Ras Ben is an innovative educator, counselor, wellness provider, peace-keeper/mediator, sacred timekeeper, and scribe. Originally from Washington, D.C., Ras Ben has served in the Philadelphia area for over a decade, falling in love with the city after receiving his M.A. from Temple University in African-American Studies in 1992.
Ras Ben is a self-published author and has recently released Rocks of Ages: Anu Edition. Rocks of Ages is a culturally-centered survey of the therapeutic use of crystals and sacred stones, and explores the importance of utilizing them in these prophetic times nearing 2012.
A family man who advocates healthy home environments for the youth, Ras Ben has been married 22 years and is the father of seven children.
Ras is a spirited man who brings a divine presence to all events he is a part of…
Ras Ben at a Peaceweavers gathering in 2003. After sharing a prayer, a sparrow landed upon Ras’ head…