Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!!

A show with a goal to address the sociopolitical issues pertaining to Afrikan peoples in this country (black people), from a younger person's perspective.

The discussions will be combined with positive and political music of various genres, as composed and performed by a long line of descendants. It will feature book highlights, guests who contribute to pro-activity in their respective communities and an opportunity for the listening community to become involved in conversations, by calling in. Let's liberate our minds through the airwaves!!

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Episode Archive

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 05/13/10

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Thu, 05/13/2010 - 7:00pm - Fri, 05/14/2010 - 12:00am
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a STEVIE WONDER birthday celebration!!!

GOOD PEOPLE!!!  'guess who's coming to radio??!!' is back to celebrate a very special evening- STEVIE WONDER'S birthday!!!  this is a tradition of ours to celebrate this day annually, and with your vocal support we continue to do so.  we are also celebrating the tradition of commuity radio, as we are in the midst of a spring membership drive. 

may the 13th is the actual day STEVIE was brought to us, so let's celebrate loud enough so he can hear!  let's keep this tradition of love alive, in honor of STEVIE, and community radio!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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the 'rebel music' spring membership drive show!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/31/09

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Thu, 12/31/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

tonight is the last ever installment of 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' as we know it (we shall continue on in radio in other incarnations)!!!  we are just going to end 2009 in a positive light, playing music to make you dance! 

thank you all so much for your support!  hopefully we have made some sort of positive impact in this world with the show. 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/24/09

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Thu, 12/24/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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week two of YOUR voices- and a J5 christmas!!!

this is week two of having YOUR voices heard!!!  and of COURSE we are gonna play some of that jackson 5 christmas music!!!  are you KIDDING me? 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/17/09

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Thu, 12/17/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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tonight is YOUR turn to have your voice heard!!!

tonight is YOUR opportunity to let us hear YOUR voices- tell us what positive changes you have contributed to the world...  and call up with your favorite memories and anecdotes of the show!!!  this is radio by the people, and for the people!!!  let your voice be heard tonight, ESPECIALLY if you have never spoken before!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/10/09

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Thu, 12/10/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring those who have transcended...

tonight we will honor those who have transcended this year: those who have created positive change and upliftment in our world.  their works should never be forgotten!!!
we also discuss the concept of 'psychic death' and the issues surrounding it -and how to pro-actively deal with it.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 11/26/09

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Thu, 11/26/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

on this day (which is known as 'thanksgiving') we will look at the connections between classic colonialism (which stemmed the 'holiday') and colonialism of today.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 11/19/09

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Thu, 11/19/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

on this day we ask the questions: what does the word 'change' mean to you?  has it come?  will it come? 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 11/12/09

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Thu, 11/12/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring jimmy jam and terry lewis

songwriters' corner number 2:  this week we honor jimmy jam and terry lewis, who had success with the group the time, then grew to be in-demand songwriters and producers, most famously working with the SOS band and janet jackson.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 11/05/09

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Thu, 11/05/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring ashford and simpson

tonight we will honor the works of nikolas ashford and valerie simpson.  ashford and simpson are known for their major hit 'solid', but they had a steady career by the time of that song's release.  they were head songwriters at motown, and artists such as ray charles and the fifth demention have had hits penned by the songwriting couple.

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interview with aphrodite jones

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Tue, 08/26/2008

this is the interview that appeared on the 20 august episode of 'guess who's coming to radio??!! with aphrodite jones, author of the book 'michael jackson conspiracy'.  she has appeared on programs such as: america's most wanted, the CBS early show, geraldo at large, inside edition, montel wiliams, medical detectives and the o'reilly factor.

on 'michael jackson conspiracy' (from aphroditejones.com):

"In June 2005, when Aphrodite Jones made her last appearance on The O’Reilly Factor related to the Michael Jackson trial, she experienced a striking moment of clarity: 

"As I made one of my last public comments on the case,” she remembers, “I realized that I had become one of the media bunch who had predetermined the outcome of the trial, wrongly.  Many people around me were so sure of Jackson’s guilt.  Many reporters had slanted TV and radio coverage to suit the prosecution, and I was one of those folks who had followed that dangerous trend.”

