Dr. Runoko Rashidi: Unexpected Faces In Unexpected Places (The Global African Presence)

www.travelwithrunoko.com On February 6, 2000, Dr. Runoko Rashidi provides his slide lecture entitled “Unexpected faces in unexpected places: The Global African Presence.” This presentation occured at Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia. His presentation was sponsored by the Tau Lambda chapter of Omega Psi Phi, The Imani Foundation, and Positive Vibes Entertainment. The presentation shows people of African descent throughout the world. Runoko Rashidi is a historian, research specialist, writer, world traveler, and public lecturer focusing on the African foundations of world civilizations. He is particularly drawn to the African presence in Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands, and has coordinated numerous historic educational group tours worldwide. Dr. Rashidi is highly sought after for radio, television, and newspaper interviews, having been interviewed on hundreds of radio broadcasts and TV programs. He has made presentations at more than 125 colleges, universities, secondary schools, libraries, book stores, churches and community centers. On the international circuit he has lectured in over 50 countries. Dr. Rashidi is the author of Introduction to the Study of African Classical Civilizations. He edited, along with Dr. Ivan Van Sertima, The African Presence in Early Asia, considered “the most comprehensive volume on the subject yet produced”. Dr. Rashidi also authored The Global African Community: The African Presence in Asia, Australia and the South Pacific
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