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Dr. Leonard Jeffries Lectures on The Roots of The Inventors

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Join The Gist of Freedom with  the internationally renowned historian Dr. Leonard Jeffries and host Attorney Activist, Michael Coard. Dr. Jeffries lectures on 1. The Statue of Liberty and it's new rival the The 164-foot structure -- about a foot taller than the view the slide-show  Tune in, but don't forget to bring your note pad!

Two extraordinary historian activists Dr.Leonard Jeffries and Attorney Michael Coard On The Gist of Freedom, in a discussion about their struggle to preserve American history through the inclusion of the african american experience.Dr.Jeffries endured public ridicule for a speech he gave regarding his struggle with the NY State curriculum committee. Attorney Coard succeeded in forcing the Museum, the Philadelphia's President's House , to include the  enslaved people who sucessfully escaped from Washington.Here are excerpts from Dr. Jeffries speech. Dr. Jeffries lectures on 1. The Statue of Liberty and it's new rival the The 164-foot structure -- about a foot taller than the Statue of Liberty -- shows the figures of a man, a woman and a child, arms outstretched, facing the Atlantic Ocean. 

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Benjamin Franklin  being part of that contribution of Africa to the unity of this nation which led to the building of D.C. You have Thomas Edison And  Lewis Latimer, who was his partner.Latimer's carbon-filament invention helped to make the light bulb functional. Then..Granville Woods and Graham Bell. They were involved with communications. Woods  a principled Black man said, "I'm not going to be bought off ," and he set up the Woods Electric Co. out in OH. And took Edison to court twice for stealing his patents and won.