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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 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

Join Host R. Lee Gordon as he talks with Ken McDaniel~ "Lawyers for Kenneth McDaniel – the council candidate whose Election Night victory was overturned — are expected in court for a hearing July 13. State investigators... more

Boxing Legend Joe Gans ~ Activist Kevin Grace!!! Joe Gans was the first black American boxing champion(1902-1908) Won and fought a 42 round bout to retain his title in 1906. Owned the Goldfield Hotel (Colvin & E. Lexington... more

EVERYTHING HAPPENS TODAY, opens in the purgatory of the main character's young life. He has been shipped from the Far East in a full body cast, a USAF "casualty" with no war to blame it on. The time in the end of the 1950's when... more

In Our last effort to help The National Abolition Hall of Fame Museum win a Pepsi grant we are rebroadcasting an awesome interview with one of the Museum's supporters, Jean Libby. We hope your support will help the Museum... more
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