He’s An Amazing Young Educator and Historian: A Tribute To Black History

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African Violet (Photo credit: Plutor)

He is a young, inspiring scholar, an African American man and all eyes are on him….

He’s my choice for this final week…….

OF

February’s Black History Month

He is another living person I’ve selected to honor on my blog

This week’s final person is………

4. Dr. KHALIL GIBRAN MUHAMMAD

(this image is at: http://rollingout.com/entertainment/carl-west-wvons-kendall-moore-black-men-honored-tonight-in-chicago/#_)

A history professor, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (NY Public library in Harlem) and has participated in the PBS Special Slavery by Another Name. He’s written the book named~ The condemnation of blackness (Race, crime and the making of modern urban America) and he’s the great grandson of Elijah Muhammad. He is a husband and father of three children and part of his main desire, goals and passion is to attract African American youth to learn all about their history.

detail of a photo where Elijah Muhammad addres...

detail of a photo where Elijah Muhammad addresses followers including Cassius Clay / World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Here’s some wonderful exciting information on Dr. K. G Muhammad for your easy reference so feel free to check them out below.

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Here he is interviewed about his book: The condemnation of blackness (Race, crime and the making of modern urban America)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z_A1ediUWY

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Here are a few articles with his biography below:

http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/about/blogs/african-american-studies-beinecke-library/2013/05/01/director-nypl-schomburg-center-dr

Bio True Story writes and extensive Biography on him here:

http://www.biography.com/people/khalil-gibran-muhammad–21116667

The Root: Bio and interviews

http://www.theroot.com/articles/lists/2013/10/theroot_100/khalil_gibran_muhammad.html

http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2010/12/the_schomburg_centers_new_director_khalil_gibran_muhammad_talks_black_culture.html

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Article in Crains:

http://mycrains.crainsnewyork.com/40under40/profiles/2011/khalil-gibran-muhammad

Lessons on race from George Zimmerman: Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad speaks

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2012/04/martin-zimmerman-muhammad.html

Article announcing his positioning to the Schomburg

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/18/arts/18director.html?_r=0

Website to the SchomburgCenter for Research in Black Culture: http://www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg

He runs the Schomburg center

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIJL_6QYlvY

http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2012/01/khalil-gibran-muhammad-in-mlks-footsteps/

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Khalil Gibran Muhammad on Face book:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Khalil-Gibran-Muhammad/172172256194953

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OMG! This movie Slavery by Another Name is Amazing to watch……..

His participation in the making of the

PBS Special

“Slavery by Another Name”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSOwAJAn6as#aid=P-gOJSeVoGM

Slavery By Another Name: The enslavement of Black American

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPlk41mNDuM

Slavery by Another Name: with Khalil Gibran Muhammad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2741nwWXokw

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Amazing video here:

http://www.aspire.tv/people/khalil-gibran-muhammad

Elijah Muhammad’s Great Grandson Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA__xB4vJ7w

Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad: On activism

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0ayo2AmZlQ

Educating Harlem Lecture Series:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oru9jZ2VAdM

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