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OCG :: "Politics Another Perspective" with Dr. Wilmer Leon of Inside the Issues

1/22/2017
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Politics Another Perspective with Dr. Wilmer Leon, Host, "Inside the Issues" UrbanView XM Radio Politics Another Perspective: Analysis of Race, War, Ethics and the American Political Landscape in the Age of Obama is a collection of Op Ed's written by Wilmer J. Leon, III, Ph.D. As a collection, these writings provide cutting edge analysis of the various issues that influenced the American geopolitical landscape since 2006 and insight into the direction that the country is headed. We will...

Duration:01:59:51

OCG ll "Trumptheism"Chauncey Devega, Political & Social Essayist

1/8/2017
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"The American Great Political Debacle of 2017" Guest: Chauncey Devega Political essayist, Cultural critic, Educator, and host of the podcast known as "The Chauncey DeVega Show". .BROADCASTING BOLD BRAVE & BLACK Join us on FACEBOOK OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham OCG on the Web: http://ourcommonground.com/ Community Forum: http://www.ourcommonground-talk.ning.com/ Follow us on Twitter: @JaniceOCG #TalkthatMatters

Duration:01:59:53

OCG :: "The Metrics of Black Wealth" :: Dr. William A."Sandy" Darrity

12/18/2016
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"The Metrics of Black Wealth" Guest: Dr. William A. (“Sandy”) Darity, Jr., Ph.D. Dr. Darity is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy,African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the Duke Consortium on Social Equity at Duke University. WE can't save, educate or job income ourselves out of the economic and financial history from which our poverty springs. BROADCASTING BOLD BRAVE & BLACK Join us on FACEBOOK OCG on the Web: http://ourcommonground.com/...

Duration:02:04:35

“Imagining Ourselves as Agentic: The Great Fallacy" with Dr. Tommy J. Curry

12/11/2016
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'Imagining Ourselves as Agentic: The Great Fallacy" Dr. Curry always brings opportunities FOR "transformative discourse". He will be joining us once again. BROADCASTING BOLD BRAVE & BLACK Join us on FACEBOOK OCG on the Web: http://ourcommonground.com/ Community Forum: http://www.ourcommonground-talk.ning.com/ Follow us on Twitter: @JaniceOCG #TalkthatMatters

Duration:02:02:25

OUR COMMON GROUND :: "A Black Political Future" :: Pascal Robert

12/4/2016
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A critical lens on the political landscape of America with Pascal Robert Guest: Pascal Robert, Editor, The Thought Merchant and Contributor, The Black Agenda Report This week we discuss the political future of Black Americans in the era of a imperialist Executive and Legislative government. The critical question is not how we react to the fascism that has embedded itself but how we plan to organize our resistance and survival. BROADCASTING BOLD BRAVE & BLACK Join us on FACEBOOK and Learn...

Duration:02:01:06

OUR COMMON GROUND :: The BreakingBrown.com Talk and Call-In Show

11/27/2016
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GUESTS: Yvette Carnell and Irami Osei-Frompong Hosts, BreakingBrown.com Talk and Call-In Show We talk to OCG InterLocutors, Irami Osei-Frimpong and Yvette Carnell about their new internet-based call-in talk show. Dr. Irami Osei-Frimpong hails from Los Angeles, Calif., and studied philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, Brandeis University and presents under the name of The Funky Academic. His focus is political philosophy and Philosophy of Education. Yvette Carnell writes...

