Wednesday, May 29, 2013

TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll

Turn on your TV and there will probably be at least one reality show on right now. Reality shows run the gamut from “Honey Boo Boo” to “Love and Hip Hop” with almost anything imaginable in between.

The entertainment of watching the often times scripted and extreme reality of other people’s lives raises the question of what impact these shows may be having on our society.      

Do you enjoy Reality TV? If so, which show is your favorite? The real question is why?

Tanya Free and Friends Podcast


This week’s topics
:

  • Attorney General Eric Holder would be out of lifelines if Republicans could have their way after the Justice Department confirmed they gathered telephone records of at least 20 AP reporters and that Holder personally signed off on the decision to seek the personal emails of a Fox News reporter by suggesting that the reporter was a co conspirator in a criminal leak case.
  • Just when we thought Republicans couldn’t get any more extreme, here comes Virginia Lieutenant Governor candidate Bishop E.W. Jackson, the GOP’s first African American candidate for statewide office since 1988.


TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll


Turn on your TV and there will probably be at least one reality show on right now. Reality shows run the gamut from “Honey Boo Boo” to “Love and Hip Hop” with almost anything imaginable in between. The entertainment of watching the often times scripted and extreme reality of other people’s lives raises the question of what impact these shows may be having on our society. Do you enjoy Reality TV? If so, which show is your favorite? The real question is why?

Tanya Free and Friends Extra!


“The Sip” with Coffee Black for the latest in Sports, Celebrity and Entertainment News!

 

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The "SIP" with Coffee Black

Have You Had Your "SIP" for the Week?

 

Too Extreme?

Just when we thought Republicans couldn’t get any more extreme, here comes Virginia Lieutenant Governor candidate Bishop E.W. Jackson, the GOP’s first African American candidate for statewide office since 1988.

Jackson reportedly tweeted in 2008 during President Obama’s campaign for president,“ I love America. I love God. I am black. Obama does not love America & does not love God. His being black is not enough!”More recent comments have included referring to gays as “perverted” and “sick” and that Planned Parenthood has been “far more lethal” to blacks “than the KKK. He even called the Constitution’s original clause to count African Americans as three-fifths of a person an “anti-slavery amendment.” Jackson stands by his comments and states that he doesn’t have “anything to rephrase or apologize for.”

What’s your take? How do you view his comments? Do you think Bishop Jackson is too extreme to be elected?

Monday, May 27, 2013

Memorial Day Tribute

FREEDOM IS NOT FREE!

Tanya Free and Friends Radio honor the fallen,retired and active members of our military!

Sunday, May 26, 2013

TanyaFree.com Weekly Poll

Attorney General Eric Holder would be out of lifelines if some Republicans could have their way after the Justice Department confirmed they gathered telephone records of at least 20 AP reporters and that Holder personally signed off on the decision to seek the personal emails of a Fox News reporter by suggesting that the reporter was a co-conspirator in a criminal leak case.

What’s your take? Have these scandals permanently damaged the perception and credibility of the Justice Department? Has the time come for Eric Holder to step down?



 

Friday, May 24, 2013

Jazz on the Grass

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Didn't Fit?

A Prince William County man says he was suspected by Walmart security of possibly kidnapping his three young daughters -- all because they aren't the same race.

DC Breaking Local News Weather Sports FOX 5 WTTG

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Tanya Free and Friends Podcast

 

  This week’s topics:

  • Devastation in Oklahoma
  • As the Supreme Court considers challenges to same sex marriages, parallels have been made to the Supreme Court case in 1967 that ruled that states could not prohibit two people from different racial backgrounds from marrying.
  •  Parents are outraged after Walmart security allegedly suspected father of kidnapping his biracial daughters

TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll

A work of art is no longer confined to paintings on a wall. It is now quite common to see art proudly displayed on the human body.  A recent poll revealed that 32 percent of people ages 30 to 45 have at least one tattoo. Sixty-one percent of human-resource managers said a tattoo would hurt a job applicant’s chances.

What do you think? How do you feel about tattoos in a professional work setting?    

Tanya Free and Friends Extra!

The Sip” with Coffee Black for the latest in Sports, Celebrity and Entertainment News  

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The "SIP" with Coffee Black

Have You Had Your "SIP" This Week?

