Michael Baisden Off The Air?? NOOOO!!!!

The Michael Baisden Show Officially Off-Air

Effectively immediately The Michael Baisden Show is off the air.

I had a feeling something was up yesterday towards the close of the show ... something in MB's tone as he urged listeners to "always go for your dreams." and telling us he would always let us know what's going on. Today he reported on his Baisden Live facebook page that he is off-air and the corporate suits at Cumulus Media were angry enough about something that they locked MB and his staff out of the building.

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Commentaries On The Times

Selma To MontgomeryAbsolutely everything you need to know about the Voting Rights Act from 1868 to the present day case before the SCOTUS. The artful interplay and scholarship between Playthell Benjamin & Dr. Gerald Horne is  a two-hour  master class in American government, history, socio-economics and so, so much more.

 

A must-listen, one-stop shop for anyone who wants to hear the facts around our current political morass and the Supreme Court's upcoming decision that could dismantle everything we've fought for.

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Reflection On Black History Month

cgwoodsonAs technology progresses, our youths are becoming less aware of who we are and why we exist.

When we think of Black History Month, the most notable figures that come to mind are Rosa Parks, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. What exactly does this mean to me?

Is there anyone else that helped makes a difference in the world? Can I make a difference in the world as those who came before me? The answer is YES I CAN!

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Where Is The Leadership?

This article originally published in West Orlando News Online.

Where is the leadership?When Trayvon Martin was killed by the neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Fl., the local leadership was very quiet. The elected officials, the community resident leaders and even the Black pastors were quiet and said nothing, as if it was just another day in the hood.

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Why Are African-American Children At Higher Risk Around Pools?

This article originally published in West Orlando News Online.

A new study released on June 20, 2011 from the Center for Injury and Research Policy, during the summer in the United States reveals, “a child drowns in a portable pool every 5 days!” The danger is even higher here in Florida because our winter is so short and sometimes the summer seems to last 10 months out of the year. Florida made up the largest percentage of U.S. drowning deaths ages 1-4 (also highest rate in the country).

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The Ten Epic Failures In Central Florida

This article originally published in West Orlando News Online.

During the last weeks of the year, the media puts out lists for your acknowledgment. They tell you the most important people, the top stories of the year and a plethora of other issues. They do the research come up with some relevant criteria, put together a panel of people and original you get a story about the most, the biggest, the best, the worst, the up and coming and the outrageously powerful people in the area.

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