Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Phavia Kujichagulia: Culture, Identity, and the Human Race

Freedom is a Constant Struggle TV show, July 25, 2008

Phavia Kujichagulia, a Griot / Djialli (Oral Historian), musician, writer, poet, dancer who utilizes music, poetry and dance to heal and reveal history -- was a professor of Ethnomusicology and African Civilizations at World College West and Stanford University's Workshop on Political and Social Issues. For more than 16 years, she taught Creative Writing and Performance Art for the California Department of Corrections at Folsom, Soledad, Vacaville, Susanville and San Quentin Prisons. Her performances include the World Drum Festival, National Black Expo, and the John Coltrane Festival. Her most recent CD is "THE HUMAN RACE."

Phavia currently writes for the SF Examiner, and you can read her articles here.

RELATED EPISODES: Phavia Kujichagulia: Cultural Consciousness (July 25, 2008), Phavia Kujichagulia: Fast Food or Fresh Fruit? (Nov. 6, 2009)

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