On the Shoulders of Giants Vol: 2 Central America (Book Trailer)

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    The African diaspora expands across the globe covering all habitable lands of this great planet we live upon. The continent of Central America is no exception; because of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade descendants of many of the African nations now occupy the lands of Central America.  On the Shoulders of Giants Vol: 2 […]

Dr. Carter G. Woodson

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      Dr. Carter G. Woodson December 19th, 1875 James Henry and Anne Eliza Woodson gave birth to one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, Carter G. Woodson, in New Canton, Virginia. As a young child Woodson’s family was poor and sharecropping was a means his family used to support themselves.  As […]

Author Joseph Ward’s Interview on New World View 900AM WURD

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             Author Joseph Ward’s Interview on New World View 900AM WURD   Author Joseph Ward’s interview with Professor Carl Tone Jones and Mr. David Barnes on New World View broadcasting from 900 AM WURD. We discussed my book On the Shoulders of Giants Vol: 1 North America, my work involving sexual/domestic […]

Capital City Author’s Spotlight: Book Reading/Book Signing

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Capital City Author’s Spotlight: Book Reading/Book Signing Join us for our Capital City Author’s Spotlight: Book Reading/Book Signing featuring Author’s Joseph Ward, Alicia N. Hall, Wallace Ward and Delaitre Hollinger. We will also be featuring Artist Vardyce Gaines and Janith Anderson Founder of Vida Divina. Saturday August 27th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. […]

On the Shoulders of Giants Vol: 1 North America Free Chapter 1 Download

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      Mathieu Da Costa           Born in the late 1500’s, Mathieu Da Costa was a remarkable man.  He was a translator who used his skills to become the first person of African descent to reach Canada in recorded history.  A Liberian by birth, he was a free African Seaman during the time of […]

Phillis Wheatley: African-American Author

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      Phillis Wheatley Born in the Senegal or Gambia area on the West coast of Africa in 1753 Phillis Wheatley was captured by slave traders at the age of seven, and her life would never be the same. She was brought to America and sold to the Wheatley plantation in Boston, Massachusetts 1761; […]

Toni Cade Bambara

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  Toni Cade Bambara Miltona Mirkin Cade was born March 25th, 1939 in New York City where she was raised by her mother in a single parent home. She was a student of the Harlem Renaissance and was encouraged by her mother to become a writer. She excelled in school, with the support of her […]

Dr. Benjamin Zephaniah Poet, Author and Social Activist

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  Dr. Benjamin Zephaniah Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah was born in Birmingham, England in 1958. He was raised in the Handsworth district of Birmingham, which is considered the “Jamaican district of Europe.” At the age of 13, Zephaniah stopped attending school because he felt it was neither inspiring nor beneficial to him as an aspiring […]