Constituency for Africa Forum: Being Honest About Africa
Like Worku Gachou, other presenters including Florizelle Liser, President of the Corporate Council on Africa, gave frank pictures of Africa. Liser talked of how shocked she was when she first learned that Africa contributed only two percent to world trade and relieved that it has grown to three percent.
The festival will include travel information, food samples, music, and international shopping. Several African and countries dominated by the African Diaspora will participate.
It's the holiday season in the United States; therefore, there is the Trot for a Turkey in Prince Georges County, Maryland, BZB Holiday Gift & Art Show in Washington, and the Holiday Bazaar & Wellness Bazaar in Gary. And there are other diverse events including the South African Reggae Summit (SARSA) Education in Johannesburg.
History–based stories are our bedrock and the last issue's "Afro–American Historical and Genealogical Society Speaker on Overcoming 1890 Census Hurdle" was number one. A history–based story was also number one on the web and a history making story was number one on Facebook.