Tag: African Union in America

Inaugural Grand African Run Announced in Washington

By Stacy M. Brown

The late South African Leader Nelson Mandela famously noted that sport has the power to change the world, inspire, and unite in a way that little else does.

“It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope, where once there was only despair,” Mandela said during a speech in 2000 in Monaco, France.

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Delaware State U. working with African Union to connect African Americans to Africa  

By Ryanne Persinger

Delaware State University has partnered with the African Peer Review Mechanism to help bridge the gap between Africa and its “Sixth Region” — people of African heritage who live outside the continent.

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African Union Ambassador to the U.S. speaks in Pittsburgh

By Diane I. Daniels

Staying in line with their vision to have a well-informed, empowered and united African community in Southwestern Pennsylvania, the United States and the African continent, the Union of African Communities in Southwestern PA hosted a conversation with Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to the U.S., at the Department of Human Services Building, Downtown.

The theme of the 2018 event was, “African Union A to Z: A Conversation with the African Diaspora.”

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