Tag Archives: African-American

What Is 4th Of July To African-Americans In USA?

The ‘What Is 4th Of July To African-Americans In USA?’ piece is by April Dokpesi and was published on VenturesAfrica July 4, 2015. The declaration of independence was signed on July 4th 1776, marking America’s independence from Britain. However, the Black man in America did not get his freedom until 1865 when slavery was abolished. For most Americans, the fourth of …

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Bill to study Influence of Africans in America

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott want to propose a bill to set up a federal panel to study the contributions and accomplishments of African people in America. U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Rep. Don Beyer of Northern Virginia, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina and Hilary Shelton, director of the national NAACP Washington …

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Washington DC Mayor to give keynote at C-PAC

WASHINGTON, DC: On Saturday, November 7th 2015, the Caribbean-American Political Action Committee (C-PAC) will celebrate ten years of advocacy, public service and engagement on behalf of the Caribbean Community in the Washington Metropolitan area (the DMV) during its Annual Founding Patrons Luncheon to be held at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel in Silver Spring, MD. The Mayor for Washington, DC, Muriel Browser has …

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