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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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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
 
Speech, Founder of Arrested Development Lectures on his New Documentaries, The N-Factory and 16 Bars! Arrested Development’s Speech For Speech it’s a homecoming replete with memories of growing up in Milwaukee, the son of a business mom and dad, attending parochial and Milwaukee Public schools; of music always being the dominate force in his li ...…
 
A Lesson on Civics, The 2018 Mideterm Election with Roy Paul... This show is dedicated to Matthias de Sousa Matthias de Sousa, was the only black person to serve in the colonial Maryland legislature. As such he is the first African American to sit in any legislative body in what would become the United States. He also voted and in 1641 he was e ...…
 
Hundreds of Authors who survived slavery, penned books, newspapers, pamphlets and speeches without using the N-Word, yet today the word is unavoidable! Garrett Fortner III, the Brooklyn Grassroot Publisher and founder of New Word Media has had enough and he's doing something about it! He filed a complaint with the Federal Communication Commissi ...…
 
The Gist of Freedom is honored to invite you to a lecture, the vigilant genealogist, Matriach and author Catherine Meehan Blount will discuss her famillies' rich legacy in homesteading! Carving out a place for themselves: Black settlers’ pursuit of dream in late 1800s Nebraska gets new attention! African American Church congregation at DeWitty ...…
 
Join The Gist of Freedom as we welcome Our Visiting Lecturer The University of Glasgow's Professor Simon P. Newton. The topic of discussion: The Runaway Slaves Ads in Eighteenth-Century Britain project! It has created a searchable database of well over eight hundred newspaper advertisements placed by Colonial slavers seeking the capture and ret ...…
 
Author Dr. Myers Lectures from her book "The Invisible Queen" Queen Charlotte America's last Queen, The Queen of Color! http://www.myerspublishing.com/ The Invisible Queen which tells the surprising story of Queen Charlotte, including her African ancestry and her lasting legacy as a supporter of the Abolitionist movement that ended the Atlantic ...…
 
Queen City Charlotte, North Carolina Honors Queen Charlotte England's First Black Queen! Listen to a Lecture by Adria Focht, president & CEO of The Charlotte Museum of History on The Book, Queen Charlotte The Invisible Queen, by Dr. Stephanie E. Meyers! Read The Book, The Invisible Queen which tells the surprising story of Queen Charlotte, incl ...…
 
Join Philip Merrill, founder of Nanny Jack Co. as we honor pilot Tammie Jo Shults, Cornelius Coffey and Bessie Coleman! Tammie Jo Shults is the pilot who bravely flew Southwest Flight 1380 to safety after part of its left engine ripped off, damaging a window and nearly sucking a woman out of the plane. The flight was en route to Dallas Love air ...…
 
Watch the NEW trailer for Family Pictures USA! Support and share our video as we enter the last week of our campaign!http://bit.ly/fpusatv!
 
Join Arthur McFarlane II the great grandson of W.E.B. Du Bois on The Gist of Freedom, Thursday at 8:00 EDT! Arthur will be discussing the toppling of Confederate Monuments and the tragic death of the Humanitarian Heather Heyer at the anti-white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville Virginia. Call in 347.324.5552 **** Workers in Charlotte ...…
 
The 50th Anniversary Of Detroit 'Riots' - With Survivor Kimberly Simmons! The Gist of Freedom as host, Mariam Guilliams welcomes Kimberly Simmons descendant of The Militant Abolitionist Lewis Leary, (John Brown Raider and The "John Price Rescue"). Kimberly will share stories of her family legacy in social activism, from Lewis Leary and The Unde ...…
 
Genealogist, Ms. Bertha, Seed For Deed, Land Grabbing During Post- Reconstruction. In 1875, developers began selling The Serenola land to the slavery survivors who were once in bondage on the plantation. Miraculously, 250 acres that were sold from 1875 through 1885 were purchased by five black families. The freedmen and their families included: ...…
 
Join Mariam Guliams on The Gist of Freedom as she welcomes Marian Douglas-Ungaro! Mariam is a writer and journalist, an international consultant in elections and human rights, and founder of the international AFROAMERICAS network - for the Afrodescendants (the Slavery Descendants) of the Americas. She prefers to be identified as "Black American ...…
 
EJI Dedicates Lynching Marker in Gadsden, Alabama, for Bunk Richardson Join Dr. Tonya Thames Taylor,A highly sought-after lecturer and an Associate Professor of History (PASSHE), West Chester University Campus In partnership with the City of Gadsden and Gadsden Reads, EJI dedicated a historical marker to commemorate the 1906 lynching of Bunk Ri ...…
 
EJI Dedicates Lynching Marker in Gadsden, Alabama, for Bunk Richardson Join Dr. Tonya Thames Taylor,A highly sought-after lecturer and an Associate Professor of History for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), West Chester University Campus In partnership with the City of Gadsden and Gadsden Reads, EJI dedicated a histori ...…
 
