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Daniel E. Walker

BLU Educational Foundation
Board Chair
Long Beach, California
Dr. Daniel E. Walker is an internationally recognized scholar and filmmaker and a dynamic public speaker. Channeling intelligence, creativity and a passion for social justice, he makes good things happen.

Dr. Walker is the author of the critically-acclaimed book No More, No More: Slavery and Cultural Resistance in Havana and New Orleans, writer/director of the documentary films Sol Brothers, When Roosters Crow, Let's Have Church, and The Ten, a producer on the Emmy Award-winning television seriesArtbound, founder of the Long Beach Indie International Film Festival, and lead historian for the exhibit How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angelescurrently running at the California African American Museum.

He holds a B.A. in Psychology from San Diego State University where he was also the president of the student government association, an M.A. in Latin American History (with distinction) from the University of California, Riverside, and a Ph.D. (with distinction) in Latin American and African American History from the University of Houston. In 2018, Dr. Walker was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the Claremont Graduate University for his global contributions to arts, design, and innovation.

My Artists Sessions

Thursday, August 31

9:30am PDT