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Episode 26: Living Long Enough to Live Forever. In Episode 6, Peter and Dan described how mindset plays a key role in living a long, healthy life, this time they share stories about how they each arrived at their ambitious longevity goals. In this episode: Peter talks about Ray Kurzweil’s belief that children born today will have the ability to have an indefinite lifespan. Dan describes his thoughts on attitude and why the future is something you must work toward. Peter puts into perspective the amazing times we are living in, citing how the human lifespan has doubled over the last century. Dan mentions his visit to Human Longevity Inc., for the full story, listen to Episode 21 here.
#17 Nick Littlehales - Improve your sleep. Nick is regarded as the leading elite sports sleep coach in world sport. A leading industry expert with over 30 years experience in the world of sleep, sleeping habits, and product design and over 15 years dedicated to elite athletes and professional sport. For more information about Nick visit sportsleepcoach.co.uk For more information about Mind Set Game connect with us on Facebook @mindsetgamepodcast. For more information about James Roberts (the host of the podcast), visit fitamputee.co.uk
460: Understand How People See You. Heidi Grant Halvorson, author of "No One Understands You and What to Do About It," explains the science of perception.
543: Building Emotional Agility. Susan David, author of "Emotional Agility" and psychologist at Harvard Medical School, on learning to unhook from strong feelings.
Rank #1: George Crum - "Leaving Crum(b)s Through History". In the United States, potatoes are the second most consumed item, just behind rice. But when potatoes are thin sliced, fried and salted, they go from being the number two consumed food to the number one snack food of choice. George Crum, also known as George Speck, was born in 1824 in Saratoga Springs, New York to a Native American mother and African American father. When he was a young man, Crum worked as a guide in the Adirondack Mountains and an a Native American trader. Eventually however, he realized he had an exceptional ability to cook, and the culinary arts was his calling. By the summer of 1853, Crum found himself as the head chef at one of Saratoga Spring’s fanciest restaraunts, the Moon Lake Lodge resort, where like many other places, French fries was a famous staple of the menu. Though Crum could make French fries, his specialties were really in his seasoned preparation of wild game like venison and duck, with him not afraid to push the envelope and really experiment with flavors and pairings in the kitchen. In 1853, Crum was in the Moon Lake kitchen creating his famous French fries for a patron. Well apparently, the diner wasn’t happy with way his fries were cut, and sent them back asking for them to be cut thinner. Crum obliged, and cut them thinner. The diner STILL wasn’t happy, claiming the fries were too soggy, and sent the fries back again. According to legend, Crum was a bit more then perturbed and purposefully sliced the new batch of potatoes as thin as he possibly could, and then purposefully fried them as hard and as crunchy as possible. To top the new batch off, he salted them about as heavily as he could and served it up. Crum, despite his reputation for such amazing cuisine, tried to sabotage his own client. But, to Crum’s surprise, the diner LOVED this new creation, and with his new hit… a new snack was born. By 1860, Crum had ventured to open his own restaurant in Malta, New York, invariably called “Crum’s House”. Crum’s restaurant was in ridiculously high demand among tourists to the Saratoga Springs area, and even the wealthy seasonal residents of the area. According to diners, “his prices were that of the fashionable high end New York City restaurants, but the food and service were more than worth it, with everything possible raised on his own small farm, and even his farm got his personal attention whenever he could manage to handle both.” The famed Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt once was obligated to wait over an hour and a half for a meal.” Though United States’ patent law was created with color-blind language to foster and encourage innovation, the patent system consistently excluded these inventors from their due recognition. Because of these uphill battle in getting a patent, George Crum never even attempted to patent his potato chips, or the process for their creation. Eventually potato chips were being mass produced without him receiving any credit. Today, Americans alone consume about 1.5 billion pounds of potato chips each year. George Crum died at the age of 90 in 1914; but his potato chips will forever live on.
Rank #2: Welcome to "The Black History Podcast". The “Black History” podcast ventures to each week introduce an innovative topic, influential person or present interesting aspects of history related to the African diaspora to those seeking knowledge and enlightenment.
