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The Gist of Freedom

The Gist of Freedom Preserving American History through Black Literature . . .

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Join us Sunday & Thursday @ 8 PM The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.

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Prof. Dr. William Hayashi an award-winning screen writer and a novelist will discuss Nixon's & The Right Wing's War on, S.N.C.C, and The Black Intelligentsia! Topics: Nixon, Fort Knox and The World Trade Center Lincoln and... more

Daddy and Daughter Dance, with organizerDerek Phillips; Mayor Ford, Nat'l Black Convention!!

Prince Tribute, Freddie Gray Song , with intro, Ida B Wells (Ruby Dee) Lynching Crusader Purple Reigns The World in honor to Prince Prince released a song dedicated to and titled "Baltimore," Does anybody hear us pray for Michael... more

In honor of Women's History Month William Loren Katz will discuss warrior women like Colonel Carmen Robles from two of his 40 of historical books! "Colonel Carmen Amelia Robles, an Afro-Mexican Woman Leader in the... more

Mary Ann Shadd Cary an African American journalist and abolitionist was born in 1823. In she started a newspaper called The Provincial Freemen, a weekly publication for African Americans, to assist self liberated black people and to... more

Boston State Senator William Owens, with Donald Brown on The Gist of Freedom and TANDLRADIO.COM! This show is in honor of George Edwin Taylor! More than one hundred years before Barack Obama, George Edwin Taylor made... more

Join the conversation with Black Lives Matter co-founder, Alicia Garza and hosts, @NikkoleSalter and Dr. Amir Whitaker Esq. 11 Big Accomplishments Black Activists Achieved In 2015 Learn more here http://bit.ly/BlackLivesMatter_Top10... more

Join The Gist of Freedom with guest host, author William Katz! and Maroon Descendant Pompey Fixico! www.blackhistoryUniversity.com "The successful Maroon Day organizer, Excellency Dr. Ambassador Fidelia Grand-Galon, invited... more

Audio Book Henry Bibb, Part 2 self-liberated newspaper founder, The Voice! Author and Newspaper Owner, Henry Bibb a self-liberated black man gained his freedom in 1837. However he returned to Kentucky to try and rescue his wife... more

Author and Newspaper Owner, Henry Bibb a self-liberated black man gained his freedom in 1837. However he returned to Kentucky to try and rescue his wife and daughter. On the first attempt, he was recaptured and his whole family was sold... more
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