ANNOUNCING THE LINCOLN BRIGADE THE 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 ...…
 
4.6 Million + Petition Electors Dump Trump Meet the organizer, Daniel Brezenoff on The Gist of Freedom with hosts Roy Paul. Brezenoff garnered over 4.6 million signers! Jill Stein’s recount fund-raiser yields $4M in under 2 days! EMAIL YOUR ELECTOR http://asktheelectors.org/ #RECOUNT2016 https://jillstein.nationbuilder.com/recount Before the re ...…
 
Parallels of Post-Reconstruction and Post-Obama Reconstruction Era" MONDAY, June, 2011 Listening to The Gist of Freedom Archives .... Parallels of Post-Reconstruction and Post-Obama Reconstruction Era As I witness the ongoing assault of all-things-Barack-Obama and the environment of hatred that has ensued after his election, this atmosphere is ...…
 
Join The Gist of Freedom as we talk to actress Winter Lee about her role in "Loving" a film which celebrates interracial love, marriage and family! WWW.blogtalkRadio.com/TheGISTofFREEDDOM.com 8pm ET RICHMOND, Va. — The story of Richard and Mildred Loving was made into a “major motion picture” it was filmed in Central Virginia. The Lovings were ...…
 
Listen to the Audio Book Black Abolitionists, by Benjamin Quarles In Chicago, the response to the new fugitive slave law was swift and dramatic. To protect its members from “being borne back to bondage,” the group created a vigilance committee consisting of a black police force of seven divisions; each division had six persons who were to patro ...…
 
Fintan O’Toole: The United Hates of America has raised its middle finger to the world Take down the Stars and Stripes. And raise in its stead the new flag of the United States: an all-white banner with, at its centre, a big fist with the middle finger raised. The US as we have known it, in all its gilt and glory, has become a giant insult: to w ...…
 
Donald Trump has a lot in common with former Confederates 120 years ago – urging his minions to go to “certain areas” on Election Day and “watch” who is voting - REMINISCENT OF THE TENSIONS WHICH LED TO THE NEW ORLEANS MASSACRE OF 1866 ? At a recent rally in Pennsylvania – a must-win state – Trump digressed from his text to remind his mostly wh ...…
 
Farewell President Obama, with photographer Bill Allen!! William ( Bill ) Allen is a writer / photographer and executive director at Perception Photography. He has practiced his skilled for over thirty ( 30 ) years. His work product has appeared in national advertisement campaigns. His articles and stories have appeared in USA Today. the Miami ...…
 
Alexander Hamilton's Great Falls in Paterson, NJ #CreoleHamilton The Broadway phenomenon “Hamilton” – Special airs Friday Oct. 21, 2016 on PBS Visit Hamilton's statue at The Great Falls in Paterson NJ! Vaughn McKoy, Esq. a Patersonian and PSEG corporate lawyer successfully advocated for the restoration of The Great Falls In Paterson, NJ. It is ...…
 
Smithsonian Nat'l African American Museum of History Black History Tours has donated tickets to The Gist of Freedom! Tune in to learn more... or visit https://www.facebook.com/blackhistorytours/ Topic of discussion Ida B. Wells Harriet Tubman Oprah Winfrey Nat Turner The Importance of The Black Family Bible The Copeland Brothers Denmark Vessey ...…
 
William Katz lectures on The Standing Rock Protest against the XL Pipeline and Black Lives Matter to the history uncovered in Black Indians. Why Black Lives Matter is fighting alongside Dakota Access Pipeline protesters On Aug. 27, Black Lives Matter activists from Minneapolis and Toronto traveled to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, which ...…
 
Join Mariam Guilliams in a serious discussion about this image: Black Jesus from an Egyptian American Coptic Christian's perspective. "Earliest known image of Jesus Christ, from the Coptic Museum in Cairo, Egypt. This painting of Jesus is older than the image of the black Jesus Christ in the Church of Rome which is from the 6th century. " A Chu ...…
 
THE LINCOLN BRIGADE FIGHTS WORLD FASCISM w/ Author William L. Katz At this moment in history, in 2016, many feel more is at stake than the White House or the election of a woman as President of the United States. They point to massive state suppression of minority votersand even the youth vote. Wealthy corporations and individuals pick candidat ...…
 
Harriet Tubman, "Wade In The Water" Watch Sweet Honey In the Rock perform Wade In The Water! http://bit.ly/WadeNWater You're Invited Harriet Returns Starring Karen Jones Meadows! In 1896,Harriet Tubman bought 25 acres where she opened the Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, which provided housing for elderly African-Americans. Source:http://bit.l ...…
 
Prof. Dr. William Hayashi an award-winning screen writer and a novelist will discuss Nixon's & The Right Wing's War on, S.N.C.C, and The Black Intelligentsia! Topics: Nixon, Fort Knox and The World Trade Center Lincoln and The 1849 Gold Rush and The 1850 Fugitive Slave Law Alexander Hamilton and The National Bank Harriet Tubman $20 bill vs Bigo ...…
 
Daddy and Daughter Dance, with organizerDerek Phillips; Mayor Ford, Nat'l Black Convention!!
 
