• 00:10

    Violence in America: Gun Violence

    in Current Events

    While we have clear data on murders from gun violence, no one seems to know how many Americans are shot – and survive – every year. In fact, the government’s own numbers seem to conflict on the matter.


    How can this be? And why has no one tried to resolve the difference?


    Lois Beckett explains that doctors and researchers have been pushing for clear numbers on gun injuries since 1989. “But what’s happened over that time is the politics of gun research, the politics of guns in America, are so divided and so fierce that even the effort to count the number of people injured by guns is incredibly political,” she says.

  • Breaking the Cycle of Racial Violence in America

    in Culture

    Now more than ever, America needs more open and inclusive conversations about the stereotypes on police protection, police brutality, crime, civil liberties, public safety, and social justice in the context of race.


    After many years of dissecting the driving factors on the issue of fragmentation and cohesion in American society, many of the same tragedies of error we've seen for years on race controversies continues to pervades the society. Race discussions, debate on race, or even race analysis are the so called inequality taboo topic of conversation in America. Silence on the issue of race only increases suspicions and erratic responses. 


     We are indeed in a delicate time.


    In any democracy, the government belongs to the people, and the police, which exist within the executive branch – enforcing the law, essentially serve as a buffer of balance between individuals and between people -- maintaining law, order, safety and most importantly peace. If a police error results in a tragedy, the police should be the first to demonstrate contrition, not defense of erratic positions. Otherwise, the society is at risk of an increasing political totalitarianism. It is unimaginable for any cultural group to live inequitably compared to the rest of its pairs in the same country, especially one that promises individualism, equal rights before the law, and the four freedoms. And just as one group should not be a burden to another, so should none be sustained at the expense of the other.


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  • 01:00

    Domestic Violence in America

    in Politics Progressive

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and AV addresses the matter as we discuss the culture of domestic abuse in organized sports, entertainment and mainstream American life, why it remains prevalent and acceptable in our society and what can be done to stem this dangerous and deadly time.  


    Tune in and join the conversation as we address the political, economic, social and cultural issues facing our nation from an urban perspective.  Affectionately referred to as "America's Favorite Angry Black Woman" Sandra Booker hosts this hard-hitting and no holds barred show for the most provocative hour on internet-radio. Monday - Friday, 3:00PM PDT.


    Join our "Remember in November" campaign to encourage all citizens to participate in the political process by registering to vote and VOTING in the upcoming midterm elections to ensure the strength of our democracy and make our nation a more perfect union. Your vote is your voice. 


    Visit us online at http://www.americanvernacular.org.

  • 01:01

    Black Violence in America

    in Motivation

    Our guest will panelists are: Mr. Dawud Rawlings, Advocate and Founder of Black Tie Mentoring and Young Gentleman’s Group, Robert Singer, Journlist, and Founder/Executive Director - Responsible Education and Development (READ), Councilman John Chapman, of City of Alexandria VA., and Michael Johnson, Youth Advocate and Co-founder of Pathways 2 Manhood program. Tune in and particapte and get their perspective of this growing violence against African Americans.  We will discuss the recent events in Ferguson, MO as well as black on black crime.

  • 00:39

    Domestic Violence & Personal Empowerment with Psychotherapist Dr. Jill Murray

    in Self Help

    Dr. Jill Murray is a best-selling author and practicing psychotherapist who helps people to recognize their destructive relationships and build healthier emotional lives. She has been featured on Oprah, Dr. Phil, 20/20, CNN and many more TV, radio and print media venues. Dr. Murray has spoken before Congress in Washington, D.C. on behalf of a teen dating violence bill as an invited guest expert and has given press conferences on the subject at the National Press Club in the same city.

    She is the author of the best-selling books, "But I Love Him - Protecting Your Teen Daughter From Controlling, Abusive, Dating Relationships," which has been used as a textbook in countless high school and college courses—and "Destructive Relationships – A Guide to Changing the Unhealthy Relationships in Your Life." Her newest bestselling book, "But He Never Hit Me - The Devastating Cost of Non-Physical Abuse to Girls and Women," won the prestigious Publisher’s Choice award.

