APRIL 18TH 5-10 PM​

At The Historic Shiloh Baptist Church 1500 9th Street N.W., Washington, D.C

Professor James Small has been an activist since his teenage years. His in-depth knowledge, thought-provoking and calm delivery are influential elements to break the programming of mis-education. 
Prof. James Small, CEO, Sanaa Lodge Enterprise, Ghana, Ltd., President, Organization of Afro-American Unity (O.A.A.U.), and Priest of Oya, Babalorisha, Ifa Tradition.
Prof. Small is considered a living legend in the fight for the liberation of the minds of his people and against Eurocentric distortion of world history. Much of Bro. Small's expertise is found in African traditional spirituality, Malcolm X, African-American history & culture.​ He has conducted tours of Africa for over 25 years.                                                     

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Baba Amani Olubanjo Buntu is a community scholar, practitioner, consultant, lecturer and writer focusing primarily on African perspectives within education, leadership, culture and social/community empowerment. He is Founder and Executive Director of eBukhosini Solutions, a community-based consultancy company in Johannesburg. He is also a founder of The R.I.S.E. Project (artist development), Afuraka (cultural community development), SHABAKA – Men of Afrika (men’s programme) and Street Academy (empowerment of young entrepreneurs). Having background from Anguilla in the Eastern Caribbean, Baba Buntu grew up in Norway, where he after a course in Global Development Studies obtained a B.A. in Social Work and pursued a post-graduate course in Group Methodology. In 2000 Baba Buntu repatriated to South Africa and now lives in Johannesburg.

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Imam Abdul Akbar

Donald Temple Esq


Anthony T. Browder is an author, publisher, cultural historian, artist, and an educational consultant. He is a graduate of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts and has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Africa, Caribbean, Mexico, Japan and Europe, on issues related to African and African American History and Culture. Mr. Browder is the founder and director of IKG Cultural Resources and has devoted 30 years researching ancient Egyptian history, science, philosophy and culture. He has traveled to Egypt 54 times since 1980 and is currently director of the ASA Restoration Project, which is funding the excavation and restoration of the 25thdynasty tomb of Karakhamun in Luxor, Egypt. Browder is the first African American to fund and coordinate an archeological dig in Egypt and has conducted 23 archeological missions to Egypt since 2009...                 LEARN MORE @

Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and holds the title of Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris. Cornel West graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton. He has written 20 books and has edited 13. He is best known for his classics, Race Matters and Democracy Matters, and for his memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud. His most recent book, Black Prophetic Fire, offers an unflinching look at nineteenth and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies. Dr. West is a frequent guest on the Bill Maher Show, CNN, C-Span and Democracy Now. He made his film debut in the Matrix – and was the commentator (with Ken Wilbur) on the official trilogy released in 2004. He also has appeared in over 25 documentaries and films...             LEARN MORE @




Jauhar Abraham

Professor Griff is an internationally renowned educator, writer, producer, musician, platinum recording/spoken word artist, lecturer and founding member of the pioneering and revolutionary hip-hop group Public Enemy. Author of the popular music business guide: Musick Bizness R.I.P. (Resource Information Publication), Griff stands as a highly acclaimed, seasoned entertainment industry veteran and sought-after resource on all aspects of the music business. An activist within both the conscious and hip-hop communities, Griff currently stands as a permanent fixture on the international lecture circuit with his riveting and powerful discourse/book, The Psychological Covert War on Hip Hop. An energetic and passionate educator, Griff skillfully customizes this extensively documents lecture to suit the need of all audiences. Armed with an exemplary life of service and an impressive twenty-year musical career, Griff captivates audiences with his universal call for social responsibility...                                                          LEARN MORE @