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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 […]

TAI Tuesday Launches the Ghana TAI Tour

TAI Tuesday Launches the Ghana TAI Tour

  In December 2015, Sis. Kim Poole, a self-described Soul-Fusion Teaching Artist from Baltimore (Tubman City), Maryland, founded the Teaching Artist Institute. Sis. Kim had traveled to Afrika and other parts of the world several times over the last few years, and sought to create a vehicle through which musicians, visual artists, performance artists and […]

Artizen 2017 to be held in Accra, Ghana, March 7th

Artizen 2017 to be held in Accra, Ghana, March 7th

As part of the Teaching Artist Institute’s TAI Tour to Ghana from March 3-12, 2017, to participate in Ghana Music Week, the first annual International Conference on Art for Social Transformation, Artizen 2017, will be held on March 7th at the British Council on Liberia Road in Accra, Ghana.  Featured artists at the Artizen Conference […]

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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 […]

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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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