Rank #1: The Religion of the Slaves: the Break With the African Background. The History of Black Americans and the Black Church Welcome to episode #1 of the The History of Black Americans and the Black Church podcast. My name is Daniel Whyte III, president of Gospel Light Society International. Since it is hard to separate Black American history and Black Church history I am combining the two. Though it will sometimes seem as if we are on two different tracks, I am combining the two because they are so intertwined. As many of you know, the church and religion has played and continues to play a big role in the African-American community. Yet, many of us who grew up in the traditional black church do not have an understanding of how our faith evolved under the duress of slavery and discrimination to be and to represent what it does today. The purpose of this broadcast is to provide that background knowledge while also pointing out the dividing line between what is just tradition and true faith in Jesus Christ. Our Scripture verse for today is Luke 23:26 which reads: “And as they led [Jesus] away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.” Our BA and BC quote for today is from the educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune. She said, “Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.” In this podcast, we will be using as our texts From Slavery to Freedom, by John Hope Franklin, The Negro Church in America/The Black Church Since Frazier by E. Franklin Frazier and C. Eric Lincoln and The Black Church In The U.S. by William A. Banks.Let’s begin with John Hope Franklin’s book, From Slavery to Freedom as he deals with early Christianity in Africa: Christianity became entrenched in North Africa early. It was there when Islam made its appearance in the seventh century, and these two great faiths engaged in a life-and-death struggle for the control of that area. In West Africa, where the population was especially dense and from which the great bulk of slaves was secured, Christianity was practically unknown until the Portuguese began to establish missions in the area in the sixteenth century. It was a strange religion, this Christianity, which taught equality and brotherhood and at the same time introduced on a large scale the practice of tearing people from their homes and transporting them to a distant land to become slaves. If the Africans south of the Sahara were slow to accept Christianity, it was not only because they were attached to their particular forms of communal worship but also because they did not have the superhuman capacity to reconcile the contradictory character of the new religion. Now, our main topic for today is titled, “The Religion of the Slaves: the Break With the African Background”. Frazier writes: In studying any phase of the character and the development of the social and cultural life of the Negro in the United States, one must recognize from the beginning that because of the manner in which the Negroes were captured in Africa and enslaved, they were practically stripped of their social heritage. Although the area in West Africa from which the majority of the slaves were drawn exhibits a high degree of cultural homogeneity, the capture of many of the slaves in intertribal wars and their selection for the slave markets tended to reduce to a minimum the possibility of the retention and the transmission of African culture. The slaves captured in the intertribal wars were generally males and those selected for the slave markets on the African coasts were the young and the most vigorous. This was all in accordance with the demands of the slave markets in the New World. One can get some notion of this selective process from the fact that it was not until 1840 that the number of females equalled the number of males in the slave population of the United States! Young males, it will be readily agreed, are poor bearers of the cultural heritage of a people. But the manner in which the slaves were held for the slave ships that transported them to the New World also had an important influence upon the transmission of the African social heritage to the new environment. They were held in baracoons, a euphemistic term for concentration camps at the time, where the slaves without any regard for sex or family and tribal affiliations were kept until some slaver came along to buy a cargo for the markets of the New World. This period of dehumanization was followed by the "middle passage," the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the slave markets of the West Indies and finally the indigo, tobacco, and cotton plantations of what was to become later the United States. During the "middle passage," the Negroes were packed spoon-fashion in the slave ships, where no regard was shown for sex or age differences, not to mention such matters as clan and tribal differences. In fact, no regard was shown for such elementary social, or shall I say human, considerations as family ties. In the New World the process by which the Negro was stripped of his social heritage and thereby, in a sense, dehumanized was completed. There was first the size of the plantation, which had a significant influence upon the extent