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Tribute to Dr. Chukwuma Martin Okeke, President of MIR France and Champion of Reparations

Editor’s Note: On Wednesday, June 19th, Dr. Chukwuma Martin Okeke, President of the Mouvement International pour Reparation (MIR) in France, passed on to the Honored Ancestors.  While much has been made of the struggle for Reparations in the United States, with prominent writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates dressing down the United States Congress in a […]

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African Union Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao Discusses the Berlin Conference

Among the many public statements made by African Union Ambassador to the United States Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao was a very informative and spirited discussion of the lingering impact of the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885, in which the European colonial powers divided up the Continent of Afrika for their own purposes, at the expense of the […]

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African Union Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao on Building the “Afrika that We Want”

Delaware State University hosted the DSU-APRM Pan African Development Conference, “Mobilizing the 6th Region of Africa” on April 10-12 . Co-hosted by the African Peer Review Mechanism, known as “Africa’s self-assessment for good governance”, and the Center for Global Africa at Delaware State University, the Conference concentrated on topics ranging from reshaping Afrikan and Diaspora […]

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The African Union unveils a statue honoring Emperor Haile Selassie

EDITOR’s NOTE: The following articles were shared from pieces that originally appeared in the BBC (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-47172020), The Namibian (https://www.namibian.com.na/75591/read/Haile-Selassie-–-Why-the-African-Union-is-putting-up-a-statue) and the Daily Monitor (https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/World/Why-African-Union-putting-Haile-Selassie-statue-Rastafarian-god/688340-4976280-18pgqyz/index.html), among other sources. This also currently appears on the KUUMBAReport Online Web site (http://kuumbareport.com), and thus reflects the occasionally differing perspectives of a variety of news sources and organizations, which we […]

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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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37 African-Caribbean Diasporans Granted Ghanaian Citizenship

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 […]

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Statement for the Members of the Culture and Education for Black Survival and Development (CEBSD) Plenary Session

Statement for the Members of the Culture and Education for Black Survival and Development (CEBSD) Plenary Session

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 […]

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Teaching Artist Institute at the State of the Black World Conference 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 […]

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State of the Black World Declaration of Intent and Call to Action

    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 […]

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So … Are You Ready To Organize NOW?

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 […]

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The Kenyan Diaspora Conference in Atlanta: A Rewarding Experience

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 […]

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