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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
Bill Veeck and the Curt Flood Decision, Mike Veeck
Admiration (my grandmother), Carlyle Brown
An LGBT Message To Youth About Equality and Equity, Andrea Jenkins
Grade Today’s Athletes For Civil Rights Views, Dr. Harry Edwards
21 Centruy Challenge To The Black Family, Charles Blockson

Professional baseball owner Mike Veeck shares the factual story of his father’s support of Curt Floods quest for free agency

Business Sports / Outdoors
Stats: 13 Views

Playwrite, Author, and Artistic Director Carlyle Brown shares why he admires his grandmother

Culture Heritage Theatre / The Arts
Stats: 7 Views

City Council Member and LGBT Advocate Andrea Jenkins shares her views on equity and equality in society

Activist / Abolitionist Politics / Military / Law
Stats: 219 Views

Sociologist and Civil Rights activist Dr. Harry Edwards shares what grade he would give to today’s athletes for civil rights awareness

Activist / Abolitionist Sports / Outdoors
Stats: 98 Views

Charles Blockson, historian, eudcator and collector shares what the current American Black Family could add to one another

Stats: 17 Views