“History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are but, more importantly, what they must be.”

John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk produced by Documentarian St. Claire Bourne won the Best Documentary award at the 1997 UrbanWorld Film Festival. In the video, Dr. John Henrik Clarke tells his own legendary story in his own soulful style. Narrated by Wesley Snipes, Clarke interweaves his own personal history, with his views on the history of Africa and of Pan-Africanism.

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