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Honors to Women, Community Unite

Yoruba Shango Altar Piece, 1920 CE – 1960 CE Pastors On Patrol Street Ministry representative Pastor Carolyn Riggins visits the Forum to call for a recommitment to community. Callers share knowledge of history and progress...

Women’s History Month: Power of Fight

Women were instrumental in saving two schools headed for closure in Tampa. Women fight and win consequential battles with little notoriety. Women historically have had to battle against slavery and empowered the abolitionist movement, against...

Beach Wade-in Civil Disobedience

Host Patró Mabíli commemorate the protest energy of the Civil Rights Movement. This is a mission to ‘Know Their Names’. Those who were enslaved, those who resisted Injustice and those who were lynched in the...

Desegregation launched a Political Revolution: Black History Month commemoration

Host Patró Mabíli sheds light on Community Speaks. The 1948 order desegregating the U.S. armed forces started a momentum of desegregation culminating in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Also, hope for compensation justice for...

Racial Capitalism. The Language Revolution.

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza – Before Gentrification – The Creation Of DC’s Racial Wealth Gap Tanya Maria Golash-Boza delves into fascinating yet often daunting details to explain how a century of redlining, disinvestment, and the War...

White Nationalism, Black Nationalism: Racializing Antisemitism

White racist tropes, lies and intimidation have been the political currency of white nationalism. However, Black nationalist employ anti-Jewish tropes mimicking white nationalism. in the 1960s Black activists began to see the Arab-Israeli conflict through...

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen – Entrepreneur in construction

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen - Entrepreneur in construction Mr. Alexander, 3rd, CEO of AlexanderGoshen a construction business received an award for emerging excellence in the construction industry.  AlexanderGoshen...

Preserving History and Community

The Jackson House gets a historical marker and $1 million dollars for renovation. The boarding house which housed Black travelers to Tampa, FL during segregation has been neglected to a dangerous point. Over the past...
Photographer Chip Weiner

Chip Weiner on preserving Tampa’s past through photographs

Photographer Chip Weiner discusses his two-volume book of historic photographs of Tampa juxtaposed with photos from today that he made in the exact same spots. With more than 900 pages, "Burgert Brothers: Look Again Rephotographing...

Super Power Africa

The Group of 20 most industrialized nations added the entire African Union as it’s newest member. Yasin Aquil, CEO of Global Business Integratation and son of late local entrepreneur Hakim Aquil, visits the forum to...

Counting The True Costs Of War. The Secret Lives Of Young Arab Women.

Norman Solomon – War made Invisible: How America Hides The Human Toll Of Its Military Machine More than twenty years ago, 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan set into motion a hugely consequential shift in...

Labor Day Celebration of Unions and Workers

The President is in Philadelphia celebrating unions and applauded U.S. workers for building the economy. Today we discuss unions, the violent beginnings of Labor Day following a strike by Pullman Railroad workers, the strike option...

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