Political Prisoner and friend Reverend Edward Pinkney, interviewing from Marquette prison in Michigan.
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“Time For An Awakening” guests for 5/29/2016 was Robert McKay – spokesman for political prisoner and friend Rev. Edward Pinkney, as well as Monica Williams and Donnie Bradford, chief organizers for OMCBV&C. Mr. McKay updated us on the status of imprisoned activist, Rev. Pinkney. Monica Williams and Donnie Bradford updated us on all things One Million Conscious Black Voters and Contributors (OMCBV&C) leading to the National Convention in Atlanta.
Guest was Author, Assistant Professor in the Education Studies Program at Spelman College, Dr. Richard D. Benson II. Dr. Benson’s book is called “Fighting for Our Place in the Sun: Malcolm X and the Radicalization of the Black Student Movement 1960 -1973. We discussed aspects of the book in relation to what’s going on presently in our society, with our guest.
Open forum conversation on 5/08/2016 with the listening audience. In 2016, from the need to develop a new mindset in our communities, to our political and economic empowerment, the solution to these problems must come from us.
Our guest was Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, Economics, and the director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, Dr. William A. Darity Jr. We discussed why the time is now for an Independent Black Political Party, the economy and African Americans, and a solid blueprint of reparations for descendants of former Slaves, with Dr. Darity.
“Time For An Awakenings” guests was BTRN host Sister Tsiyon, and one our most prolific columnist on economic empowerment for Black people, Author, Activist, Prof. James Clingman. We will discussed “Solutions to the crisis in the Black Family: bridging the gap between Black men and women”, with sister Tsiyon. Then one of the founders of OMCBV&C Prof. Clingman joined us, “Boycott Prisons” along with other interesting topics was part of our discussion.
“Time For An Awakening” for Sunday 4/17/2016 at 7:00 PM (EST) 6:00 PM (CST) was Researcher, Baltimore Black Talk Host Daren Muhammad. We reflected on Baltimore one year after the uprising behind the death of Freddie gray, and other issues that affect our community, with “State Of The City” host Bro. Daren.
“Time For An Awakening” guests for 4/03/2016 at 7:00 PM (EST) 6:00 PM (CST) was Saboor Muhammad, of Southwest District Services and Author, Chair of the Department of Politics at the University of San Francisco, Prof. James Lance Taylor. We received a southwest community update from Bro. Saboor and talked all things politics from a Black perspective with Prof. James Lance Taylor. In 2016, from the need to develop a new mindset in our communities, to our political and economic empowerment, the solution to these problems must come from us. Let’s also talk about some solutions. You can join us and be part of the conversation on this and other related topics. Information, Insights and dialogue from a Black Perspective.
Historian, Educator, Author, Dr. Charles L. Blockson and Bro. Richard White, tour guide at the African American Museum in Philadelphia join us in discussion. Can the model of The Free African Society started by Absalom Jones and Richard Allen be a blueprint to move our people forward today?
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