Fifteen minute version of my "How I discovered Timbuctoo and why its important to our heritage and history" story, as told at the 106th annual meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History on 9/18. So for all of you friends and family members who wonder what this is all about, here's your chance!
This was NBC 10 Philadelphia Evening News on December 21, 2020. Here, I discussed my participation in Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine trial and the importance of getting vaccinated to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
This talk was done on Timbuctoo Day in 2015, when I was a relative newbie at Timbuctoo history, acclimating to presenting without slides:-) Please see the description under the video screen for important points of clarification. This is 24 minutes long.
October 2021. Inquisitive and provocative host Anthony Brogdon delves into my military growing-up experiences as he seeks out the history of Timbuctoo. 52 minutes. I come in around 11:18
I was honored in 2015 with Black Gifted and Whole's James Baldwin Legends Award. My remarks in response to this honor are captured in this 3 1/2 minute interview, in which I was asked to explain what the event's theme meant to me.
During the International AIDS Conference in Washington in July 2012, I had the privilege of appearing on the evening news in Paris to discuss the impact of HIV/AIDS on African Americans, and PrEP, which had been approved by the FDA that month. My interview begins at the 3:02 mark.
This blast from the distant past reminds me of early successes in engaging Black Churches in HIV work. Our event was featured in an 8 minute segment on Visions, including Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, Rev. James Forbes, and yours truly, in the first TV interview of my career.
This was a talk for a Burlington County Black History Month presentation on February 23, 2021. Timbuctoo is a New Jersey community where my ancestors settled in 1829. This one is 51 minutes long.