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On the Shoulders of Giants is dedicated to bringing awareness to the worldwide contributions of the heroes and cultures of the African Diaspora, both of which have given the world hope and freedom. The purpose is to provide an alternative and positive perspective of the history of the African diaspora, which challenges the negative rhetoric that is commonly told of non-white persons throughout the world. Our past is significant because of the plight we have had to overcome and in some aspects, are still overcoming to be considered human beings.

Freedom Train Presents: On the Shoulders of Giants Joseph Ward

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On the Shoulders of Giants is dedicated to bringing awareness to the worldwide contributions of the heroes and cultures of the African Diaspora, both of which have given the world hope and freedom. The purpose is to provide an alternative and positive perspective of the history of the African diaspora, which challenges the negative rhetoric that is commonly told of non-white persons throughout the world. Our past is significant because of the plight we have had to overcome and in some aspects, are still overcoming to be considered human beings.

    Joseph Ward Interview on the Enigma Sept Hour Podcast

    Joseph Ward Interview on the Enigma Sept Hour Podcast

    Thank you for Listening Please Share On episode 130, Enigma reunites with Joe Ward about his various media outlets, co-founding Freedom Train Radio and his vision for the future of the network... Also, Enigma discusses the King Redd's performance in Atlanta, Ghostface Killah/Raekwon Verzuz and Samaria Rice/Tamika Mallory Grammy controversy! #BoomBoomBoom #YouGotTimeBaby #FreedomTrainRadio Playlist:Royzy Rothschild x Miss Stylie - Henney In Me and I'm Feeling Fine&nbs [...]

    A Reading Of Arthur Schomburg's The Negro Digs Up His Past

    A Reading Of Arthur Schomburg's The Negro Digs Up His Past

    Thank you for Listening Please Share ​Click the link below to read The Negro Digs Up His Pasthttps://www.homeworkmarket.com/files/... #OTSOG #Blackhistory #arthurschomburg #historianClick the link to join the OTSOG family and get a free copy of On the Shoulders of Giants Vol: 1 North America https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/s...Cashapp: $joeward84Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @ontheshoulders1Visit us at www.ontheshoulders1.com or www.ontheshoulders.orgVisit www.ontheshoul [...]

    Walter Rodney

    Walter Rodney

    Thank you for Listening Please Share On March 23, 1942, Walter Anthony Rodney was born to parents Edward and Pauline Rodney in Georgetown, Guyana. Rodney’s family was considered working class, but he was still able to excel in his academics as a young boy. During high school he continued to excel which led him to graduate at the top of his Queen’s College class of 1960; Queen’s College was the top male high school in Guyana. Because of his academic excellence, he earned a sch [...]

    Marielle Franco: Afro-Brazilian Activist

    Marielle Franco: Afro-Brazilian Activist

    Thank you for Listening Please Share As a city council member she used her position to help create change in Brazil fighting for black rights, LGBTQ+ rights, women’s rights, the rights of Brazil’s poor, and many more. She was a force to be reckoned with. Franco served as the chairperson of the Women's Defense Commission and also positioned herself to be able to oversee Rio de Janeiro’s federal interventions into their local dealings. She pushed hard to destigmatize LGBTQ+ rel [...]

    How Did Dr. Runoko Rashidi Began As A Historian & Anthropologist?

    How Did Dr. Runoko Rashidi Began As A Historian & Anthropologist?

    Thank you for Listening Please Share ​Dr. Runoko Rashidi is an anthropologist and historian with a major focus on what he calls the Global African Presence–that is, Africans outside of Africa before and after enslavement. He is the author or editor of twenty-two books, the most recent of which are My Global Journeys in Search of the African Presence, Assata-Garvey and Me: A Global African Journey for Children in 2017, and The Black Image in Antiquity in 2019. His other works in [...]

    The Importance of the Preservation of African American History: Delaitre Hollinger Interview

    The Importance of the Preservation of African American History: Delaitre Hollinger Interview

    Thank you for Listening Please Share On today's broadcast I am interviewing Mr. Delaitre Hollinger, Historian and founder of the National Association for the Preservation of African American History & Culture (NAPAAHC). We will be discussing the importance of the preservation of African American history and culture. Mr. Hollinger is a young man who has dedicated himself to learning and preserving African American history. Through his organization NAPAAHC he has been able to suc [...]

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