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Day 1: Introduction and overview of the 20 day readings from
"Solving The Race Issue In America"
Reading from the Introduction to "Solving The Race Issue In America" by Mazare Rogers, graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, and Olivia Harris, graduate of Columbia University.
Reading from Book Overview - Pt. 1: Ariel Payne, 2nd year political science student at Florida A&M University and Tyler Ford, political consultant.
Reading from "Book Overview" - Pt. 2. Dr. Johnny Hill, Dean of Shaw University School of Divinity and A. Peter Bailey, journalist, author, associate of Malcolm X and director of the OAU.
Reading from "Book Overview" Pt. 3. Haki Ammi, author and Kim Poole, spoken word writer and performer.
Reading from "Book Overview" Pt. 4 by Azsha Washington, political science student at FAMU and Vince Bayyven, former director of Inroads Program. They read and discuss the Redemption Formula and Observations & Commentaries on racism in America.
Deborah Ault, senior at Brandeis University and Herman LeVern Jones, Actor, Director, Producer, as they read and discuss racism in professional sports, the military and public schools.
Guests, Ariel Payne, FAMU student and Torey Haynes, United Methodist Church Minister read and discuss racism in public schools and the color of God.
Wayne Lingham, a navy veteran and Ray Baylor, project development specialist read and discuss the Doll Experiments and racism in public schools.
Pearson Bailey, a student at Morehouse University and Lou Fields, Director of the Langston Hughes Foundation, read and discuss the Coup of 1898 in Wilmington, NC and the “White Declaration of Independence.”
Day 11 of the BIG READ: Ayanna King, a freshman at Tuskegee University, and Maysieo Tanks, a senior at North Carolina Central University, continued reading and discussing the Coup of 1898 in Wilmington, NC and the “White Declaration of Independence.”
Day 12 of the BIG READ: Dernika David, senior at Seminole State University and Donald Cleveland, Professor Emeritus, read and discussed the destruction of Black Wall Street.
Day 13 of the BIG READ : Azsha Washington and Ariel Payne, students at Florida A&M University, read and discussed the ‘Hundredth Monkey” –
a behavioral and psychological foundation for slavery.
Day 14 of the BIG READ: Dernika David, senior at Seminole State University and Tamm E. Hunt, jazz historian, read and discuss
How to Make a Slave Pt. 1.
Day 15 of the BIG READ: Gerard Morrison, founder of the John Coltrane Festival reads and discusses Frederick Douglas and Willie Lynch’s
description of how to make a slave.
Day 16 of the BIG READ of “Solving The Race Issue In America.”Guest, Janette North-Kabore of the University of Maryland Nursing School, read and discussed the nitty-gritty of the slave making process.
Day 17 of the BIG READ: reading on how to make a slave a better understanding of the “Hundredth Monkey” process for behavior modification in
Day 18 of the BIG READ of “Solving The Race Issue In America.” Readers Ariel Payne and Francine Allen read about the Reconstruction after the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation.
Day 19 of the BIG READ. Celebrity reader – Dr. George Fraser, author of “Success Runs In Our Race” reads and discusses “The New Slavery.”
Dr. Joann Watson, celebrity Talk Show Host & Minister reads “The Cycle Repeats” and discusses “Where Do We Go From Here?”