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This morning we will have on the air three dynamic persons, all cultural workers: Kokomon Clottey and Aeeshah Clottey, co-founders of the Attitudinal Healing Center in Oakland. In the second half of the program we will feature, Ezili Danto a.k.a Marguerite Laurent, JD. The Clotteys are authors of Beyond Fear :Twelve Spiritual Keys to Racial Healing and Kokomon from Ghana, West Africa has captured the richness of his culture and the essence of Mindful Drumming in his latest book, “Mindful Drumming: Ancient Wisdom for Unleashing the Human Spirit and Building Community. Kokomon and Aeeshah Clottey are founders of the Attitudinal Healing Connection (www.ahc- oakland.org), a nonprofit organization with the mission of eliminating violence and fear by supporting creative and educational programs that transforms the spirit and build peaceful and loving communities for all humanity. They also serve on the Board of The Peace Alliance Foundation founded by Marianne Williamson. In addition, Kokomon is a musician with 30 years of performing and recording experience as well as a Bachelor Degree in Business Management. He has produced three CD's: Love Is The Answer, Mystic Vision, and The Journey - Kokomon. Marguerite Laurent is a Haitian woman inspired, guided, and directed by the strength, legacy and visions of the Haitian warrior goddess, Ezili Dantò. She is an award winning playwright, a performance poet, political and social commentator, author and human rights attorney. She was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and raised in Stamford, CT. She holds a BA from Boston College, a JD from the University of Connecticut School of law, and, attended the Hartford Conservatory for Ballet, Jazz and Modern while studying Haitian dancing at home and with countless Haitian dance experts in the field. She is a gifted spoken word artist who uses Haitian dance, performance poetry, theater and creative writing to create. She is founder of The Haitian Lawyers Leadership, a network of la
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