This First Installment of the Black Studies Beat Tape is Dedicated To the Man On the Cover Professor Leo Hansberry The Architect of the Africana Studies Curriculum. It Is also Dedicated to Sarah Webster A Professor Who Played an influential role in the West Coast for the Black Studies and The Black Arts Movement. This Beat Tape is A Libation for those who fought and are fighting those who taught and are teaching those who are scholars and are still learning. Black Studies is a conduit for self knowledge for Africans In the Diaspora around the world. Having Knowledge of your history unlocks latent skills and talents adds to your imagination like you would not believe. I encourage people to study to this freestyle to this write essays to this dance to this and think to this Peace.