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  • 00:30

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    The Sickle-Cell Anemia Research Foundation has raised the consciousness ofthe community, first by giving it the basic facts about the disease, and second by bringing to its attention the neglect of the disease in medical research. The community has learned through the foundation 's program that the people  themselves can organize and find solutions to the problems that daily affect their survival. HUEY P. NEWTON The 63rd session of the UN General Assembly in December 2008 adopted a resolution on the “recognition of sickle-cell anaemia as a public health problem,” and urged Member States and UN organizations to raise awareness of SCD on June 19 of each year.21 Despite the fact that the UN has called for global efforts “to bring the disease out of the shadows,” relatively little attention has been given to assessing the burden of SCD and how to reduce it in Africa, where about 85% of children with SCD are born.22 In 2010, the WHO Regional Office for Africa proposed a SCD strategy in official recognition of the fact that this disease is an important cause of child mortality in many African countries.23 Enough is already known to justify investment in public health SCD programs, such as those already in place for other conditions (e.g., HIV or malaria), for promoting widespread screening, health education, and treatment to prevent or manage SCD complications.

  • 00:33

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    "SICKLE-CELL ANEMIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION


    Established  by the Black Panther party in 1971to test and create a cure for sickle-cell anemia ( a deadly blood disease that affects primarily Black Americans), the Sickle-Cell Anemia Research Foundation informs people about sickle-cell anemia and maintains a national advisory committee of doctors to research this crippling disease.


    In conjunction with the People’s Free Medical Research Health Clinics the Sickle -Cell  Anemia Research Foundation to date has tested nearly half a million people throughout the country in the last three years.


    While more research  is needed to discover treatment and a cure for the disease, people must first be informed about it and tested to see if they have it or its side effects. To accomplish this, the Sickle -Cell Anemia Research Foundation publishes and disseminates brochures and other printed materials with facts about sickle-cell anemia." HUEY P. NEWTON "The Black Panther Party Service to the People Programs 


    Sickle cell anemia (sickle cell disease) is a disorder of the blood caused by an inherited abnormal hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying protein within the red blood cells). The abnormal hemoglobin causes distorted (sickled) red blood cells. The sickled red blood cells are fragile and prone to rupture. When the number of red blood cells decreases from rupture (hemolysis), anemia is the result. This condition is referred to as sickle cell anemia. The irregular sickled cells can also block blood vessels causing tissue and organ damage and pain.

  • 00:31

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    "The SAFE Program also aims to unite Black and poor communities by actively recruiting and hiring a number of our youth to help implement these much-needed services. Both drivers and escorts will be recruited from among the young and unemployed in our community, a strategythat at the same time will cut down the number of youth who would consider snatching a pocket­ book just to get a little change. In addition, drivers and escorts will be given extensive training in their respective fields, with both groups receiving inten­sive safety and FIRST-aid instruction.


    State, federal, and local funding of the SAFE Program will also mean addi­tional transportation-at least five vans with a seating capacity of twelve per­ sons each, plus the hiring ofa full-time program director and assistants. All totaled, the proposed annual budget for the SAFE Program comes to slightly less than two hundred thousand dollars ($195,530).


    E orts to acquire funds for the SAFE Program have not yet been success­ful. A formal proposal has been presented before Oakland Model Cities, a fed­erally funded poverty program, but that agency has made no commitment. A portion of Oakland's $4.5 million in revenue-sharing funds has been suggested for the SAFE Program, but the city administrators have been typically mum. Complete and adequate funding for the SAFE Program was, in fact, an integral part ofthe Seale-Brown Fourteen-Point Program to Rebuild Oakland in the 1973 campaign and, far from being abandoned, it will be included in initiatives and referendums.


    The SAFE funding proposal, like the program itself, is an argument for our protection instead of our abuse by public service agencies, which theoreti­ cally function on our behalf. SAFE is a simple but basic program designed to help and secure the lives of a very important yet often forgotten segment of our communities: the older people." HUEY P. NEWTON

  • 00:33

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    What exactly is the Spiritual stance of the Black Panther Party? THE SON OF MAN TEMPLE was created by Huey P. Newton which had a purpose in the spiritual  lives of the Panthers through the acceptance of all, but mandated no religious preference. It is stated as follows by Huey in the “STATEMENT OF PURPOSE”


    “We have always hoped that we could establish a place in our community where hundreds of ideas could grow and flourish, where people could feel free to say and do the things that seemed most natural to them.  The Son of Man Temple was created for that purpose, to serve in humankind’s development.


    However, the place in which we come together to espresso our humanity is not a church in the most traditional sense.  We do not practice a religion; we are not Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, or Moslem. We do not honor one God or one reverend.  This does not mean that we negate any religion; we all have differing philosophies and jews of our world.  We are all part of everything and it is a part of each of us.


    Our belief is that every human being has the right to be free.  We can all agree that we are not.  Therefore, we come together to express our agreement on the belief every Sunday at the Son of Man Temple.  It is a place where we can come to discover and learn.  If we begin the week with this kind of unity and understanding, we can carry through each day our concern and an enthusiastic felling about our survival and our freedom.   


