Please join us for this new radio show. What U Need to Know is presented by two sistas across the Atlantic - Zhana, author of Success Strategies for Black People, and Joan E. Gosier of HBCU Kidz, author of Cotton Pickin' Paycheck.
Phone-in number: Part 1: 001 (347) 637-1099
Part 2: 001 (310)
Saturday 13th August
We discussed African Remembrance Day. Can the riots and violence we are seeing on the streets of the UK be linked to revolutionary action? Or is there no connection?
We were joined by Sister Panyin, who spoke about the connection between traditional African spirituality and the Haitian Revolution.
See also: The Haitian Revolution.
Saturday 9th July
As Independence Day is celebrated in July, we will be discussing financial independence and family independence. What does financial independence mean for people of African heritage? How does it affect us and our families? What are some strategies we can use to achieve financial independence? Join us at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, 7 p.m. UK time.
Saturday 11th June
Our one-year anniversary! We will be talking about Juneteenth.
Saturday 14th May
The second part of our discussion of African Networking.
Saturday 9th April
Our topic will be African Networking. How can people in the Afrian Diaspora network with people on the Continent, and vice versa?
Click here for Part 1. Join us in May for Part 2.
See below for previous shows.
Saturday 12th March
We are focusing on Black-owned businesses: How can we build a Strong Black Business Community?
See also: Strong Black Business Community.
This month, we celebrate Black History Month U.S.A. We are joined by London-based Black History Studies.
If you are a regular listener, you know we have done several Black history shows over the past few months. To listen to recordings of our previous shows, see below.
Happy New Year! What are your New Year's resolutions? What are you doing to achieve your goals and live your dreams in 2011? Click here to listen.
See also: How to Manifest What You Want
Please click on the links below to listen to recordings of our previous shows.
Watch Night - New Year's Eve is Watch Night, the night when many people across the U.S.A. celebrate emancipation from slavery. But has slavery really ended? Click here to listen.
You can listen to recordings of previous shows by clicking on the links below.
Ujamaa, or Co-Operative Economics, is one of the principles of Kwanzaa.
As Kwanzaa and the holiday season approach, we ask, do
Black consumers buy Black?
October is Black History Month in the UK. We will be looking at Black history. What is the significance of Black history? What difference can knowledge of our history make to our daily lives?
We broadcast live from the NAACP March on Washington and we were joined by Jamaican writer Yvonne Archer, author of Life According to Maas Roy.
As September means back to school for many people, we looked at education. What can Black parents do to ensure their children get the best from the education system? And what kinds of educational resources are available?
Please feel free to phone in at 001 (347) 637-1099 or join us in the chatroom.
African Remembrance Day celebrates the Haitian Revolution.
Our guest was Dr. Aurora Francios, author of A Beloved Daughter of Haiti- A Journey to help the healing and rebuilding of Haiti.
We talked about knowledge of our history and our heroes and sheroes, and how this knowledge helps us to build our confidence and self-esteem.
What is the significance of the Haitian Revolution? What does this mean in relation to the recent Haitian earthquake and the history of Haiti?
This is the third show in our series on Freedom, Independence and Liberation.
See also: Two Films about Haiti.
Continuing our series on independence, freedom and liberation.
As the U.S. celebrates Independence Day, we ask, what does freedom mean to you? Do you celebrate the 4th of July? Have African people achieved freedom? What do we need to do to liberate the Black nation?
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Saturday 5th June
We are discussing Juneteenth. This is the first of three shows looking at independence, freedom and liberation.
What is Juneteenth about, and what is the significance of this celebration? Do you celebrate Juneteenth? Please feel free to phone in at (001) (347) 637-1099 or join us in the chatroom to add your questions and comments.
We will be joined by guests from the African Cultural Arts Council of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art in Orange County, CA.
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