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All of the knowledge you have gained about ancient Africa and her history is useless if it can not be applied to the lives we pursue today. In this section, you will be inspired to ‘participate’ in the spBLackAmericareading of knowledge that producMandelaes respect of self, and respect from others. Build, share, teach: especially our young people. Take this information and take your rightful place on the world stage.

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Dr. Joy DeGruy

Dr. DeGruy’s book, “Post Traumatic Slavery Syndrome,” has gained her international notoriety. She travels the world educating about how enslavement is still impacting American and world society. She puts words to a concept many find difficult to understand or explain. Watch this presentation, as she breaks down traditions that have existed in this world and country since enslavement that still damage the entirety of our society to this very day! 

 

Dr. Claude Anderson

Dr. Claude Anderson is widely recognized as one of the most influential intellectuals, authors, speakers and authority’s on the subject of building a viable infrastructure for blacks in America and throughout the diaspora. His passion can not and will not be contained. Here, he lectures on one of his many books, “Black Labor, White Wealth.”

 

Prof. James Small

Prof. Small, a long-time warrior for the spirituality and culture of African people, says culture is the missing piece needed to build viable black communities. He may be undertaking the most challenging work among Africans yet; reconnecting us to culture many have been programmed to believe is ‘non-existent.’

 

Dr. Ama Mazama

Dr. Mazama is Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Programs of the Department of African American Studies at Temple University. She received her PhD with highest distinction from La Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III. She has written books and journals published on 3 continenets. She addresses the 2010 Cheikh Anta Diop conference with some important points to consider and act upon.

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

Dr. Welsing, who transitioned  on 1/2/2016, was world renowned for her “Cress Theory” and traveled the world expounding on it for more than 5 decades. . She has lectured far and wide on her works, including, “The Isis Papers,” where her theories on the origins of racism/white supremacy practices and documentation are difficult to dispute; though many do. Our Elder scholar was a psychiatrist, author, teacher and lecturer. Though many challenged her theories, few came up with evidence to contradict them. She is one of the reasons racism/white supremacy is dissected and discussed to this very day. Her ultimate goal was to examine and confront this poison so it could be eradicated everywhere.

 

Dr. leonard Jeffries

Dr. Jeffries examines the European slave trade in ways we rarely see or hear. The key may have been the involvement of the Dutch. Lots of good information on this video. Get ready to take notes!

Dr. Kaba Hiawatha Kamene (Booker T Coleman)

Dr. Kamene lectures on the origins of educational practices that best fit our children. This dates back thousands of years. He breaks it all down in the lectue, “Educating Youth in the 21st Century.” Get ready to take some notes.

Dr. Umar Johnson

Dr. Umar Johnson is a descendant of the great Frederick Douglas. His passion and fire comes honestly, through genetics! An unapologetic black nationalist and pan Africanist, Dr. Johnson is working to educate parents on the war against black children, especially boys. He is also working to build his own Afrocentric private k-12 school. In this lecture, he speaks to students at Bowie State University about a number of contemporary issues that are based on foundations laid long ago.

 

Dr. Boyce Watkins

Affectionately called, “The people’s scholar,” Dr. Watkins is a Scholar in residence at Syracuse University. He is one of our leading experts in the fields of education, social justice and business. In addition he specializes in maintaining a constant presence in social media. He offers his thoughts on the economic position of black people in America and what we might do to correct it.

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