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The Board of Directors of Radical Scholar, Inc., is
committed to fostering dialogue among diverse thought communities on a global
basis in order to facilitate the building of a better future for humanity as a
Board members contribute their
unique expertise and energies to the expansion of Radical Scholar’s mission and
aims by devoting their time and talent as well as by embedding Radical Scholar
within the larger networks of which they are an integral part.
The Board is led by Founder/President/CEO
Baruti KMT and observes a non-hierarchical principle of management.
Board members serve two-year terms.
Lisa Campbell is the Afternoon Drive News Anchor at WSB in Atlanta, where for the past 12 years she has hosted Atlanta’s Evening News and produced and anchored newcasts heard daily during The Clark Howard Show. A 23-year news veteran, Lisa worked with
CNN Radio, as well as at News/Talk stations in Texas, Maryland, Tampa, and Miami, before joining WSB. A self-described
“teaologist,” Lisa is also the innovative Founder and CEO of
Urban Tea Party, Inc., a tea-drinker’s lifestyle company. After being inspired by Oprah’s Angel Network, Lisa recently gave away the original Urban Tea Party teahouse and gallery – a hip, funky, contemporary tea place where metro Atlantans can experience over 100 teas and herbal infusions, located at 636 North Highland Ave. – to an aspiring entrepreneur. In addition to managing and expanding Urban Tea Party, Inc., Lisa is currently working on a book titled
Urban Tea to be published in 2007.
Lawerence Edward Carter, Sr.
, M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D., D.D., D.H., D.R.S.
is the first Dean of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
and tenured Professor of Religion, and College Curator at Morehouse
College since 1979. He also served as an adjunct professor, Spring
2006, at the Morehouse School of Medicine in the Master of Public
Health Program. For forty-seven years, Dr. Carter has studied and
worked in fourteen American universities, colleges, and professional
schools, spoken at over eighty different colleges, universities, and
seminaries, and received over six-hundred speaking engagements from
eighteen denominations, and traveled to thirty-three foreign countries.
He has made over sixty radio and television appearances, including
nationwide in England, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, South
Africa, continent wide in Africa,
Singapore, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, and India
Press published Dr. Carter’s Centennial Festschrift,
honoring Benjamin Elijah Mays, Mercer University Press published
the second edition in paperback titled,
Benjamin Elijah Mays as Mentor to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Weatherhill Press published Dr. Carter’s
Options, in the Tradition of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther
King, Jr., and Daisaku Ikeda first edition in 2001. An Indian
edition was published by Gandhi Media Centre, in New Delhi
and Madurai, in 2005.
Charles S. Finch, III, MD
- recently retired as
Director of International Health at the Morehouse School of
He is a 1971 graduate of
and a 1976 graduate of
He completed a family medicine residency at
the University of California Irvine Medical Center in 1979.
Finch joined the Department of Family Medicine at the Morehouse School of
Medicine in 1982 and then the Office of International Health in 1989, eventually
becoming the principal investigator of a traditional healer survey among the
Serer people of
Finch has conducted independent studies in African antiquities, comparative
religion, anthropology, and ancient science since 1971.
Since 1982, he has published more than a
dozen articles and a collection of Dr. Finch's essays,
African Background to Medical Science, was published by Karnak House (
London) in November,
Echoes of the
(August, 1991) was published by Khenti Inc. (Decatur) and his most
The Star of Deep
Beginnings: Genesis of African Science & Technology, was published in
Finch has lectured more than 800 times in the
on diverse topics and has led seven
study tours to
1989 and traveled to
Africa 60 times. Additionally, He was a
Coumba Lamba USA, an 8-day African healing ceremony on
St. Helena Island,
Carolina in 1996.
Earl Picard, Ph.D.,
a Senior Research Associate in the Office of International Affairs at Georgia
State University responsible for developing internationally sponsored
on the graduate faculty of Political Science at Atlanta University
from 1977 to 1985. Since 1985 Dr. Picard has served stints with the
Institute of International Education (IIE) in Zimbabwe (1985-88)
and South Africa (1997-99). From 1990 to 1997 he served as
of the Office of International
Training and Development (OITD)
at Clark Atlanta University where he organized and managed training
programs for overseas professionals. In addition Dr. Picard secured
and managed USAID development assistance contracts in Nepal, Zambia,
Ethiopia, Madagascar, Egypt, Rwanda, and Benin. Additionally,
Dr. Picard worked as a consultant to the Atlanta Empowerment Zone
the National Council of Negro Women, the Fulton County Department
of Health and Wellness, and the United Negro College Fund Special