On this edition of Sankofa Saturdays Youth Radio Show… We always play our theme song, ‘We are the Children of the Future,” by local musicians A.R. and Ganjanero along with songs from Reginald Cyntje, Bambu Station, Pressure, Prince Short Shirt and Niyorah.
We shared our VI Historical/Cultural Calendar’s “On this Day in VI History about November 8th, 1907: Banker, businessman, and politician Ralph Moses Paiewonsky. We explained our perspectives of Human Rights Article #8 “Your human rights are protected by law,” from the International Declaration of Human Rights (www.youthforhumanrights.org). After listening to more music by local artists including jazz from Reginald Cyntje’s albums; LOVE, Freedom’s Children: The Celebration and Elements of Life, we did our Virtues Project Pick of the Week: Unity (November 9 – November 15, 2014) –
I am thankful for the gift of Unity. It makes me an instrument of peace.. We also shared the folktale, “Tukuma and the Sugar Cane.”
Coming Up Next Week we’ll share a VI Historical/Cultural Calendar’s On this Day in VI History about November 15, 1949: Senator Lorraine L. Berry, Human Right #15 the right to a nationality and Virtues Project Pick of the Week: Thankfulness for November 16, 2014 to November 23, 2014. We will also share the folktale, “Broo Nansi and Broo Tiger.”
A United Virgin Islands Cultural Education Initiative for the youth, by the youth and about youth with related topics(often brought to us by KWANZAA365, the UVI Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center as well as the Department of Education’s Division of Cultural Education).
For more info…
During the live program:
- TuneIn here: http://tinyurl.com/TuneIn2SankofaSaturdays
- Radio Show Call-in: 340-693-1670
- Listen online:wuvi.uvi.edu
- Watch on http://www.facebook.com/wuviradio.vi
November 8th Radio Program Links:
- Youtube Behind the Scenes Videos
- SoundCloud Audio Hour #1 & Hour #2
- Facebook Note of Written Archive
- Facebook Photo Album