Posted in Academics, Africa, Black history, Documentary Film, Films, Ghana, History, Moviespora, Oxygen Eternal, Research & Development ( R & D), Research & Preparation, Salon Culture, SALUTE, Uganda, United Kingdom, WELP!, Ye Tumi Academy

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA

LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA with Dr. Casely-Hayford
EPISODES (BBC link





Videos to be posted but in the mean time feel free to search out and watch these priceless documentaries yourself.

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Posted in African-American, Documentary Film, Films, Moviespora, mUSIC, Post-Stroke 3-22-14), SALUTE, Throwback, Ye Tumi Academy

MOVIESPORA ~ “Everyday Sunshine with Fishbone and Filmmakers, Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler

From my college days at UC San Diego… good times!

A blend of funk, ska, reggae, hip hop and more, Fishbone is dope

A good watch

:Preserving ‘Cultural capital’ of note in order to better inform myelf and others.” – Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne

Posted in AAA - Triple 'A' Approach, Academics, Africa, Black history, Documentary Film, History, Los Angeles, CA, Pre-Stroke (before March 18, 2014), Salon Culture, WELP!, Ye Tumi Academy

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ AFRICA: The Bible & The Gun (Episode 5)

Video write ups on documentaries that are assigned as Homework, no longer simply Optional aasignments that 2-5% of the class would submit for Extra credit.  SMH

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“You must learn.” – as KRS-One put it.

 Written & Presented by Basil Davidson , Executive Producer

Posted in Academics, Africa, Black history, Documentary Film, European, Family History, History, Moviespora, Post-Stroke 3-22-14), Salon Culture, Science, WELP!, Ye Tumi Academy

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ The Real Eve + The Incedible Human Journey (documentaries)

FOR MANY YEARS NOW, I BEGIN DAY 1 OF THE HISTORY COURSES I HAVE BEEN  FORTUNATE TO TEACH HISTORY AT
SANTA MONICA COLLEGE SINCE 2003,

IN AN ‘AFRIKAN WORLD CIVILIZATIONS’ COURSE AT CSU-DOMINGUEZ HILLS

UNFORTUNATELY, JUST FOR ONLY 5 WEEKS BEFORE I HAD AN ENDOCARDITIS-RELATED STROKE THAT ALMOST GOT ME. 

It (the stroke) and the medicines gave me some  interesting dreams and  hallucinations occurred during my 2 1/2 days on my bedroom floor…[continued below]

….banging for help on my bed’s base with an iron that THANKFULLY was near enough to instinctly grab and bang with as I meekly called for help.  Thankfully, my calls ‘HELP, HELP, HELP!’ were not as meek as I thought and my neighbor finally heard me, to finish the real-life story of what I survived…

Back to the point, I even manager to screen a portion of “The Real Eve” a graduate course at a private university.

THE REAL EVE AND OTHER QUALITY DOCUMENTARIES ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF HUMANKIND

I tell my students to add pbs and bbc to there search terms

#Afrispora

A newer … scientific reaffirming of human origins out of Africa

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ ‘What to the Slave Is 4th of July?’: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ Historic Speech | Alternet

Some historic words of wisdom from a historic human

http://www.democracynow.org/2015/7/3/what_to_the_slave_is_4th

http://www.democracynow.org/embed/story/2015/7/3/what_to_the_slave_is_4th
http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/what-slave-4th-july-james-earl-jones-reads-frederick-douglass-historic-speech

Democracynow.org