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SRDC 2017 National Summit Scheduled for Nashville, Tennessee Oct. 20-21 37 African-Caribbean Diasporans Granted Ghanaian Citizenship Statement for the Members of the Culture and Education for Black Survival and Development (CEBSD) Plenary Session Teaching Artist Institute at the State of the Black World Conference 2016
 
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SRDC 2017 National Summit Scheduled for Nashville, Tennessee Oct. 20-21

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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Nova Scotia Town Hall

Nova Scotia Town Hall

“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 […]

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