African American Network

The African-American Network is advocating a network with activists and organizations that is working towards social and economic progress with the descendants of the Diaspora. Most importantly, the sharing of resources will be beneficial for all concerned parties.

The usage of African-American, one automatically assumes that it's referring to the United States actually it could be anywhere in the western hemisphere. Which means descendant from Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica, Canada, the Caribbean Islands, or anywhere in the Americas.

The word African specifically relates to the indigenous people of the African continent and their descents in the Diaspora ( Caribbean , Americas , Arabia , etc). The race-nationality model such as that currently employed by African-American, African-Brazilian and African-Caribbean communities more accurately describes the identity whilst fully articulating the history and geopolitical reality

The miscellaneous usage of the label 'Black' within this site reflects its contemporary use as a means to denote a specific
sociocultural and political context. It is recognized as a colloquial term that was fashioned as a reactionary concept to derogatory racial epithets in the 1960's. It is offensive when used as a racial classification code word to denote African people. Other such denigrating terminology when made in reference to African culture, heritage or identity are 'Tribe', 'Sub-Saharan Africa', or 'black Africa '.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

ALL THAT JAZZ & More, Reggae, Soca Fusion

All that Jazz that & More, Reggae, Soca Fusion comes to Pembroke Pines, Florida at the Susan B. Katz Performing Arts Theater, 17195 Sheridan Street, Saturday, December 12, 2015, 7p.m. to 10 p.m. Just in time to start the holidays right with great Jazz, Reggae, Ska and Soca Music spiced up with Latin flavor. All That Jazz and More, brings together

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Friday, January 15, 2016

Barbados Wants to Ditch the Queen on the 50th Anniversary of its Independence

If all goes to the government’s plan, the former British will become a republic by 30 November 2016, five decades after it became a sovereign state, Tom Brooks-Pollock reports for London’s Independent. Barbados has set a date for the removal of Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, with the former British colony set to replace the monarch with a ceremonial president from independence day next year. If all goes to the government’s plan, the Caribbean island will become a republic by 30 November 2016 – the 50th anniversary of it becoming a sovereign state.

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