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African Union Ambassador Calls for closer ties with the African Diaspora in the Americas

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In a recent address to the Pan-African Unity Dialogue in New York, the African Union’s Ambassador to the USA, H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, called for closer collaboration between the countries on the African continent and the growing African Diaspora communities in the Americas. She argued that a fully engaged diaspora holds the key to the future development and empowerment of Africa which, in turn, will result…

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State of Black Labor, the Cherokee Black Freedman, Aretha’s Legacy – August 27th Vantage Point

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Topics: The Case of the Cherokee Black Freedman • Perspectives of Aretha’s Legacy and Spike Lee’s Black Klansman • The State of Black Labor in the Age of Trump. Guests: Marilyn K. Vann (President, Descendants of Freedmen, Five Civilized Tribes Association, Oklahoma City, OK), Herb Boyd (Author, Commentator, Columnist, Harlem, NY) and Bill Fletcher (Labor and Social Justice Activist, Commentator, Washington, D.C.)

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Cheer or Jeer Omarosa? Blacks Support for Trump, The State of Hip Hop – Vantage Point Radio

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Topics: The State of Hip Hop • Jeer or Cheer Omarosa? • Black Support for Trump. Guests: Paradise Gray (Co-Founder of X-Clan, Pittsburgh, PA), Earl Ofari Hutchinson (Author, Producer, The Hutchinson Report, Los Angeles, CA) and Hazel Trice-Edney (Editor/Publisher, The Trice-Edney Wire Service, Washington, D.C.)

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Haitians Resurrect Honour for Historic Heroes

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Newer generation reminded of roots by statues of iconic figures that went unnoticed for long time. By Gabriel Elizondo, Al Jazeera — Most countries have statues to honour iconic figures of the past, but in Haiti, statues of former heroes often go unnoticed. However, for the younger generation, they are now becoming a reminder of their roots. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Port-au-Prince.

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Callie House

Callie House, Reparations Advocate and Trailblazer

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This episode delves into the extraordinary life of reparations advocate Callie House. Despite her status as a former slave, a woman, and a widower with five children, Callie House defied societal conventions and led the National Ex-Slave Mutual Relief, Bounty and Pension Association, one of the largest grassroots movements in African American history. House tirelessly traveled the country organizing newly freed African Americans in the quest to right the wrongs…

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Slavery Routes: For All the Gold in the World

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To expand their wealth, the Portuguese set up the slave trade, in which Africa was the centre. Filmmakers: Daniel Cattier, Juan Gelas and Fanny Glissant — At the end of the Middle Ages, Europe opened up to the world and discovered that it was at the margins of the world’s main area for wealth generation: Africa. Portuguese explorers were the first to set out to conquer Africa’s gold. When explorers…

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Victory in Ferguson, The Green Party Candidate for Governor of NY, Garvey’s Economic Vision

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Topics: Garvey’s Vision of Economic Development • The Green Party’s Candidate for Governor of NY • Victory in Ferguson. Guests: Rev. Dennis Dillon (Senior Pastor, the Rise Church, Brooklyn, NY), Howie Hawkins (Green Party Candidate for Governor, Syracuse, NY) and Melanie Randels (Community Organizer, Ferguson, MO (Invited))

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July 30th Pledge Drive Edition of Vantage Point — Featuring Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King

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Featuring: Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Guests: Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, President, Rainbow/Push Coalition, Chicago, IL (Invited), Dr. Iva Carruthers, General Secretary, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Chicago, IL and Bill Lucy, President Emeritus, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Washington, D.C.

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