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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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Join Vegan Cookie entrepreneurs, George and Audra Goss as they speak with The Gist of Freedom host, A. Rebecca Johnson of Healthy School Food Coalition.Org Initially the couple worked out of their home in Washington... more

On February 25, Swann Galleries conducted their 15th annual auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana. Highlights ranged from material on slavery and abolition to artifacts of the modern Civil Rights movement, and an important... more

Allen's works hang in museums and galleries, and are coveted by collectors. For more than two decades her needlework creations had told her story and depicted scenes from black history and legends. Her themes, African-American... more

The Gist of Freedom talks with Hurricane Irene victims. Paterson, NJ suffered historic flooding to the extent President Obama toured and supported the City. Paterson made history from it's very inception. Founded by the anti-slavery... more

Meet Syracuse, Professor Carol Faulkner, Chair of the History Department, on WWW.BlogTalkRadio.com/TheGISTofFREEDOM Carol has just released a new book, ?Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and Women's Rights in... more

Abdel McCrea, talks with Jamaal Brown about the exciting and popular field of Mobile Electronics. Mobile Electronics and Car Installations is an entry level field into the world of engineering. Besides the basic auto installations such as... more

Join Jamaal Brown, The Gist of Freedom host,www.BlogTalkRadio.com/TheGISTo?fFREEDOM, as he welcomes the award winning Barbeque Grilling Team "Must Be Smokin' Something"! Tonight... more

Bordentown, New Jersey's, African American school affectionately known as "The Tuskegee of the North". Founded in 1886 by Rev. Rice. Modeled after Booker T. Washington, It was NJ's first Vocational Technical Institute. The school was self... more

Rapping Grandma, Angela Wright shares the story of how she watched in amazement, Sharon Jordan perform this fascinating Black history Rap. View video click here. Rap starts at the 30 min marker.

Lesley Gist of Black History Tours, talks with Harris Rosen, owner of Rosen Hotels and Resorts. Mr. Rosen is honored to host the Florida Department of Education's African American History Task Force~ African American Heritage... more
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