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  • 00:36

    A Caper at Camden Yards

    in Politics

    Unlike Ferguson, a small suburb of St Louis, Baltimore is a city of more than 600,000 people. The city is about two-thirds African-American.Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the African-American mayor of Baltimore, called the rioting "heart breaking" but said there was no excuse for violence, whatever the community frustrations over Mr Gray's death. The Telegraph
    A National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, known as the Kerner Commission after its chair, Governor Otto Kerner, Jr. of Illinois, was an 11-member commission established by President Lyndon B. Johnson to investigate the causes of the 1967 race riots in the United States and to provide recommendations for the future.
    The Kerner Commission report's most famous passage warned, "Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white—separate and unequal."

  • 00:57

    Are Black People Contributing To Racism By Using The N-Word?

    in Culture

    In Michigan, just a few days ago, a young man in a suburb of Detroit captured a video of bullies taunting him and calling him nigger as they rode the bus to a concert. The students responsible for the taunting were suspended, but the mother of the victim and some other supporters think that their should be a more harsh penalty. Unfortunately, the situation may not hold a lot of weight in the way of racial intimidation.  But, why is that?  Call in this Monday at 7pm to comment on the HOT TOPIC ~ "ARE BLACK PEOPLE CONTRIBUTING TO RACISM BY USING THE N-WORD?" Call 760.283.4647 to listen in and hit the #1 Key to comment!  Don't forget to download the E-Block Radio mobile app >> www.tinyurl.com/eblockradio << and take the show eveywhere with you!  *****SPECIAL MUSICAL GUEST WRITERZBLOCK G*****

  • 00:13

    Is Yoga a Religion or a Science? And is it only for Hindus?

    in Self Help

    Encinitas, CA, a suburb of San Diego's North County is a great town. It is home to many surfers and Yogis. You will find plenty of Yoga studios all over town and also the temple of the Self-Realization Fellowship which is run by the disciples and followers of Sri Yogananda Paramahamsa along with their beautiful meditation gardens. While the town has great karma and energy, it was recently brought to the forefront of global news when parents of about 40-45 children went to court stating that the Encinitas School District was teaching religion and proselytyzing to their children by conducting Yoga classes on campus. Both the local court and the higher court rejected the claim of these parents who pulled their chidlren oput of these Yoga classes.


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/01/yoga-school-religion-_n_3530347.html?ir=India


     

  • 01:31

    Wed Nite Wine Down w/ Sh'Moore & Shakir

    in Relationships

     


    Tonite's guest: Chyta (shy*tay) A. Curry has been a writer for most of her life.   Chyta creates works that explore family and unconditional love.  She is the author of Sin and Redemption, and will released Vengeance Will be Mine in 2014 (A Chance of Rain will be released later this year).  Chyta has been the featured author on several Blog Talk Radio shows and literary sites.  Certified in Computer Business Systems, Chyta currently works for a prominent telecommunications company in A suburb of Chicago, IL. In 2012, Chyta started her own editing service, The Write Way Editing, specializing in copyediting, proofreading and e-book formatting.   Chyta’s love of the written word and mastery of grammar and language provides her customers with a unique perspective for all their writing needs.


     Grab the Moscato and your tablet and tell Sh’ Moore all about it! On Wednesday nights, you get the chance to see life through the eyes of the opposite sex. Get the thoughts and views of life and love from the “horse’s mouth”. Along with her co-host, Sh’ Moore offers insight about various topics that men and women face in everyday living. Along with the look into the male and female psyche, Sh’ Moore dedicates time to introduce you to aspiring talent and ambitious entrepreneurs. An hour of your evening well spent and purposefully used! Are you listening?


