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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 05 September 2011.
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 […]
Posted on 05 September 2011.
“Remember the Ant”: Town Hall Meeting Makes History North Preston, Nova Scotia, Canada In recognition of the United Nations declaring 2011, the “International Year for People of African Descent”, on August 22, 2011 at the North Preston Recreation and Community Centre, the African Nova Scotian Community made history by being the first in Canada to […]
Posted on 09 July 2011.
Notes on: RACE MEN AND RACE WOMEN LIVES AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF GREAT AFRICAN HISTORIANS: Abstract of a Slide-Presentation Lecture By Historian Dr. Runoko Rashidi “Let me forever be discarded by the Black race, and let me be condemned by the White, if I strive not with all my powers, if I put not forth all […]
Posted on 09 July 2011.
In February 2011, the African Union (AU) held the Technical Experts Meeting (TCEM) on the African Diaspora in Pretoria, South Africa. Among the invited attendees were Pan African Elder Statesman Baba Dudley Thompson, SRDC’s International Facilitator Dr. David Horne, SRDC Representatives Oscar Braithwaite (Canada), Clariss Aline Diakite (Washington State), Ron Kamau Taplin (Washington State) and […]
Posted on 03 July 2011.
Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus wishes to thank all participants, speakers, organizations, naysayers and passersby for attending and eagerly taking part in the Jan. 30, 2010 Town Hall/Forum recently at White Rock Baptist Church, Harlem NY. The following is the full text delivered by Sis. Iman Uqdah Hameen as the Welcoming Statement. “ Many of you […]
Posted on 28 June 2011.
SRDC – Washington State & Nu Black Arts West Theatre SUMMER YOUTH EDUCATION PROGRAM Class Schedule Orientation: Monday June 27, 2011, 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m Fridays: (Life Sciences) July 15th, 22nd, 29th August 5th and 12th 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Saturday Classes: (Economics, History, Literary Arts, Math) July 9th , 16th , 23rd , 30th […]
Posted on 26 June 2011.
African Nova Scotians in the Canadian Mosaic By Denise Allen African Nova Scotian Activist, SRDC Nova Scotia(Canada) Facilitator The primary purpose of this article is to inform the readers irrespective of their race, ethnicity, religion, geographical location, socio-economic class background and/or political ideology that African Nova Scotians have been in this Canadian province for centuries, […]
Posted on 14 June 2011.
International Organizer Dr. David Horne is interviewed by Dr. ChinziRA of PerAnkh, St. Croix, St. Thomas on PerAnkhLIVE. June 19, 2011 The following text is courtesy of PerAnkh. PerAnkhLIVE! SaAnkhtified Sundays highlights our ancient mission in contemporary times of “REHK DJESEK TEPI NEFER” a MdwNtr term meaning “Know Yourself for the Greatest/Highest Good.” Our invited […]
Posted on 09 June 2011.
SRDC Chapter formed in Jamaica, WI FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Six Region Diaspora Caucus Ocho Rios, St Mary, Jamaica Mr. Burchell James, Facilitator firstname.lastname@example.org The SRDC now has a chapter in Jamaica WI As a part of the initial organizing team for the Jamaica SRDC Diaspora and International Trade Conference, and on behalf of the newly […]
Posted on 05 June 2011.
ALL AFRICAN/AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST SRDC Washington State in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest Diaspora Community, celebrated African Liberation Day on Saturday, May 28, 2011. All African/African Liberation Day Celebration Report by Kamau Ron Taplin Representative, Washington State Chapter June, 2011 In Seattle, Washington, on a picturesque Saturday morning (May 28th), people […]
Added on 07 September 2011