Now, in a new book, Michael Jackson Conspiracy, Jones is setting the record straight.  Aphrodite Jones's most daring book ever examines the case against the world's No. 1 entertainer:  Michael Jackson

Inspired by Jones's courageous writing, Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr., Jackson's high profile attorney, has written a powerful foreword for Michael Jackson Conspiracy.

Under the influence of media, the entire world has reached judgments about Jackson.  The mainstream media report about him with an implicit  judgment, while tabloid media write about him with an explicit judgment.  In the face of this barrage of judgment, the resulting perceptions about Jackson have become aligned -- against him.  It has become impossible for the public to reconcile its admiration for Jackson's genius musical and artistic talent with the harsh judgments against him.  As a result of these seemingly irreconcilable views, it has become easier to ignore the good and focus on the bad.

For years now, we have been duped into believing that there has been only one side to a coin.

With the kind of behind-the-scenes insights that you have come to expect from Aphrodite Jones, Michael Jackson Conspiracy will shock you.  Jones provides a fresh look at the man who has been at the center of so much success -- and controversy.

What emerges from Michael Jackson Conspiracy is an image of the vulnerability of the most powerful entertainer in the world. 

All of the myths you have been lead to believe will be shattered. 

Everything you have come to know about Jackson will be upturned after you read Michael Jackson Conspiracy.

A book which will forever influence the way trials are reported, Michael Jackson Conspiracy will also move you with emotion.  And it will help you complete the picture of the most fascinating entertainer in the world. "

to contact aphrodite jones, go to www.aphroditejones.com.

notes on fatherhood...

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Tue, 06/03/2008

This is a conversation had between myself, Tony Muhammad and Adisa Banjoko on fatherhood and ideas of 'multiculturalism', as stemmed from the event Adisa attended, a book release event called BAF (Be A Father).  

 To reach Adisa, go to www.hiphopchessfederation.org, or directly at bishop@hiphopchessfederation.org

Tony's contact information is www.myspace.com/tonymuhammad, or hiphopeducator19@gmail.com 

To read about the 'Be A Father' event or to hear how the event went down, go to www.daveyd.com and go to 'Listen To Rhymefest Open Up To His Young Son'.

 

A Conversation With Africa Baby Bam of the Jungle Brothers

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Tue, 05/13/2008

Things were happening as normal: a enlightening weekly conversation (this time on the state of hip hop) with dear brother Tony Muhammad...  and then Africa Baby Bam of legendary group the Jungle Brothers phones in and drops some knowledge; making this an even more enlightening experience!  Much respect to Baby Bam, and to Tony.

TONY MUHAMMAD:  www.myspace.com/tonymuhammad  

AFRICA BABY BAM:  www.myspace.com/babybam1

An Interview With Ramona Africa

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Tue, 05/13/2008

This is an interview with Ramona Africa, the only surviving adult member of the MOVE organization, whose home was bombed in 1985.  She served time in prison for 7 years, for charges of conspiracy, riot and multiple counts of simple and aggravated assault.    She has since become the MOVE Minister of Communication, as a representative speaking out for the MOVE 9, and others who have been held/detained in prisons (source: www.onamove.com).   In her experiences she has internationalized the struggles of various groups, and sees the interconnectedness of all species.  

Also interviewed is Maiga Milburne, a supporter of the MOVE orhanization, as well as a member of the concerned friends & Family of Mumia Abu-Jamal. They were here in Portland to speak about the case of the MOVE 9, the history of MOVE, and more, at Portland State University as well asThe Clinton Street Theater, on the 14th of May, 2008. 

For More information on MOVE, contact MOVE, P.O. BOX 19709, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19143.  215-387-4107, OR onamoveusa@aol.com; www.onamove.com

INTERNATIONAL CONCERNED FAMILY & FRIENDS OF MUMIA ABU-JAMAL: 215-476-8812; icffmaj@aol.com

Please note: We have replaced the impaired audio. This audio should be error-free. Thanks.

interview with cynthia mc kinney on martin luther king, jr.

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Wed, 04/02/2008

this was an interview i did with per fagereng for the MLK special for the membership drive...  i placed it on my page so it would be easy to get, if you wanted to listen to it...  it was a pleasure to speak with ms. mc kinney!

interview with my mother!

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Tue, 03/04/2008

musings on healing  and womanhood with the lady who gave birth to me... 

