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The Gist of Freedom

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


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Join 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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Listen to Speech of Arrested Development Premiere his hot new new single UP!!!! An excellent interview with Speech and host Shellie Gaines on The Gist of Freedom, www.blackhistoryblgo.com. Speech and family own and operate a... more

Tesla Documentary, Tower To The People, Filmmaker Joseph Sikorski If Your Hate Could Be Turned Into Electricity, it would LIGHT UP the WORLD! -Nikola Tesla Watch the Egypt-Tesla Connection!... more

GENE ALEXANDER PETERS, a world renowned Collector had the distinct honor & privilege of meeting, visiting with, and PRIVATELY TOURING Villa Lewaro, America's first female self-made millionaire, the late Madam CJ Walker's estate!... more

Join Edward-Yemíl Rosario (Eddie), the former Associate director for the Correctional Association's Prison as we discuss prison reform, the book, The New Jim Crow and the new special prosecutor appointed by Governor... more

Tonight @ 8pm Join Artisan, Nona Faustine, The Black Woman Artist who Posed Nude at Former New York City Slave Trading Sites, Including Wall Street! bit.ly/WallSt_AuctionBlock www.blackhistoryblog.com... more

We are pleased to introduce to you Author Francine Still-Hicks! Francine is the direct descendant of entrepreneur and philanthropist William Still. A black abolitionist, Mr. Still authored the 800 plus page book,The Underground... more

Educator Extraordinaire, Dr. Naomi Johnson-Booker, Founder of The Global Academy talks with Roy Paul on The Gist of Freedom, www.blackHistoryUniversity.com Global Leadership Academy Charter School... more

?The Journals of Osborne P. Anderson? is about John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859 in an attempt to free the slaves of Virginia and the black men who fought alongside him. Harper's Ferry is considered by many to be the catalyst... more

The Gist of Freedom is pleased to welcome Professor Robert Pallito, author of In the Shadow of the Great Charter. In the Supreme Court's 2008 ruling on whether Guantanamo detainees could be barred from U.S. courts, Justice Anthony... more

"If A Good cop actually used forced to stop the murder of my dad then he would be alive today." ~ Erica Garner WWW.BlackHistoryBlog.com | WWW.BlackhistoryUniversity.com Erica Garner, the late daughter of chokehold... more
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