This is the 2nd hour of”The Digital Divide” broadcast with host Chris Curtis Tech Talk Tuesday. It was broadcast live on 900AM WURD. Be sure to subscribe to our podcasts to get the most recent audio transmissions sent directly to you!
The Digital Divide is terminology used to describe the inequality between groups having access to, use of, or knowledge of information and communication technologies. Is the Digital…Read full post
The Digital Divide is terminology used to describe the inequality between groups having access to, use of, or knowledge of information and communication technologies. Is the Digital Divide making progress or becoming more problematic?
Chris Curtis, Internet Business Strategist, says “The Digital Divide is very much still a problem. As technology moves forward, people are left behind for many reasons – sometimes no fault of their own.” The Read full post
Host Michael Coard is a criminal defense attorney with more than 15 years of trial experience, specializes in murder cases and formerly worked at the Charles W. Bowser Law Center after having served as Legal Counsel for State Senator Hardy Williams. He received his degree in law from Ohio State University and his undergraduate degrees in English Education and Political Science from Cheyney University.
After more than 30 years in the chambers of death, political prisoner…Read full post
Hear Mumia’s first LIVE radio interview since his transfer off of death row below.
I was happy to be a guest on “The Radio Courtroom” on 900AM WURD. Hear our interview below. Mumia Abu Jamal was scheduled to be on the same show. Michael Coard was able to conduct Mumia’s first LIVE radio interview since his removal from Death Row. That interview is track two below (scroll to bottom of this post), and Michael Coard and I speak on track one. Both segments are very powerful.
Norm Bond guests on 900AM WURD with host Sister Fatimah Ali. We discuss a wide range of issues in this fast moving segment.
A few of the topics include OIC of America’s announcement of the “Entrepreneurial Mindset Initiative“. We also talk about the business of Black hair, connecting with Black youth and other relevant topics.
Fatimah Ali, host of The Real Deal on 900AM WURD, died on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. She was 56.
Ali was…Read full post
Then we speak with Dr. Runoko Rashidi, the world’s leading lecturer on “The Global African Presence.” He is a historian, research specialist, writer, world traveler, and public lecturer focusing on the African foundations of world civilizations. He is particularly drawn to the African presence in Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands, and has coordinated numerous historic educational group tours…Read full post
Interview with Kenny Gamble, legendary producer-songwriter, and co-founder of Philadelphia International Records -and community developer – Universal Companies. We discuss the origin of June Black music month, the music industry, Michael Jackson, community development, and more.
They sat in the audience, politely smiling when the cameras focused on them. Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, songwriting and producing partners for over 30 years, had received the Lifetime Achievement Grammy from the National Academy of Recording Arts…Read full post
Interview with Rebecca Skloot, author of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks“, New York Times best seller. Lacks was, a Black, poor southern farmer who developed cancer and her cells, taken without her knowledge — make billions.
Soon to be made into an HBO movie by Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball, readers are taken on an extraordinary journey, from the “colored” ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 1950s to stark white laboratories with…Read full post
Interview with Kola Boof, novelist, poet, womanist. She’s been called “the African Garbo” by The New York Times, Born in the Sudan, Kola Boof is a mother of two-sons, a professional cook, the highest ranking woman in th SPLA (Sudanese People’s Liberaton Army) – and the former “mistress of Osama Bin Laden.”
An Egyptian-Sudanese-American novelist and poet, KOLA BOOF was forced to save her American citizenship in 2002 by admitting to being the former mistress of…Read full post