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“Proof of Consciousness” (P.O.C.) the Host of REVIVE!!! 10/15/2017

Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:

“SUNDAY EDITION”

#REVIVE

#WeeklyThrills #TalkRadio 

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This episode on REVIVE is entitled “SUNDAY EDITION” on REVIVE RADIO! Call in to REVIVE at 215-490-9832, you never know what may happen!

GUEST:

Nikkolas Smith: Nikkolas Smith a native of Houston, Texas, is a Master of Architecture recipient from Hampton University, and  Theme Park Designer/Concept artist at Walt Disney Imagineering. He currently assists in the concept development, schematic design, and construction of Disney Parks in Florida, California, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. After hours, Nikkolas also leads in youth mentoring every Saturday morning with the kids of Compton/Watts, CA, giving lessons in Photoshop painting, and life in general. His viral paintings have been featured in TIME magazine, ABC, Bleacher Report, the GRAMMY’s, BuzzFeed, and all across the Internet, in the form of freelance concept art (featured by Pixar for his digital painting of the Obama family as the Incredibles), activist art paintings (featured on CNN for his Trayvon Martin-inspired MLK Hoodie piece), & Hollywood movie posters such as Lionsgate hit, Dear White People.

Triona Roberts: Triona Roberts has been in sports her entire life. However, she started her journey of health and fitness in about 11th grade when her cousin Tiray was diagnosed with Bone cancer and was given 3 months to live. She became committed to health and sports in college when she realized nutrition played a vital role in her performance. She is now an independent track coach and personal trainer building her brand Trionasfitn5 to decrease childhood obesity and being aware of Breast Cancer.

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“Proof of Consciousness” (P.O.C.) the Host of REVIVE!!! 10/11/2017

Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:

“Winning Wednesday”

Highlighting:

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 

#WeeklyThrill #REVIVE #Give-A-Ways 

It would be amazing to hear your perspective. So please call in we want to hear what you guys out there have to say always. Once again this show is for the people. We here at REVIVE thrive off of communication. So call us at (215)490-9832. This episode of REVIVE will be an open forum so all perspectives can be heard through great conversation.

This episode on REVIVE is entitled “Winning Wednesday” we will discuss BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH! Also get into some weekly thrills. You don’t want to miss this intriguing conversation!

GUEST:

Terry LaBan: Terry LaBan is a cartoonist, graphic recorder and illustrator. His work has appeared in many publications including Mad Magazine, Nickelodeon Magazine and Details. For 15 years, from 2001 until 2016, he created the daily comic strip “Edge City,” which was syndicated by King Features Syndicate and appeared in newspapers nationwide. Terry is a graphic recorder and facilitator and his company, Breakthrough Visuals, creates finished illustrations, explainer comics and infographics for businesses and organizations. He also teaches classes in comics and cartooning as an adjunct professor at Philadelphia University.

Ann-Marie Appiah: Ann-Marie Appiah is the the founder of Painted Pink, Inc. 5 years ago she had two lumpectomies after finding a lump in her breast. During her experience, she noticed a severe lack of resources and outlets available for young adults to advocate for their own health. Though her diagnosis came back negative for cancer, the feeling of helplessness never left her. Realizing she never wanted another young woman to feel as alone as she did, she birthed Painted Pink, Inc. Painted Pink was founded in 2014. Since its inception, they have raised over $40,000 dedicated to educating millennials on breast health and providing financial assistance to breast cancer warriors.

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“Proof of Consciousness” (P.O.C.) the Host of REVIVE!!! 10/04/2017

Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:

Winning Wednesday 

#REVIVE #Tabm0ney 

#CurrentEvents #TrendingTopics 

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This episode on REVIVE is entitled “Winning Wednesday” we will be discussing what the #REVIVE team has planned for the rest of the year, TabM0ney Habits, a weekly thrill, and MORE!

GUEST:

Saleem Roberts: Author Saleem Roberts is a creative visionary with over 10 years of experience in the fashion and entertainment industry. He has worked on various film and television projects. Roberts also served on the design team for featured film “Brotherly Love” produced by Flava Unit and Sony Pictures. Roberts has built a thriving fashion business with the popularity of his two clothing brands. His journey in the fashion and film industry continues as his new enterprise “Fatally Flawless” is just evolving.

Ebony Smith: Ebony also know as Frankie is From Allentown, Pa. She graduated from East Stroudsburg University. Currently she lives in Atlanta. She has a passion about being a role model to less fortunate kids, singing and entertainment. 

