EDITOR’S NOTE: This report was released from the African Union’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), Citizens Directorate (firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
In December 2015, Sis. Kim Poole, a self-described Soul-Fusion Teaching Artist from Baltimore (Tubman City), Maryland, founded the Teaching Artist Institute. Sis. Kim had traveled to Afrika and other parts of the world several times over the last few years, and sought to create a vehicle through which musicians, visual artists, performance artists and […]
As part of the Teaching Artist Institute’s TAI Tour to Ghana from March 3-12, 2017, to participate in Ghana Music Week, the first annual International Conference on Art for Social Transformation, Artizen 2017, will be held on March 7th at the British Council on Liberia Road in Accra, Ghana. Featured artists at the Artizen Conference […]
BRINGING AWARENESS THROUGH SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE BLACK COMMUNITY The 2017 National Summit of the Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus (SRDC) will be held at the Inn at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee on October 20-21. The theme for the 2017 Summit is “SRDC of Tennessee: Bringing Awareness Through Social, Cultural and Economic Development Within […]
We share here an article that appeared in The Graphic in a piece initially written by Doreen Andoh on December 29, 2016, and was reposted on December 31 on http://www.theafricandream.net by Oral Ofori. At a ceremony in the capital city of Ghana – Accra – to formalize the process of granting of Ghanaian citizenship, 37 people […]
Posted on 11 December 2016.
Greetings to the esteemed Cultural Curators, Teaching Artists, Connectors, Activists, Advocates and African-Centered Resource Developers of the “Culture & Education for Black Survival and Development” Plenary Session – Resource Focus; held during the State of the Black World Conference November 19th 2016 in Newark, Jersey. As you know, we are currently in the process of […]
Posted on 11 December 2016.
On November 16th-19th in New Jersey TAI was invited as a special guest of Nana Farika Berhane and Dr. Leonard Jeffries of Omega Media and the World African Diaspora Union-WADU to the State of the Black World Conference. During the conference, on behalf of TAI and our partners (Jah Kente International, The Institute of Financial […]
Posted on 11 December 2016.
from the State of the Black World website, http://sobwc.ibw21.org/declaration/ Print or download PDF version by clicking here The Spirit, Power and Significance of an Historic Gathering They came by the hundreds, more than two thousand in all, from the greater Newark/New York region, Black America and the Pan African World, drawn by the […]
Posted on 09 November 2016.
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 […]
Posted on 31 July 2016.
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 […]
Posted on 27 February 2016.
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 […]
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