Playlists

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 11/14/2013

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11/14/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonracetrack in france (8:03)bridgesarista
bob marley and the wailersjohnny was (8:08)rastaman vibrationisland
andy allopeople pleaser (8:26)superconductorNPG
miles davisright off (8:31)jack johnsoncolumbia masterworks
bob marley and the wailersbabylon system (8:50)survivalisland
royce lovetthero song (8:54)my hopeless romanceself-labeled
lauryn hillmystery of iniquity (9:00)unplugged 2.0columbia
the wailersburnin' and lootin' (9:23)burnin'island/tuff gong
andy alloyellow gold (9:40)superconductorNPG
john coltranespiral (9:54)giant stepsatlantic
raul midonsunshine (i can fly) (9:57)state of mindEMI/manhattan
we spoke with andy allo!  and did a mini-commentary...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 08/29/2013

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08/29/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
michael jacksonyou were there (live- sammy davis jr. anniversary special)
sammy davis jr.bad (live)
jackson 5skywriterskywritermotown
jacksonscan you feel ittriumphepic
jackson 5maybe tomorrowmaybe tomorrowmotown
michael jacksonworking day and night (live in bucharest)
michael jacksonhuman nature (dangerous tour rehearsal)
jackson 5she's goodmaybe tomorrowmotown
janelle monaei want you back (live at glastonbury)
jacksonsblame it on the boogie (live in new orleans, 1979)
tony succar f. kevin ceballoblame it on the boogie/sera que no me amasunity: the latin tribute to michael jacksonmixtura productions
michael jacksonfreebad 25epic/sony
michael jacksonbeat it (live in bucharest, 1992)
michael jacksonis it scaryblood on the dance floor: HIStory in the mixMJJ/epic/sony
jackson 5call of the wildmoving violationmotown
jackson 5you made me what i amskywritermotown
jackson 5how funky is your chickenthird albummotown
michael jacksonmake tonight all mineanthologymotown
michael jacksonwanna be startin' somethin' (instrumental)12"epic
michael jacksonanother part of mebadepic
jacksonsshow you the way to gojacksonsphiladelphia international/epic
michael jacksonup againmusic and memotown
jackson 5ain't nothing like the real thinglookin' through the windowsmotown
michael jacksonchildhoodHIStoryMJJ/epic
jacksonsbless his souldestinyepic
michael jacksonbutterfliesinvinvibleMJJ/epic
michael jacksoncheater12"MJJ/epic
kenny logginswho's right, who's wrongkeep the firecolumbia
doobie brothersminute by minuteminute by minutewarner bros.
carole bayer sager f. michael jacksonjust friendssometimes late at nightboardwalk entertainment company
michael jacksoni'm so bluebad 25epic/sony
quadronneverlandavalanchevested in culture
michael jacksoni'll be there/rock with you/lovely one (live- brisbane, australia, bad tour)
jacksonsyour waystriumphepic
she's a rhythm childdancing machinedancing machinemotown
jacksonsfind me a girlgoin' placesepic
michael jacksonmy girlbenmotown
michael jacksonPYT (demo)ultimate collectionMJJ/epic/sony
michael jacksonmoneyHIStoryMJJ/epic
jackson 5lookin' through the windowslookin' through the windowsmotown
michael jacksontake me backforever, michaelmotown

MICHAEL DAY was today, and it was so special!!!  JENNIFER BATTEN was with us, and we got a special call from JESSE!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 07/25/2013

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07/25/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
the family standsheltermoon in scorpioeast/west
james browni got a bag of my ownget on the good footpolydor
earth, wind and firethe world's a masqueradehead to the skycolumbia
roberta flack and donny hathawaybe real black for meroberta flack & donny hathawayatlantic
marvin gaye't' plays it cooltouble mantamla
jackson 5body language (do the love dance)moving violationmotown
L.T.D.love to the worldlove to the worldA&M
curtis mayfield/gladys knight and the pipsclaudine themeclaudine OSTbuddha
diana ross and marvin gayejust say, just saydiana & marvinmotown
betty wrightain't no sunshinei love the way you lovealston
the beginning of the endmonkey tamarindfunky nassaualston
dionne warwickjust being myselfjust being myselfwarner bros.
georgia anne muldrowjina langu ni afrika (my name is afrika)umsindoE1 entertainment