and nature of the contacts between the slaves and the whites. On the large sugar and cotton plantations in the Southern States there was, as in Brazil and the West Indies, little contact between whites and the Negro slaves. Under such conditions there was some opportunity for the slaves to undertake to re-establish their old ways. As a matter of fact, however, the majority of slaves in the United States were on small farms and small plantations. In some of the upland cotton regions of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas the median number of slaves per holding did not reach twenty; while in regions of general agriculture based mainly upon slave labor in Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee the median number of slave holdings was even smaller. Then slaves freshly imported from Africa were usually "broken in" to the plantation regime. According to the descriptions given by a traveler in Louisiana, the new slaves were only "gradually accustomed to work. They are made to bathe often, to take long walks from time to time, and especially to dance; they are distributed in small numbers among old slaves in order to dispose them better to acquire their habits." Apparently from all reports, these new slaves with their African ways were subjected to the disdain, if not hostility, of Negroes who had become accommodated to the plantation regime and had acquired the ways of their new environment. Of what did accommodation to their new environment consist? It was necessary to acquire some knowledge of the language of whites for communication. Any attempt on the part of the slaves to preserve or use their native language was discouraged or prohibited. They were set to tasks in order to acquire the necessary skills for the production of cotton or sugar cane. On the small farms very often the slaves worked in the fields with their white owners. On the larger plantations they were under the strict discipline of the overseer, who not only supervised their work but who also in the interest of security maintained a strict surveillance over all their activities. It was a general rule that there could be no assembly of five or more slaves without the presence of a white man. This applied especially to their gathering for religious purposes. Later we shall see how the slaves were soon introduced into the religious life of their white masters. All of this tended to bring about as completely as possible a loss of the Negro's African cultural heritage. - - - - - - - - - On our next episode, we will look at the loss of social cohesion among the slaves. In closing, allow me to say that like many of you, I grew up in a very religious and church-going family, and during that time, I often heard the phrase "Being Saved." Now, much of what church people said “being saved” was I now know is wrong according to the Bible. I wrote an article about it titled “On ‘Being Saved’ in Black America” which is available for you to read free of charge on our website, gospellightsociety.com. Right now, I want to share with you very briefly what the Bible says “being saved” really is. First, understand that you need to be saved because you are a sinner. Romans 3:23 says, "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God." Second, understand that a horrible punishment -- eternal Hell -- awaits those who are not saved. In Matthew 25:41, Jesus Christ said that God will say to those who are not saved, “depart from me ye cursed into everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels." Third, realize that God loves you very much and wants to save you from Hell. John 3:16 says, “God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” If you want to be saved from Hell and be guaranteed a home in Heaven, simply believe in Jesus Christ, that He died, was buried, and rose from the dead for your sins, and then call upon the Lord in prayer and ask Him to save your soul. And believe me, He will. Romans 10:9-13 says, "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved." Until next time, may God richly bless you.
Rank #2: Slavery & the New World, Pt. 1; the Negro Church, Pt. 1; Jim Crow. Our Scripture verse for today is Hebrews 12:28 which reads: "Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear." Our History of Black Americans and the Black Church quote for today is from Lee June, a professor at Michigan State University and the author of the book, "Yet With A Steady Beat: The Black Church through a Psychological and Biblical Lens." He said, "While the biblical expectation of giving for believers is carried out through tithes and offerings, many congregations still succumb to other methods of receiving and raising money. Although some of these practices are understandable historically, there seems to be no real justification or rationale for many of the various fund-raising practices that continue. Here I am speaking of such practices as baby contests, the selling of dinners, Tom Thumb weddings, Ms. Church contests, etc. All of these activities seem to have outlived their usefulness as viable fundraising efforts, particularly as a way to regularly support the congregation. More fundamentally, these practices can bring shame upon the