in Lifestyle

    Give your comments on our Stop the Violence march and festival from June 6, 2015.

  • 00:30

    Cool Queers and Representation (Pt.2) in Music

    in Pop Culture

    A continuation on Tuesday's episode discussing the queer community and how they are represented in the media. Last time, we talked about how whether television has succesfully or not, portrayed or at least included the LGBTQ+ community. Such as current airing shows, or past ones. In this episode, we'll see how the music industry has done when it came to representation. Famous musicians who are queer,the public's feedback, musicians who freely express they're queer friendliness, and the list goes on!

  • 00:26
  • 02:08

    Is Facebook A True Representation of Yourself

    in Entertainment

    Are you really who you potray yourself to be on facebook

  • 00:28

    Patrick Tackett Business Talk - Ohio Valley Bank

    in Education

    YOUTUBE:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aY8I3bXJzg


    BUSINESS TALK featuring Patrick Tackett, Vice President, Ohio Valley Bank.  Patrick will discuss:  Developing a business plan – research; The Importance of accounting & legal representation; Cash flow analysis – how lending needs play in to this; and Pricing model used and what drives. Ohio Valley Bank, established in 1872, currently operates 14 offices throughout Ohio and West Virginia. The Bank's headquarters are located at 420 Third Avenue in Gallipolis, Ohio. During its 142 years in business, it has never changed names, making it one of the oldest banks in the state.  In the 90's, Ohio Valley Bank management established Ohio Valley Banc Corp. The Banc Corp. is a one-bank holding company (Ohio Valley Bank being that "one-bank") which has expanded to own another subsidiary in 1996 called Loan Central, a finance company with seven offices in southern Ohio. Ohio Valley Banc Corp. common stock is traded on The NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol of OVBC. The mission of Ohio Valley Bank is clear: Community First! We accomplish our mission by a firm commitment to treat our customers, shareholders, and employees in the same manner as we would expect to be treated and then to go one step beyond.


    Guest Information includes:


    Patrick Tackett


    Vice-President Commercial Lending


    Ohio Valley Bank


    EM:  phtackett@OVBC.com

  • 00:07

    Real Chat with DSA: Buyer Representation

    in Real Estate

    You are looking to buy an apartment in New York City, the world's most dynamic and complicated market.  You look at property ads online and you call the agent listed to view the property.  Does that person work for you or the seller?  What is agency?  Why do buyers need their own agents?


     


    www.dsarealty.com

  • 02:11

    Stop Killing Me Black Man- Taxation Without Representation or Without Result

    in Books

    Are you working in DC, is it taxation without representation or is it representation without results. This is election time and our politicians are claiming prosperity for you the community, simply to get your vote. We must understand how this transition of things work. And we in The Kingdom Culture Fellowship Ministries, will bring this awareness by way of this broadcast, from the book "Stop Killing Me Black Man"-Black on Black Death and Destruction by Rev. Anthony Martin. Dealing With the Black experience of what Black people do to themselves as well as our so call politicians false promises. We will play an exert of "The Ballad or The Bullet" by Malcolm X...to close out the show but over all give you the listener something to think about!

  • 02:14

    Urban Therapy with Sun #137 Father's Day, Father's Way 2015

    in Lifestyle

    The time has come for fathers and men in general to be represent and to be represented. Far too often, we forget the importance of the positive male presence in the home and/or in our lives. Sure, we know that their are plenty of deadbeat dads and absentee dads that have had a negative effect on plenty of children's lives out there but why should they always have the spotlight more than the good dads and the good men that have fought tooth and nail to ensure a good life for their children and their families? That's unacceptable but don't get me wrong, this won't be a goody goody daddy two shoes show. For those that feel the need to downplay the significance of fathers and the male influence in our lives, we invite y'all to bring your valid and invalid sour grapes gripes to the forefront too. Everyone's feelings and experiences will be welcomed and represented. Fair is fair.


    We need men to come out and represent on this show. If you are a dad and/or you have been a father to a child that was not your biological child and was instrumental to their growth and development, we need to hear from you on this show.


    If you're a dad that has been estranged from your children for any reason and you would like to get it off of your chest, this is your show. No excuses this time. No baby mama excuses, child support excuses, incarceration excuses, age excuses or anything. Now is the time to represent and try to get right. Tell your story. Fix your story.


    There is no crying in fatherhood. Well, sometimes there is but I'm saying.

  • 00:30

    The Prison Trilogy by Glen Aaron

    in Books

    Glen writes both fiction and nonfiction from his forty-year career and experience as a trial lawyer and consultant in international business and banking.

    His nonfiction work as the observer in The Prison Trilogy tells the tales in chronological order of how he came to be a lawyer for a Wall Street Journal heiress and her gay husband and how that representation landed him in federal prison. That is the first in The Trilogy. The second book tells the story of his cell mate, Colonel George Trofimoff, serving life for spying for the KGB, and the final book of The Trilogy describes the prisoners, Glen's experiences and takes a hard look at the American criminal justice system.

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