AMBER STARKS!!!!  YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYY!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 07/11/2013

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07/11/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
ramsey lewis triouhuru (8:02)another voyagecadet
will downinga love supreme (8:04)will downingisland
mos defumi says (8:12)black on both sidesrawkus
eddie kendricksmy people... hold on (8:17)people... hold ontamla
aloe blacccaged birdsong (8:23)shine throughstones throw
stevie wonderdo yourself a favor (8:26)where i'm coming fromtamla
mos def/yasiin beykatrina clap (8:37)most definite: the best of most defmixtape
the last poetsmean machine (8:40)this is madnessdouglas
michael jackson & janet jacksonscream louder (flyte tyme remix) (8:44)blood on the dance floor: HIStory in the mixMJJ/epic
miles davisblack satin (8:50)on the cornercolumbia
the temptationsslave (9:05)puzzle peoplegordy
black star f. weldon irvineastronomy (9:22)mos def & talib kweli are black starrawkus
keni burkerisin' to the topchangesRCA victor
reuben howellhelp the people (9:30)reuben howellmotown
weldon irvinedo something for yourself (9:33)sinbadRCA victor
vaughan mason and crewbounce, rock, skate, roll part 1 (9:56)12"brusnwick

more moves toward freedom...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/27/2013

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06/27/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
billy stewartsummertimethe best of chess rhythm & blueschess
kool & the gangsummer madnesslight of worldsde-lite
warsummergreatest hitsunited artists
take 6don't shoot medo the right thing OSTmotown
stop the violence movementself destruction12"jive
marlena shawcalifornia soulthe spice of lifecadet
pieces of a dreammt. airy groovewe are oneelektra
sly & the family stonehot fun in the summertimegreatest hitsepic
quincy jones f. valerie simpsonsummer in the cityyou've got it bad girlA&M
william devaugnbe thankful for what you've gotbe thankful for what you've gotroxbury records
diana rosshave fun (again)dianamotown
living coloursolace of youtime's upcolumbia

speaking to LYFE STILE!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/13/2013

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06/13/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
roy ayersholiday (kenny dope main mix)virgin ubiquity remixedBBE/rapster
roy ayerscan you dig itubiquitypolydor
jaleel shawthe struggleoptimismchangu
horace tapscott and the pan-afrikan people's arkestradesert fairy princesslive at the I.U.C.C.nimbus west
john coltraneliberiathe heavyweight champion- the complete atlantic recordingsatlantic
vernon reid & masquedown and out in kigali & freetownknown unknownfavored nations entertainment
eric reedpete and repeatmusicale
m-base collectiveprismanatomy of a grooveDIW/columbia
horace silversong for my fathersong for my father (cantiga para meu pai)blue note
horace silverserenade to a soul sisterserenade to a soul sisterblue note
courtney pineour descendants' descendantsthe vision's taleantilles
dianne reevessmilequiet after the stormblue note

continuing the mission...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/23/2013

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05/23/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
abbey lincolnafricapeople in meITM
roy ayersafrica, center of the worldafrica, center of the worldpolydor
oneness of jujuafrican rhythmsafrican rhythmsblack fire
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonthe liberation song (red, black and greenfirst minute of a new dayarista
miriam makebamayibuyeafricanovus/BMG
miriam makebamayibuyelive at bern's salonger, stockholm, sweden, 1966gallo record company
pan-africanist congress of azaniaIzwe Lethu (The Land is Ours) (portion)Azanian Liberation Songs - Izwe Lethu (The Land is Ours)Azania Committee of The Netherlands
bob marley & the wailersafrica unitesurvivalisland
jujunairobi/chantsa message from mozambiqueblack fire
earth wind & firesee the lightthat's the way of the worldcolumbia
john coltraneafricathe complete africa/brass sessionsimpulse!
lauryn hillmystery of iniquityunplugged 2.0columbia
jimmy heathalkebu-lan land of the blacksthe gap sealercobblestone
hugh masakelaafro-beat blueshugh masakela presents: the chisa years 1965-1975BBE/studio distribution/heroes

honoring AFRIKAN LIBERATION DAY!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/09/2013

