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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
Nelson Mandela, Charmaine Jefferson
Career Influences, Devon Glover
More Community Support of Black History Needed, Charles Blockson
Encouraging Youth to Embrace Agribusiness as a Career, Princes Titus

Charmaine Jefferson, attorney, retired ballerina and former director of the California African American Museum shares the meaning of her interaction with Nelson Mandela

Activist / Abolitionist Episode Heritage
Stats: 17 Views

Devon Glover (the Sonnet Man), Spoken Word Artist and Educator shares his treasured career Influences that brought out his Hip Hop in Education.

Education Music
Stats: 64 Views

Charles Blockson, historian, educator and collector shares a vision for greater community preservation of black history

Culture Heritage
Stats: 31 Views

Businesswoman, environmental justice advocate and educator Princes Titus shares how she encourages youth to embrace agribusiness as a career

Stats: 31 Views

African American Registry partnered with the City of Minneapolis Division of Race and Equity’s ReCast MPLS, 2019 program.
This affirmed racial disparities with responses to questions, assessments, testimonies, ideas and plans to address healing, reparations and reconciliation in the city.

Episode Heritage
Stats: 184 Views