name of Jesus Christ and often communicate to those outside of the congregation that there is a level of spiritual immaturity operating among the members." Our first topic for today is titled "The Slave Trade and the New World (Part 1)" from the book, "From Slavery to Freedom" by John Hope Franklin. When the Christians of Western Europe began to turn their attention to the slave trade in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, they were not introducing a new practice. Although they displayed much originality in approach and technique, they were engaging in a pursuit that had been a concern for countless centuries. As a matter of fact, slavery was widespread during the earliest known history of Africa as well as of other continents. Doubtless there was cruelty and oppression in African slavery as there was anywhere that the institution developed. At least in some portions of Africa there was no racial basis of slavery. ... Our second topic for today is "The Negro Church: A Nation Within a Nation, Part 1" from The Negro Church in America by E. Franklin Frazier. He writes: The “Invisible Institution” Merges with the Institutional Church The Civil War and Emancipation destroyed whatever stability and order that had developed among Negroes under the slave regime. An educated mulatto minister of the AME Church who went from the North to the South following Emancipation wrote: “The whole section (in the neighborhood of Charleston, South Carolina) with its hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children just broken forth from slavery, was, so far as these were concerned, dying under an almost physical and moral interdict. There was no one to baptize their children, to perform marriage, or to bury the dead. A ministry had to be created at once -- created out of the materials at hand.” ... Our third and final topic for today is from "The Black Church in the U.S.: Its Origin, Growth, Contributions, and Outlook" by Dr. William A. Banks. Today we are looking at part 1 of Chapter 4: "Reconstruction and Retaliation -- 1866 to 1914" JIM CROW If the material which has been covered thus far in this text could be entitled "Slavery to Freedom," the next section, embracing the Civil War to World War 1, can be called "Freedom to Jim Crow." Jim Crow is a slang term for the post Civil War practice of systematically segregating and suppressing the American black man. It was the successful attempt by whites to shackle the freed blacks and to establish a permanent caste system based on race. Jim Crow was a character in a play by Thomas D. Rice who died in 1860. In the play, performed in a New Orleans theater, the Negro folk-nonsense ballad was sung by a Negro cripple who flopped about the stage imitating the motions of a crow. It was such a success that black-faced comedians of both races all across the country tried their hand at it. The term probably came to have its present meaning because it describes the Negro crippled by the many segregation laws established at this time. ...
Rank #1: Inter-racial Marriage in South Africa. In South Africa in June 1985, the ban on marriage between people of different ethnic backgrounds was finally lifted. Suzanne Le Clerc and Protas Madlala were the first couple to tie the knot under the new rules.(Photo: Suzanne and Protas, courtesy of the family)
Rank #2: The Tuskegee Syphilis Study. For nearly 40 years, the US government conducted an experiment on a group of African-American men without their knowledge - to see what would happen if their syphilis was left untreated. Photo: US National Archive.
Rank #1: Charles Mingus and Tijuana Moods - Helen Edison Lecture Series. One of the most important composers in jazz history, Charles Mingus documented his lively impressions of Tijuana in "Tijuana Moods," a rarely performed suite. Join Grammy-winning jazz author Ashley Kahn; eminent alto saxophonist Charles McPherson, a longstanding member of Charles Mingus' band; Anthony Davis, UC San Diego professor of music and noted composer, pianist and improviser; and Steven Schick, UC San Diego professor of music, percussionist, and conductor, for an exploration of the legacy of African-American composer Charles Mingus and his historic Tijuana Moods album. Series: "Helen Edison Lecture Series" [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 32750]
Rank #2: The Haunting of Jim Crow. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that declared racially segregated schools unconstitutional, The Haunting of Jim Crow examines the events surrounding that momentous decision by weaving together the personal stories and reflections of two key protagonists, civil rights attorney (later Supreme Court Justice) Thurgood Marshall and segregationist Senator Strom Thurmond. The result is a multi-layered, multi-dimensional, and intensely personal interpretation of history. The play was written by UCSD Theatre professor Allan Havis. [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 9386]
Rank #1: Mingus Speaks- UC Press Podcast. John Goodman discusses a series of interviews with bassist Charles Mingus.
Rank #2: The Amazing Bud Powell- UC Press Podcast. Guthrie Ramsey discusses the life and work of jazz pianist Bud Powell.
