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Photo 1 - Rastafari Alliance of Panama meets with the Archbishop of Panama to begin the process of an Afro Panamanian Reparations Commission

Rastafari Alliance of Panama meets with the Archbishop of Panama to begin the process of an Afro Panamanian Reparations Commission

By Commentaries/Opinions

Greetings community, Giving thanks to those whose shoulders we stand on. It is with great joy that I share the news of the recent work of the Rastafari Alliance of Panama. Members of the Rastafari Alliance of #Panama led by fellow Ambassador Ras Sela and other leaders from the #AfroPanamanian community, met with the Archbishop of Panama Jose Domingo Ulloa Mendieta to begin a process of establishing a #Reparations Commission…

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Yvette Modestin

How Will We Emerge? What will We Create?: Leading with Love

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Yvette Modestin— How will we Emerge? What will We create? Art is Art I use my pen to paint a different picture Can we Emerge with Love? Genuine, unconditional Love Will we extend a hand without needing to receive? Just give because the heart says so. How will we emerge? What will we create? Will it spark the revolution that our soul searches for? Will we use what we…

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‘An Ode to Mi Corona’ by Yvette Modestin — The HairStory Project

By Editors' Choice, Video/Audio

An Ode to Mi Corona, Featuring Yvette Modestin (Lepolata Aduke Apoukissi). The HairStory Project — A multimodal art experience providing context for the ongoing debate of natural hair and celebrating the roots of their African heritage. Learn more: @thehairstoryproject Yvette Modestin is an Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW21) Board Member, a National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) Commissioner and the Founder and Executive Director of Encuentro Diaspora.

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President Maduro and Danny Glover at the signing of the UN decree at the Casa Amarilla in Caracas.

A Report on the Afro descendants Gathering in Venezuela

By Commentaries/Opinions

President Maduro and Danny Glover at the signing of the UN decree at the Casa Amarilla in Caracas. Pres. Maduro to host International Reparations Conference By Yvette Modestin (Lepolata Aduke) — “Soy Afro, mi gente, Soy Afro, Afrodescendiente” This song of pride to be an Afro descendant in Venezuela became the song of all who joined them on this journey to uphold the Bolivarian message. Afro descendants from the US,…

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