Duration:02:00:38

OCG -ll- In Conversation with Bruce A. Dixon, The Black Agenda Report

11/20/2016
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"In Coversation with Bruce A. Dixon" Co- Founder and Managing Editor, The Black Agenda Report Chair, GA Green Party .Bruce Dixon is the GA State Chairman of the Green Party, a Co-Founder and Managing Editor of The Black Agenda Report. BROADCASTING BOLD BRAVE & BLACK Join us on FACEBOOK and Learn More abut this episode OCG on the Web: http://ourcommonground.com/ Community Forum: http://www.ourcommonground-talk.ning.com/ Follow us on Twitter: @JaniceOCG #TalkthatMatters

Duration:02:05:13

OUR COMMON GROUND ll "Rebooting for A New Struggle"ll Dr. James L. Taylor

11/13/2016
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OUR COMMON GROUND returns LIVE tonight. Part II, Season 2016 on November 12, 2016. Guest: Dr. James L. Taylor USF and UC Berkeley Black Studies Department Chair, Professor and Author, “Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama” There is critical work before us, reconstitution and reformatting. We must unravel ourselves first from the chaos and damage of the 2016 Presidential campaign. Whoever wins the WH (we do not know presently) we must be organized, to...

Duration:02:01:20

OUR COMMON GROUND : "A Police State: Changing the Body of Law" :: OPEN MIC

8/7/2016
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" A Police State: Changing the Body of Law" 1. Indefinite military detentions of U.S. citizens 2. Targeting U.S. citizens for killing 3. Arresting witnesses for recording police actions Policymakers are not discussing or debating these issues in Congress, the State House or City Council. The consequences for what it means to be a Black American is deadly. How do we unravel the laws, and bring democracy to policing in this country to eliminate the killing of Black men and women in there...

Duration:02:21:15

"A Promise to Pay: Political Debt" :: Pascal Robert, The Black Agenda Report

7/31/2016
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"A Promise to Pay: Political Debt" OCG Unfiltered Interlocutor, Pascal Robert joins us. The 2016 Democratic Convention in Philadelphia is over. It was the greatest parade of marketing propaganda we have seen in our lifetime. Hillary proclaimed, “Your cause is my cause,”. But dissatisfied delegates in the hall, the Bernie people saw her rhetoric for what it was: insincere and opportunistic. They have sacrificed nothing to make us stronger together. It was a great party of political...

Duration:02:32:02

OUR COMMON GROUND :: OPEN MIC SATURDAY NIGHT ::

7/24/2016
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OPEN MIC Saturday Night Some of our favorite commentators will stop by to brief us on important issues and ignite the phones. Call In Line: 347-838-9852 Once a month, we turn the mic over to you. It is clear that they will do whatever we allow. Justice is now whatever they can justify. Topics on Tap for tonight: << Dallas police killing does not dissolve the Truth on #AltonSterling,#PhilandroCastile #Saytheirnames << The shooters, how they come to the act? << Donald Trump declares martial...

Duration:02:01:06

OCG :: "What is Freedom ? " :: A Discussion with The Funky Academic

7/17/2016
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What is Freedom ? We have been on the road, rampage and struggle for FREEDOM for over 40 years. We have rebelled, resisted, sung, marched and demanded. More Black people in prison; killed and brutalized by police; living under oppressive captialism and abandoned by corrupted politics.We watch Black men and women bodies fall in the street and in jails murdered under law. Most of us declare freedom, and some continue to fight for it. But what exactly is FREEDOM? A discussion with the Funky...

Duration:02:18:16

OCG SPECIAL :: 40M Black Souls :: Trauma, Terror and Murder

7/11/2016
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OCG SPECIAL :: 40M Souls : Marganilized, Traumatized, Terrorized and Muderered Joining us: Yvette Carnell of BreakingBrown.com, Dr. James L. Taylor, USF and UC Berkeley, Dr. Tommy J. Curry, Texas A&M University We declare our collective wounds and injuries in the wake of the killing of more than 1, 000 American citizens by police. This week we witnessed once again the cold-bloodied execution of our Brother, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. WE ARE OUTRAGED. We are outraged that there is...

