Our Authors Study Club, Inc. Empowers Future Scholars and Honors Lifetime Member Dr. Toni-Mokjaetji Humber with New Scholarship

(EZ Newswire)

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Our Authors Study Club, Inc. (OASC), an organization founded in 1945 committed to making the world more aware of, more connected to, and more invested in the African American and the African diaspora experience, announced today the deadline of June 30th for 2023 scholarship applications and the naming of the new graduate Mokjaeiti (meaning "illuminate") Scholarship in memoriam of lifetime member Dr. Toni-Mokjaetji Humber, Vice President & Scholarship Chair.

The scholarship was announced at the new members' reception held June 4th on national Audacity to Hope Day. OASC welcomed attendees and 30 new members to the Los Angeles branch of www.asalh.org, with special guests that included a welcome by Councilwoman Heather Hutt 10th District, Robert Saucedo, CEO Community Build, Seminole Maroon Descendant Phil Fixio (new member) and Commissioner Mike Davis, LA City Public Works who present a special certificate to mark the occasion. The guests were in awe of the venue new Hidden History Museum located at 2131 W. Jefferson Boulevard, CA 90018 in the historic Jefferson Park Neighborhood, which is open Monday thru Friday 11 am to 4 pm for viewing of the exhibits.

As a company striving to ignite conversations around the African and African American experience, Our Authors Study Club is proud to support the next generation of scholars and honor the legacy of a lifetime member. The Mokjaeiti Scholarship will provide financial assistance to a deserving graduate student who is studying the African and African American experience.

According to Theresa Curtis, Chair Membership, OASC, "We are excited to offer this scholarship in memory of Dr. Toni-Mokjaetji Humber, who was a dedicated member of our organization and a champion of Black history and culture. This scholarship represents our commitment to supporting the next generation of scholars who are dedicated to advancing our understanding of the African and African American experience."

Looking to the future, Our Authors Study Club will continue to create opportunities for everyone to experience Black history through culture, scholarship, technology, and research. The company remains committed to rallying against the dilution of Black heritage and legacy in mainstream history, literature, and media, and ensuring that Black History is not just a part of American history, but is American history.

For more information about Our Authors Study Club, Inc., the scholarship, membership and all of its programs, please visit https://oascla.org.


SOURCE: Our Authors Study Club

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