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The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross – Season Marathon, Saturday Dec 27 at 1:30pm

Posted December 16, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

This six-hour series chronicles the full sweep of African-American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through more than four centuries of remarkable historic events up to the present. Presented and written by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the series draws on some of America’s top historians and heretofore untapped primary […]

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Tim Wise, Author of “White Like Me” on The Rock Newman Show

Posted December 11, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Tim Wise, whom scholar and philosopher Cornel West calls, “A vanilla brother in the tradition of (abolitionist) John Brown,” is among the nation’s most prominent antiracist essayists and educators. He has spent the past 20 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1000 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional […]

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Gene Kilroy on The Rock Newman Show

Posted December 4, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

They say behind every boxer is a great team. Business manager and facilitator Gene Kilroy was the linchpin in Muhammad Ali’s team.  Kilroy was the brains behind the 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle” when Ali defeated George Foreman to become the heavy weight champion for a 2nd time. Kilroy visits The Rock Newman Show to discuss […]

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Congressman Elijah Cummings on The Rock Newman Show

Posted November 26, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings Congressman Elijah E. Cummings was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, where he still resides today. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Howard University, serving as Student Government President and graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and then graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law. Congressman Cummings has […]

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Watch Vocal Point – All-A-Twitter: Minorities and the Power of the Hashtag

Posted November 26, 2014 by Michael Cadenhead

Minorities are  the most avid users of social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. On our next Vocal Point,  we’ll cover how they’re using these sites.  We’ll also discuss how — despite rigorous minority usage — tech companies are not hiring minorities in any significant numbers.

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