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Black Ethnicity Celebration in Panama

Panama’s Black community promises to offer some new and exciting events for the month of May in its Celebration of Black Ethnicity.  Panama is preparing to welcome representatives from African countries and their descendants in the first Afro Festival 2012 organized by government as well as non-governmental organizations. Continue reading

Our Conversations

The published article, On Who’s Backs,generated a lot of attention and many important and valid reactions.  This is a healthy sign for us as people who, in the past, had great difficulty communicating with each other as well as with their own children.  Fred Brooks accentuated this when he said, “This was the same divisive privilege that created a divide to this day…”  I might add that the divisiveness often took the form of rejection and disdain for having our eyes wide open.  I suffered it in the flesh for many years during my childhood. Continue reading