The Common Ground World Conference Created by Harambee Conference Will be Hosted at Howard University, Washington, DC on Thursday, July 26, 2012

Washington, DC, July 21, 2012 --( Harambee Conference announces a new virtual, and on-location, author event program. Live streaming video and web-based interactive conversations will feature author presentations with diverse audiences monthly. The inaugural event will take place on the second floor of the Howard University Bookstore from 12 Noon to 3:30 PM on Thursday, July 26, 2012.

According to Dr. Pamela Ellis, President of Harambee Conference, “The Common Ground World Conference is an exciting opportunity to connect authors and readers worldwide while eliminating costly travel expenses. In the Digital Age, no technology should be left underutilized.” Common Ground July Feature Authors include: G. Alfred Palmer, Quiniece Sheppard, Michelle D. Jackson, Dr. David Imhotep, and Dr. Pamela Ellis.

G. Alfred Palmer is a leadership conference speaker, licensed counselor, and mental health therapist. He is the author of newly-released, Purpose-ology: The Science of Purpose. He challenges readers to know, understand and operate in their individual purpose with personal integrity and strong character.


Quiniece Sheppard is Founder of I am the Chase Ministries. Ms. Sheppard's primary mission is to encourage singles to practice abstinence and celibacy. Single females and males are benefited by her book publications, and powerful personal message of living according to the best practices of Biblical principles.

Michelle D. Jackson is the author of The Heart of a Man, a fictional account of a journey to self-actualization. The reader will question the choices made by the book’s protagonist, Conrad Bydon. in Bydon’s attempt to find a place of equanimity before God with family, career, and community, will Conrad find his raison d'etre? How many people, actually, do? Visit:

Dr. David Imhotep is the author of a ground-breaking new release, The First Americans were Africans: Documented Evidence. From the East Coast to the West Coast, valleys and mountaintops still carry their names. All cultural groups share in the discovery of the tremendous legacy and contributions of the African ancestors of Americans. Dr.Imhotep has traveled the world researching African artifacts, architecture, genetic markers and more since 1970. Visit:

Dr. Ellis commented, “Our organization found resonance with the shared vision of Howard University. The Common Ground World Conference program is designed to celebrate the importance of books, information, and ideas on relationships, leadership, education, healthcare, and economic opportunity through engagement locally, nationally, and internationally.”

Author presentations on-location are followed by a thirty-minute interactive forum and book signing. Registration is not required for on-location participants. Seating, however, is limited to 100 participants.

The deadline to register as an individual participant or by group code via the Harambee Conference website is July 24, 2012. For additional event, or registered author information, email:, or phone: 888-224-4798.
Harambee Conference
Pamela Sanders Ellis, Ph.D.