The Gist of Freedom

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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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The Gist of Freedom ~ Live @ The Still's Reunion~ Underground Railroad First Family. Host R.Lee Gordon Discusses the importance of celebrating Faith and Family with the Still brothers' (Dr. James, William and Peter-Gist) descendants.

GIST SETTLEMENT MARKER TO BE PLACED AUGUST 14TH AT NOON. THIS IS THE FINAL OF 3 MARKERS COMMEMORATING THE 1819 ARRIVAL OF OVER 350 FREED SLAVES WHO WERE GIVEN 2500 ACRES OF LAND IN... more

The Gist of Freedom pays tribute to President Obama's birthday with the speech, we believe, is responsible for giving birth to his presidency. State Senator Barack Obama, delivered the Democratic National Convention's keynote address on... more

Canada Emancipation Celebration Friday, Jul.30-Monday Aug. 2. Only two days left, bring your family to this historic event. Learn the meaning of liberation. Activities include Gospel music, a Carnival, dance competitions, live music in... more

Join host, Push as he welcomes Award winning Curator, Sherrod Gresham on The Gist of Freedom. Sherrod has one of the most exquisite and pristine Currency, Quilts and Stamp collections. He has held exhibits in Museums across... more

Million Man March Movie celebrates 15th Anniversary of the Historical Day of Atonement. Director and Filmmaker, Glenn Towery joins R.Lee Gordon. Listen to passionate and prophetic speeches by Reverend Jessie Jackson, Stevie... more

Join "Push" as he welcomes, South Carolina's Bookstore Owner, Mrs. Marie Steadman. "Read True Eyewitness Accounts in "the rare old slavery books. "Those who make history... Know their History!!!" LGE... more

Peterboro, Historic abolitionist, Civil Rights, Multi-racial Town! Vote Now..RefreshEverything.com/NAHOFM Join Historic Peterboro's Emancipation Day Celebration Organizer, James Corpin

Gather the youth, and listen to Mr. Hamza Salifu, who is usually referred to as the Encyclopedia Africana. He was the host of "The Best of Little Known Black History Facts" - a show hosted on Radio Universe (Ghana) , and has... more

Taylor Bass has produced public relations campaigns for the music industry’s “best kept” secrets. From Jill Scott’s debut album, “Who Is Jill Scott? to D’Angelo’s “Brown Sugar,” and cultivated them into household names while engaging the... more
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