Playing Above: Dr. McKinney's Author Introduction Video
Cynthia McKinney Ph.D. is a 2015 graduate of the PhD Program in Leadership and Change at Antioch University.
Dr. McKinney with Dissertation Committee Chair, Dr. Alan Guskin at her Dissertation Defense, Seattle, January 2015
- Alan Guskin, Ph.D., Chair
- Peter Dale Scott, Ph.D., Committee Member
- Philomena, Essed, Ph.D., Committee Member
- Joseph Jordan, Ph.D., External Reader
Note: This dissertation is accompanied by a MP4 author introduction, a PDF Dissertation Supplement and 4 participant files : 1 MP3 audio and 3 MP4 videos. All are accessible at the bottom of this page
“Chávez, Chávez, Chávez: Chávez no murio, se multiplico!” was the chant outside the National Assembly building after several days of mourning the death of the first President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. This study investigates the leadership of Hugo Chávez and his legacy on race as seen through the eyes and experiences of selected interviewees and his legacy on race. The interviewees were selected based on familiarity with the person and policies of the leadership of Hugo Chávez and his legacy on race. Unfortunately, not much has been written about this aspect of Hugo Chávez despite the myriad attempts to explain his popularity with the Venezuelan people up to the time of his death. It is expected that, as a result of this research, a clearer picture of Hugo Chávez will emerge. The resulting profile of Hugo Chávez focuses on him as a person of power as well as of color—of African and Indigenous descent—who was able to free himself from a colonial mindset (and its oftentimes accompanying internalized racism) and thereby gain the attention of oppressed peoples across the planet who sided with him as he used his power to challenge neoliberalism, the U.S. government, and those who wield power on neoliberalism’s behalf inside Venezuela. This research serves as important infrastructure for understanding Hugo’s race-conscious leadership in resistance to internalized racism and European domination. This dissertation is accompanied by an MP4 author introduction, a PDF Dissertation Supplement and 4 participant files : 1 MP3 audio and 3 MP4 videos. This Dissertation is available in open access at AURA: Antioch University Repository & Archive, http://aura.antioch.edu/ and OhioLink ETD Center, www.ohiolink.edu/etd .
McKinney, Cynthia Ann, "“El No Murio, El Se Multiplico!” Hugo Chávez : The Leadership and the Legacy on Race" (2015). Dissertations & Theses. 208.
Cynthia McKinney Author Introduction
Supplemental_2_Interview_Highlights_with_3_Participants.mp4 (7915 kB)
Interview Highlights with Three Participants
Supplemental_3_Particpant Roundtable_Chavez_International_Role.mp4 (24282 kB)
Participant Roundtable Chavez International Role
Supplemental_4_Wayne_Madsen_Interview_US_Complicity_in_Coup.MP3 (5112 kB)
Wayne Madsen Interview
Supplemental_5_Al Giordano_Interview_Unraveling_a_Coup.MP3 (6473 kB)
Al Giordano Interview Unraveling of a Coup
Supplemental_6_Dissertation_Supplement_Hugo_Chavez_Legacy_on_Race.pdf (14728 kB)
Hugo Chavez Legacy on Race
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