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Guest: Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz, the editor of Fausta's Blog, joins me for a discussion of the situation in Venezuela......political and economic problems..........the health crisis in Brazil can no longer be avoided......what happens to the Olympics.............we will look at the zika virus in Colombia and Central America......we continue to see Central Americans travel through Mexico......why?.........Cuba and Venezuela.....how much longer can the energy subsidy continue?..........no president in Haiti........the Pope in Mexico...........plus other stories......
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Join us this week as we recap Super Bowl 50, from the on the field play to the off the field controversy...and that controversy even spilled over to the halftime show. We'll discuss it all!
We'll also give you our thoughts and predictions for NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto, LeSean McCoy's dudt-up with some off-duty cops, and a whole lot more.
"This portion of the revolution will not be televised, but EVERYBODY can listen."
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There was so much controversy about passing “Obama-care”, officially known as The Affordable Care Act, but after all the dust has settled, there is no improvement in the health disparities between people of color in America and white Americans. Healthcare policies were written by those who were ill-equipped to address the issues that poor un-insured people face. Disparities occur in the quality of care received (Care by Provider) even when income, health insurance and access to care are taken into account. Patients from racial and ethnic minorities often fare far worse than their white counterparts on a range of health indicators: life expectancy, infant mortality, prevalence of chronic diseases and insurance coverage, among others. We also know our health is influenced by more than what happens in a health care setting. Our health is influenced by the conditions in which we live, where we work, where our children play (Care Needed due to Circumstances). Those social determinants of health play a significant role in contributing to health disparities.
A year ago I attend a Pri-Med conference in New York City which is a primary care (internal medicine) conference. There were all of the Northeast medical institutions represented with professors paid to teach the latest and greatest American Medical Association decision about “ standard of care” in the land. There were holographic presentations from prestigious university medical school. The case study was of a 62 year old black American woman with diabetes, obesity, hypertension and early signs of cardiac and renal pathology. The panel's general attitude was that the patient “did not want to change her health status”.
How do you have to think unconventionally to write great stories for children? Join us as children's book author Bruce Coville talks about extraterrestrials and other oddities for kids.
Bruce Coville was born in Syracuse, New York, in 1950. His family lived in farm territory north of Syracuse and he grew up around the corner from his grandparents’ dairy farm, where he spent a great deal of time dodging cows and chores as well as he was able. As a young reader he loved Mary Poppins and Dr. Dolittle, but also read lots of things people consider junk (Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, and zillions of comic books).
In 1978 he published his first book, The Foolish Giant, a picture book illustrated by his wife, Katherine. Since then he has published over 100 books for children and young adults, from picture books to young adult novels. Among his best known titles are My Teacher Is an Alien, Into the Land of the Unicorns, and Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. His work has appeared in 16 languages, and won children's choice awards in numerous states.
A frequent speaker at schools and conferences, Bruce has 3 times been opening or closing keynoter for the national conference of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. He travels the world to speak in schools, and has presented at American or International Schools in Sao Paolo, London, Madrid, Shanghai, Delhi, Seoul, and many others.
In addition to his writing, in 2001 Bruce founded FULL CAST AUDIO, an audiobook publishing company devoted to producing full cast, unabridged recordings of great children's books. He has produced over a hundred audiobooks, frequently also directing or performing.
Bruce lives in Syracuse, New York, with his wife, author and illustrator Katherine Coville.
John Whitehead-Dangerous Speech: Would the Founders Be Considered Domestic Extremists Today? Constitutional attorney, founder and president of The Rutherford Institute and and author of Battlefield America: The War on the American People.
Steve Moore-Obama Administration's Policies Have Failed The Economy-the numbers speak for themselves says Moore co-founder of the Committee to Unleash Prosperity and an economic consultant with FreedomWorks.
Steve "The Movie Guy" Evans-Live from the movie capital of the world, Hollywood, CA, The Movie Guy reports the weekend's big winners at the box office and the best of the coming attractions.
Megan Barth-Trump Scores First Win, & Clinton Gets Berned! Next stop South Carolina. Megan, Founder and Proprietor of ReaganBaby.com, and nationally recognized political commentator and women's advocate reports.
Adam Lipsius-A Smart New Hero And An Exciting Talent Competition For Aspiring Young Actors: Knox Chase Is On The Case. Lipsius accomplished author, feature film director, producer and screenwriter talks about his latest book and a unique talent search.
