Sankofa Education WEB SERIES III

This webcast program includes interesting interviews with leading African American educational,
religious, entrepreneurial, community leaders and change agents including Pastor R. A. Vernon, India Burton, Dr. Regennia Williams, Yvonne Pointer, LaRese Purnell and Peter Lawson Jones.

Additionally, the new Sankofa Webcast Series III will feature music, spoken word and artistic
presentations by local and national artists of all ages. The series is hosted by Rachel L. Hill with guest host and hostess, Beverly Lloyd, Harry Boomer and Wayne Dawson.

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Rachael Hill

Episode V

September 22, 2021

7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

MEET LaRese Purnell

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Mr. LaRese Purnell.

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with LaRese Purnell. Purnell is co-manager of CLE Consulting and founder of The Real Black Friday. This interview is conducted by Wayne Dawson.

Mr. LaRese Purnell

Episode VI

September 29, 2021

7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

MEET PETER LAWSON JONES

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Peter Lawson Jones. Jones, a former Cuyahoga County Commissioner, is an attorney and actor. This interview is conducted by Wayne Dawson.

To access Episode VI

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2835404511072575244

 

September 29, 2021

7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

MEET PETER LAWSON JONES

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Peter Lawson Jones. Jones, a former Cuyahoga County Commissioner, is an attorney and actor. This interview is conducted by Wayne Dawson.

 

To access Episode VI

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8001638014752898572

Peter Lawson Jones

Episode I

August 18, 2021

7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

MEET PASTOR DR. R.A. VERNON

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Dr. R.A. Vernon. Vernon is the founder and senior pastor of The Word Church, one of the fastest- growing churches in the history of Cleveland. This interview is conducted by Beverly Lloyd.

Pastor R. A. Vernon

Episode II

August 25, 2021

7:00 p.m.

MEET INDIA BURTON

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with India Burton. Burton is a director, playwright, producer, actor, and artistic associate at Cleveland Public Theatre. This interview is conducted by Harry Boomer.

 

To access episode II

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3078565904669793547

 

 

India Burton

Episode III

September 8, 2021

7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

MEET DR. REGENNIA WILLIAMS

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Dr. Regennia Williams. Williams is a distinguished scholar of African American History and Culture for the Western Reserve Historical Society and other arts and humanities organizations. She also serves as the executive director and resident scholar for The RASHAD Center. This interview is conducted by Rachel Hill.

ACCESS THIS EPISODE

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7453797549965457168

 

Dr. Regennia Williams

Episode IV

September 15, 2021

7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

MEET YVONNE POINTER

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Yvonne Pointer. Pointer is the founder of Positive PLUS women empowerment group and The Hope Haven Facebook series. This interview is conducted by Rachel Hill.

Dr. Yvonne Pointer

WEB SERIES II

The Sankofa Education Series II

The Sankofa Education Series II is an educational program of the Association of African American Cultural Gardens whose purpose is to encourage education and interest in African American history and culture and to develop and preserve the African American Cultural Gardens.  We are committed to educating people of all backgrounds of the unique and rich history of African Americans and facilitating a spirit of friendship and unity among people of all diverse cultures through the new and innovative Sankofa Education Series. This 6 weeks mini series will premiere on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 at 7 p.m.

This webcast program includes interesting interviews with leading African American educational, religious, entrepreneurial, community leaders and change agents including Val B. King, Ted Ginn Sr., Randall McShepherd, Councilman Basheer Jones and Kamryn Bailey.

Additionally, the new Sankofa Webcast Series II will feature music, spoken word and artistic
presentations by local and national artists of all ages. The series is hosted by Rachel L. Hill.

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Rachel L. Hill

Episode 1

MEET VAL. B KING

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Val B. King. Val B. King, the granddaughter of blues legend B.B. King, has a clear, smooth sound that is influenced by gospel music, blues, jazz, neo-soul, soul and R&B. Her 2016 debut album, “Life, Love, Music,” (Jofula Global Media)
was inspired by her late grandfather. She performs “Lift Every Voice and Sing” in this episode.
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Val B. King

Episode 2

MEET RANDELL MCSHEPHERD

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Randell McShepherd, Vice President, Public Affairs and Chief Talent Officer for RPM International. Entertainment for this episode is provided by violinist Obie Shelton.
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Randell McShepherd

Episode 3

MEET TED GINN SR.

This episode of The Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Ted Ginn Sr., founder of Ginn Academy and legendary coach of Glenville High School Football team. This episode also features entertainment by singer Mariama Whyte.
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Ted Ginn Sr.

