Yosef Ben-Jochannan, 1976-03-27, 2019-03-20
- Event: 1976-03-27
- Digitized: 2019-03-20
- Ben-Jochannan, Yosef (Presenter, Person)
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From the Collection: .6 Linear Feet (1 cassette storage box)
Language of Materials
As the keynote speaker of an event organized by the EMU chapter of the Black Student Association (BSA), Yosef Ben-Jochannan visited Eastern Michigan University in 1976. Introduced by BSA spokesman Malek Ukeine, Yosef Ben-Jochannan examines historical criticism leveled against white America by African American activists. He discusses the erasure of black history from popular memory and education and condemns the pro-black movement for forgetting their African heritage and forefathers. Ben-Jochannan also criticizes black participation in Christianity and interracial relationships.