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“Proof of Consciousness” (P.O.C.) the Host of REVIVE!!! 9/24/2017

Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:

“Sunday Edition”

 

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This episode on REVIVE is entitled “Sunday Edition” we will be discussing any and everything with the #REVIVE Team and more. 

#TrendingTopics

#CurrentEvents 

#REVIVETeam 

 

 

REVIVE RADIO!!

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“Proof of Consciousness” (P.O.C.) the Host of REVIVE!!! 9/20/2017

Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:

“MONEY TALKS”

Part II

#Debt #Budgeting

#FinancialLiteracy

#Investing

I need you all to be apart of the conversation!

#REVIVE

#POC

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This episode on REVIVE is entitled “MONEY TALKS” we will be discussing  banking basics, the importance of budgeting, financial literacy, investing, and more! Join us as we discuss this different hot topic it would be amazing to hear your perspective.

It’s time to stop looking like we’re getting money and actually start getting money. Work smarter, not harder!

GUEST:

Tabitha Russell: Also known as Tab Money hailing from Glenarden, Maryland serves the youth and the earth, day in and day out! She holds a Undergraduate degree from Salisbury University and a Graduate degree from Towson University, and she serves as the Co-CEO of CollegeBound Entertainment! She engages the youth at every chance and continues to press the issues that plague the generations before her. Inspired by the likes of Fred Hampton, Angela Davis, and Dame Dash, the 26-year-old quadruple threat has a love for all people but loves her people and culture the most!

Khadija Bingham: Khadija Bingham is a young millennial, living in New York City, using her experiences to fulfill her passion of helping others. Khadija is the founder of Money Honey Co, a brand whose mission is to cultivate conversations around personal finance, career development and the path to becoming your best self. Currently, Khadija works for a Wall St. firm in an accounting function and holds degrees in both finance and accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.

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It’s been 50 years since Britain left. Why are so many African judges still wearing wigs?


Zimbabwean judges wear long red robes and horsehair wigs, a throwback to an era of British co­lo­ni­al­ism, in Harare in January. (Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP)
September 17 at 10:18 PM

The British gave up their last colonies in Africa half a century ago. But they left their wigs behind.

Not just any wigs. They are the long, white, horsehair locks worn by high court judges (and King George III). They are so old-fashioned and so uncomfortable, that even British barristers have stopped wearing them.

But in former British colonies — Kenya, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Malawi and others — they live on, worn by judges and lawyers. Now, a new generation of African jurists is asking: Why are the continent’s most prominent legal minds still wearing the trappings of the colonizers?

It’s not just a question of aesthetics. The wigs and robes are perhaps the most glaring symbol of colonial inheritance at a time when that history is being dredged up in all sorts of ways. This year, Tanzanian President John Magufuli described a proposed free-trade agreement with Europe as a “form of colonialism.” In Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe still refers to the British as “thieving colonialists.”

In June, the premier of the Western Cape province of South Africa was suspended from her party after writing on Twitter that modern health care was a colonial contribution.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has sparred with Britain for decades and denounces the West for what he calls a neo-colonial attitude, but he has a soft spot for a traditional etiquette and a dress code in the courts that even Britain has partly dropped. (Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP)

The relics of colonialism are scattered across the continent. There are the queen’s namesakes: Victoria Falls north of Zimbabwe; Lake Victoria, bordering three countries in eastern Africa; Victoria Island in Nigeria. There is the left-lane driving, the cricket, the way public education is organised (not organized).

Most cities and streets have received new names since European rule ended. In 2013, Mugabe officially rebaptized Victoria Falls “Mosi Oa Tunya,” or “the smoke that thunders” in the Kololo language.

Yet the wig survives, along with other relics of the colonial courtroom: red robes, white bows, references to judges as “my lord” and “my lady.”

In nearly every former British colony, op-eds have been written and speeches made about why the wig ought to be removed. In Uganda, the New Vision newspaper conducted an investigation into the cost of the wigs, reporting that each one cost $6,500. In Ghana, a prominent lawyer, Augustine Niber, argued that removing wigs would reduce the “intimidation and fear that often characterize our courtrooms.”

One of the editors of the Nigerian Lawyer blog wrote that wigs weren’t made for the sweltering Lagos heat, where lawyers wilted under their garb. “The culture that invented wig and gown is different from our own and the weather is different,” Unini Chioma wrote.