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Mariama Whyte

Episode 4

MEET COUNCILMAN BASHEER JONES

This episode of The Sankofa Education Series features an interview with Basheer Jones, Ward 7 Cleveland City Councilman. This episode also features entertainment by Ashley Fulton.
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Councilman
Basheer Jones

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Episode 5

MEET MODEL/ENTREPRENEUR Kamryn Bailey

This episode of The Sankofa Education Series features an interview with model and fashion entrepreneur Kamryn Bailey.

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Model/Entrepreneur
Kamaryn Bailey

Episode 6

MEET CAVS RADIO ANALYST James Bernett "Bunny" Chones

This episode features an interview with James Bernett “Bunny” Chones, an American former professional basketball player and current radio analyst for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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CAVS Radio Analyst
James Bernett "Bunny" Chones

WEB SERIES I

The Sankofa Education Series

The Sankofa Education series is an educational program of the Association of African American Cultural Gardens whose purpose is to encourage education and interest in African American history and culture and to develop and preserve the African American Cultural Gardens. We are committed to educating people of all backgrounds of the unique and rich history of African Americans and facilitating a spirit of friendship and unity among people of all diverse cultures through the new and innovative Sankofa Education Series. This 6 weeks mini series will premiere on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 at 7 p.m.
This webcast program includes interesting interviews with leading African American educational, religious, entrepreneurial, community leaders and change agents including Harry Boomer, M. Campy Russell, Cecil Lipscomb, Councilman Kevin Conwell, Dr. Charles Modlin, Rhonda Crowder, Dr. Alex Johnson, Glenda Horton, Rev. Otis Moss and others.
Additionally, the new Sankofa Webcast series will feature music, spoken word and artistic presentations by local and national artists of all ages. The series is hosted by K.D. Hale and Rachel L. Hill.
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Kenneth D. Hale

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Rachel L. Hill

Episode 1

MEET M. CAMPY RUSSELL AND RHONDA CROWDER

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features interviews with M. Campy Russell, television pregame & postgame analyst/director of Alumni Relations for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Rhonda Crowder, journalist, author, entrepreneur and associate publisher of Who’s Who in Black Cleveland. This episode also features performances by drummer and poet Martinique Mims.
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M. Campy Russell

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Rhonda Crowder

Episode 2

MEET DR. ALEX JOHNSON AND DESSIE SANDERS

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features interviews with Dr. Alex Johnson, president of Cuyahoga Community College and Dessie Sanders, principal of Daniel E. Morgan School. This episode also features a performance by violinist Obie Shelton.
Register to View Recording of Sankofa Webcast Program #2, Featuring Dr. Alex Johnson, Mrs. Dessie Sanders, and Mr. Obie Shelton, aired on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.
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Dr. Alex Johnson

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Mrs. Dessie Sanders

Episode 3

MEET CECIL LIPSCOMB AND DR. CHARLES MODLIN, MD, MBA

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features Cecil Lipscomb, executive director of United Black Fund, and Dr. Charles Modlin, MD, MBA, kidney transplant surgeon and urologist at Cleveland Clinic, founder and director of the Minority Men’s Health Center of Cleveland. This episode also includes a performance by James Tate of the Deltones.
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Cecil Lipscomb

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Dr. Charles Modlin

Episode 4

MEET COUNCILMAN KEVIN CONWELL AND REV. OTIS MOSS JR.

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features interviews with Kevin Conwell, Ward 9 Councilman City Cleveland and Rev. Otis Moss Jr. Pastor Emeritus of Olivet Institutional Baptist Church.
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Councilman
Kevin Conwell

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Rev. Otis Moss Jr.

Episode 5

MEET CUYAHOGA COUNTY COUNCILWOMAN YVONNE CONWELL AND CHRISHAWNDRA MATTHEWS

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features interviews with Cuyahoga County Councilwoman (District 7) Yvonne Conwell and Chrishawndra Matthews, founder of Literacy in the H.O.O.D.
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County Councilwoman
Yvonne Conwell

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Chrishawndra Matthews

Episode 6

MEET HARRY BOOMER AND MISSY MCDUFFY

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features interviews
with Harry Boomer, Anchor/Reporter WOIO 19 News and the
Executive Producer and Host of WUAB 43 Forum and
entreprenuer Missy McDuffy.

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Harry Boomer

Episode 7

MEET CARL AND LAVITA EWING AND TIM ROBERT'S JR.

This episode of the Sankofa Education Series features Carl and Lavita Ewing, president and director of development for The African American Association of Cultural Gardens and Entrepreneur Tim Roberts Jr. This episode also features entertainment by flutist Herb Wilson.
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Carl Ewing

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Lavita Ewing

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