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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 intersect with or are invested in our community. This repository was conceived in 2005 as a 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
Three Words About Me, A Favorite Childhood Memory
Why I Chose Law As a Career, Edward Wilson
1:35
My Career Advice for Ministry, Dr. Mary Young
02:04
My Career Highlights, Hugh Masakela
01:25
Educations Importance, Gary Cunningham
03:29
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Mesha Davis is a woman’s advocate and community development CEO. In this segment, she shares three words that describe her, and a treasured memory of her childhood.

Activist / Abolitionist Business
Stats: 14 Views
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Edward Wilson is a retired lawyer and judge. In this segment, he shares the life episode that channeled his career choice

Politics / Military / Law
Stats: 28 Views
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Dr. Mary H. Young Is an author, minister, and administrator. In this segment, she comments on her reasons for advising youth to consider a ministry career.

Religion
Stats: 56 Views
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Hugh Masekela was a global music legend. In this segment, he shares two career episodes that stand out in his memory.

Music
Stats: 68 Views
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Gary Cunningham is a public policy administrator, and community activist. In this segment, he shares a viewpoint of why youth should take secondary education more seriously, and why the system is not living up to its commitment to children.

Education
Stats: 79 Views