Increasingly, though, opponents of the colonial outfit aren’t just arguing against inconvenience but against a tradition that African judiciaries appear to be embracing. Britain’s “colonial courts,” which preceded independence, were sometimes brutal. In response to Kenya’s Mau Mau rebellion in the 1950s, for example, the wigged white judges sentenced more than 1,000 people to death for conspiring against colonial rule.

“The colonial system used law as [an] instrument of repression, and we’re still maintaining this tradition without questioning it,” said Arnold Tsunga, director of the Africa program at the International Commission of Jurists. “It’s a disgrace to the modern courts of Africa.”

Counsel Olukoya Ogungbeje speaks outside a courtroom after a suspected kidnap kingpin was arraigned at the Lagos State High Court on Aug. 30. (Pius Utomi Ekpei /AFP/Getty Images)

In Kenya, former chief justice Willy Mutunga appealed to remove the wigs from the courtroom, arguing that they were a foreign imposition, not a Kenyan tradition. He swapped the traditional British red robes for ­“Kenyanized” green and yellow ones. He called the wigs “dreadful.”

But that outlook wasn’t shared by many Kenyan judges and lawyers, who saw the wigs and robes as their own uniforms, items that elevate a courtroom, despite — or because of — their colonial links.

“It was met with consternation from within the bench and the bar,” said Isaac Okero, president of the Law Society of Kenya.

Okero is a defender of the wig and the robe, and argues that they represent more than a British tradition, but something that distinguishes the country’s judges.

“I don’t feel at all that it has any negative connotation of colonialism. It has risen beyond that. It is a tradition of the Kenyan bar,” he said.

This year, Kenya’s new chief justice, David Maraga, has indicated that he wants to revert to the colonial traditions. During his swearing-in ceremony, he wore a long white wig and the British-style red robe. Many Kenyans were perplexed.

“It was his rather peculiar outfit that would send a resounding message to Kenyans,” said a broadcaster on KTN, one of the country’s most popular news channels. “It’s back to the old days.”

In Zimbabwe, still ruled by vehement anti-colonialist Mugabe, the wigs are perhaps most mystifying. Why would a man who stripped white farmers of their land, who railed against the name of Victoria Falls, allow an archaic judicial tradition to remain in place?

Some analysts say that the policy reveals something about Mugabe, the closet Anglophile, a fan of Dickens who once said cricket “civilizes people and creates good gentlemen.”

But Tsunga says that the rationale is more insidious.

“We are seeing post-independence African states trying to maintain these symbols of power and authority in the belief that it will help entrench themselves,” he said.

The curly horsehair wigs have been used in court since the 1600s, during the reign of Charles II, when they became a symbol of the British judicial system. Some historians say they were initially popularized by France’s King Louis XIV, who was trying to conceal his balding head.

By the 18th century, they were meant to distinguish judges and lawyers — and other members of the upper crust. Enter the word “bigwig” into the lexicon.

Other countries in the British Commonwealth, such as Australia and Canada, also inherited the wigs and robes but have moved toward removing them from courtrooms. An Australian chief justice last year demanded that barristers remove their wigs before addressing her.

“The abolition of wigs is all part of the progression towards a modern way,” said the chief justice, Marilyn Warren.

This year in Britain, the House of Commons lifted the requirement that clerks, who are experts in parliamentary law, wear wigs. John Bercow, the speaker, said the change would promote a “marginally less stuffy and forbidding image of this chamber.”

But aside from the wigs, African courts have adapted to a post-colonial context. New constitutions have been written. A new generation of judges has emerged. Even though some judiciaries have bent to political pressure, new legal systems are rooted in British common law but shaped by the traditions and cultures of their own countries.

In Kenya this month, the Supreme Court annulled the recent presidential election, a bold display of judicial independence that infuriated the sitting president.

In the Nairobi courtroom where the ruling was delivered, several lawyers wore their powdered wigs. Behind the bench, a row of men and women in red robes presided.

Maraga sat down before speaking, the sleeves of his black robe hanging over the bench.

“The greatness of a nation lies in its fidelity to its constitution,” he said, “and a strict adherence to the rule of law.”

 

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“Proof of Consciousness” (P.O.C.) the Host of REVIVE!!! 9/13/2017

Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:

“Creating YOUR Creation”

#Music #Art

#Photography

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This episode on REVIVE is entitled Creating YOUR Creation” we will be focusing on everything CREATIVE from music, art, photography, and MORE!

