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So The Kenyan Diaspora Conference in Atlanta: A Rewarding Experience Spokes of the Wheel: Building a Pan-Afrikan Cooperative Coalition in Maryland
 
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SRDC’s and Teaching Artist Institute’s Kim Poole will participate in an event on the weekend of November 26 – 27, 2016 in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  For details, see the flyer above; more information on the event will follow later.  Sis. Kim also participated in the State of the Black World Conference.  We will feature a report […]

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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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Spokes of the Wheel: Building a Pan-Afrikan Cooperative Coalition in Maryland

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 […]

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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Race Men and Women

Race Men and Women

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 […]

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AU Diaspora Meeting

AU Diaspora Meeting

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 […]

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What is SRDC? Who is SRDC?

What is SRDC? Who is SRDC?

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 […]

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Summer Youth Education-Seattle, WA

Summer Youth Education-Seattle, WA

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 […]

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