New Dimensions in African History: The London Lectures of Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan and Dr. John Henrik Clarke. Jun 1, by John Henrik. Born in , the oldest son of an Alabama sharecropper family, John Henrik Clarke was a self-trained historian who edited and wrote over thirty books, and. Jesus Explained Dr John H Clarke and Ishakamusa Barashango African Spiritual Concepts - Duration:


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Significant correspondents include Julian Mayfield, J. Ofosu-Appiah of the Encyclopedia Africana project.

The bulk of the correspondence is arranged chronologically. The lecture notes are supplemented by conference material and other printed matter.

The Editing and publishing series consists of correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, research material and printed matter for the following books and publishing projects: He wrote six books and john henrik clarke or contributed to seventeen others.

He helped found several important black quarterly publications, frequently composed scholarly articles and pamphlets, and participated in several television productions.

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In addition to his academic work, Clarke also wrote poetry and fiction, publishing more than fifty short stories during his lifetime. As an expert on African and African American history, Clarke dedicated his life to countering widely-held stereotypes and misconceptions.

Amazingly, he managed to accomplish this with very little formal education himself. Clarke never regretted his unorthodox career path, however. Ultimately the pursuit of this dream john henrik clarke him.

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Author, Rebellion in Rhyme: The London Lectures of Dr. Yosef ben-Jochannan and Dr. John Henrik Clarke To hold a people in oppression you have to convince them first that they are supposed to be oppressed.

When the John henrik clarke comes to a country, the first thing he does is to laugh at your God and your God john henrik clarke. And the next thing is to make you laugh at your own God concept. Then he don't have to build no jails for you then, cause he's got you in a jail more binding than iron can ever put you.


Anytime you turn on your own concept of God, you are no longer a free man. There he pursued scholarship and activism.

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He renamed himself as John Henrik after rebel Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen and added an "e" to his surname, spelling it as "Clarke.

He also was the Carter G. In its obituary of Clarke, The New York Times noted that the activist's ascension to professor emeritus at Hunter College was "unusual A synergy developed among the artists, writers and musicians and john henrik clarke figured in the Harlem Renaissance.