“An Evening with Runoko Rashidi :LIFE and WORK”
April 6, 2013 10pm ET
Runoko Rashidi is a extraordinarily gifted historian, research specialist, writer, world traveler, and public lecturer focusing on the African presence globally and the African foundations of world civilizations.
Dr. Rahidi is the author of Introduction to the Study of African Classical Civilizations(published by Karnak House in London in 1993), the editor, along with Dr. Ivan Van Sertima of Rutgers University and a major pamphlet titled the Global African Community: The African Presence in Asia, Australia and the South Pacific (published by the Institute of Independent Education in 1994). In 1995, he completed editing Unchained African Voices, a collection of poetry and prose by Death Row inmates at California’s San Quentin maximum-security prison.
He joins us on OUR COMMON GROUND to discuss his life, his scholarship and his life’s work.