Useni Eugene Perkins: Honoring His Legacy and Our Future Commitment
Useni Eugene Perkins passed away on Sunday May 7thin Chicago. Useni was the founder and long-time publisher of the Black Child Journal. We shall miss his presence, his guidance and his visionary commitment to Black children and youth. We shall also steadfastly work to continue the Journal and to ensure its sustainability as he would have wished. Even as we mourn his death, we have embarked on exciting plans to continue and expand our mission.
Stay tuned to this website as we unfold further details and information regarding our plans.
We thank you for your continued support!
Paul Hill, Jr., Co-Publisher Michael C. Edwards, Senior Editor
Atiba Coppock, Ph.D. Associate Editor Timothy D. Goler, Ph.D. Associate Editor
Baba Useni Perkins services will be held on Saturday June 17th, 10:00 AM at Hartzell Memorial United Methodist Church 3330 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL.
In the interest of our children.
We the Black community must reconcile our differences and place as our highest priority the care, protection and education of our children.
To do anything less is inexcusable and will constitute an act of Black suicide.
Hey Black Child, by Useni Eugene Perkins
"What the child says, he has heard at home."
Please join our conversation with Elders Useni Eugene Perkins, Atiba Coppock, and Paul Hill Jr. as they share their wisdom, journeys, and experiences.
Past, Present, and Future.
Kwanzaa Global 2022
Kwanzaa Global 2022 - UMOJA (unity) is the foundation that is observed all the time as part of the Nguzo Saba and celebrated through Kwanzaa everywhere.
“The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth”
— African proverb
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