The 30th Annual W.E.B. DuBois Lecture was held Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at UMBC. Molefi Kete Asante, a professor in the Department of African American Studies at Temple University, discusses DuBois and Africa: The Convergence of Consciousness. Asante is an expert on African culture and philosophy and is the author of 65 books and more than 300 articles. The founding editor of the Journal of Black Studies, he is considered to be one of the 10 most widely cited African American writers and scholars.