WARRIOR SCHOLAR, COLUMNIST, and AUTHOR, Phavia Kujichagulia is a RENAISSANCE WOMAN who has lectured extensively throughout the continental USA, the Caribbean, and England. A student of Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Dr. Yosef Ben Jochannan, and Dr. Chancellor Williams, Sistah Kujichagulia is a former Professor of Ethnomusicology & African Civilizations at World College West and Stanford University’s Workshop on Political & Social Issues. From 1983 to 1999, Sistah Kujichagulia taught Literary Arts at DVI, Susanville, Vacaville, Soledad, Folsom and San Quentin Prisons. In 2002, she was a member of the United States Delegation to the 2nd World Conference Against Racism in Barbados.
From 1990 to 1999, Ms. Kujichagulia wrote for Jazz Now Magazine. She was a columnist with the San Francisco Examiner Online Newspaper from 2009 to 2016. In 2012, Kujichagulia was honored as a Champion of Black Editorial Writing at the San Francisco Bayview Newspaper’s Black Media Appreciation Night (Yoshi’s Oakland, CA).
Phavia Kujichagulia’s latest book, Recognizing & Resolving the Roots of Racism is a must-read for those serious about eliminating racism in this lifetime. It is a profoundly insightful analysis of the evolution and evidence of racism embedded within every aspect of American culture. It includes a chronology of history from 4,700,000,000 BCE, an overview of civilization before racism, and a glossary of common words and phrases used daily to reinforce racism from generation to generation. This landmark publication challenges society to analyze the subconscious relationship between vocabulary, beliefs, and behavior. Most of all, Recognizing & Resolving the Roots of Racism offers solutions to cure the social dis-ease of racism. Recognizing & Resolving the Roots of Racism is available on line or can be ordered through any book store [ISBN 978-1-4507-4050-0].
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Elephant in the Room
Articles, Poems & Stories by Phoenix Fire!
(Lige Dailey Jr., Phavia Kujichagulia & Robert Woods)
The intruding reality of elephants in any room should be difficult for
anyone to ignore long. That’s why the popular expression “elephant
in the room” is metaphorically used to refer to enormous problems,
issues, and contradictions we all know exist, yet commonly ignore,
deny, minimize, and/or rationalize for personal comfort and con-
venience. Likewise, Elephant in the Room is a timely volume of
literature (poems, articles, and stories) that creatively, yet
analytically examines the looming problems that typically
clutter our lives and compromise our happiness.
“Elephant in the Room is a must read. I had to buy this book as a gift for all my family and friends.”
– Library Journal
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