Dr Herb London-This week the UN Security Council met in an Emergency Meeting to react to the latest illegal rocket launch by North Korea. Dr. Herb London, is president of the London Center for Policy Research.
Tonight on The Ruckus, hosts Jeandra LeBeauf, Ryan Bivins and Michelle Rosado are joined by Jesse Vargas and Mauricio Herrera. This week it was announced that Vargas will challenge Sadam Ali for the vacant WBO welterweight title. In case that sounds confusing, news broke this week that now former champion Timothy Bradley will vacate the title in order to fight Manny Pacquiao instead of his mandatory Sadam Ali.
Also joining the crew, Mauricio Herrera. Herrera is currently finalizing plans to face off against Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse on the undercard of the upcoming Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan event in May.
The show goes LIVE at 7PM. To call-in and speak with the hosts and the panel, dial 718.508.9852.
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Transformation NOW! Henrico County High Black History Month Presentation Controversy, Valentines Day/ Rejection Heartache. Self love law of attraction, Vivation.com, #24HourChantDownChantUp Landmark Forum, etc...
Join Cheri Roberts Wednesday, February 10th, at 6pm PDT/9pm EDT with special #TheGRILL guest, National Security Attorney Mark Zaid, to discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding #HillaryClinton; what's really up with her email already? Is it similar to a situation that involed Condi Rice and Colin Powell during George W. Bush's Presidency? Maybe, maybe not.
There will be ongoing coverage of the #OregonStandoff at the #MalheurWildlifeRefuge outsideof Burns, Oregon. The 4 remaining inside the refuge are still calling for revolution and refusing to leave. Will they choose prison or death? Ultimately it is their choice.
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1. A side of The Solution unheard before with Fat Cat Da Boss on the assist.
2. Michigan passes bill that makes sodomy illegal. Meanwhile a water crisis drags on.
3. Why do blacks feel compelled to compete against one another in business and in life decisions.
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Netflix's documentary series Making a Murderer has captivated audiences everywhere, igniting controversy and fiery debate-especailly among true crime fans.
Michael Griesbach, a Wisconsin D.A. helped have Steven Avery exonerated and released from prison after being wrongfully convicted and went on to write the definitive and briliant book about the case, The Innocent Killer.
Making a Murderer documentary writers and producers made a strong case that Avery and co-accused nephew Brendan Dassey, convicted of the murder of Teresa Halbach, deserve another trial.
Michael and I will discuss Making a Murderer, the trial of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey and the murder of Teresa Halbach. MAKING A MURDERER-The Need For A Re-Trial?-Michael Griesbach
From the Network that has brought you shows like the Brunch, the Wrap Up, the Cookout, the Free For All, the Cafe, the Roundtable and the Tailgate we have a new premier show in Sport City. Welcome to The Life and Tymes of Sport City!! Some of the hottest topics in the Sports World today with all of the controversy behind them also we will openly discuss these issues and more between the best Chefs that money can buy. Join Royce King aka R-Keezey, Naj, Chandler Knight aka Nostradamus and TP Tymeless BKA Tyrone Powell as we give out that good ol' Food For Thought hopefully you all can do the dishes. Tell a friend to tell a friend that its the Sport City Chefs AGAIN!!! If they don't know.................. NOW THEY KNOW!!!
Greetings to our ever vigilant and faithful Afronerd Radio listeners! Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk for another sonic roller coaster ride better known as The Mid Week in Review, courtesy of Afronerd Radio Machine Works! The topics up for discussion are: an assessment of Panthers' quaterback, Cam Newton's post SB behavior; and speaking of the Superbowl, just how racial, "radical" and disapproving was singer, Beyonce Knowles' half-time SB performance?; our impressions of the New Hampshire presidential primary results; actress Lupita Nyong'o and Ava Duvernay have been tapped to team up (act and direct, respectively) for an Amblin Entertainment (Steven Spielberg!) sci-fi thriller, entitled Intelligent Life; The Root highlights 4 Black female software engineers who received a tech award (The Crunchies) for their start-up, Slack; BLM front man, DeRay Mckesson announces his bid for mayor of Baltimore, MD; a new study shows that Americans do not live as long as their European counterparts. *Honorable mention: Seattle Seahawk and soon to be retiree, Marshawn Lynch purportedly has not spent any of his 9year 50m contract money! An lastly, Dburt still has more to say about The Oscars vs The NAACP Image Awards dynamic (undoubtedly a classic rant). Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
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