Originally from the Republic of the Gambia in West Africa, Dr. Sulayman S. Nyang, Ph.D.’s career as an Africanist and professor of African Studies at Howard University spans more than 40 years. Professor Nyang has published profusely on a variety of issues affecting Africans in Africa, the diaspora, and beyond. He has also written extensively on Islam, African politics, culture, and social and economic development on the continent. VOA’s video journalist Paul Ndiho takes us behind the scenes as he profiles the professor. Who shares with us his thoughts about his tirelessly work for African causes, and how he continues to mentor younger scholars, through intellectual collaboration.