Walter Rodney Symposium – March 21-22 – Atlanta University Center. GA

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DON’T FORGET!
TOMORROW & SATURDAY:

11TH ANNUAL WALTER RODNEY SYMPOSIUM

Friday, March 21, 2014 3:00 PM until Saturday, March 22, 2014 6:00 PM

Join us on TOMORROW AND SATURDAY at the AUC RWWL for “Africa: The Gateway”where we will explore economic development, policies, governance, relationships, social justice and the arts as they relate to the continent.  The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Shelby F. Lewis will deliver the Keynote Address tomorrow (Friday).  Dr. Robert (Bobby) Hill is the Distinguished Guest Speaker on Saturday Both Dr. Lewis and Dr. Hill knew Rodney personally:  Lewis from her work in Tanzania, Hill from his work in Jamaica and at the Institute of the Black World in Atlanta, GA.

There will also be presentations by academics and activists, including: Dr. Chapurukha Kusimba (American University), Dr. Guy Martin (Winston-Salem State University)Dr. Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o (University of California, Irvine), Friends of the Congo (incl. Kwame Lyndon Wilburg, Host/WRFG Beyond Borders/Atlanta FOTC) & Maurice Carney, Founder/Executive Director FOTC National), a Student Panel and The Groundings (community engagement and discussion).  Entertainment will be provided by local and international artists/activists Keur-Gui, Vox Sambou,  Bocafloja, Amkoullel and Ras Kofi.  

Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library

111 James P. Brawley Drive
3rd Floor Exhibition Hall

Atlanta, GA 30314

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  • Eicilma Walters  On March 20, 2014 at 11:56 pm

    LOOKING FOR A LEONARD SCOTT FROM GUIANA ……HE WAS A POLICE OFFICER IN ST.KITTS IN THE 70’S… HE DID GET DEPORTED BECAUSE OF POLITICS.

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