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SRDC Summit 2018: The Sisters Speak

SRDC Summit 2018: The Sisters Speak

Too often at Pan-Afrikan conferences, when the discussion turns to issues of activism and revolutionary principles, the Brothers take to the podium and fill the air with grand pronouncements and militant fervor. Most of these speeches are indeed quite relevant, necessary even, but in the process the Sisters often tend to be left out, sitting […]

International Consultation on Human Rights in the Americas

International Consultation on Human Rights in the Americas

Delegates at the Consultation: Dr. Reginald Hopkins, Chair Psychology Dept. Virginia State University; Mama Tomiko Shine, APP-HRC; Dr. Jo-Ann Rolle, Dean School of Business, Medgar Evers College; Dr. Farid I. Muhammad, IHRAAM (International Human Rights Association of American Minorities). Not in photo: Dr. Justin Hansford, Law Professor, Howard University.EDITOR’S NOTE: The Inter-American Commission on Human […]

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Opening Remarks from the 2018 SRDC International Summit in Baltimore, Maryland

On Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17, the Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus (SRDC) and the Maryland Council of Elders (MCOE) hosted the 2018 SRDC International Summit at the historic Great Blacks In Wax Museum. The actual meeting was held at the Mansion, located at 1649 East North Avenue, on the corner of North and […]

SRDC Liberia Library Book Initiative Public Letter

SRDC Liberia Library Book Initiative Public Letter

July, 2018 Dear Friends and Associates, The South Carolina branch of the Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus (SRDC) is embarking on a project to help establish a public library in Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa. We have endeavored to collect book donations, create a working inventory and database, and ship books to Liberia. The key to the […]

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Maryland’s April 14, 2018 Pan Afrikan Town Hall

On Saturday, April 14, the second Pan-African Town Hall Meeting of 2018 was held at the historic Arch Social Club, located in the Penn-North neighborhood of West Baltimore. The Town Hall Meetings were originally started in Maryland in 2007 by the Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus to bring the grassroots Afrikan-Descendant community in Maryland together, hear […]

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Hello from the Other Side: Rhythm People Coalition Represents the African Diaspora at the African Union’s First Pan African Writers Conference

By Kim Poole, Teaching Artist Institute ACCRA, Ghana – The first of its kind, African Union’s Pan African Writers Conference, under the theme “Promoting African Literature and Reading: The Role of African Writer in Embracing African Identity, Shared Values and Integration,” was held on March 7th – 9th, 2018 under the auspices of the AU’s […]

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The New Gambia Invites the “Art of Possibility”

by Kim Poole, Founder, Teaching Artist Institute Nestled along the Atlantic coast and bound by Senegal is the next frontier of creativity and innovation. On March 3rd 2018 the “New Gambia;” as coined by the current Barrow administration, officially adopted the Teaching Artist Institute (TAI) as lead partner in development and implementation of a five-year […]

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First Maryland Pan-Afrikan Town Hall of 2018 Highlights the Aging People in Prison Human Rights Campaign

The first Maryland Pan-Afrikan Town Hall Meeting of 2018 was held at the Arch Social Club in the Penn-North neighborhood in Baltimore on Saturday, February 24. The event was called by the newly-seated Maryland Council of Elders and was co-sponsored by the Council, the Arch Social Club and the Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus (SRDC). The […]

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Aging People in Prison Human Rights Campaign Report on the UN Meeting for People of African Descent, November 2017

Aging People in Prison Human Rights Campaign Summary Report on Second UN Meeting for People of African Descent Geneva, Switzerland November 23-24, 2017 This report was compiled in January 2018 by Tomiko Shine; Cultural Anthropologist and Founding Director of Aging People in Prison Human Rights Campaign (APP-HRC) APP-HRC Aging People in Prison Human Rights Campaign […]

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Teaching Artist Institute Announces the 2018 TAI Fellowship

The Teaching Artist Institute (TAI) is announcing its TAI Fellowship Program for 2018. TAI was founded in December 2015 by Baltimore, Maryland-area Soul-Fusion Teaching Artist Sis. Kim Poole. TAI has grown into an international force in support of Art for Social Transformation due to her visionary leadership. The above PDF document describes the TAI Fellowship, […]

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On Resolutions and Moving from “Whereas” to “Now Therefore”

This article originally appeared on the Web site KUUMBAReport Online (http://kuumbareport.com). People seem to love making “New Year’s Resolutions”. Actually, the Ancient Afrikan (Kemitic) Calendar says this is actually the middle of the year 6258 (I may be off by a year or two). So, they are actually “Mid-Year Resolutions”. I had originally titled this […]

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The Chair of the African Union Commission Meets The Diaspora

The Chair of the African Union Commission Meets The Diaspora

[NOTE: This article originally appeared on the Website http://kuumbareport.com.] The African Union Mission in Georgetown, Northwest Washington, DC, was the location for a special event, the meeting of the Chair of the African Union Commission, His Excellency Moussa Faki Mahamat, with members of the African Diaspora on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The event was emceed […]

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The Africa Policy Forum on Famine in Africa

The Africa Policy Forum on Famine in Africa

                EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally posted on KUUMBAReport Online (http://kuumbareport.com). Africa Policy Forum on Famine Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 8:30 AM US Capitol Visitors Center Washington, DC Congress Member Karen Bass (Democrat from Southern California) holds regular Africa Policy Forum events during the Congressional Session.  At […]

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From the African Union’s ECOSOCC: Summary of the 28th AU Summit Outcomes and Decision

EDITOR’S NOTE: This report was released from the African Union’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), Citizens Directorate (cido@africa-union.org) on February 2, 2017 to briefly describe several decisions made at the recently-held 28th African Union Summit. Greeting to our dear African citizenry, Many of you have been following the updates of 28th Ordinary Session of the […]

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