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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
Buxton Iowa, a brief Story, Various Testimonies
Treasured career moments in Dance, Toni Pierce Sands
Racisms Power, or Not, Keb Mo
Treasured Public Health Career Memories, Dr. Suzanne Madison
The Piano’s Importance to Music, Ellis Marsalis Jr.

Buxton Iowa was a nearly all-Black mining town in Iowa after Reconstruction. In the 21st century, it’s talked about by relatives and locals

Episode Heritage
Stats: 21 Views

Dancer (retired), Instructor, Artistic Director and Arts Entrepreneur Toni Pierce Sands shares two treasured moments in dancing career

Theatre / The Arts
Stats: 38 Views

Grammy award winning musician, composer and singer Keb Mo shares some views on racism and spirituality

Activist / Abolitionist Music
Stats: 76 Views

Dr. Suzanne Madison shares some community and administrative treasured public health memories from her career

STEM / Medicine
Stats: 70 Views

Jazz legend Ellis Marsalis Jr. shares why the piano is important and relevant to all music styles

Stats: 169 Views