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The shame and embarrassment about any form of disability can be found in most ethnic groups. However, there is a higher prevalence of stigmas over mental and physical disability in African-American,Native American and Hispanic groups. Host, Dr. Danita Applewhite and special guest Dr. E. Douglass Brown, share a unique insight about the stigma of mental illness and how it relates to depression and addiction. Hear students, teachers, and Veterans discuss how to identify symptoms, overcome shame, and get confidential help. Dr. E. Douglas Brown is a clinical psychologist and author. Your donation of at least $5 or more will support our radio broadcasts, and allow us to continue helping Adult Learners/Students and Veterans with disabilities reach their education and workforce goals? Visit http://whiteappleinstitute.org and click on DONATE. Click on RADIO to listen to episodes of the Ask Dr. Applewhite™ Radio Talk Show anytime 24/7. This broadcast is a rerun of The Shame of Mental Illness aired 1-18-14.
When most people hear the term “DISABLED” do they perceive a productive employee?, a college graduate with honors? business owner? ASK Dr. Applewhite about how we are helping others “change the perception of disabled to differently-abled” at White Apple Institute. There are too many people, including Veterans, assuming that they are unable to succeed at school and work because of their state of mind and/or body. Educators, Employers and Health Professionals join Dr. Danita Applewhite in discussing how to adapt to Chronic Pain, Emotional Stress, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and other mood disorders . Special Guest Dr. Vernet Joseph, Author, Consultant in Productivity Training, and a Military Officer will discuss how he helps individuals to discover and develop their passions and produce success! Dr. Joseph shares how a person with mental disabilities and emotional challenges can achieve peak performance and develop as a transformational leader? Veterans join our VET2VET™ segment for news updates and commentary at the end of the show. This show is a re-broadcast aired on 4-5-2014 as “Becoming A Productive Student and Employee”. We appreciate your one time or monthly donation of at least $10 or more to continue our radio broadcasts and help our students and Veterans with disabilities, in reaching their education and workforce goals? Visit http://whiteappleinstitute.org and click on DONATE. Click on Radio to listen to episodes of the Ask Dr. Applewhite Radio Talk Show (formerly Student2Teacher) any day or time of the week.”
ENVISION THIS: Reaching out to young people to inspire them to read, write, and create.
Debbie Hilbish is with us to share her vision, passion and mission to inspire students to read, write and create. She reaches out to as many people as possible to share what they do at Student Author Visits, Inc. (SAVI) founded by Larry James, a 70+ great grandfather, artist, writer of music and author of children’s books. Debbie became Chairperson and Secretary at SAVI after retiring from a career with the United States Post Office, publishing books of her poetry, and hosting eight-week authors’ fairs at The Reader’s Oasis book store in Quartzsite AZ.
SAVI started because “America’s economy began to fail in 2007 and millions of citizens are still struggling, plus the fact that the income disparity gap in our country has widened every year for at least the last twenty years has brought us to the point where it’s impossible for many parents to purchase books for their children.” It is a free program provided to elementary fourth grade classes and boys and girls clubs in selected areas. At the beginning of each visit, Larry introduces himself and thanks the students for inviting him. He reads the first chapter of one of the chapter books he has written and illustrated. The children than get to listen to one of the age appropriate songs on our music cd. The question and answer segment is next. Children ask good questions like: How do you write, illustrate, or publish a book? The program usually last about an hour. At the end of our visit each student receives a FREE SAVI PACK which consists of: 1 copy of the signed chapter book, 1 CD with 8 (eight) age appropriate songs, and a BOOKWORM BUDDY BUTTON.
When you graduate from college and land your first job, what is one of the first things you buy? A new car! The Toyota corporation is investing early in its future clients who will also be future employees. Toyota recently awarded 10 students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities scholarships of $75,000 each, totaling $750,000. Four of those students join us today to share their ambitions and tell what the process was like to compete for and win this outstanding scholarship award
Wednesday 2:00 August 5, 2015 POLICE-TALK with Mike Thompson featuring Scott Broden, URG / RGCC Campus Police. Chief Borden and his campus security force keep students, faculty and administration safe. Scott comes to the University of Rio Grande with much experience working in the Ohio Highway Patrol. Scott will be on hand to discuss what are some of the do’s and don’ts one should consider when pulled over for minor driving infraction. Recently, our society has seen circumstances that ended tragically but could have been avoided when being stopped by the police. He will share practical and common sense ways in keeping an inconvenient stop from becoming a catastrophic situation.
