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  • 02:44

    Five on The Black Handside: The History of the “Dap” and African American Hands

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. May, 27th, 10:00pm-12:00midnight EST (7:00pm-9:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network?  We’ll discuss “Five on The Black Handside: The History of the “Dap” and African American Handshakes”.  Did you ever wonder where the “Dap” came from, fist bumping, etc.?  CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/28/five-on-the-black-handside-the-history-of-the-dap-and-african-american-hands or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1)  Five on The Black Handside, the history of the “Dap” and African American Handshakes. 2) Baltimore City Schools layoff notices go out.  3) The Justice Department issues reforms to fix Cleveland policing.  What is next? 4) This date in African American History – Elijah McCoy, Inventor

  • 01:44

    African Slaves and Native American Masters - A Little Known Fact of History

    in Culture

    TONIGHT:  Listen to the archived show.  Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, April, 1st, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll discuss “A Little Known Fact of History: African Slaves and Native American Masters”.  Call in with your Questions/Comments and listen LIVE at 914-338-1375 or listen online at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/04/03/african-slaves-and-native-american-masters--a-little-known-fact-of-history or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1) “A Little Known Fact of History: African Slaves and Native American Masters”.   2) We’ll also discuss some of the history of Seneca Village in New York.  3) This date in African American History.


     


    DETROIT: FREE EVENT - Sun. April 5th - The African History Network Lecture Series presents a Double Presentation “EMPIRE Strikes Black: Propaganda of The Media” & “Malcolm X: 50 Years Later, Why Is He Still Relevant?” by Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show & The Michael Imhotep Show.  Sunday, April, 5th, 2015, 1:00pm - 6:00pm at Nandi’s Knowledge Café, 12511 Woodward Ave. Highland Park, MI (4 blocks South of Davison Fwy Between Glendale & Highland) (313) 462-0003 or (313) 865-1288 or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/799992233403714/ or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.   Watch video here: http://youtu.be/ZoHLYe84xq4

  • 02:35

    The History of the Confederate Battle Flag

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Wed. June, 24th, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  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) The debate over the Confederate Flag continues as States and Retailers come out against it.  We’ll deal with some of “The History of the Confederate Flag” and some little known facts about it. 2) Details about the Freddie Gray autopsy have been released and gives more insight into his injuries. 3)  Is President Obama snubbing African American Newspapers? 4) This date in African American History.


     


    Help Support The African History Network Crowdfunding Campaign.  We are trying to raise $200 today to reach our daily goal.  If 200 people donate at least $1 we will reach today’s goal.  Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and click on the “Donate” button. 

  • 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.

  • 01:51

    How African American Jockeys Were Pushed Out Of Horse Racing

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    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show, Thurs. May, 14th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep on The Blog Radio we’ll discuss “How African American Jockeys Were Pushed Out of Horse Racing”.   CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & TO LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375. 


    Listen to the show here LIVE and archived: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/15/how-african-american-jockeys-were-pushed-out-of-horse-racing or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    Don’t miss Cochise Tarak-Saa and Saladheen Asad of the Wholistic Health documentary, “Urban Kryptonite…African Roots, Foreign Diseases” in Atlanta on Sat. May 16th at Howard University.  For more information please visit www.theDOTconnection.net.


     


    ORDER TODAY: This 6 DVD “Empowerment Bundle Pack” from Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show and The Michael Imhotep Show will change the way you look at the media and history.   Visit http://theafricanhistorynetwork.net/Empowerment-Bundle-Pack-Michael-Imhotep-6-DVDs-One-Low-Price

  • 01:50

    St Louis 2015 Family Runion

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    “The history of our families is entwined just as a piece of cloth is woven. Our parents and fore parents were all bound together by birth families and marriage into others, but we are all bound by bloodlines that make us all related to one another. These families all lived in towns and communities that surround each other. Some of the town names are Warren, Banks, Pleasant Hill, Gravel Ridge, Childs, Green Chapel, Hard Shell, Jersey, Hermitage, Johnsville, Morobay, Palestine, Mt. Olive, Vicks, Hampton, and Harrell. Some of the names of families who lived in those communities are Hampton, Davis, Belin, Hall, Tatum, Johnson, Lovett, Strong, Wilson, Pickett, Webbs, Phifer, Fall, Green, Momon, Trotter, Newton, Wheeler, Jones, Henry, Harmon, Childs, Woods, Boswells, and Gardner.“  Kathleen Hampton-Lee (from her Histories of Families 1800-1992 in the 1992 Milwaukee, WI Family Reunion)


     


    To those who traveled far and wide or just down the street, the Families welcome you to St Louis 2015 Family Reunion. We hope to help you create a great memory of these three days and leave here as you arrived…family. Organizer-Host, Ms. Fannie (Davis) Fuller will be our guest. Her co-organizers, daughters Deinene Thomas and NaToya Fuller will be here to add their opinions of the festivities. Rich Tycoon will give talk about his “My Family” song. Many more surprises, so stop on by.    


