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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 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, Mahmoud El-Kati
Skin Color and the Social Order in Native America, Joseph Flores
Larry Doby, the First Black Player in the American League, Mike Veeck
Why More Literature and Art Would Enhance E-12 Curriculum, Daren Hill
The Future Through Spirituality (a Black Perspective), Kwame McDonald

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

Stats: 8 Views

Joseph Flores is a retired Apache educator and counselor and academic. In this segment he shares his views on the tribal priority in Native American society over skin color

Culture Education
Stats: 19 Views

Mike Veeck is a Professional baseball owner. In this segment he shares the story of his father’s successful efforts to integrate the American League in 1946 with Larry Doby.

Business Heritage Sports / Outdoors
Stats: 60 Views

Daren Hill is an artist, visual explorer, and art entrepreneur. In this segment, he shares his reasoning for wanting more literature and art in E-12 classrooms

Education Literature Theatre / The Arts
Stats: 53 Views

Kwame McDonald was an author, activist, and newspaper reporter. In this 2011 interview, he shared his perspective on the global future of the black community and the demise of the white community. His reasoning is based on each community’s relationship with moral and spiritual soul.

Education Heritage
Stats: 76 Views