Alissa has performed on stages across New England including Mohegan Sun, the Massachusetts State House, the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, the House of Blues, the Hard Rock Cafe, Narrows Center for the Arts, the Fairmont Copley Hotel, the RitzCarlton Boston, Twin River Casino and events for T. Skorman Entertainment, CES Boxing, Harvard University, MIT, corporations, charities and political candidates. She has held performance residencies at Scampi in Portsmouth, The Rice Barn in Needham MA, Seasons 52 in Chestnut Hill MA, the former EightyEight Lounge in Providence, Zaboo in Manchester NH and most recently, Point Street Pianos in Providence.
In addition to performing, Alissa is a piano/vocal teacher to 35 students in Massachusetts, a student at Harvard University, an advocate for music education through her campaign, Project MIOS and Miss Tri-County Massachusetts: an official preliminary to the Miss Massachusetts and Miss America Scholarship Organizations.
As a Metaphysician Lisa has been writing, teaching and speaking on esoteric topics for over 30 years, sharing the wisdom she’s gained through her teachers and mentors. Through the years Lisa has helped others find a balance within themselves through all that the Divine has created for us.
In her professional counseling work she has helped millions of people find answers in their life. Through her ability to connect with your crossed over loved ones, your guides and the masters, and see all areas in which energy flows, she does her best to bring through profound guidance and remarkable peace to all. Lisa utilizes her knowledge and gifts to help you achieve answers through Psychic Mediumship, Medical Mediumship, Animal Communication, Akashic Records, Soul Contracts, and through her own guides. She does her best to leave no stone un-turned so that you receive a clear path to a remarkable future.
You can learn more about Lisa on her website skysilverhawk.com and you can find her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/lisa.lamendola
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Samiyyah Saafir-Muhammad was born Jacqueline Glover in New York City in 1951. After spending her early years in foster care, moving four times before the age of three, she settled in with her aunt, following her father’s passing.
While still in elementary school Samiyyah took an interest in helping other students do well, joining “The Future Teachers’ Club” in the fifth grade. As a high school student, Samiyyah became aware her people’s struggle for freedom—witnessing civil rights demonstrations, protests, assassinations and riots—and decided she wanted to help somehow. It was in this atmosphere that she went off to Northeastern University in Boston where she majored in Education. Her stay there was short-lived, however, as she was introduced to the teachings of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad and thereafter joined the Nation of Islam. Within the Nation of Islam’s Muhammad University, Samiyyah underwent educational training and worked as a teacher’s assistant.
Since 2005, Samiyyah has had the privilege of serving as the Directress at Muhammad University of Islam in Atlanta, which serves students from Pre-K to the eighth grade. She has been blessed to carry on the 84-year educational tradition, which was started by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his brave followers in the 1930’s.
A widow after 35 years of marriage, Samiyyah presently enjoys the blessing of her and her husband’s nine children: six sons and three daughters, all of whom attended or are attending HBCUs. Samiyyah has been a mother to not only her nine children, but also to her two stepchildren, her nieces and nephews, her eight grandchildren and countless other children and adults in the community who come to her for advice, wisdom and guidance. Affectionately called MamaMiyyah, Samiyyah’s house is never empty.
This is a show that will appeal to the masses of people who desire to 'Take a Walk Through the WORD', learning in detail how to apply the Word of God into their daily lives. We have individualized shows that explore all of the facets of our lives as disciples and followers of Christ. This is a complete A - Z walk using God's Word as a guide to a fulfilling life and the ability to live abundantly above and beyond with Christ as the foundation. We have in our line-up of programs, Marriage Monday’s “Marriage: When 1+1=1” with Ministers Kevin & Lynette Harrison of Washington, D.C. Tuesday we have “Prophetic Perspectives with Prophet K. J. Dumpson”, Thursday’s show is “Real Talk 4 Real People” with Minister Kevin Harrison of Washington, D. C.. Fridays show is “Conned, Hoodwinked, and Lied To” with Minister Dwight Lewis Sr., and Come hear the fantastic lessons from our variety of teachers then enjoy and participate in a show that allows you to be a co-moderator, as you "Take a Walk Through The WORD". Contact us at 770-873-2622. E-mail us at email@example.com. Amen.
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 .