The incredible James Brown rises from Augusta to international superstar and innovative beat maker.By this time, Brown had become the de facto leader of the group, now called the Famous Flames. Guided by Universal Attractions director Ben Bart, Brown created the James Brown Revue, complete with opening acts, his own emcee, and a stage band - the James Brown Band. The show was precisely choreographed, with Brown pumping his hips, twisting on one foot, and doing splits as the troupe executed their own intricate steps.

It is best to listen to Fela himself as he describes the process of his transformation after one evening of argument. Says Fela: "... I must have said something because she said, "Fela, don't say that. Africans taught the white man. Look, the Africans have history", I said, "They don't have... No historym man. We are slaves'. She got up and brought me a book. She said I should read it". "Sandra gave me the education I wanted to know. She is the one who spoke to me about Africa. For the first time I heard things I'd never heard before about Africa". Thus, the genesis of the myth. The new knowledge that Fela acquired, he would try henceforth to translate it into the medium of his music. He would set a whole generation ablaze.

ARC proudly presents a noteworthy scholar, Professor Barry Hallen of the historical Morehouse College in Atlanta. Dr. Barry Hallen is a philosopher and the chair of Department of Philosophy & Religion at Morehouse College. Dr. Hallen has also received a Fulbright West African Research Grant (2003), served as General Secretary of the Society for African Philosophy in North America (SAPINA), and been President of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS).

Africa Resource proudly presents award winning artist, George Fikry, a distinguished Egyptian painter, artist and professor of Art Education at Helwan University. George Fikry works in different media including painting, drawing, and computer art. Versatile in different fields, animation, video art, photography, graphics, installations, performance art and digital video, he engages in imaginative and expressive depiction of Egyptian social, cultural and political life.

Today we celebrate the life and times of Malcolm X. Included in this 30 minute audio mix are excerpts from his speeches which underscore is outlook and philosophy. We also have keen commentary from people like Sista Souljah and the late Ossie Davis. Breakdown FM w/ Davey D

Remembering the values of empathy and service that his mother taught him, Barack put law school and corporate life on hold after college and moved to Chicago in 1985, where he became a community organizer with a church-based group seeking to improve living conditions in poor neighborhoods plagued with crime and high unemployment. The group had some success, but Barack had come to realize that in order to truly improve the lives of people in that community and other communities, it would take not just a change at the local level, but a change in our laws and in our politics.

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