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  • 02:12

    Abiodun Oyewole of The Last Poets

    in Culture

    Abiodun Oyewole grew up Charles Davis in Queens, NY. Listening to his parents' jazz and gospel records and studying Langston Hughes and other great poets in school helped nurture Oyewole's love of poetry. His mother taught him to "throw [his] voice" by making him recite the Lord's Prayer in their basement so that she could hear him in the kitchen. When he was 15, Charles Davis and a friend went into a Yoruban Temple in Harlem out of curiosity. The Yoruba priest there performed a ceremony with Charles and gave him the name Abiodun Oyewole. He began reading about the Yoruba gods and the significance of one's ancestors, and felt a deep spiritual connection to the religion: "I could say a prayer to my ancestors every morning so they could help me through my life. [That] made all the sense in the world to me." The Last Poets were born on May 19, 1968, when David Nelson, Gylan Kain, and Abiodun Oyewole read poetry at a memorial for Malcolm X. Their goal was to be a poetic voice for Malcolm's call for self-determination and black nationalism. Like many black activists of the time, they were tired of Martin Luther King's integrationist agenda. They were much more influenced by the politics of radical members of the SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee), the SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), and the Black Panthers. : 

  • 01:58

    The Poets Without Limits Radio Show

    in Entertainment

    Tune in tonight to the flagship show that launched The Poets Without Limits Radio Network. If you are a poet stop in and read your piece for us during the Open Mic segment. Enjoy othr poets sharing their work. Participate in a lively disscussion on tonight's forumn topic, What qualities make a good mate, male or female? Open mic and running discussion all show long. Call in and spit your piece or join the discussion at 516-453-9906. Host Charles Gentry brings you interviews, open mic, and performances from the greatest poets on the planet. Join us each Thursday night 10pm-Midnight eastern, 9pm-11pm central and 7pm-9pm pacific. Spit and speak your piece.

  • 00:58

    On Fire To Inspire: Built To Last

    in Motivation

    2016 is the year that you will be successful in every area of your life. In order to help you with this, On Fire To Inspire is bringing guests to help you see, be, and look successful and whole. Our guest, Dauren Francis is here to help you walk in harmony in your marriage. He is the author of "Built To Last" and is happily married to his beautiful wife of 22 years, Joan Francis. Tune in Tuesday at 8pm EST/7pm CSTl/5pm PST at 929-477-2178 or www.blogtalkradio.com/onfiretoinspire. On Fire To Inspire wants you happy, healthy, and successful in all areas of your life!

  • 00:32

    #203: How to Effectively Deal with Chronically Difficult People

    in Self Help

    As a relationship consultant, speaker and author, Dr. Rhoberta Shaler, The Relationship Help Doctor, provides urgent and ongoing care for individuals, couples, companies, and even the United States Marines. She works with the partners, ex’s, adult children, and co-workers of chronically difficult people. She calls them “Hijackals™: people who hijack relationships for their own purposes while relentless scavenging them for power, status, and control.


    Join me as Dr. Shaler offers the insights, strategies, and support you need to reclaim hope, confidence--and your sanity--when dealing with the constant uncertainty and jaw-dropping behaviors of Hijackals in your life, at home and at work.

  • 02:07

    Continuation Of Last Show And Are You Ready To Escape The Great Tribulaton ??

    in Christianity

      The beginning of this episode, I will continue on where we left off on last show.  Then we will delve into information that deals with the great tribulation and much more.  If you don't want to be left behind, you must call upon Jesus now and make Him not just Savior of your life but also Lord of your life and completely surrender to Him with no compromise. Get in HIs Word, get in prayer every day.  Live daily repentive lifes striving to obey the Lord every day. Get into a Bible believing church that doesn't compromise the Word of God. John 3:16

  • 00:09

    Girl, Me Too with The VIP

    in Motivation

    Are you ready to heal your life to the next level? Do you have the courage to take a real look in the mirror about who you are and why you are?  Well “Girl, Me Too!” Blog Talk Radio Show is just what you’re looking for.  Join us Every Tuesday night at 8:00 p.m. est. as we get real with ourselves like no one else can. I’m ready for a change, girl me too!