GUEST:

Sarah Siskin (Bamfest):With support from the California Arts Council, La Peña Cultural Center has partnered with Richmond Art Center to produce the 2nd Annual Bay Area Mural Festival this fall to bring together 10 master muralists and 2 East Bay youth groups through a series of artist residencies and workshops culminating in the painting of 10 environmentally themed murals in Richmond, CA. BAMFest 2017 will use the mural arts to engage East Bay youth, local Bay Area artists and the Richmond community through beautification and placemaking activities. The festival will produce 8 professional murals and 2 youth designed murals to call attention to issues of environmental degradation, pollution and climate change. The project will engage 10 local California mural artists, 8 working on their own projects and 2 as teaching artists. The teaching artists will work with local youth in Richmond in hands-on arts training activities leading to the preparation and execution of the mural festival.

David White (David Blanco): David White the creative director for VillaPierLife and Palm Villa Golf

Nancee Lyons (MuralsDC): Nancee Lyons is a spokesperson for the Department of Public Works in Washington, DC. As part of the agency’s graffiti prevention efforts, she coordinates MuralsDC and works with local, national and international artists to paint original works of art on District walls riddled with graffiti.

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“Proof of Consciousness” (P.O.C.) the Host of REVIVE!!! 9/06/2017

Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:

Winning Wednesday

#TrendingTopics #CurrentEvents

#REVIVE

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This episode on REVIVE is entitled “Winning Wednesday!” This is a jam-packed show with amazing guests and dynamic conversation! Join in the fun and spread the word! 

GUEST:

Helen Defersha: Helen Defersha is a native of Philadelphia. She is the founder and creator of Wrap & Sip. Wrap & Sip is a movement, that teaches women the history behind head wrap/turbans as well as wrap styles. She will be holding her second event September 24th in the city of Philadelphia. The reason why she started Wrap & Sip is because of the power she feels when she personally has her crown wrapped.

Leon Thurston: Leon Thurston also known as Lee “If you’re reading this, you must have a purpose in life. Go Get It!” These are widely acclaimed words of transformational speaker Leon Thurston. At first sight, Leon will tell you that his lifelong mission is to activate people into their greatness one person at a time. Leon is committed to serving and leaving people equipped to get from where they are, to where they want to be in life. He has boldly set out to change lives through empowering people’s perspective all over the globe, this is why he considers himself “The Transformational Speaker.”

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“Proof of Consciousness” (P.O.C.) the Host of REVIVE!!! 9/03/2017

Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled:

“Lead, Learn, and Earn!”

#NewStudents #NewSchoolYear

#Education

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Today’s REVIVE show topic is entitled “Lead, Learn, and Earn!” we’ll be discussing everything you need to know before jumping into this school year! This is a jam packed show that you don’t want to miss! 

 

GUEST:

The Carter Link: The Carter Link is an ordinary family of four, being used by an extraordinary God! They share their gifts, talents and love in hopes of uplifting and inspiring others. They are always exploring, talking, or making music about our marriage, parenting, and different interests.  The Carter Link has been featured by VIBE.COM, ESSENCE.COM and THE HUFFINGTON POST, along with other numerous sites/blogs. Their videos have reached over 5 million people, while being shared over 200,000 times on Facebook. They have done commercials, been featured on Right This Minute, and even have been booked for live performances.

JOEL – husband, father, writer, speaker, rapper, elementary school teacher and mentor.

SUMMER – wife, stay-at-home mother, rapper and artist of many genres (fashion, painting, drawing, crafting, etc.)

DREAM – talented dancer and rapper, well behaved, fun 8-year-old who loves to dance & play. She is an awesome student and fast learner!

CHAMPION – smart, strong, tenacious 17 months old. He is growing way too fast and loves his family!

Toney Jackson: Toney Jackson began performing in the spoken word/‘open mic’ scene he helped to foster at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.  Since then, he has been recognized by the Academy of American Poets, won several poetry slams, and been a featured reader, performer, and workshop leader, at schools, theatres, and other venues across the country. Toney hails from New Jersey, where his love of words, learning, sharing, and community involvement led him towards a career in education.  He is currently in his 7th year of teaching at Nellie K. Parker elementary school in his hometown of Hackensack.  He is a dedicated teacher, a life long learner, and is currently writing and illustrating several children’s books.

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