 

TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll

A work of art is no longer confined to paintings on a wall. It is now quite common to see art proudly displayed on the human body.  A recent poll revealed that 32 percent of people ages 30 to 45 have at least one tattoo. Sixty-one percent of human-resource managers said a tattoo would hurt a job applicant’s chances.

What do you think? How do you feel about tattoos in a
professional work setting?    

 

Monday, May 20, 2013

TanyaFree.com Question of the Week

As the Supreme Court considers challenges to same sex marriages, parallels have been made to the Supreme Court case in 1967 that ruled that states could not prohibit two people from different racial backgrounds from marrying. Interracial marriages still only represent about 8% of all the marriages in 2012.Another poll from last year revealed that 29% of respondents in Mississippi still believe that interracial marriage should be illegal.

My question this week is two-fold.Do you think the comparison of interracial marriage and same sex marriage is a legitimate one and how do you really feel about interracial relationships?



 

Sunday, May 19, 2013

TanyaFree.com Weekly Poll

The cost of a college education is on the rise. The nation’s student loan debt is on the rise at the rate of $2800 per second with a total USA student loan debt of $1 trillion and counting according to recent reports. Many students are now choosing smaller state schools rather than higher priced schools who often raise tuition and fees at higher than inflationary rates.


What’s your take? Is a college education worth the cost in today’s economy?



 

Friday, May 17, 2013

Morehouse College to Graduate Father and Son

Living Life With A Purpose! Congratulations!

Dorian Joyner Sr. and Dorian Joyner Jr. discuss their experiences at school and plans after graduation.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

The "SIP" with Coffee Black

Have you had Your "SIP" for the Week?

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Tanya Free and Friends Podcast

 



This week’s topics:

  • Mother’s Day shooting rampage in New Orleans
  • Boston shooting suspect’s burial raises the ire of Virginians
  •  Recent polls reveal Americans have lost cofidence in the President's ability to get things done.If you had the opportunity to sit down with President Obama, what advice   would you give him to “get some things done” despite the opposition.
  •  Is the military’s decision to force feed the hunger strikers at Quantanamo Bay a violation of medical ethics?  


TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll


The heroic rescue of three women held in captivity for almost ten years in a Cleveland neighborhood has revealed just how little many of us know about our neighbors and how unwilling many of us are to get involved.
How well do you know your neighbors? Would you contact the authorities if you noticed anything suspicious?

Tanya Free and Friends Extra!


The Sip” with Coffee Black for the latest in Sports, Celebrity and Entertainment News

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll

The heroic rescue of three women held in captivity for almost ten years in a Cleveland neighborhood has revealed just how little many of us know about our neighbors and how unwilling many of us are to get involved.
How well do you know your neighbors? Would you contact the authorities if you noticed anything suspicious?

Monday, May 13, 2013

What's Your Take?

A recent poll revealed that Americans have lost confidence in the President’s ability to get things done. Two third of those surveyed believe the President is fighting hard to get things done but twice as many blame the Republicans for the lack of compromise in Washington.

What’s your take? If you had the opportunity to sit down with President Obama, what advice would you give him to help “get some things done” despite the opposition?



 

Sunday, May 12, 2013

TanyaFree.com/ Weekly Poll

The Republican-led House of Representatives approved a measure 223 to 204 that would give private sector workers the option of trading overtime pay for extra time off weeks or months later.
What’s your take? Would you prefer overtime pay or extra time off?



 

Happy Mother's Day

Wishing everyone a Blessed Mother's Day!

Friday, May 10, 2013

Moses Fleetwood Walker.

Moses Fleetwood ″Fleet″ Walker is credited with being the first African American to play Major League Baseball. Walker played one season as the catcher of the Toledo Blue Stockings, a club in the American Association. Toledo joined the American Association in 1884 which was a Major League at that time in competition with the National League. Walker made his Major League debut on May 1 against the Louisville Eclipse. He then played in the minor leagues until 1889, when professional baseball erected a color barrier that stood for nearly 60 years. After leaving baseball, Walker became a businessman and advocate of Black Nationalism.
 

Tanya Free and Friends Radio honors the legacy of Moses Fleetwood Walker.



