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The Village P.r.o.j.e.c.t.s Salutes Dr. Cherif Keita
May 28, 2012 --

Dr. Cherif Keita is a Professor of French, and Director of French and Francophone Studies at Carleton College, a private liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota. He is also a noted filmmaker and historian bringing African history  into the US College curriculum and connecting a new generation of learners to the realities.  Recently Dr. Keita narrated a program entiltled "Mali: A History in Music," and was the guest of a special interview and display of the photographs of Mali.  The program was aired on Afropop Worldwide - Music and Stories from the African Planet.   The Village P.r.o.j.e.c.t.s salutes Professor Keita for " Standing in The Gap"  as a "Scholar Within,"  bringing history forward.  Visit : afropop.org/multi/interview/ID/171/    to witness Professor Keita's  way of bringing this rich history to his audience.