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

The Gist of Freedom

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Join us Sunday @ 6:00 PM & Thursday @ 8 PM Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion in 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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Dolls, made in our image, by us~ for everyone! Mrs. Bates sculpts her dolls by hand then bakes them in a special oven. Celebrate this wonderful African American tradition with The Gist of Freedom as we learn from the very talented... more
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Terrance Stone, President of Young Visionaries inc. Is co-sponsoring a Free Back-To-School Hair Cut event. To learn more about Terrance and this heartfelt program, tune in to The Gist of Freedom Blog show with host R.Lee Gordon.
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Queen Quet, is on the Gist of Freedom proudly discussing the Geechee Culture. Mark your calendar October 31, 2010 is Gullah Geechee's Seafood Festival ~www.GullahGeecheefishingassociation.com. To learn more listen to Queen... more
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Vaughn McKoy ESQ., PSEG~ Million Dollar Donor~ Paterson Great Falls, Vaughn Mckoy,PSEG executive and Paterson's Native Son, (Lean on Me, Eastside H.S.) spearheaded $1 Million donation for the restoration of The Great... more
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Tina Wimby Takes baking to the highest degree.. a mouth watering mixture of Artistry and Eatery! Her company's name ~Tout de Sweet Delectable, says it all. Join Tina Wimby, of the dessert catering company,Tout de Sweet... more
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Push talks with Senior Historian, Carl Westmoreland of The Museum~ National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Mr. Westmoreland was responsible for writing the content for the exhibits within the museum. He also commissioned... more
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Professor Blackburn, of Niagara University is sponsoring the Freedom Trail Festival ~ Niagra Falls~ Sat. September 18th. Listen as Host, R.Lee Gordon receives insightful information about this wonderful FREE cultural event.... more
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Join Terry Johnson, Organizer of Bordentown's "Food For the Soul" Diversity Celebration. Bordentown is a historically progressive town in New Jersey. It is the home of Thomas Paine, Clara Barton, the founder of The Red Cross and the... more
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Listen as Ohlanda "Pinky!" Seldon-Miller, an alumni of the famed Lean on Me Movie's Eastside High School reminisces with The Gist of Freedom Host, Push!
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Is your child bubbling with creativity? If so, The incredibly talented Antonia Badon of Dovetail Actors Studio is now offering on-camera acting classes for children! WWW.Dovetailactors.org
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