     

  • 00:27

    The Single Mother Diaries: Author Aria Craig

    in Books

    Meet Author Aria Craig: Raised in a south suburb of Chicago with two siblings by a single mother, Aria Craig lived a life full of successes and challenges  - from the zeal to strive, receive higher education, and succeed to being bullied, sexual abused and fatherless. While learning from her mom's experiences, she chose to make wiser decisions once becoming a single parent in her early 20's. Aria was determined to excel against stigmas and stereotypes. With a spirit of tenacity and character of trailblazing, she pursued a Bachelors in Technical Management and Masters in Business Administration while raising her son by encouraging his leadership abilities, talents and victories.


    Even though her journey was in finance, she always found joy and therapy in writing. From the praises and compliments that she received about parenting her son, Aria decided to write a series of books entitled The Single Mother Diaries - empowerment tools that offer tips on single, divorced and co-parenting strategies. She has mentored other single parents with making wiser decisions that benefit them and the development of their children (of all ages). Aria is now married with three beautiful step-children and has established a wonderful newfound connection with her father and paternal family.


    Check out Aria Craig on www.MNTPublishing.com, www.facebook.com/mntpublishingllc, and on Twitter, @Aria_Craig

  • 00:57

    Rebroadcast: Sister Nabeehah Azeez of the St. Louis Collective

    in Religion

    Rebroadcast: Sister Nabeehah Azeez of the St. Louis Legal Collective, updates the listening audience on Ferguson, the suburb of St. Louis, Missouri where the shooting of Michael Brown ignited a protest that called for changes in the way policing is done in their community.   The U.S. Justice Department got involved and recommended "legal" changes to the dispensing of


    This is the future time slot of Nimat Shahid.  Who will bring us CULTURAL PEARLS GLOBAL NEWS - Framework: Global news with Qur'anic Correspondence.

  • 02:03

    Andrea Perron, Author of "House of Darkness House of Light"

    in Entertainment

    My name is Andrea Perron. I am the eldest daughter of Roger & Carolyn Perron. I have four sisters: Nancy, Christine, Cynthia and April. My birthdate: October 10, 1958...the only one of five siblings to be born in Rhode Island. I was just two months old when my parents bought our first home in Willimantic, Connecticut, where all my sisters came into the world. 
    A burgeoning family required more space so we bought a larger home in Cumberland, R.I. when I was six. Living in a suburb of Providence proved disquieting. After six years my mother decided her girls required a place in the country in which to grow and thrive. In June of 1970 she found a glorious farm, then she and my father moved mountains to buy what was known as the old Arnold Estate; two-hundred acres of land with a big barn and a farmhouse; plenty of space to spread out and explore Nature. It was the perfect place to raise a family, according to the owner, though he failed to disclose a crucial element of the experience he endured as an occupant. 
    The day we moved in, he told my father: "...leave the lights on at night." A rather cryptic message. Thus began an incredible odyssey; a supernatural excursion through dimensions of time and space as the history of its characters from the ages began to reveal themselves to seven mortals who could not conceive of and never anticipated such events transpiring in our lives. For almost a decade our family lived among the dead.

  • 00:32

    SWAG Radio Presents: The Flip Artist with Erella

    in Books

    Tonight on SWAG Radio, Yara Kaleemah will be talking with Erella about her upcoming release, "The Flip Artist." 


    Erella is an aspiring urban fiction author from Cleveland, Ohio. Born and raised in the predominantly African American suburb of East Cleveland with both parents and three siblings, she was raised in a deeply religious household, that is, until she left home to escape family violence, abandoned her religious upbringing and quickly became entangled in the excitement of street life and ended up getting married to the “dope man” in the early 1990’s. This resulted in her experiencing a series of unfortunate experiences including domestic violence, federal drug trafficking charges, divorce, homelessness and relocation to New York City where she began writing The Flip Artist. After 9/11 she returned to Ohio, re-enrolled in college and has earned two Bachelor’s degrees, in Africana Studies in 2005 and in Spanish in 2012.