  • 00:28

    The Solace of Shadows with Archailius

    in Poetry

    My plan is to bring to light some of the epic dark works that are otherwise unseen/unheard. Here, poets will be able to share a piece of their darkness with us, without fear of judgement.
    I plan to have topics to discuss poetry, from past to present. Also, I plan on giving out weekly writing assignments in the hopes of fueling the muses, so that they may inspire our poets to read aloud.

  • 00:52

    HEART OF A HEBREW WOMAN

    in Culture

    SHALOM SISTERS,


    ALL PRAISES TO THE MOST HIGH GOD IN CHRIST!!!!!  THIS WEEK WE WILL CONTINUE OUR SERIES BY EXPLORING THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT "MEEKNESS".  MOST WOMEN HEAR THE WORD MEEKNESS AND THINK THAT ITS A WEAKNESS.  AS WOMEN WE HAVE TO FIND A BALANCE WITHIN OURSELVES THAT WOULD CONTINUE TO DISPLAY THE TRUE ESSENCE OF BEING A WOMAN.  


    THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR TUNING INTO THE SHOW.


    SISTER TAMAH



  • 02:01

    Purple Passion the fashion show with Patina Paulette

    in Entertainment

    Host and fashion designer Patina Paulette takes you into the world of fashion and gives you tips on how you can look like a million dollars for mere dollars. The show covers fashion and beauty from head to toe with guests and valuable fashion and beauty advice.

  • 01:43

    Kelly OConnell Show: Indiana -- Cruz's Last Stand?

    in Politics

    Cruz, Family & Beck calling down the heavenlies to save the campaign & America: Today is where Trump & Cruz enter the Valley of Vision in Indiana to see who is most favored by the fates, God or an unfeeling universe. While Rev Rafael Cruz & Mormon Super-Prophet Glenn Beck call down help from above, while demanding sackcloth, ashes, prayer and fasting, Teddy Bare is preparing his Apocalypse-proof Survival bunker. Seriously, as Trump surges ahead in polls in Indiana and a massive 35 * lead in Cali, even the hyper-combative, disconnected from reality Cruz can sees it’s time to fold the circus tent up for another campaign.


    Amazingly, this isn’t the only race Trump has jumped ahead in. Yes, according to Rasmussen polling, he’s now ahead of HIllary 41% to 39%. This should give fodder to all the know-it-alls who claim Trump simply could not beat America’s Dragon Lady. And the race hasn’t even started yet! Nothing beats momentum and a sense of inevitability in politics. Hill-o-beans must feel like Sisyphus.


    So after tomorrow we will probably be down to a 2-man race, bearing in mind Hillary’s manful attitude. So what happens next? Obviously, a lot of reloading but not too much except a few more insults traded between the 2 New Yorkers. In the consolation race, Trump was asked if Cruz could make it in his Supreme Court? The Donald didn’t know about his temperament. But then again, isn’t the SCOTUS the very place where brilliant ivy leaguers make furious defense of their own beliefs? In other words, it’s exactly where we need Cruiz, fighting for our core constitutional beliefs. Now, if the nasty evangelical dominionist Teddy Bare could only get appointed!!

  • 02:38

    debunking of the Coptic language pt 4

    in Culture

    Coptic literature is the body of writings in the Coptic language of Egypt, the last stage of the indigenous Egyptian language. It comprises mostly Christian texts dating after the 2nd century AD, but also includes Old Coptic writings that predate the Christian era. There have been only a few attempts to comprehensively present Coptic literature[1] Religious literature Edit The writings of Anthony the Great, Pachomius and Shenouda the Archimandrite are among the earliest examples of Egyptian Christian literature in Coptic. Shenouda was a popular religious leader who made extensive use of his native Coptic tongue instead of Greek as was the custom during his time. This led to an increase in the use of Coptic and its standardization as a literary language. Most Coptic literature was written in the Sahidic dialect until about the 11th century AD.[2] The earliest original writings in Coptic language were the letters by St. Anthony of Egypt, first of the “Desert Fathers.” During the 3rd and 4th centuries many ecclesiastics and monks wrote in Coptic. The first Pope of Alexandria to write in both Coptic and Greek was Pope Athanasius. Much Coptic literature is now lost, as the Copts began to use Arabic. Texts such as the Apocalypse of Samuel of Kalamoun deplore the loss of Coptic; but are themselves now only extant in Arabic.