     The ways in which we express this agreement about our desire to break away from our common problems—oppression—may differ.  Some of us might sing or dance about it, some of us might play music about it, or some of us might speak about various aspects of our problem. It does not matter what we do if it is done with sincerity and in our people’s interest." Huey P. Newton

  • 00:31

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    SENIORS AGAINST A FEARFUL ENVIRONMENT


    "Seniors Against a Fearful Environment (SAFE), a nonprofit corporation, was begun by the Black Panther Party at the request of a group of senior citizens for the purpose of preventing muggings and attacks upon the elderly, particularlywhen they go out to cash their meager social security or pension checks. Prior to approaching the Black Panther Party, the seniors had gone to the Oakland Police Department to request protection. There the seniors were told, to their dismay and outrage, that they "should walk close to the curb" in the future. Mrs. Van Frank, founder of the East Bay Legislative Council of Senior Citizens and the state of California's Outstanding Senior Citizen for 1971, commenting on the dangers experienced by the senior citi­ zens, has remarked: "The fear engendered among us old people by these mug­ gings almost makes us prisoners in our own homes."


    A section of a recent funding proposal for the SAFE Program substantiates these claims. A comparative crime study was done over a period of six weeks (August 21 to October 1, 1972) and details conclusively that the age of the victim does bear a de nite relationship to the type ofo ense committed. Ofthe com­ bined total of 249 victims of strong-arm robbery and purse-snatching, 48 per­ cent ofthe victims (118) were overthe age of y. During this same period, only 13 percent of complainants in armed robbery cases fell into the senior citizen category. The conclusion, then, is that an elderly person is more likely to be physically attacked, whereas the younger, more agile person, who is more able to a defend his- or herself, will more likely be the victim of an armed assault. The fact has also been established that 33 percent of all crimes committed in the city of Oakland are committed against senior citizens."

  • 00:31

    Belvaspata World Radio: Poetry of Romance

    in Spirituality

    Belvaspata World Radio with your host Denise O'Regan and Malue Wittusrose. Airing Saturdays at 4pm est. This week we share a beautiful meditation by the Seer Almine.  


    A deeply mystical and powerful meditation narrated by Almine. The poetry of romance can be found on Almines online meditation course. Happy Valentines day to all our listeners. 


    To learn more about Almine and meditations please visit www.spiritualjourneys.com or explore Belvaspata please visit www.belvaspata.org.


    From Labyrinth of the Moon:  Roses, heavy with dew, bow their heads in morning prayer. Their tears of devotion fall onto the rich dark soil. 


    Thank you for joining us. If you have a comment or wish to contact us please email us at belvaspataworldradio@gmail.com


    Have a magical week!!!!


    Praise, Love, Gratitude


     


     


     


     

  • 00:15

    LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED..VALENTINES SPECIAL WITH DJ STY FOCUZ

    in Social Networking

    DJ STY FOCUZ WILL BE SPINNING THE TABLES WITH THE HOTTEST LOVE SONGS THAT MAKE YOUR TEMPERATURE RISE.  VALENTINES SPECIAL ON TALK THAT TALK N TAMMY'S WORLD.

  • 01:00

    Can you Forgive the WORLD?

    in Education

    I know this sounds crazy, but imagine if you forgive the planet for all it's mistakes? What do you think would happen?


    Tune in to forgive the world you live in...

  • 00:34

    Interview with Noah Jemisin -- Author, Artist, Professor and World Traveler.

    in Business

    Interview with Noah Jemisin -- Author, Artist, Professor and World Traveler.


    What was buried and forgotten under New York, is no longer buried or forgotten.


    Chicago’s Black Business Radio Network


    (All Black! All News! All You!)


    This segment is CBBN Business Journals where we interview business owners and other innovators from around the world.


    Our guest is Noah Jemisin, Author of Buried Treasure: The Story of the First African Americans in New York.  


    Noah Jemisin -- Artist, professor, world traveler, and inquisitive best describe Noah Jemisin. He studied fine arts at the University of Iowa, earning MA and MFA degrees. He has taught at the University level for many years. His works are included in a number of public and private collections throughout the US and the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC and the Montclair Museum, NJ.


    Buried Treasure is the conception of New York-based artist Noah Jemisin, who was inspired by the discovery of a forgotten burial ground. An art book in story form and tells the story of New York’s first African-Americans.


    The book is the first of JAM. Graphics & Publishing’s non-comic publications.


    You may order a copy at: http://www.jamgraphicsandpub.com/


    Ms. Sonja Cassandra Perdue


    Executive Producer


    Chicago's Black Business Radio Network

  • 00:30

    The world of entertainment and enlightenment the world is the Richard show

    in Health

    Each week we cover a lot of information from around the world! Our goal to help you understand your world a little better and hopefully answer the why question! In oder to accomplish this we will interview and give you written information along with sources for you to confirm. We believe truth is and should be a real comodity not to be confussed!

  • 02:05

    The Truth Perspective: Being objective in a subjective world

    in Science

    Broadcasting from deep in the heart of the American Empire, join your hosts Harrison Koehli and Elan Martin, and fellow SOTT editors, as they discuss everything from current events and the latest machinations and manipulations of the global elite to history, science, and religion, and how it all fits together.


    This week, we'll be picking up where we left off last week, with a discussion on objectivity. What does it mean to be objective? Is it possible, and if so, is it desirable? In what ways do we fail to be objective, and what can we do to become more objective? Join us for a broad-ranging discussion on a topic many would ignore, or abuse for their own purposes. 


    The Truth Perspective is brought to you by the SOTT Radio Network and SOTT.net, your one-stop source for independent, unbiased, alternative news and commentary on world events.


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