 

Thursday, May 09, 2013

An American Hero

Watch as Charles Ramsey describes how he heard screams coming from a neighbor's home and went to investigate -- a decision that led to the discovery of three women missing for years.

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Tanya Free and Friends Podcast

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Join the Conversation!

This week’s topics:

  • Charles Ramsey heard screams coming from an Ohio home and went to investigate -- a decision that led to the discovery of three women missing for years in Cleveland
  • Is the military’s decision to force feed the hunger strikers at Quantanamo Bay a violation of medical ethics? 
  • Should Jason Collins be considered the “Jackie Robinson” of 2013?
  • We will take a look at the real “firsts” in professional sports. Have you heard of Glen Burke and Moses Fleetwood Walker
  • Our "take" on the movie 42. The Jackie Robinson Story

Scotty Reid from Black Talk Radio News in Charlotte,NC. joins the panel this week!


Dr Art Rocker Board Chairman of Operation People For Peace and Dr. E. Faye Williams, National Chair of the National Congress of Black Women and member of the National Leadership team of Operation People for Peace will join the conversation to give us a three year update of their work in the gulf after the horrific BP oil spill.



TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll

Many of us will take the time to honor our mothers, grandmothers and other mother figures this weekend. Gifts, cards, flowers, candy, and meals are just some of the ways we will show our love and appreciation.Have you made plans for that special Mother in your life for this Mother’s Day?

Tanya Free and Friends Extra!
The Sip” with Coffee Black for the latest in Sports, Celebrity and Entertainment News! 

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The "Sip" with Coffee Black

Have You Had Your Sip For The Week?

 

TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll

Many of us will take the time to honor our mothers, grandmothers and other mother figures this weekend. Gifts, cards, flowers, candy, and meals are just some of the ways we will show our love and appreciation.
Have you made plans for that special Mother in your life for this Mother’s Day?



 

Monday, May 06, 2013

What's Your Take?

NBA veteran Jason Collins has been front and center in the media over the past few days after announcing that he is gay. President Obama and fellow NBA players Kobe Bryant and Dwayne Wade are among the many that have offered support and applauded his decision. Some  journalists have even equated  this “first” with  Jackie Robinson’s “first” of breaking of the color barrier in professional baseball back in 1947.

How do you feel about the comparison? Should Jason Collins be considered the “Jackie Robinson” of 2013?

Sunday, May 05, 2013

TanyaFree.com Weekly Poll

Lock ‘em up and throw away the key sums up the policy of the United States when it comes to the prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, many of whom have been held in detention without trial or charge for over a decade. President Obama has renewed an old vow to close the camp, saying it was damaging to U.S. interests to keep holding prisoners in legal limbo.

About 100 inmates are reportedly on a mass hunger strike to protest their years of detention. Additional medical personnel have been called in to force feed liquids through a tube inserted in the nose and down the stomach of inmates on the hunger strike.  The force-feeding has been criticized by rights groups as a violation of medical ethics.  President Obama defended the military's decision to force-feed hunger strikers, saying "I don't want these individuals to die.              

What’s your take? Do you agree with the military’s decision to force feed the hunger strikers? Is it a violation of medical ethics in your opinion?    



 

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Kindness In Action

Much can be learned from these two students.Imagine the possibilities if politicians on both sides of the aisle exemplified just a bit of kindness.

 

Thursday, May 02, 2013

WTH!!!

Unacceptable under any circumstances!

 

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Tanya Free and Friends Podcast

 





This week’s topics:

  • U.S. officials have reported that the Syrian government has “probably” used chemical weapons.
  • Utah has become the first state to explicitly permit general prisoners to donate organs if they die while incarcerated.
  • Boston bombing update: Female DNA found on bomb fragment.
  • Georgia High School holds its first racially integrated prom.


TanyaFree.com/Urban Views Weekly Poll

1.4 billion people around the world live on less than $1.50 per day. A group of Hollywood celebrities are participating in the “Live Below The Line” campaign, a challenge to live on $1.50 a day for five days. Could you meet the challenge?  

Tanya Free and Friends Extra!
The Sip” with Coffee Black for the latest in Sports, Celebrity and Entertainment News