Rank #1: Julianne Malveaux UCSD Black History Month February 2003. Author and syndicated columnist Julianne Malveaux gives an inspiring talk on the contributions of W.E.B. DuBois and other African-American scholars in this event marking UCSD's celebration of Black History Month. [Public Affairs] [Humanities] [Show ID: 7166]
Rank #2: More Than Black? Multiracial Identity and the New Racial Order. In the United States, anyone with even a trace of African American ancestry has been considered Black. Even as the twenty-first century opens, a racial hierarchy still prevents people of color, including individuals of mixed race, from enjoying the same privileges as Euro-Americans. In his book, G. Reginald Daniel argues that we are at a cross-roads, with members of a new multiracial movement pointing the way toward equality. Presented as part of the Humanitas Lecture Series at UC Santa Barbara. Series: "Humanitas" [Humanities] [Show ID: 7094]
Rank #1: Episode 353: "Farrakhan Speaks: The Alex Jones Interview" (part 1). In this episode of "Farrakhan Speaks: The Alex Jones Interview" the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan sits down for a dialogue with Alex Jones of InfoWars. Presented by Final Call Broadcasting, this wide-ranging interview was recorded on January 4, 2016.
Rank #2: Episode 353: "Farrakhan Speaks: The Alex Jones Interview" (part 2). In the conclusion of "Farrakhan Speaks: The Alex Jones Interview" the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan sits down for a dialogue with Alex Jones of InfoWars. Presented by Final Call Broadcasting, this wide-ranging interview was recorded on January 4, 2016.
Rank #1: Daina Ramey Berry, “The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation” (Beacon Press, 2017). A profoundly humane look at an inhumane institution, The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation (Beacon Press, 2017) will have a major impact how we think about slavery, reparations, capitalism, nineteenth-century medical education, and the value of life and death. Slaves were commodities, their monetary value assigned based on their age, gender, health, and the demands of the market. This is the first book to explore the economic value of enslaved people through every phase of their lives including preconception, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, the senior years, and death in the early American domestic slave trade. Covering the full life cycle, historian and author Daina Ramey Berry shows the lengths to which enslavers would go to maximize profits and protect their investments. Illuminating ghost values or the prices placed on dead enslaved people, Berry also explores the little-known domestic cadaver trade and traces the illicit sales of dead bodies to medical schools. This book is the culmination of more than ten years of Berry’s exhaustive research on enslaved values, drawing on data unearthed from sources such as slave-trading records, insurance policies, cemetery records, and life insurance policies. Writing with sensitivity and depth, Ramey Berry resurrects the voices of the enslaved and provides a rare window into enslaved people’s experiences and thoughts, revealing how enslaved people recalled and responded to being appraised, bartered, and sold throughout the course of their lives. Daina Ramey Berry is an associate professor of history and African and African diaspora studies, and the Oliver H. Radkey Regents Fellow in History at the University of Texas at Austin. An award-winning historian, she is also a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians. Dr. Berry’s research interests include 19th century American History, Comparative Slavery, and Southern History, with a particular emphasis on the role of gender, labor, family, and economy among the enslaved. Her previous book-length works include Slavery and Freedom in Savannah, Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia, and Swing the Sickle for the Harvest is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia. Ramey Berry also appeared on the first season finale of the NBC series Who Do You Think You Are? she assisted Hollywood legend Spike Lee in tracing his family ancestry with some very surprising results. James Stancil is an independent scholar, freelance journalist, and the President and CEO of Intellect U Well, Inc. a Houston-area non-profit dedicated to increasing the joy of reading and media literacy in young people.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #2: Paul Ortiz, “An African American and Latinx History of the United States” (Beacon Press, 2017). Throughout many American classrooms, students learn how the United States was formed, and most importantly, the historical figures who helped produce the contemporary nation we occupy. All too often, however, African American, Latinx, and Native Americans are not given similar attention. Rather, they are depicted as passive receivers of what those of European-descent pushed upon them. In An African American and Latinx History of the United States (Beacon Press, 2017), Paul Ortiz attempts to bring more balance to this picture. By employing a bottom-up approach, Ortiz shows how central black and brown solidarities were to the political history of the United States. Ortiz’s is a narrative history spanning two hundred-plus years of African Americans, Latinx, and Native Americans expanding what freedom and justice in the United States meant by challenging American exceptionalism, imperialism, and colonialism as much as possible. Adam McNeil is a graduating M.A in History student at Simmons College in Boston, MA. He graduated from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Fall 2015 with B.S. in History. Adam can be reached at @CulturedModesty.