Black History Month: Afrikan Echoes Presents African Spirituality As A Weapon

African Spiritulality as a weapon
African Spiritulality as a weapon

Newark, NJ – Afrikan Echoes invites you to join their family for a momentous occasion celebrating African History Month. The event promises an evening of community, fellowship, delectable cuisine, and an enlightening lecture by renowned scholar, Professor James Smalls.

 Event Details:Topic: African Spirituality and How It Can Be Used as a WeaponSpeaker: Professor James SmallsDate: Saturday, February 24, 2024Time: 3:00 PMLocation: Gant-Gilbert Arts Collective, 505 Clinton Avenue, Newark, NJCover Charge: $20

Professor James Smalls is a distinguished scholar activist, dynamic speaker, and organizational consultant. A graduate of the City College of New York, where he also taught for over fifteen years in the Department of Africana Studies, Prof. Smalls brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. His accolades include an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Divinity from Amen-Ra Theological Seminary, Los Angeles, CA.Prof. Smalls’ expertise spans various domains. He serves as the CEO of Sanaa Lodge Enterprise, Ghana, Ltd., and the African-American Management Company, Ghana, Ltd. Additionally, he holds prominent positions as the International Vice President of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (O.A.A.U.) and the World African Diaspora Union (WADU). Prof. Smalls is deeply rooted in spiritual practices, serving as a Priest of Oya, Babalorisha, Ifa Tradition, and a former Imam (retired) of the Muslim Mosque Inc., founded by Malcolm X.Notably, Prof. Smalls has made significant contributions to popular media and academia. He is the Chief Historical Consultant for MGM+’s Godfather of Harlem TV movie series, starring Forest Whittaker, and has been featured in numerous documentaries, including “HAPI,””1804,””Hidden Colors,” and “Out of Darkness.” His insights have also been sought for ABC Disney’s production, EPIX documentary series, and Smithsonian Channel documentary, “Cassius X: Becoming Ali.”In addition to his scholarly pursuits, Prof. Smalls is passionate about fostering cultural exchange and education. Through his organization, Cultural Heritage African Tours, Inc., he leads educational and cultural pilgrimages throughout Africa, Haiti, and the United States.Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with Prof. James Smalls as he delves into the significance of African spirituality and its potential as a tool for empowerment. For more information, please contact Brother Trust at (973) 901-5549. Personal video recording is not permitted during the event.Afrikan Echoes welcomes you to be a part of this enriching experience, celebrating the rich tapestry of African history and heritage. Join us on February 24th for an evening of enlightenment and inspiration.

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