HOPE EVERYONE IS ENJOYING YOUR DAY! SINCE THERE'S ONLY TWO MORE DAYS LEFT IN THIS MONTH, WHICH HAS BEEN "OFFICIALLY" DESIGNATED BLACK HISTORY MONTH, I WANTED TO FINISH UP THESE LAST COUPLE DAYS WITH OTHER SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY EXTRAORDINARY AND LESS TALKED ABOUT BLACKS. AS ONE WHO WAS BORN ON DERBY DAY, I'VE ALWAYS HAD A FASCINATION WITH THE SPORT. BUT IT WASN'T UNTIL WHILE RESIDING IN LOUISVILLE, I BECAME AWARE OF A LITTLE KNOWN FACT THAT ALTHOUGH THE… Continue
I HOPE YOU'LL INDULGE ME FOR A FEW MOMENTS TO ADDRESS AN ISSUE THAT I WAS IN DISCUSSION WITH ANOTHER OF MY INNER CIRCLE COLLEAGUES ABOUT. AND SINCE WE'RE ON THIS FEEL-GOOD MODE AFTER PRESIDENT OBAMA'S SPEECH LAST NIGHT, IT HIT ME THAT PART OF THE CHALLENGES WE HAVE TO FACE ARE THE CONDITIONS OF OUR NEIGHBORHOODS...PARTICULARLY A FEW URBANIZED AREAS WITH HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT...JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT RATES...ANGER MANAGEMENT ISSUES...GUNS AND DRUGS THAT ARE… Continue
TODAY MARKS A VERY SPECIAL DAY ON MANY FRONTS!!! THE CIAA IS IN FULL SWING...PRESIDENT OBAMA'S PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS LAST NIGHT to CONGRESS BEING A "HOMERUN, TOUCHDOWN, and a 3-POINT PLAY...
...BUT THIS DAY IS SPECIAL BECAUSE IT MARKS THE 45th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF A YOUNG BLACK CONFIDENT UNHEARD OF KID NAMED CASSIUS CLAY FROM LOUISVILLE, KY... AND AGAINST ALL ODDS, AND WITH THE BACKDROP OF THE ISSUES OF THE TURBULENT 60's...AND EVEN AFTER HIS GREAT OLYMPIC WIN IN THE… Continue
Please feel free to listen to this interview! This Brother has turned his life around and now works this other younger people to keep them from "jumping of the porch". This is a must hear interview, the link to my show as always is http://www.nbbta.org/channel2.htm
Host of the Oral Buffet
2009 Black Web Award Winner-Best Internet Podcast or Radio Program
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IN TWO WEEKS ON MARCH 7, THE COUNTRY WILL BE CELEBRATING THE 44th ANNIVERSARY RE-ENACTMENT OF THE 'MARCH ON SELMA' AND EVENTS THAT LED TO "BLOODY SUNDAY" AFTER CROSSING THE EDMUND PETTUS BRIDGE IN SELMA, AL.
SO PLEASE INDULGE ME TO DIRECT YOUR ATTENTION TO THE DOCUDRAMA DVD CALLED "PASSING THE TORCH TO AMERICA'S YOUTH" HIGHLIGHTING THE EVENTS LEADING UP TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965 SIGNED INTO LAW BY PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON...AND… Continue
AS WE FIND OURSELVES PROTESTING AGAINST THE NY POST'S DESPICABLE CARTOON PORTRAYAL OF A CHIMPANZEE BEING SHOT AND KILLED BY POLICE, LET US PAUSE TO REMEMBER A MAN WHO STOOD UP FOR THE BRUTAL INJUSTICES SUFFERED BY BLACKS DURING THE TURBULENT 60'S. TOMORROW FEBRUARY 21 WILL MARK THE 44th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASSASSINATION OF BRO. MALCOLM X aka EL HAJJ MALIK EL SHABAZZ..."OUR BLACK SHINING PRINCE!!!"...
Nadra Enzi a motivational speaker, a Doctoral Candidate in Comparative Religions with a concentration in Metaphysics. Listen February 18, at 8:00pm EST on www.blogtalkradio.com/truth2power call-in 347.215.8041
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In light of the current economic situation in the U.S. and abroad, there have been various solutions offered to cut the hemorraging of jobs and homes being lost, pensions being depleted, the homeless population increasing daily, etc. President Obama and The New Administration are addressing those issues and the $787 Billion STIMULUS PLAN aka Economic Recovery Plan is about to be signed by The President today in Denver, CO. We also… Continue
Rising from the harsh and bitter realities of his childhood as a Talbot County slave, Frederick Douglass grew to be a noted orator, writer, publisher, politician, entrepreneur, political activist, national celebrity and historical figure. He left an indelible mark on the social, economic, and political landscape of the nineteenth century and will forever stand as one of Talbot County's most important native sons...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN WAS BORN NEAR HODGENVILLE, KY IN LARUE COUNTY ON FEBRUARY 12, 1809. THE FOLLOWING IS AN OVERVIEW OF HIS LIFE AS HE ASCENDED TO BE THE 16TH THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you.... You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn… Continue
Born a slave, yet determined to be free, Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery and became one of the most influential figures of the 19th century. He became a powerful speaker in the anti-slavery circuit, an author, an advocate for women’s rights, and held several government positions after the Civil War.
Life as a Slave
Frederick Douglass was born on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in February 1818. He was named… Continue
IN RECOGNITION OF FEBRUARY 11, 19 YEARS AGO TODAY MARKS THE DAY SOUTH AFRICAN BLACK ACTIVIST NELSON MANDELA WAS FREED FROM PRISON AFTER SERVING 27 YEARS!!! SO ALTHOUGH THIS TRIBUTE IS A BIT LENGTHY, IT COULDN'T BE LENGHTY ENOUGH WITH ALL THIS GREAT WARRIOR SUFFERED AND ENDURED...AS HE AND OTHERS STOOD UP AGAINST APARTHEID FOR THE LIBERATION AND FREEDOM FOR THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH AFRICA. SO HERE'S HOPING THIS TRIBUTE EDUCATES SOME AND ENLIGHTENS… Continue
In light of the current economic situation in the U.S. and abroad, there have been various solutions offered to cut the hemorraging of jobs & homes being lost, pensions being depleted, the homeless population increasing daily, etc. President Obama and The New Administration are addressing those issues with the Senators coming up with a Stimulus Plan that still has to go to a vote...with some resistance. However, in my humble opinion, we have the opportunity to… Continue
Senator Roland Burris introduces amendment to economic recession and reparations movement make strange bedfellows
WASHINGTON, DC—Reparations may be the key to the success of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Bill say long time advocates of the Reparations Movement because “African Americans will put money back into the economy faster than Rush Limbaugh can get 20 doctors to give him 20 prescriptions,” said Kweisi Babatunde, a reparations… Continue
As I continue to do my small part in recognizing outstanding Blacks during Black History Month 2009, I hope to inspire others to do the same. We ALL can contribute...we're ALL FAMILY & FRIENDS here. (smiles) Although I've concentrated on those influential and courageous Blacks during the pre-Revolutionary War and continue to build up to the Lewis & Clark Expedition, I thought I'd do a blast to the FUTURE and pay tribute to a current person of honor and history. And thus, I bring the… Continue