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Soul Fusion Teaching Artist Kim Poole and the Teaching Artist Institute: Bringing the Diaspora Together through the Arts

Soul Fusion Teaching Artist Kim Poole and the Teaching Artist Institute: Bringing the Diaspora Together through the Arts

  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 […]

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The Global Africa Diaspora Convention 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, […]

Strategy for Marrying the African Union and the African Diaspora for Agenda 2063

Strategy for Marrying the African Union and the African Diaspora for Agenda 2063

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 […]

Africa Braintrust 2015: The Keynote Speeches

Africa Braintrust 2015: The Keynote Speeches

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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Seeds of Suspicion: Feed the Future, Afrika and Genetically-Modified Foods

 (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 […]

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Why Are We Still Disorganized?

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 […]

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Dr. Barryl Biekman Speaks at the Launch of the International Decade for People of African Descent

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 […]

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Moringa

Moringa

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 […]

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SRDC Practicing MA’AT

SRDC Practicing MA’AT

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 […]

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

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 […]

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Precise Science

Precise Science

Precise Science Ruffmic & FreedomWriter joined forces to create a melodic journey through the minds and hearts of the Pan-Afrikan Collective Conscious. With the support and encouragement of master teachers, independent & major label artists, club & internet dj’s and all who have witnessed them perform – Precise Science has emerged as the definitive Hip-Hop […]

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Black Stax

Black Stax

  Visit the Black Stax website Black Stax is the avant-garde of Seattle hip-hop that released their debut album Talking Buildings on June 1, 2010.  Comprised of MCs Silas Blak and Jace ECAj and vocalist Felicia Loud, Black Stax creates an eclectic, urban sound. Black Stax makes creative, challenging and emotional music with an injection […]

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Role of Reparations in Black World Development

Role of Reparations in Black World Development

Guadeloupe Symposium Explores Stratégies for the Role of Réparations in Black World Development By: Al Washington, Executive Director Africa-USA Chamber of Commerce   On 15, 16 July 2011 on the beautiful Caribbean island of Guadeloupe the International Committee of Black People (CIPN), the Roots Association (Association Racines) and the International Movement for Reparations (MIR) organized […]

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The Case of Africville

The Case of Africville

Refusing reparations—The case of Africville, Nova Scotia By David L. Horne, Ph.D. Our Weekly Contributing Columnist Originally published in OUR WEEKLY, Aug 04, 2011 Practical Politics   Africville, Nova Scotia, Canada, the original Eastern Atlantic settlement of the country, has been internationally famous since the Denise Allen speech at the Non-Governmental Organization portion of the […]

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Black Canadians

Black Canadians: A Brief History Compiled by Ms. Sadie Kuehn, British Colombia, Canada. Black slavery arrived in what is now Canada shortly after is brought to North America. For 200 years, Black Canadian slaves were bought and sold at public auctions, whipped publicly, and, in some instances, tortured. So begins Colin Thomson’s (1979) book Blacks […]

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