Title

Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Afro-American Historian Mallory Ave Christian Church

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Collection

Asa G. Hilliard, III Papers

Document Type

Video

Date Information

1982-01-25

Playing Time

2:01:00

Abstract

In this video recording, dated January 25, 1982, professor and historian Dr. John Henrik Clarke addresses an audience at the Mallory Church of Christ in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Clarke argues that the current moment is both the best and worst time for people of African descent. He urges his listeners to begin to reclaim confidence in themselves and stop relying on the worldview of other people, particularly Europeans. Clarke expresses his belief that Africans can become independent and will be a “world power.” He also discusses the need for a socialist economy, not based on Marxism, more in line with African values.

File Name

auc.092.b215f04.00000000.vid0015

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All video content in this collection is protected by copyright or is the property of the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc., and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. For more information or to inquire about permission to publish, please contact archives@auctr.edu.

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