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #1: 23: Black History Buff Blitz: Kareem Abdul-Jabarr. Become a friend of the show Show Notes: Todays Black History Blitz is about the 7’2, Kung fu fighting, book writing legend. Kareem Abdul-Jabr one of the greatest players to ever grace the sport of basketball Born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr, on April the16th 1947, in New York City. Alcindor was always one of the tallest kids in his class and by the age of 9 stood an impressive 5’8 He began playing the sport of basketball at an early age, first impressing in high school and then after graduating in 1965 enrolling at the University of California-Los Angeles, eventually becoming the college games best player Alcindor won three National championships between 1967 and 1969 winning Most outstanding player each year. Learn more here --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorybuff/message
Rank #2: 1: Henry "Black Death" Johnson. Become a friend of the show Show Notes Welcome to the Black History Buff Podcast - This episode is about the amazing Henry Johnson a private in the legendary Harlem Hell Fighters. Find out who he was and how he gained the nick name "Black Death" Find out more here--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorybuff/message
Rank #1: Bordentown School Restoration Underway w/ Electrical Contractor John WHite. Bordentown School -volunteers needed - restoration underway with volunteer electrical contractor John White! A museum on the once thriving black school's cam[us kknown as The Tuskegee of The North is John's Mission.The Bordentown school, was originally established in 1886 by Rev. W. A. Rice, a minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, as a private institution under the name of New Brunswick Technical School. It was later called "The Ironsides Normal School." in honor of Commodore Stewart the benefactor of t Bordentown's Campus, his 350 acre estate .Reverend Walter A.S. Rice of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in New Brunswick founded the Bordentown School in 1876 as New Brunswick Technical Institute a privately supported educational entity. Reverend Rice’s mission was to educate African American students of both sexes and train them “in such industries as shall enable them to become self-supporting”. The school was founded just five years after the famous Tuskegee Institute in Alabama was formed. It was known as the Tuskegee of The North" The school relocated to Bordentown City in 1886, where it was shrewdly renamed and incorporated as the New Jersey Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth. The name change from Technical Institute to Manual Training was an insult to the founders and it was the beginning of the propaganda campaign against black educational institutions, as a continuation of slave labor. The donor of the property, Commander Stewart, the oldest enlistee in the Civil War and an Irish activist demanded in his will that his property be used for training purposes- the State of New Jersey believes they meet the requirements, insofar as they offer training courses to their detainees.
Rank #2: Educational Hip Hop - Rapper LAK. Join The Gist of Freedom as we talk with Lak, Hip Hop at it's best!Larry “LAK” Henderson is the founder of Smart Music Entertainment, and the creator of a new sound of hip-hop music that is used as a tool to educate and awaken the consciousness of youth and people in our communities. His album, Lesson One: Hip-Hop & Education, has hit Amazon bestseller lists (#1 in Hot New Releases and #8 in Educational Music), and has received airplay on major radio stations around the world, due to his combination of deep, historical insights and authentic hip-hop sound.The album features songs about African and African-American history, politics, geography, money management, and commentary on the social war raging in our urban communities. CBS calls Lesson One “creative, innovative, and informative.” Dominion of New York Magazine says, “Most people who use hip-hop to educate do so badly. Lak does it so well.”Lak is a social critic, history and religion intellectual, and an innovative education advocate. Through his company’s Smart Music Insights initiative, he offers free performances and educational workshops for urban youth; guidance for parents and youth educators on ways to foster learning; and original songwriting to support awareness campaigns for positive community organizations. Lak holds degrees in Africana Studies, Communications, and Labor Studies from Rutgers University, and studied studio engineering at the Institute of Audio Research.Lak has been featured as a guest on a host of radio and television programs, including London UK’s BANG 103.6 FM, CBS, KMOJ 89.9 FM Minneapolis, WVON 1690 AM Chicago, WPRB 103.3 FM Princeton University, WRSU 88.7 FM Rutgers University, WMNF 88.5 Tampa, BET, LA Talk Radio, and many more.