Duration:02:00:25

OUR COMMON GROUND :: BLACK LIVES MATTERS - Talking to our Children and Ourselves

7/10/2016
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BLACK LIVES MATTER: Talking to our Children and Ourselves The Execution of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile The Dallas Aftermath and Lingering Questions How Much Death Do we have to endure ? Guest: Professor Miriam "Dutchess" Harris ;; Professor and Chair of American Studies :: Co-Author, "Black Lives Matter" Duchess Harris is an African American academic, author, and legal scholar at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. The urgent need to transform policing in America, to call for...

Duration:02:03:42

OCG OPEN MIC SATURDAY NIGHT with India DeClair

6/26/2016
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OPEN MIC Saturday Night with India DeClair India DeClair, Host of TheIDeClair Show, Guest Hosting India DeClair aka IDECLAIR Writer, Blogger, Internet Talk Media Personality REAL. RAW. RIGHT NOW... Talk Media! IDECLAIR MEDIA, THE IDECLAIR SHOW... http://ideclairmedia.com/ Pascal Robert, The Black Agenda Review, reviews the SCOTUS decision on police searches. <> No Accountability in Baltimore <> SCOTUS Denies AA Challenge in Admissions <> SCOTUS Legalizes Police Misconduct with Pascal...

Duration:01:59:58

OUR COMMON GROUND::"Wilmington on Fire" with Filmmaker, Christopher Everett ::

6/19/2016
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"Wilmington on Fire" with the Filmmaker, Christopher Everett Tonight we talk again with Christopher Everett about his film as it tours the nation. The Wilmington Massacre was a bloody attack on the African-American community by a heavily armed white mob with the support of the North Carolina Democratic Party on November 10, 1898 in the port city of Wilmington, North Carolina. Most folks are familiar with massacres that took place in Tulsa and Rosewood regarding US history but not Wilmington....

Duration:02:01:04

OCG LIVE :: "The unDoing: Gorillas. Rapists. Ali Trump. Clinton & Roots"::

6/12/2016
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"The unDoing: Gorillas. Rapists. Ali Trump. Clinton & Roots" We talk with Dr. Dr. James L. Taylor, USF Professor and Author about the deaths of Prince and Muhammad Ali, the 2016 races, Obama exit and the racial bias in sentencing of rapists. Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, Co-Founder & Executive Director , Racial Justice NOW joins us to assist in deconstruction the racist protests around the killing of a gorilla to save a Black child's life. Other items on the agenda, the release of Muhammad Ali's...

Duration:02:02:42

OCG This Week :: ALFO " Political Madness: Where da' Revolution ?"

6/5/2016
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" Political Madness: Where da' Revolution ?" ALFO, of the ALFO Show, TrutWorks Network, Takes the Mic ALFO ( Duane Alford) sits in for Janice and broadcasts LIVE from Chicago, IL. He is a student of commonsense. Retired and a news junkie. He started his broadcasting career at USTalk Network as one of four hosts of "The Front Page" . ALFO has been hosting "The ALFO Show" on TruthWorks Network radio for seven years. Visit his FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheALFOShow/ email:...

Duration:01:54:13

OCG:: "The Deadly Silence: Black Men and Boys" with Dr. Tommy J. Curry

5/29/2016
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"A Deadly Silence: Black Men and Boys" Guest Dr. Tommy J. Curry Texas A&M University, Professor of Philosophy, Black Studies and Critical Race Theory; author, “The Man Not” Most Black men and boys have not been trained to talk about gender in ways that articulate men’s historical experiences with accuracy–outside of investments in traditional patriarchal tropes, and consequently they are often not able to participate in discussions on Black gender matters. But what of their population in...

Duration:02:01:27

OCG :: Creating Sustainability and Self-Determining Communities with Kali Akuno

5/22/2016
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Creating Sustainability and Self-Determining Communities Kali Akuno, Cooperation Jackson, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and the All African People’s Revolutionary Party (GC) Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson.Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson. CONFERENCE: "Black Power, Black Lives & Pan-Africanism Conference: Honoring the Legacy & Building for a Self-Determining Future" We welcome Brother Akuno back to discuss this most...

Duration:02:01:03