"African Americans contributions to America are more than just the regurgitated narratives of their ancestors being slaves."
William Michael Barbee
The median white household's wealth is $171,000
The median black household's wealth is $17,500
"Wealth is where past injustices breed present suffering."
WABC News interviewed entrepreneur/filmmaker William Michael Barbee on his life and film Beyond The Silence. This film brings to the forefront the plight of mental illness within our families and communities.
Dr. Joy DeGruy
Mental health advocate, executive and former consumer of mental health services William Michael Barbee speaks to an audience at the Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, Ca after receiving the 2019 Erasing the Stigma Award.
PVT. Albert James Williams was born January 15, 1896 in Dolphin Virginia. In 1918, he was drafted by the United States Army where he served in WWI. In 1942, he was ordered to re-enlist in the US Army during WWII. He died in the Bronx, at the NY Veterans Hosp. He's buried at Johnson Grove Cemetery in Lawrenceville, Va.
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We are a collective of Black voices committed to bringing to the forefront the voices of the African American slaves. It's their prolonged suffering, sacrifices and contributions in building America that must be included in American History. Throughout every historical society and public and private school system, African American History must be taught.
If you are passionate about what we're doing, please let us know! We need your support in getting our books and documentary series, "HEAR MY VOICE - Born Black In America" in schools and aired on television networks. We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. African American History is American History.
At HEAR MY VOICE - Born Black In America, our ask is that you make it a priority to embrace, learn and speak the voices of African American slaves that have been buried in the shadows of American History. HEAR MY VOICE - Born Black In America is the collective narratives of African American History, as told by us!