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Remembering Medgar Evers and Gil Scott-Heron

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Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, June 13th, 8pm-11pm EST we we discuss the Anniversary of the deaths of Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers and Poet & Singer Gil Scott Heron.

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In our 1 hour we’ll be joined by Malaika Cooper of The 4th Annual North Carolina Hair Care Expo taking place on Sat. June 22 & Sun. June 23 at The Dream Center, 5616 Fox Road, Raleigh, NC.  There will be numerous classes and vendors to empower you.  For more information please visit www.NaturalHairCareExpo.com.  Michael Imhotep will also do a presentation both days dealing with “Great African Women In History”.


Medgar Evers was assassinated 50 years ago June 12, 1963.  We’ll discuss his legacy and the courage of his widow Myrlie Evers-Williams to bring his killer to justice.


Gil Scott Heron known as the Godfather of Rap died on May 27, 2011.  We’ll talk about his career, legacy and the impact he had on Hip-Hop artists like Chuck D of Public Enemy and Kanye West.


We’ll also replay our interview with did with Runoko Rashidi about his upcoming lecture in Detroit, Friday, June 14, 6:30pm at 1500 E. State Fair, True Oracles Ministries.  "Great Black Women – Goddesses & Warrior Queens From Auset (Isis) to Assata Shakur: An Evening with Dr. Runoko Rashidi”.  Tickets are $15 in Advance, $20 At the Door.  For more information please call (313) 646-3375.  Be sure to visit the Vendor Table of The African History Network.