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Harvey Bakari

Harvey Bakari is a public historian, consultant, trainer, and artist. Formerly, he interpreted 17th and 18th-century African American history for 23 years at the nation’s largest living history museum, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He held numerous positions, including Manager of African American History Interpretation and performed presentations for countless people at the museum, outreach programs, and for award-winning nationally-broadcast history programs. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and minor in Afro-American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. He resides in Virginia, is the founder of Bakari Historical Consulting LLC, and is a board member for the Society of Friends of African American History.