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Nov 26, 2020 Guests

barry mack

Bayer Mack

Tyrone Haymore

Tyrone Haymore

Current Show: Bayer Mack and Tyrone Haymore

"No-Lye: An American Beauty Story" director Bayer Mack is best known as the publisher of the late-1990s, early-2000s urban website HOT 104.com and is a member of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). The Middle Tennessee State University journalism major currently lives in Louisville.

"No Lye: An American Beauty Story," chronicles the rise and decline of the Black–owned ethnic beauty industry in America.

Tyrone Haymore, historian/curator of the Robbins History Museum will join in during the last 15 minutes of the conversation

2020 Episode 8

Oct 29, 2020 Guests

byron lewis

Byron Lewis

dena holland-neal

Rev. Dena Holland-Neal

elena featherston

Jacqueline Elena Featherston

Current Show: Byron Lewis and Rev. Dena Holland-Neal, and Jacqueline Elena Featherston.

Byron Lewis made his mark in advertising with UniWorld Group, Inc., the agency he created in 1969. In 1972, organizers charged Lewis with supervising advertising and media strategies for the 1972 National Black Political Convention in Gary, IN.

Rev. Dena Holland-Neal of Peace United Church of Christ in Merrillville, IN. will join Lewis as she recalls being a teenager at the convention with her father, who was an assistant to Gary Mayor Hatcher.  See Also:  Documentary on 1972 National Black Political Convention Shows That Blacks, Too, Have Become More Inclusive.

In the second half of the episode, we talk with Jacqueline Elena Featherston. She is an educator, writer, and visionary who challenges social and political inequity on multiple fronts. She is the founder of Featherston & Associates, a collaborative group of anti-racist and cross-cultural consultants. She has contributed several articles to Port Of Harlem including “Are You a Secondary Guardian to White Skin Privilege?

2020 Episode 7

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Oct 15, 2020 Guests

cr gibbs

CR Gibbs

mercer redcross

Mercer Redcross

CR Gibbs and Mercer Redcross

Historian CR Gibbs talks with POH Talk Radio about the history of voter suppression. Read his article "Black Voter Suppression, Then and Now."

During the final 15 minutes, Mercer Redcross, owner of October Gallery, talks about the Virtual 35th Annual Philadelphia International Art Expo and the State of African-American Art Meeting.

2020 Episode 6

Oct 01, 2020 Guests

ida jones

Dr. Ida Jones

Tyrone Haymore

Tyrone Haymore

Dr. Ida Jones and Tyrone Haymore

We will broadcast our fifth episode Thursday, October 15 and feature Dr. Ida E. Jones, who just penned “Mary McLeod Bethune, True Democracy, and the Fight for Universal Suffrage” for The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission. The Archivist at Morgan State University talks with POH Talk Radio about the history of the women’s right to vote and Vice President nominee Kamala Harris. Jones is also author of “Mary McLeod Bethune in Washington, D.C.: Activism and Education in Logan Circle.”

During the second half-hour, Tyrone Haymore, historian/curator of the Robbins History Museum, talks about the Calumet Region’s Black heritage including its impact on aviation in the United States and Ethiopia. Robbins, Illinois was home of the nation’s first Black airport and is of one of the nation’s first Black towns. The Calumet Region straddles the Illinois and Indiana line and covers South Side Chicago, South Suburban Chicago, and portions of Northwest Indiana, including Gary.

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Sep 17, 2020 Guests

Nija Okoro

Nija Okoro

maria goyanes

Maria Manuela Goyanes

Nija Okoro and Maria Manuela Goyanes

Nija Okoro plays Florence, Charles Gilpin’s wife, in the just released “The Black Emperor of Broadway.” The film is about Gilpin who in 1920 became the first Black to play the lead in a Broadway show and in a time when Whites would often play Blacks in “blackface.” Many may know the South Bronx native from The Deuce (2017), Animal Kingdom (2016), and Insecure (2016). She also played Rena, Youngblood's girlfriend and the mother of his young son, Jesse, in the US national tour of Jitney including at Washington’s Arena Stage.

Maria Manuela Goyanes, Artistic Director of Woolly Mammoth Theater Company in Washington, DC, talks about their new productions in the virtual age. Woolly Mammoth is currently offering "Human Resources," a unique theatrical telephone experience.

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