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ACANA Launches Project BAOBAB

ACANA Launches Project BAOBAB

he African Cultural Alliance of North America Inc. (ACANA) is partnering with the African Diaspora Health Initiative (ADHI) to conduct community-based outreach to at least 200 immigrant women resettled…

Lynching Memorial and Museum to Rise in Montgomery

Lynching Memorial and Museum to Rise in Montgomery

t is no secret the American past is riddled with ugly xenophobic acts. Lately there has been a serious influx in recognizing the crimes of the country’s ancestors…

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, Philadelphia, PA, recently presented its Solas Awards (Gaelic for light) to shine a light on visionary leaders that illuminate the positive impact immigrants have…

The Penn Relays’ A Fun Time

The Penn Relays’ A Fun Time

The Penn Relays were founded by the University of Pennsylvania in 1893 to run alongside the university’s Spring Handicap Track and Field games. The very first relay was held…

African Caribbean Business and tourism programs

African Caribbean Business and tourism programs

African Business Roundtable An African Business Roundtable program was hosted by the Global Interdependence Center at the Federal Reserve Building June 12 in Philadelphia. Stan Straughter, Board of Directors member…

Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project

Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project

Almost everyone has heard of the Middle passage in one form or another, but how many people knew about Philadelphia’s involvement in this lucrative, yet tragic moment in history…