    This Blog Talk Radio show is sponsored by our parent company, CHIIA Group’s website at http://hcofa.net/ and our host third book, entitled, The Episodic Thoughts of Hamp at http://outskirtspress.com/webPage/isbn/9781478746232


     


     


     

  • 01:00

    History being made The First African American NASCAR

    in Christianity

    Greetings to all God's people thank you so much for your love and support of the ministry. I pray God's blessings over your life and family. Today history is being made I have the honor of having the First African American NASCAR in the studio.


    Melissa Harville-Lebron is the first African American woman team owner of a develop mental racing team in NASCAR's Whelen All-American Series, Division 1. The multi cultural racing team is the first ever to consist of two brothers from two different ethnicity and minority classes, hailing from the North East and under the age of 21. Melissa is an African American,single mother of 7; 3 biological children from a prior 16 year marriage and legal guardian of 4 additional children from younger siblings. Known as "Captain Lebron" for the last 5 years of her career in the Mental Observation Unit in New York City’s Department of Corrections Rikers Island - Anna M. Kross Center, Melissa was forced to retire after 19 years of service due to a work related injury. Come join us for an evening of history it does not matter what color you maybe, or lack of education. You can be whatever in life you want to be nothing can stop you but you. Remember God loves you with an everlasting love.

  • 03:56

    Jessica Holter of The Punany Poets, Part 2 Haitian Dominican History

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, 8pm-10pm EST with guest Jessica Holter founder of The Punany Poets.  She will talk about The Punany Poets, their upcoming Summer Tour Dates and their upcoming date in Detroit, MI on Friday, June 26th at 1515 Broadway.  Tickets are available at www.PunanyTickets.com. Call 510-600-9747 for Customer Service or to inquire about making special announcements, such as anniversaries and engagements at the show.  CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/06/19/jessica-holter-of-the-punany-poets-part-2-haitian-dominican-history.


    Part 2: “The Bloody Origins of the Dominican Republic’s Ethnic ‘Cleansing’ of Haitians”. We did Part 1 on Wednesday, June 17th. We'll continue this discussion on history lesson on tonight's show.  Hundreds of thousands of Haitians in The Dominican Republic stand to be deported.  


     


    On June 17th, 2015 in South Carolina, 9 people were shot at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  This was Denmark Vesey's Church.  We'll talk about the shooting and the history of the Church.

  • 01:42

    Should African Americans Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show, Thurs., March, 19th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00am-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll also discuss “Should African Americans Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day”.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.  


    Around this time of the year you will see St. Patrick’s Day Parades, Kiss Me I’m Irish T-Shirts, Green Beer, Leprechauns, etc.  It is expected that 127 million Americans will spend approximately $4.6 Billion during this St. Patrick’s Day holiday.  One of the strangest things you will see is African Americans participating in this “celebration”.  Do you really know what you are celebrating?  Have you studied the history of St. Patrick’s Day?  Even if you claim that you have Irish Ancestry do you really know what you are celebrating? 


    Did you know that Patrick was not Irish he was British?  Why do we participate in celebrations without knowing what we are participating in?  If you wear Green on St. Patrick’s Day, will you wear Red, Black & Green on African Liberation Day?  If not, why not?  I’m pretty sure you have more African Ancestry than Irish Ancestry. 


    Malaika Cooper of “The Baltimore Natural Hair Care Expo” and Relationship Expert C.J. Gross will join us to talk about this upcoming Natural Hair Care Expo in Baltimore, Sat. March 21st & Sun. March 22nd.  Don’t miss workshops by Michael Imhotep of The African History Network Show dealing with “Great Black Women In History”.  Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.

  • 01:37

    Confederate Flag Debate, POTUS Uses the N-Word, This date in history

    in Culture

    We'll discuss current events on tonight's show.

  • 01:01

    St. Louis Soccer on Yellow Card

    in Soccer

    Stephen and Chris talk to St. Louigains Matt Bird about St. Louis Soccer.