Prince Tribute, Freddie Gray Song , with intro, Ida B Wells (Ruby Dee) Lynching Crusader Purple Reigns The World in honor to Prince Prince released a song dedicated to and titled "Baltimore," Does anybody hear us pray for Michael Brown or Freddie Gray?" ------ Ida B. Wells, “a talented and resolute young lady of colour”, was on a pilgrimage aro ...…
 
In honor of Women's History Month William Loren Katz will discuss warrior women like Colonel Carmen Robles from two of his 40 of historical books! "Colonel Carmen Amelia Robles, an Afro-Mexican Woman Leader in the Mexican Revolution"! Mexico provided a safe haven for black Freedom Seekers. Mexicans fought to prevent the spread of slavery in wha ...…
 
Mary Ann Shadd Cary an African American journalist and abolitionist was born in 1823. In she started a newspaper called The Provincial Freemen, a weekly publication for African Americans, to assist self liberated black people and to promote information about the successes of Black people living in Canada. When the Civil War broke out, Mary Ann ...…
 
Boston State Senator William Owens, with Donald Brown on The Gist of Freedom and TANDLRADIO.COM! This show is in honor of George Edwin Taylor! More than one hundred years before Barack Obama, George Edwin Taylor made presidential history. Born in the antebellum South to an enslaved black man and a freed woman, Taylor became one of the first Afr ...…
 
Join the conversation with Black Lives Matter co-founder, Alicia Garza and hosts, @NikkoleSalter and Dr. Amir Whitaker Esq. 11 Big Accomplishments Black Activists Achieved In 2015 Learn more here http://bit.ly/BlackLivesMatter_Top10 Save The Date.. Join the conversation with Black Lives Matter, Co-Founder Alicia Garza and hosts, Nikkole Salter ...…
 
Join The Gist of Freedom with guest host, author William Katz! and Maroon Descendant Pompey Fixico! www.blackhistoryUniversity.com "The successful Maroon Day organizer, Excellency Dr. Ambassador Fidelia Grand-Galon, invited Pompey Fixico and the other delegates to Suriname, a country of half a million people and 120,000 maroon descendants of en ...…
 
Audio Book Henry Bibb, Part 2 self-liberated newspaper founder, The Voice! Author and Newspaper Owner, Henry Bibb a self-liberated black man gained his freedom in 1837. However he returned to Kentucky to try and rescue his wife and daughter. On the first attempt, he was recaptured and his whole family was sold south to a Mississippi plantation ...…
 
Author and Newspaper Owner, Henry Bibb a self-liberated black man gained his freedom in 1837. However he returned to Kentucky to try and rescue his wife and daughter. On the first attempt, he was recaptured and his whole family was sold south to a Mississippi plantation owner. They escaped together, but were set upon by wolves and recaptured. H ...…
 
The Gist of Freedom www.BlackHistoryUniversity.com is pleased to present to you the audio book of Harriet Jacobs, an African American abolitionist! Mrs. Jacobs became active in the antislavery movement, and at the urging of several female abolitionists, she wrote “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl,” which was published in 1860. Incidents in ...…
 
Video: Cops Throws Female High School Student Across Classroom. The latest angle of a violent assault by a Richland County Sheriff's office deputy shows, cop Ben Fields flipping over a desk with a student still sitting in its chair.
 
Ken Morris is a direct descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. Join Ken as we discuss his family's latest project, Picturing Frederick Douglass, AN ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY’S MOST PHOTOGRAPHED AMERICAN John Stauffer (Author), Zoe Trodd (Author), Celeste-Marie Bernier (Author), Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Ep ...…
 
Free Appraisal show Sponsored By Swann Galleries and Wyatt Houston Day Tonight @7:30 Join The Gist of Freedom as we announce a Free Appraisal show Sponsored by Wyatt Houston of Swann Galleries! www.BlackHistoryBlog.com | Www.BlackHistoryUniversity.com SWANN AUCTION GALLERIES Consignments Invited! Faith Ringgold, Maya’s Quilt of Life, acrylic on ...…
 
Aunt Pearlie Sue is the creation of Anita Singleton-Prather, a native of the Sea Islands in Beaufort County, South Carolina. Based on her grandmother, Aunt Pearlie-Sue's character has entertained audiences with Gullah-flavored folktales for over 10 years. In addition to being a storyteller, Prather is an educator, singer, actress and historian. ...…
 
Tonight Join The Gist of Freedom as we talk to Maroon Scholar Hoshaiah Khalil about the World Premiere of the film Queen Nanny - Monday, October 19, 2015 At The United Nations, New York City http://bit.ly/RSVP_QueenNanny Carlota Lukumí… Carlota and another enslaved woman named Fermina led an organized rebellion at the Triumvarato sugar plantati ...…
 
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