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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
Family History, Verlena Matey Keke
Black Love Through Literature And Writing, Jonathan Odell
Black Voting Rights in Hastings, Minnesota, Heidi Langenfeld
Art Explanation: Mixed Media and Sisyphus, Mike Taylor
Treasured Career Moments in Social & Family Administration, Dr. Peter Hayden

Administrator, and community activist, Verlena Matey Keke shares part of her family history

Stats: 18 Views

White American author Jonathan Odell shares a few loving viewpoints of African Americans and their affects on his writing and personal life

Culture Literature
Stats: 65 Views

Dakota County (Minnesota) historian Heidi Langenfeld shares early black voting rights history in Hastings, Minnesota

Episode Heritage Politics / Military / Law
Stats: 85 Views

Artist, sculptor and educator Mike Taylor shares two of his pieces with reasoning for their creation

Theatre / The Arts
Stats: 60 Views

Dr. Peter Hayden shares two pivotal moments in his life as a Social and Family administrator

Culture STEM/Medicine
Stats: 113 Views