For more than a decade Dr. Issa has taught at several universities in departments of history and Africana
Studies in the United States. Dr. Issa is the author of several manuscripts including the Origin of the Word Amen (2006). His upcoming manuscript entitled ‘Until Africa is Redeemed’ : The UNIA in Louisiana is the first book length sub regional study of the Garvey Movement. Dr. Issa has traveled throughout the world and has made numerous trips to various African countries. He is the former Scholar in Residence at the W.E.B. Dubois Center in Accra, Ghana.