This presentation from Michael Imhotep founder of “The African History Network” and host of “The African History Network Show” deals with the history of The National Anthem also known as The Star-Spangled Banner and its author, a White Slave Owner named Francis Scott Key who thought that African people were mentally inferior. This history ties into events involving football star Colin Kaepernick’s protest against the oppression of African Americans and people of color by protesting the National Anthem.
The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August of 1892 by a White Socialist, Baptist minsiter named Francis Bellamy. Most people don’t know the history behind the pledge and its ties to the Civil War and Columbus Day. Did you know that the words “under God” were not originally in the Pledge?
3. The Distortion of The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Revolutionary Will Not Be Televised on The TEL-LIE-VISION - (DVD) 2 Hrs, Recorded 1-14-17
"The Distortion of the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: The Revolutionary Will Not Be Televised on the TEL-LIE-VISION" is a NEW presentation from national talk show host Michael Imhotep, who is also the founder of The African History Network. He deals with the distortion of Dr. Kings’ legacy based upon the manipulation of the Media especially through the TEL-LIE-VISION. The image of Dr. King that is usually celebrated every Dr. King Day is not The Revolutionary Dr. King. It is the emasculated Dr. King frozen in time in 1963 during “The March on Washington” as if he didn’t do anything from 1963 to 1968 when he was killed. Recorded 1-14-17 in the Detroit area. 2 Hours.
Topics Covered Include:
- Little known history of the Montgomery Bus Boycott which DID NOT end Segregation on the buses in Montgomery, Alabama.
- The Real history of the “I Have A Dream” speech
- Dr. Kings stance on the Black Power Movement
- Was The Civil Rights Movement really “Non-Violent”? The Deacons for Defense and Justice
- Dr. King’s opposition to the Vietnam War
- King, Malcolm X & Economic Empowerment
- Dr. King’s involvement with Africa
4. African American Resistance In Era of Donald Trump Voter Suppression, Reparations & How Elections Have Consequences - Recorded May & July 2016 in Detroit and Atlanta - 3 presenations
Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network deals with the Donald Trump Regime and how he is reversing policies from President Barack Obama that were beneficial to African Americans. Voter Suppression was ramapant in the 2016 Election Cycle largely due to Section 5 of the Voters Right Act of 1965 being gutted because of the 2013 Supreme Court Decision of Shelby County vs. Holder. Did you know that there were 868 fewer polling places to vote at in 2016 or that 13 new States had Voter ID Laws? There are parallels between the circumstances behind Richard Nixon being elected President as well as Trump. Michael Imhotep connects the dots and also deals with Reparations and how Elections Have Consequences. The presentation was Recorded on May 25th, 2017 at the African Liberation Day Celebration in Detroit, MI and in July in Atlanta.
5. Malcolm X 50 Years Later Why He Is Still Relevant - 2 Hrs, Recorded 6-24-17
In this presentation delivered in Malcolm's hometown of Lansing, MI on June 24th, 2017, Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network deals with aspects of Malcoml X's life and why he is still relevant today. Malcolm X was one of our greatest leaders of the 20th Century who is very much misunderstood. Aspects of Malcolm's life discussed are his transformation in prison, Malcolm's emphasis on studying history, his impact on Conscious Hip-Hop in the late 1980's and early 1990's, the impact of the "Malcolm X" movie on African Americans in 1992, Malcolm X's travels in 1964, The Ballot or The Bullet and much more.
6. Great African Women In History - The Mothers of Civilization - 4 Hrs, 2 DVDs, Recorded 2-11-17
This presentation deals with profiles on some well known and some not so well known African-American and African Women in history. Their stories will inspire you and help us learn from our past to help shape our future. The African Woman is the Mother of Civilization and we are doomed until she is restored to her rightful place. Women profiled include: - Queen Nzinga - Queen Tiye - Madam C.J. Walker - Henrietta Lacks - Assata Shakur - Auset/Isis - Angela Davis - Valerie Thomas & more!!!
7. The 13 Forms of Wealth: Keys To Entrepreneurship & Economic Empowerment for African Americans - 2 Hrs, Recorded 8-25-17
This presentation deals with the 13 different forms of Wealth and key traits that Entrepreneurs need to have to be successful. Contrary to popular belief, Money is not the #1 form of Wealth. There are many athletes and celebrities who have money temporarlity and lose it. This is the latest version of this presentation.
Discussed are historical examples of successful African American entrepreneurs. The need to reclaim our history to reclaim our minds and different type of Economic Withdrawal Strategies to Redistribute The Pain.
8. The Real History of the Confederate Monuments, The Confederate Flag & Why General Robert E. Lee Was Against Them - Recorded 8-17-17, 2 Hrs
This presentation from Michael Imhotep, founder of “The African History Network” and host of “The African History Network Show”, looks at the history of the Confederate Monuments, The Civil War, Slavery and how what people think is the Confederate Flag is NOT really the Confederate Flag.
The debate over the removal of Confederate Monuments largely comes from a lack of understanding of history and people not knowing that they were erected mainly to terrorize African Americans and remind them of their subordinate place in a White dominated society.
Did you know that Confederate General Robert E. Lee was against Confederate Monuments and using the Confederate Flags after the Civil War was over? Recorded 8-17-17