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Submitted by Douglas Newsom on 17 May 2021

Live From Pullman National Monument with Dr Lyn Hughes

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Live From Pullman National Monument, a tourist and tourism hotspot, with Dr Lyn Hughes

This unique global-cast magazine format - Talk Radio Show focuses on all things Cultural Economic Development (CED) Or Tourism!

Presenting a unique eclectic blend of content highlighting history as it relates to Tourism, with a particular focus on the economic benefit tourism can, could, and does have on the African American community on a local and national level.

Talk Show Program Archives for Podcasting

Live From Pullman National Monument , February 16, 2019 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Paula Reynolds
Live From Pullman National Monument , February 2, 2019 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guests Samuel Black and David Peterson
Live From Pullman National Monument , January 26, 2019 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Dr Reginald M Tiller, Park Ranger Deputy Superintendent
Live From Pullman National Monument , January 19, 2019 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Black Meeting and Tourism and Robins House
Live From Pullman National Monument , October 14, 2018 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Dr Reginald M Tiller, NPS Park Ranger Deputy Superintendent
Live From Pullman National Monument , October 7, 2018 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest David Perata, S. Heinz History Center
Live From Pullman National Monument , July 22, 2018 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Pamela Thomas, PathFinders Travel Magazine
Live From Pullman National Monument , July 15, 2018 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Paula Reynolds, American Tour Guide Association
Live From Pullman National Monument , July 8, 2018 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Dr Maria Madison, Robins House and Choose Chicago
Live From Pullman National Monument , June 10, 2018 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Cliff Rome, Choose Chicago
Live From Pullman National Monument , April 1, 2018 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Alan C Lowe, Abraham Lincoln Library And Museum
Live From Pullman National Monument , January 21, 2018 with Dr Lyn Hughes and guest Paula Reynolds, President American Tour Guide Association
Live From Pullman National Monument , December 3, 2017 with Dr Lyn Hughes and guests Jason Lesniewicz, PNM and Choose Chicago, Samuel Black, Heinz History Center
Live From Pullman National Monument , November 19, 2017 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Dr Maria Madison, Founder of Robins House Concord MA
Live From Pullman National Monument , October 29, 2017 with Dr Lyn Hughes and guest Rahmaan Statik Barnes, Chicago Artist Muralist
Live From Pullman National Monument , October 23, 2017 with Dr Lyn Hughes and guest Barry McNealy, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Live From Pullman National Monument , October 1, 2017 with Dr Lyn Hughes and guests David A Peterson Jr and Rahmaan Statik Barnes
Live From Pullman National Monument , September 24, 2017 with Dr Lyn Hughes and guest Masequa Myers
Live From Pullman National Monument , July 23, 2017 with Dr Lyn Hughes and guest La Shawn K. Ford
Live From Pullman National Monument , June 17, 2017 with Dr Lyn Hughes with guest Ciff Rome, Proprietor of Blanc Gallery in Chicago, Illinois Bronzeville Arts District

Featured Guests

Dr Lyn Hughes
Occupation:
Founder of the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, Founding Director of Center for Black Labor Research & Consultant for Cultural Edutainment LLC
Biography:

Dr. Lyn Hughes, creator and host of Live From PNM is also the Founder and president emeritus of the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, the first Black labor history museum in Chicago. Her work with the museum has been featured on numerous occasions in electronic and print media, both on the local and national level. A few examples include an appearance on ABC's Good morning America interviewed by Robin Roberts, interviewed by other veteran journalist such as CBS's Randall Pinkston, featured in printed media, examples of which are: USA Today, Essence, AARP, the Chicago Tribune; and author of "An Anthology of Respect: The Pullman Porters National Historic Registry", the preface of which was written by renowned historian Lerone Bennett.

Dr. Hughes has served as a consultant on numerous documentary films on the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, one of which was the 2003 original SHOWTIME docudrama 10,000 Black Men Named George. She has been a speaker on this subject for over two decades.

  • Created the traveling exhibition "From Servitude to Civil Rights", which has toured nationally for the past five years

  • Fifteen years’ experience with cultural economic development projects.

Specialties: Historian on the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters labor union, Museum Curator and Exhibit Design, Cultural Policy & Cultural Economic Development and, Tourism Attraction development strategy for urban communities

" I Love traveling nationally and internationally, as a lecturer on Cultural Economic Development and, Black labor history, with an emphasis on A. Philip Randolph and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. The BSCP was America's first Black labor union chartered under the AFL.

Honors & Awards

  • Living Legacy Award

  • Association For The Study of African American Life And HIstory (ASALH)

Additional Honors & Awards

  • U.S Department Of Housing And Urban Development: Organizing and Planning For Economic Development
  • Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars 2006
  • 2007 Distinguished Service Award from the Amistad Research Center
  • Who's Who Registry Among Executive and Professional Women 2008