    Her novels chronicle the experiences of women who have survived drug addiction, hardship, loss, legal problems, crime, same-sex relationships, intimate partner violence, homelessness and other issues. She describes her writing style as “Pan African faction,” - fiction fused with historical and cultural facts. Currently single, she has three offspring and resides in Cleveland with her fourteen year old daughter. In addition to writing, she is an entrepreneur, who started her own publishing company, Wrong 2 Write Publishing and is also an English Language Learner Instructor for refugees and new immigrants preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Exam.


     

  • 02:17

    Speak Life Radio ~ Who's Managing Your Life

    in Motivation

    Speak Life Radio ~ Who's Managing Your Life?


    Blessings beautiful family and welcome back to another amazing show! We are very excited to have as our guest tonight Mr. Manny Hall ~ Author, Speaker, Life Coach. Manny will dicuss his book "Who's Managing Your Life?" a book which identifies various areas of our lives that are not being managed properly either by ourselves or someone else. Manny Hall is a motivational speaker and life coach; based out of Northeast, Ohio. Manny got started in his career as a motivational speaker and life coach long before he had a platform to speak from. Manny Hall grew up in a suburb outside of Cleveland, OH to two great parents and he has 3 siblings. He is the father of two precious little girls and one boy. He graduated high school from Maple Heights High School; a suburb outside of Cleveland, OH were he learned early on about marketing, advertising, and the business world in general. Early on he developed a passion to help people realize their purpose and identify areas they could improve upon to maximize their full potential. Manny has a Masters Degree in Organizational Management with a specialization in Project Management and he is currently working on his Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership. As a Motivational Speaker and Life coach, Manny Hall provides practical, insightful tools that anyone can apply that is willing to push forward through adversity. Please join us and invite others as well!!!

  • 00:33

    Excessive or reasonable force by police? Special guest- Gabriel "kelo" Baez

    in Motivation

    Allegations of the use of excessive force by police departments in America continue to generate media headlines, more than two decades after the 1992 Los Angeles riots brought the issue to mass public attention and prompted law enforcement reforms. In Ferguson, Mo., a St. Louis suburb, the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown by a police officer, Darren Wilson, in August 2014 and a grand jury’s decision not to indict Wilson, has continued to trigger unrest and protests. In New York, the July death of Eric Garner because of the apparent use of a “chokehold” by an officer has also sparked outrage. This follows other recent incidents and controversies, including: an April 2014 finding by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), following a two-year investigation, that the Albuquerque, N.M., police department “engages in a pattern or practice of use of excessive force, including deadly force, in violation of the Fourth Amendment”; and a similar DOJ finding in December 2014 with regard to the Cleveland police department.


    Surveys in recent years with minority groups — Latinos and African-Americans, in particular — suggest that confidence in law enforcement is relatively low, and large portions of these communities believe police are likely to use excessive force on suspects. Also joining the discussion was Eric Garner's nephew, Gabriel Reyes. Garner was the man who died in New York City as members of the NYPD tried to arrest him last summer. Garner's nephew spoke with the audience about what he wants to see change within policing in America.

  • 02:01

    Is Jackie Robinson West Being Robbed of its National Little League Championship?

    in Women

     Many people are outraged at the decision of the International Little League organization to strip Jackie Robinson West of its National Championship title based on allegations that the team violated rules related to the boundaries in which team members should live. This decision came at the incessant urging of Chris Janes, Vice President of the Evergreen Park Athletic Association, who charged that a JRW team member lived in a suburb of Chicago and was not an inner city resident. Chris Janes is Coach of the Evergreen Park Little League Team, which suffered a humiliating loss of 43-2 against JRW during the Sectional Playoffs, and of course JRW went on to compete for and win the National Championship. So, are we seeing, according to Chris Janes' accusation, a team that deliberately schemed, lied and cheated to get to the top? Or are we seeing, according to JRW supporters, an immature adult who is lacking in good sportsmanship and is unable to graciously accept defeat? Is the Jackie Robinson West team being robbed of its rightfully earned National Little League Championship Title? Will this case end up in court? What do you think should happen?


     


     

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