SRDC’s and Teaching Artist Institute’s Kim Poole will participate in an event on the weekend of November 26 – 27, 2016 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. For details, see the flyer above; more information on the event will follow later. Sis. Kim also participated in the State of the Black World Conference. We will feature a report […]
NOTE: This article first appeared on KUUMBAReport Online, http://kuumbareport.com. Back in 2000, as Democrat Al Gore was facing off with Republican George W. Bush in the general election for the presidency of the United States, many in the African-American community were ambivalent. Gore’s eight years as Bill Clinton’s vice president had been rather unremarkable, as […]
Greetings to the Global African Community and a special greeting to our brothers and sisters in the SRDC network. It is with great pleasure that we bring this report to you on our recent participation in the 2016 Kenya Diaspora Conference held in Atlanta Georgia June 24-25, 2016 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This […]
On Friday, January 29, 2016, the Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus (SRDC) hosted a discussion designed to encourage a more cooperative atmosphere among the Pan-Afrikan organizations in Baltimore, Maryland. The event was named “Spokes of the Wheel” to describe a pictorial representation of how a variety of organizations with different missions, specialties and personalities might bring […]
Posted on 24 January 2016.
Baltimore’s best kept secret has never been louder. The statuesque soul fusion teacher artist, Ms. Kim Poole, has emerged from Baltimore’s underground music scene with a commanding presence. Her powerful sultry vocals and soul stirring storylines empowers women globally to celebrate their resilience and engage in cross-cultural communication thru music. Influenced by the musical styles […]
Posted on 28 November 2015.
Setting the Stage for Increased Diaspora Cooperation with the African Union November 27, 2015 “[T]he Economic, Social and Cultural Council [is] the organ that deals with civil society in the African Union. They deal with non-state actors. … Your presence here is like a seat at the table, so I want to thank the Economic, […]
Posted on 27 October 2015.
By David L. Horne, Ph.D. for the Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus (SRDC) The AU Diaspora proposal was officially announced in 2003-2005. The African Union, via its Constitutive Act (AU Constitution) amendment 3(q), said to the Diaspora, come on home, we want you back. The AU Constitutive Act (AU constitution), as amended in 2003, declared that […]
Posted on 26 October 2015.
This article originally appeared on the Website KUUMBAReport Online (http://kuumbareport.com). Reprinted with permission from the Website Administrator. The Africa Braintrust was held on Friday, September 18, the closing day of the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus week of meetings, addresses and panels. The annual Braintrust, sponsored by a variety of corporate and organizational donors and organized […]
Posted on 06 January 2015.
(This article originally appeared on the KUUMBAReport Web Site, http://kuumbareport.com.) Feed the Future, the current plan to combat hunger in Afrika, is being led by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It is based on the concept that hunger is a yield problem to be solved by increasing Food Security (the establishment of a […]
Posted on 15 December 2014.
This piece originally appeared on the KUUMBAReport Online Web Site (http://kuumbareport.com) and was initially written as an email to two Elders who have often bemoaned the lack of unity that we as African people have demonstrated over these many generations since the Ma’afa (a Twi word meaning “great disaster”, used by Pan-Afrikan historians and activists to describe […]
Posted on 15 December 2014.
On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, the United Nations held a special event at UN Headquarters in New York City to officially launch the International Decade for People of African Descent. The ten-year observance, from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2024, has been billed by the UN as an opportunity to concentrate on issues of […]
Posted on 01 May 2013.
AFRICAN MORINGA: Moringa is the earth’s greatest source of nutrition, with more vitamins, minerals and phyto-nutrients than any other gift from nature and has great use medicinally as both preventative and treatment. “There is a Savior, a Savior that brings hope for a new life for people of Africa and the African Diaspora. From Johannesburg to Nairobi […]
Posted on 02 May 2012.
SRDC Practicing MA’AT in Organizing the African Diaspora By David L. Horne, Ph.D. Ma’at has been defined several ways, including, among other perceptions, as the unifying principle of ancient Kemetian religion and spirituality, symbol of truth and order, the antithesis of chaos and anarchy, the foundation of ethical civilization, and the personification of logos, universal […]
Posted on 01 May 2012.
Medicinal Africa! African healing herbs are age-old materia medica that have long been used to cure disease, promote health, attract wealth and communicate with the spirits. Africa is endowed with many plants that can be used for medicinal purposes to which they have taken full advantage. In fact, out of the approximated 6400 plant […]
Added on 07 September 2011