    Dr. Murray is a highly sought-after guest lecturer at international conferences on domestic violence, personal empowerment and motivation, as well as ways to build healthy relationships and speaks to more than 100,000 middle and high school students and parents each year on those subjects.  Watch Dr. Murray on Oprah. Visit www.DrJillMurray.com


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  • 00:53

    Assignment America - Solidarity with Paris

    in Current Events

    Today's show is all about solidarity with Paris against terrorism. Betty speaks her mind about the lack of representation of the administration at the Solidarity March in Paris, she's not happy. Assignment tells the stories of America, from history, military, politics, social and economic, to entertainment - the things you never thought about to the trivia you never knew.

  • 02:58

    Quagmire America Radio: Does Social Media Promote Violence?

    in Politics Conservative

    Please join host Jason Wade Taylor/Randy Hahn LIVE @ 10:00pm EST for three hours of hard hitting Conservative radio. Does Social Media Promote Violence is tonight’s topic, and question.


    I often say that social media is a powerful monster and with power, comes responsibility. If you use it for constructive means, it pays off. If you don’t get it right, you pay for it. Though it’s hard to believe, social media has been directly or indirectly associated with a large number of incidents related to violence, terrorism and uprisings all over the world. 


    If terrorism requires an audience, then the recent mainstream adoption of social media may be giving violent actors a bigger stage than ever before. There are many reasons people lash out at the world, but I don’t think it’s unreasonable to suggest that becoming the center of the attention could be a factor pushing some to commit atrocities. Our retweets could be delivering their messages of fear, and how much of a role has it played in the recent actions in the middle east. 


    Please follow me, Jason Wade Taylor on Twitter and be sure to check out my website Quagmire America.


    Call in and speak with the host (347)989-1665


     


    Our Radio shows do many parodies of many individuals, all of which are done by anonymous actors doing voiceover bits.  

  • 01:02

    The Aftermath of Violence: Trauma and Abuse

    in Family

    7:00-8:00pm


    Host: Dee


    The Aftermath of Violence: Trauma & Abuse


    http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/PTSD-overview/basics/index.asp


    http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/treatment/therapy-med/index.asp


    http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/treatment/cope/index.asp


    http://www.sbhihelp.org/files/ceasefire-2009.pdf


    http://www.sbhihelp.org/files/SA-Awareness-Month-Poster-Sm.pdf


    http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/SV_factsheet-a.pdf


    http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/SV_factsheet-a.pdf


     


    Harris County Precint 7 Domestic Violence Deputy Program


    5290 Griggs Road, Houston, TExas 77021


    713-643-6118


    24 hour dispatch 713-643-6602


    Victims Services 713-643-66773


    http://www.htx.net/conpct7


     

  • Assignment America - Racial Divide

    in Current Events

    Betty can no longer be silent over Ferguson, these racially motivated protests, and senseless loss of two NYPD Cops, she's mad as hell and not afraid to say things, others are afraid to say. Assignment tells the stories of America, from history, military, politics, social and economic, to entertainment - the things you never thought about to the trivia you never knew.

     

  • 01:00

    Assignment America - Welcome to America Again

    in Current Events

    Mark Smith and Terry Lee Tyler join me to discuss the song "Welcome to America Again" written by Mark, sung by Terry. The story behind this song will melt your soul. The delivery of this song by Terry, will swell your heart with pride, while your eyes begin to water. Athough the song was written back in the 80s, its message is even more powerful in today's environment.  Assignment tells the stories of America, from history, military, politics, social and economic, to entertainment - the things you never thought about to the trivia you never knew.

     

  • 00:52

    Addressing Domestic Violence In 2014

    in Family

    1 in 3 women have experienced physical violence by an intimate partner. Domestic violence is a major issue. Due to the recent coverage in the media of a famous professional athlete and a physical confrontation with his spouse, domestic violence continues to be a topic of conversation for many. A renowned community educator with the Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence will join Let's Talk America with Host Shana Thornton to address the many elements of domestic violence. This critical segment is for every member of the family- do invite the youth. Tune in on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:30 pm EST for exceptional talk radio.


     


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