Rank #1: Amos C. Brown. Amos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Francisco, California, 2013-03-02.
Rank #2: Anne Pearl Avery. Anne Pearl Avery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Selma, Alabama, 5/31/2011.
Rank #1: Alabama State University . On Everyday Black History we highlight institutions as well. Especially HBCU as they were created during a time when Black Americans were denied higher education. Enjoy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
Rank #2: DrJoseph Graves- Evolutionary Biologist who studied the process of aging and science related to race. This episode is about Dr Graves who is an Evolution Biologist, studying the process of aging and also the history and philosophy of science as it relates to race and racism in this county. He’s also an advocate of the importance of science being taught properly in High school and college curriculum. Enjoy--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
Rank #1: Conversation w/Frank Chapman & Armanda Shackleford: Gerald Reed. Please join us as we discuss the miscarriage of justice and cruelty of the American judicial system. Frank Chapman & Armanda Shackelford will discuss the Gerald Reed case. We will also discuss the importance of #CPACNOW to the community and why it's needed. Mayor Rahm Emanual has implemented COPA and refuse to allow citizen oversight of the police department.Let's support this family. Mrs. Shackelford's son has been wrongly imprisoned and tortured. It's time to put pressure on Kim Foxx, Bruce Rauner, Rahm Emannuel and other politicians that can remedy this problem. It's not only Gerald Reed, there are well over 100 people who were forced & coerced into giving false confessions. This includes men, women, black, latino, poor whites,and children.
Rank #2: Dear White Christian America: I'm Just Asking Questions. Dear White Christian America:Let's be honest. I have some questions for you.Why are you so silent? You're normally vocal about everything!Are you feeling convicted or conflicted or ashamed?Do you facilitate constructive and uplifting dialogues about racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, etc.? Why or why not? Or do you suppress these much needed discussions?Are you a white supremacist?Would Jesus or God support white supremacy?What's your sermon going to be tomorrow?Would Jesus or God approve of your choices?Would Jesus or God endorse Donald Trump?Could you live in a theocracy? I mean a REAL theocracy.If you aren't having these conversations or asking these questions (and many, many more...), you are part of the problem.
Rank #1: Madam CJ Walker's Legacy Preserved A Talk With her Descendant Alelia Bundles. Alelia Bundles, Madam C.J. Walker's descendant and preserverationist gives The Gist of Freedom an update on Madam C.J. Walker's latest exciting projects.Netflix SeriesMadam C. J. Walker Beauty Culture productsThe Madam Walker Legacy Center Alelia's latest books on
Rank #2: Www.FightingFascism.com Audio Book, The Lincoln Brigade Lessons for Today. ANNOUNCING THE LINCOLN BRIGADETHE AUDIO BOOK!!!How to order the audio book?Go to -- www.fightingfascism.com to order the audio book.This is the introduction to the audio book by Producers Lesley Gist and William Loren Katz:"In 2016 when one Presidential candidate has revived fascism’s many appeals to hate, THE LINCOLN BRIGADE story offers vital lessons. In 1936 General Francisco Franco’s fascist armies marched on Madrid, Spain, supported by planes and troops from Hitler’s Germany and Mussolini’s Italy. This was fascism’s first invasion of Europe and the U.S., England and France did nothing."Then 35,000 men and women from 53 countries -- who hated war and fascism -- formed International Brigades, their volunteer effort to "stop fascism at the gates of Madrid.""The 2,800 American volunteers of The Lincoln Brigade were white and black, men and women, farmer and professor, student and unemployed. "Before 1936 the Lincolns had been active in support of racial equality, trade unions, aid for the poor and unemployment insurance.
Rank #1: Abolitionist Place - description. Willoughby and Duffield Streets In September of 2007, Duffield Street in downtown Brooklyn got a new name.
Rank #2: Abyssinian Baptist Church - description. 132 West 138th Street Known for its charismatic leadership and community outreach, the Abyssinian Baptist Church was formed in 1808 by a group of African Americans and Ethiopians who refused to accept the segregated seating in the First Baptist Church of New York City.