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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
Black History and Classical Music, A Perspective, Stephen Newby
Three Words About Me, A Favorite Childhood Memory
Why I Chose Law As a Career, Edward Wilson
My Career Advice for Ministry, Dr. Mary Young
My Career Highlights, Hugh Masakela

Stephen Newby is a classical composer, professor, and musician. In this segment, he shares why African influence on classical is beneficial in the 21st century

Heritage Music
Stats: 22 Views

Mesha Davis is a woman’s advocate and community development CEO. In this segment, she shares three words that describe her, and a treasured memory of her childhood.

Activist / Abolitionist Business
Stats: 62 Views

Edward Wilson is a retired lawyer and judge. In this segment, he shares the life episode that channeled his career choice

Politics / Military / Law
Stats: 65 Views

Dr. Mary H. Young Is an author, minister, and administrator. In this segment, she comments on her reasons for advising youth to consider a ministry career.

Stats: 104 Views

Hugh Masekela was a global music legend. In this segment, he shares two career episodes that stand out in his memory.

Stats: 117 Views