Friday, November 12, 2010

African American Scholar Pushes for the Haitian Relief Effort

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse UniversityScholarship in Action 

Dr. Ron Daniels is a giant in his field. Among African American scholars, he is a leader, visionary and highly progressive voice for issues that matter to people of color. One his great loves is Haiti, the country that is left suffering and forgotten in the midst of an earthquake, disease and persistent poverty. Dr. Daniels would like to do something about these problems, and he has an avenue which allows concerned Americans like yourself to become directly involved. He is the founder of the Haiti Support Project, and the Pilgrimage of Hope Cruise to Haiti, providing an opportunity for all of us to visit the country's most challenged areas. AOL Black Voices was able to catch up with Dr. Daniels for a conversation:


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