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Voices That Guide Us

Voices That Guide Us (personal narratives):

Voices That Guide Us is an evolving and expanding collection of HD video narratives of black elders, professionals and young people. It purposely includes other races that are invested in our community. This repository was conceived in 2005 as global learning tool of the American black experience.

The purpose of Voices That Guide Us is to:

Convey the essential humanity of black people through video

Offer a visual voice for views, advice, affirmations and truths by us and about us

Enhance existing text articles in our website (primary or secondary resource)

Preserve the oral traditions that are the trademark of black people

Spotlight un-stereotypical interpretations of who black people are

Look, Listen & Learn
Black Love, Hollis Watkins
Career Advice, Dance, Toni Pierce-Sands
Islam & Christianity, a viewpoint, Rev. Mary H. Young
Dr. Charles Drews’ letter, The Negro Physician In The Present War Effort (read by) Sylvia Drew-Ivie
My Science Interest And Inspiration, Dr. William C. Davis

Mississippi Civil Rights pioneer and administrator Hollis Watkins shares some views on what he enjoys about the African American community

Activist / Abolitionist Culture
Stats: 29 Views

Dancer (retired), instructor, artistic director and arts entrepreneur Toni Pierce-Sands shares dance career advice for youth

Theatre / The Arts
Stats: 16 Views

Minister, Author and Activist Rev. Mary Young shares her perspective on why Islam and Christianity in African America

Stats: 29 Views

Sylvia Drew-Ivie, activist, lawyer and mental health expert, shares her fathers legacy as a champion for African America. She reads his April 1943 letter, The Negro Physician in the present war effort

Heritage STEM / Medicine
Stats: 203 Views

Professor Emeritus (science) Dr. William C. Davis shares his interest and inspiration to become a research scientist

STEM / Medicine
Stats: 32 Views