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Special Guest:Clinton Roane (Broadway- Scottsboro Boys, NY Theatre-The Sporting Life of Icarus Jones, Regional Theatre- Hello! My Baby.) BFA from Howard University.
Special Guest: Actor David Bazemore (Regional- Hairspray, Beauty an the Beast, West Side Story) BFA from Shenandoah University.
Actor JC Montgomery was unable to make the interview.
The two wonderful actors are currently starring in the Philadelphia Theatre Company's production of The Scottsboro Boys.
The Scottsboro Boys is a stirring musical that explores the infamous 1930's 'Scottsboro Case' in which a group of African-American men are falsely accused of a terrible crime, ultimately provoking a national outrage that sparked the American Civil Rights movement.
Philadelphia Theatre Company''s website: http://www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org/2012/boys.html
PBS special about The Scottsboro Boys: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/scottsboro/
Hosted By:Jason X
Let it be known that the Central Park Five and the Scottsboro boys are a reminder that racism is alive and continues to haunt Blacks in America.
Only evidence needed to convict a black man of a crime is the color of his skin. Tune in to hear the accounts of both cases narrated by Bro. Jason X
Guests: JC Montgomery was part of the original Broadway production of The Scottsboro Boys. He also appeared on Broadway in Bye Bye Birdie, The Little Mermaid, The Color Purple, Thou Shalt Not, Swing!, Parade, Smokey Joe’s Cafe and The Boys from Syracuse. Waights Taylor Jr., born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, lives in Santa Rosa, California. His latest book, Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham—The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth century, was published in October 2011. The Scottsboro Boys opens at ACT-SF June 21-July 15, 2012. Visit www.act-sf.org Nicole Klaymoon and guest collaborator, Sean San Jose, join us to talk about Klaymoon’s Embodiment Project's latest installment of urban dance theater, House of Matter, this weekend at Dance Mission, 24th Street & Mission, Fri.-Sun., June 8-10, 2012. Through Klaymoon’s signature use of street and modern dance, poetry, personal narrative and live music, House of Matter examines the houses in which we belong – both the families that we are born into and those that we choose, the body that we inhabit and the planet that we reside. Visit dancemission.com We close with a prerecorded interview with director, Jeff Warrick, who speaks about his film Programming the Nation (opened in SF Oct. 2011). Music: Ruthie Foster's Truth.
Beekman Place, once one of the most exclusive addresses in Manhattan, had a curious way of making it into the tabloids in the 1930's: “SKYSCRAPER SLAYER,” “BEAUTY SLAIN IN BATHTUB” read the headlines. On Easter Sunday in 1937, the discovery of a grisly triple homicide at Beekman Place would rock the neighborhood yet again—and enthrall the nation. The young man who committed the murders would come to be known in the annals of American crime as the Mad Sculptor.
The charismatic perpetrator, Robert Irwin, was a brilliant young sculptor who had studied with some of the masters of the era. But with his genius also came a deeply disturbed psyche; Irwin was obsessed with sexual self-mutilation and was frequently overcome by outbursts of violent rage.
Irwin’s primary victim, Veronica Gedeon, was a figure from the world of pulp fantasy—a stunning photographer's model whose scandalous seminude pinups would titillate the public for weeks after her death. Irwin’s defense attorney, Samuel Leibowitz, was a courtroom celebrity with an unmatched record of acquittals and clients ranging from Al Capone to the Scottsboro Boys. And Dr. Fredric Wertham, psychiatrist and forensic scientist, befriended Irwin years before the murders and had predicted them in a public lecture months before the crime.
Based on extensive research and archival records, The Mad Sculptor recounts the chilling story of the Easter Sunday murders—a case that sparked a nationwide manhunt and endures as one of the most engrossing American crime dramas of the twentieth century. The book evokes the faded glory of post-depression New York and the singular madness of a brilliant mind turned against itself. THE MAD SCULPTOR-The Maniac, The Model and the Murder that Shook the Nation-Harold Schechter
Next week is the 7th Anniversary of the free weekly podcast that has been changing the way people listen to the internet since May of 2007.
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Actor David Harris
David Harris (born May 23, 1959), also known as David D. Harris, is an American television and film actor, most notable for his portrayal of Cochise, a young gang member, in the 1979 film The Warriors. He has appeared as a supporting actor in a number of films and television series, and commonly plays police officers and military personnel.
His first role came in the 1976 television film Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys, in which he co-starred as Haywood Patterson. He followed this up with a number of supporting roles until 1979, when he appeared as Cochise in The Warriors, the role for which he is best remembered. He also appeared in the Robert Redford film Brubaker the following year. Throughout the 1980s, he appeared in a number of fairly high-profile films, and in the 1990s, he did mostly television work. His last film and television roles were both in 2001, but he lent his voice to The Warriors video game in 2005, reprising his role as Cochise. In 2012, he played in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
In honor of Black History Month, Real Talk Live 216 will discuss and unveil some historical events and truths that you might have never heard or been told before. One of the things that we found is how the school system does a bad job in teaching black history and even how the media and even the world doesn't unveil all the historical events and truths that have happen throughout the African American experience. Society will gladly tell you all the wonderful things about this ethinic race or individuals and maybe even go back to Europe, but the contributions of African Americans are sometimes kept on the backburner. We will shed some light on some great historical events and some amazing African American contributors who pathed the way.
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POLITICAL ANIMALS: Alabama Governor George Wallace pardons the last survivor of the SCOTTSBORO BOYS--Significance in American Justice
Significance of the BART--Bay Area(California) Rapid Transit--SEIU--Service Employees International Union Strike--The new attitude emerging from the relationship between the Democratic Party and controversial Unions
October 25th-Births -Deaths & Events relevant to US(a)
John Heisman The Origion of the Heisman Football Trophy
Military Videos--"The Aftermath of the "Don't Ask-Don't Tell Obama (mal) Administration repeal
What's the Matter with the TEa Party-"Accountability for the billions of dollars of public funds received by community left wing organizations and bogus non profits"- The agenda that they should be pursuing
Updated E Magazine Videos YOUTUBE AMICUSVERITAS
This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the writing, visual and performing arts of African people in the Diaspora. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work filled with raw unfettered passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay! Remember to tune in on Wednesdays (summer schedule) and on Fridays (8 AM to 10 AM). We also host special broadcasts from time to time.
I am in LA at the ABPsi Conference and it is fantastic! Tell you about it when I return (smile). Today's show is the rebroadcast of Wednesday's show. We speak to my old friend, Paradise, about the Oakland World Festival kick-off
tomorrow, Sunday, July 22, 2012 in Berkeley, CA http://2012worldsfair.wordpress.com/
The 10th Annual International Black Women's Film Festival, Friday-Saturday, July 20-21 opened tonight and continues in San Francisco tomorrow. All the screenings are free. I don't know how Adrienne Anderson does it, but she is literally surpassing last season's festival which in itself was phenomenal. Visit http://festival.ibwff.com/
I was honored to speak to four witty, wonderful black directors, actors and producers Wed. afternoon: Alfred Robbins, Tamu Favorite, Tiffany Black and
We close with an excerpt of an interview with James T. Lane, who is wonderful in his role as Ozie Powell in ACT-SF's current production of Scottsboro Boys. Napoleon Revels-Bey follows Paradise and speaks about being a percussionist and his gig Friday, July 27, 7-11 p.m at Floyd Pellom's 57th Street Gallery, 5701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkley (510) 654-6874. Visit http://www.revels-bey.com/
Music: Revels-Bey's "Up U Mighty (Nation, You Can Accomplish What You Will--Hon. Marcus Garvey)."
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