My Conversation With Steve Waldman, Author Of Sacred Liberty: America’s Long, Bloody, And Ongoing Struggle For Religious Freedom

Click Here To Listen Steven Waldman Sacred Liberty offers a dramatic, sweeping survey of how America built a unique model of religious freedom, perhaps the nation’s “greatest invention.” Steven Waldman, the bestselling author of Founding Faith, shows how early ideas about religious liberty were tested and refined amidst the brutal persecution of Catholics, Baptists, Mormons, Quakers, African slaves, Native Americans, Muslims, Jews and Jehovah’s Witnesses. American leaders drove religious freedom forward--figures like James Madison, George Washington, the World War II presidents (Roosevelt, Truman, and Eisenhower) and even George W. Bush. But the biggest heroes were the regular Americans – people like Mary Dyer, Marie Barnett and W.D. Mohammed -- who risked their lives or reputations [...]

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Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: The Urgency Of Now! Chats On DrAlvin.Com

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My Conversation With James & Deborah Fallows, Authors Of Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into The Heart of America

Click Here To Listen James & Deborah Fallows A vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media. A realistically positive and provocative view of the country between its coasts. For the last five years, James and Deborah Fallows have been traveling across America in a single-engine prop airplane. Visiting dozens of towns, they have met hundreds of civic leaders, workers, immigrants, educators, environmentalists, artists, public servants, librarians, business people, city planners, students, and entrepreneurs to take the pulse and understand the prospects of places that usually draw notice only after a disaster or during a political campaign. The [...]

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Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Be An Infromed Voter Chats On DrAlvin.com

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Rick Smolan, Author Of The Good Fight: America’s Ongoing Struggle For Justice Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Rick Smolan "A powerful collection of personal journeys through words, images, music, and videos that shows how much progress still lies ahead in the quest for dignity and equality.” —Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life and Steve Jobs From the creator of the bestselling Day in the Life series comes an extraordinary illustrated book showing how much progress has been made in America over the last 100 years against hatred, bigotry, racism, and injustice—and how much more work remains to be done. The Good Fight vividly depicts the human face of America's sporadically violent, often triumphant, always risky struggle to fulfill the promise of freedom and equality for [...]

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Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Don’t Be a Lone Voice! Chats With Dr. Alvin

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Commentary: Trump & America’s First Military Coup? By DrAlvin.Com ©

Click Here To Listen DrAlvin Commentary-Trump And Americas First Military Coup “We have a pathological liar in the White House, unfit intellectually, emotionally, and psychologically to hold this office and the whole world knows it, especially those around him every day. The people who work with this president should be ashamed, because they know better than anyone just how unfit he is, and yet they choose to do nothing about it. This is their shame most of all.”- Gregg Popovich Because of Mr. Donald Trump, the land we love, America…is no longer united or beautiful. His actions and lack of effective initiatives at the least are divisive but more importantly have ended our glorious enduring [...]

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David J. Garrow, Author Of Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama Chats With Dr. Alvin

David Garrow NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Rising Star is the definitive account of Barack Obama's formative years that made him the man who became the forty-fourth president of the United States—from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Bearing the Cross Barack Obama's speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention instantly catapulted him into the national spotlight and led to his election four years later as America's first African-American president. In this penetrating biography, David J. Garrow delivers an epic work about the life of Barack Obama, creating a rich tapestry of a life little understood, until now. Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama captivatingly describes Barack Obama's tumultuous upbringing as a young black man attending [...]

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Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Thank You To Our 2016 Combined Federal Campaign Donors With Dr. Alvin

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