When you believe you are called to a specific goal, what are you willing to go through to achieve it? Sheikh Haneef Bashir discusses the challenges in pursuing his calling to become a Sheihk. He was not prepared for the challenges he would ultimately face.
Dr. Benjamin Sperry knows plenty about black history and the struggles of African Americans. His experiences include working as a journalist, a staffer for former President Jimmy Carter and finally a public School teacher. He grew interested in Civil Rights and black history while earning his doctorate at Case Western University. He shares his quest in introducing similar study programs in various colleges and other institutions.
Dr. Benjamin O. Sperry is a history teacher that has special concentration on black history. He has also taking great interest in educating incarcerated citizens while also blending in other students from more privileged lives. In this, he says he hopes to do his part in helping to heal racial disparities.
Retired Major Collins is thankful for her experiences in the military. But she also discusses her low points, not to discourage others but to inform and encourage them on how to get through their own troubled times while in service.
Introducing Ms. Danielle "Nikki" Dixon, author, poet and artist. She discusses her love of visual art. Armed with a degree in visual art, Danielle explored the inner voices in her creative mind and started burning her ideas into pieces of wood and sharing them at art shoes. Then one day she woke up with a desire for the spoken word. Listen to her passion.
Winston Gragg is the CEO of the African American Music Association. He discusses the transition the association took from the Black Music association to become the African Music Association. His organization is the facilitator in Cleveland for Infinitescholars.org