Frances Cress Welsing
Frances Cress Welsing is a Top 100 AALBC.com Bestselling Author Making Our List 12 Times
Dr. Frances Cress Welsing Author of The Isis Papers and creator of the Cress-Welsing theory analyzing the nature of white supremacy Born March 18, 1935, in Chicago, IL.
In addition to being a world reknown author, Dr. Welsing was a practicing psychiatrist starting her career at Cook County Hospital as an intern, 1962-63. She also work ast St. Elizabeth Hospital, resident in general psychiatry, 1963-66; Children's Hospital, fellowship child psychiatry, 1966-68; private practice in general psychiatry, Washington, DC, 1966--, and general and child psychiatry, Washington, DC, 1968 --; Howard University College of Medicine, assistant professor of pediatrics, 1968-75; Hillcrest Children's Center, clinical director, 1975-76; affiliated with Paul Robeson School for Growth and Development, North Community Mental Health Center, Washington, DC, 1976-90.
Has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, and was a prolific lecturer.
500 Years Later
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Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
Number of discs: 1
Studio: Halaqah Media Films
DVD Release Date: October 1, 2006
Run Time: 108 minutes
500 Years Later is a multi-award winning seminal film on slavery that includes prestigious awards from UNESCO. Crime, drugs, HIV/AIDS, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health, and underdevelopment plagues people of African descent globally
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SLAVERY- 500 Years Later The film is a compelling compilation of testimonies, voices and opinions gathered around five continents The centerpiece of the event is the screening of a newly released DVD on the African slavery trade, the shameful human trade officially abolished in 1772 in the UK and its empire. Winner already of the best documentary prize at the Pan-African film festival and Bridgetown film festival and with testimonies ranging among others, from Dr M. Karenga, Amiri Baraka, Desmond Tutu, Dr Helena Woodward, Shaykh Muhammad Shareef and Trevor Marshall. The film, is a compelling compilation of testimonies, voices and opinions gathered around five continents and more than 20 countries on the subject. 'We went to universities as well as into the neighborhoods to talk to the common folk, says Asante Jr, the talented scriptwriter and poet, who was a first year media graduate at the time when he started working on the project. (More information http://www.500yearslater.com/)
Crime, poor education, poverty, self-hatred, prison system, broken homes plague people of African decent globally Why? Filmed in over twenty countries and on five continents, 500 Years Later is a compelling journey, infused with the spirit and music of liberation, that chronicles the struggle of a people from enslavement who continue to fight for the most essential human right - freedom.