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American History

Episode 16, June 19, 2023: Commemoration of Juneteenth History at WMNF 88.5 FM

In 2021, Juneteenth became a federal holiday remembered as an end to the institutional chattel slavery in Galveston, Texas(1865).   Union General Gordon Granger and his troops traveled to Galveston, Texas to announce General Order No.3...

JUNETEENTH and The Quest for Freedom

The real celebration of freedom in the U.S. is June 19. Today, a look at Congressional efforts to end the “Punishment Loophole” in the 13th amendment of the U.S. constitution, the search for ancestors and...

Episode 15, May 30, 2023: Code Enforcement Undergirds Black Reparations-Mentesnot

Mentesnot is an established longtime citizen of Hillsborough County, and property owner continues to advocate and fight to remove fines that have been excessive code enforcement, which put his family property in jeopardy due to...

Episode 13, 05.16.2023, Entrepreneurship -Interview with Arbra Tawwab A Black Business Owners of Wellness Retreat/ ABNB in Lutz, Florida

Episode 13, 05.16.2023, Entrepreneurship -Interview with Arbra Tawwab A Black Business Owners of Wellness Retreat/ ABNB in Lutz, Florida.

Episode 12, 05.09.2023-Interview with Dr. Carolyn Collins as the Chair of the Jackson House Foundation to Replicate/Preserve the Historical Jackson Rooming House Building At Its Original Site.

Episode 12, 05.09.2023-Interview with Dr. Carolyn Collins as the Chair of the Jackson House Foundation to Replicate/Preserve the Historical Jackson Rooming House Building at Its Original Site.

Episode 3, What is Arutisuse? Arutisuse is a new Black Americans’ holiday dating back to the 70s. How Foster care agency continues to exist in a critical state for thousands of Florida children.

3. Episode 3, 12/11/2022, What is Arutisuse? Arutisuse is a new Black Americans holiday dating back to the 70s. How Foster care agency continues to exist in a critical state for thousands of Florida children. ...

Feminist Patriots Or Patriotic Feminists?

When America became a nation, a woman had no legal existence beyond her husband. If he abused her, she couldn’t leave without abandoning her children. Abigail Adams tried to change this, reminding her husband John...

Anti-Fascist woman’s march mural

Camilla Carrero reporting:   Woman’s History month is wrapping up with a celebration last night at the Cuban Club, where local historians discussed the significance around the unveiling of a new mural and historic marker...

No Pasarán! The Ybor City women who fought fascism

Women's political activism in Ybor City, Florida and their fight against fascism at home and abroad during the time of the Spanish Civil War.
Kirk Bogan with St. Luke AME Church and Jerry Nealy with St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church at the C. Blythe Andrews Library in East Tampa

Souls to the Polls gets out the early vote

In the weekend leading up to Tampa’s municipal election, the NAACP and members of historically African American churches gathered for Souls to the Polls at an early voting site to educate and encourage residents to...

Fascist Dictatorship in Florida

Kim Jackson joins the discussion to explore the question of growing dictatorship in Florida as the Governor moves against the Advance Placement African American History course. A fast and furious assault on voting rights and...

“The Importance of Self-Education” on Morning Energy

Since 2005, many people from around the world have been collectively commemorating the loss of victims of the Holocaust. January 27th was chosen as the International Holocaust Remembrance day because this day marks the anniversary...

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