Posted by: Khepera | Monday, 13 August 2007

Dr. Asa Hilliard joins the ancestors…


Dr, Hilliard was a towering presence within the Afrikan scholarly community. His passing is a loss in that it deprives us of his physical presence, but he has left a legacy of work of which he can rightly be proud.

Dr. Asa Hilliard

From the Global African Presence list, @ my good friend Runoko Rashidi:

12 August 2007

Greetings Family,

Just received the very bad news from his daughter that my brother, friend, and teacher Dr. Asa Hilliard just passed in Egypt. It seems like complications from malaria. A true giant has fallen and he will be sorely missed.

In love of Africa,

Runoko Rashidi

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