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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
My Family History in America, David Mura
Treasured Career Moments in Activism, Verlena Matey Keke
STEM Career Advice for Youth, Dr. Robert Jones Jr.
Career Aspirations, Advice to Deaf Students, and Learning Activities, Aubrey
My Family History, Mahmoud El-Kati

David Mura is an author, literary critic, poet, and educator. In this segment he briefly shares part of his family history in America.

Stats: 40 Views

Verlena Matey Keke is a city administrator and community activist. In this segment, she shares a few treasured moments in her career

Activist / Abolitionist
Stats: 30 Views

Dr. Robert Jones Jr. is an educator, agronomist, and administrator. In this segment, he shares many reasons millennials should consider the sciences as a career choice.

Education STEM / Medicine
Stats: 72 Views

Aubrey is a Middle School deaf student. In this segment, she shares what career she wants, her favorite activities, and advice to deaf youth to grow while in school

Education Youth Views
Stats: 67 Views

Mahmoud El-Kati is a retired professor, author, historian, and lecturer. In this segment, he shares his family history.

Stats: 77 Views