Air date: 
05/09/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
terence blanchardashé (8:03)A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina)blue note
lauryn hilli get out (8:12)unplugged 2.0columbia
lauryn hillneurotic society (8:19)digital singleitunes
christian mcbride f. angelique kidjoafrika (8:24)conversations with christianmack avenue
irvin mayfield with the new orleans jazz orchestrathe elder negro speaks (8:30)strange fruitbasin street records
irvin mayfield & gordon parksfatima (8:35)half past autumn suitebasin street records
GZAanimal planet (8:42)legend of the liquid swordMCA
rachelle ferrellpeace on earth (8:51)rachelle ferrellcapitol/manhattan
pharoah sandersthe creator has a master plan (8:56)karmaimpulse!
miles davisyesternow (9:13)a tribute to jack johnsoncolumbia
michael jacksonwe've had enough (9:28)ultimate collectionMJJ productions/epic
bill cosbyfreedom jazz dance (9:34)hello, friend: to ennis with loveverve
quincy jones and bill cosbyoh happy day (9:41)the original jam sessions, 1969concord records
courtney pineas we would say (9:45)journey to the urge withinantilles
dianne reeveseyes on the prize (9:48)never too farEMI
christian mcbride & inside straightbrother mister (9:53)kind of brownmack avenue
ernie hinesour generation (9:56)electrifiedwe produce records

ending ignorance, ending minstrelsy!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 04/25/2013

Air date: 
04/25/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
ella fitzgeraldoe note samba (live, 1969)
bobby mc ferrinsay ladeovocabulariesemarcy
afrika bambaataa and the soul sonic forceplanet rocklooking for the perfect beat: 1980-1985tommy boy
destormwho is it
destormbeat it
bobby mc ferrini hear musicspontaneous inventionsblue note
rachelle ferrellrun to me (live in florence, 2012)
ella fitzgeraldconversation in scat (live, 1974)
raul midonsittin' in the middlestate of mindmanhattan

b-gyrl!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 04/11/2013

Air date: 
04/11/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
quincy jones f. patti austinrazzamatazzthe dudeA&M
patti austinwait a little whilelive at the bottom lineCTI
patti austini'll build a stairway to paradiseavant gershwinrendezvous entertainment
patti austinthrough the test of time (live, 1992)
ll cool jillegal searchmama said knock you outdef jam recordings
masters at work f. patti austinlike a butterfly (you send me)our time is comingtommy boy music
patti austinoh no, margaritaevery home should have oneqwest
patti austinwhen ella singsfor ellaplayboy jazz
patti austinhow do you keep the music playing (live, 2008)
patti austinwe're in lovehavana candyCTI
george duke band, f. rachelle ferrell and patti austinyou don't know what love is (live)
patti austina little bit of lovesound adviceshanachie
patti austinit's gonna be specialpatti austinqwest
patti austinit might be youliveGRP
patti austingive it timeend of a rainbowCTI

honoring ms. patti austin!  and speaking about the song 'accidental racist'. 

Comments

Chris (guest for 9-10-09)

Hi Jamilah,
Loved the show tonight - I was really struck by Chris' story and how ridiculously the Portland police handled his situation.  It makes me concerned for the future of civic-minded organizations like Copwatch and NoPo Cop Stop which exist to do exactly what Chris was doing - observe & record police conduct and provide that record as a defense to the people who police accuse of wrongdoing. 

Would it be possible for KBOO to post tonight's show or, at least, the fifteen minutes that Chris spoke about his encounter with Portland police on your webpage or myspace page?  I would be very interested to listen to it again and pass it along to my friends at Copwatch, if that is okay.  I believe the segment ranged between 8:45 pm - 9:00 pm.  Please feel free to e-mail me with a response - it would be great to hear from you.  Thank you very much for your help, and keep up the excellent work!

motown

Hey I love motown and motown history and it is sorta at the top of my list of interests right now, so if I wanted to offer some insight into your upcoming program, what is the protocol? Is there any way to get involved?

motown

yes, i am actually planning to do another show on motown; i didn't get to fit everything i wanted to fit into the show... my plan is to do something in april. i would like to go more in depth about what i was touching on in the last show... is it possible for a 'person of colour' to be successful in america and not sacrifice or compromise their beliefs? i want to do more in-depth conversations/interviews about that.

i am constantly welcoming people to get involved and have some input for the show, so that is wonderful that you are interested!!! what sorts of things were you thinking about?

speak soon,
peace,
jamilah

 

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