This 6 DVD Empowerment Bundle Pack from Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show and The Michael Imhotep Show will change the way you look at the media and history.
Included in this Bundle Pack are Part 2 of "The Media's Deliberate Destruction of The African American Family" This is Part 2 of this series which was recorded on Saturday, August 11, 2012. This multi-media presentation from Michael Imhotep, Executive Producer & Host of “The African History Network Show” deals with the history of some of the Negative Depictions of African-Americans in the media starting in the mid 1800s with the Jim Crow character created by T.D. Wrice about 1829 as well as the Mammies, Sambos, Coons, etc. We show how these images follow us throughout history in our movies and TV Shows and how they are used to control and destroy us today. We also deal with the need to reclaim thousands of years of our history to change the images that we see. Power is the ability to define and shape reality and to have other people accept your definition of reality as if it were their own.
"Should African-Americans Celebrate European Holidays: The History of Christmas, Thanksgiving & Easter" – Recorded December 2013, (4 hrs)
This Multi-Media presentation from Michael Imhotep, Executive Producer & Host of “The African History Network Show” deals with the historical origins of Christmas, Thanksgiving & Easter going back to the Pre-Christian Era and looking at the Ancient Winter & Fertility Festivals celebrated among Europeans like the Festival of Saturnalia, The Festival of Mithra, The Festival of Yule, etc. Most of these festivals took place around the Winter Solstice (around Dec. 21st) or The Vernal Equinox (March 21st). We’ll deal with the influence from various cultures, mythology, religion, literature and astronomy. Do you really know what you’re celebrating? This is a fascinating lecture that is thoroughly documented. Don’t take our word for it. Go do your own research. Topics Discussed Include: - Why is Christmas really celebrated on December 25th? - What determines when Easer is celebrated? - What are the origins of Easter? - The origins of Santa Claus - How does Astronomy play a role in the celebration of Christmas? - Where do the symbols of Christmas come from? - The origins of Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) - What has caused the popularity of gift giving? Traditionally gifts weren’t exchanged between family members. - The origins of the 7 days of the week & more!
Should African-Americans Celebrate Black History Month:Exposing The Myths? Recorded, Feb. 2nd, 2014 in Detroit,4.5 Hrs DVD
This Multi-Media presentation from Michael Imhotep, Executive Producer & Host of “The African History Network Show deals with the origins of “Black History Month”, why it was created and what we need to do to make it relevant for us today. This indpeth presentation dispels myths regarding African and African-American history in an astonishing way that will surprise you. This lecture is full of sources such as articels, video clips, websites and more. Once you watch this DVD you will ask the question, “Is Black History part of American History or is American History part of African History?”. Topics Discussed Include: - The fascinating, little known History & purpose behind the creation of “Black History Month”. - The African Presence in America 51,700 years ago in South Carolina. - Was John Hanson the 1st Black President? - Was Africa named after a Roman General named Scipio Africanus? - Did Pres. Abraham Lincoln free Slaves with the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863? - Is there a man of African descent on the back of the $2 bill? - The presence of The Moors in Europe - How knowledge of our history boosts our childrens' self esteem & helps them academically.
"Part 2: Slavery's Back In Effect: From Miseducation to Incarceration" by Michael Imhotep, Rec. 7-20-14 at The Liberated Minds Black Homeschool Expo
This presentation was recorded July 20th, 2014 in Atlanta, GA at The Liberated Minds Black Homeschool & Education Expo. This 2nd Installment of “Slavery’s Back In Effect” from Michael Imhotep, Executive Producer & host of “The African History Network Show” continues exposing the hidden link between the new Voter ID Laws that various States are trying to get approved, Privatized Prisons, The Koch Brothers, non-profit organizations like American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC),and how all of these entities are tied together. He also deals with how the education we give our children has to teach them their history and culture and teach them to meet the needs and solve the problems of their community. Topics Discussed Include: - Companies that own major stakes in Prisons and media companies - The real reason Marijuana was made illegal in 1937. - Why are Corporations using Prison labor to produce products that you purchase? - How The Billionaire Koch Brothers and are shaping what College Students learn. - Why the education we give our children has to teach them to meet the needs and solve the problems of their community. - Why most of what you know about the High School Drop Rate is WRONG!!!
The 13 Forms of Wealth: Keys To Entrepreneurship & Economic Empowerment" Rec. 9-18-2014 - Michael Imhotep
"The Relationship Between Black Empowerment and Political Empowerment: What The Black Misleadership Won't Tell You" Rec. 8-28-14 - Michael Imhotep