Every Pan-Africanist, African Academic and most African/Black activists know of or have studied about the great Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Some of these great folks may have been around during the time when Dr. Nkrumah was working to achieve Pan-Africanism. Many in my generation were either barely thought of or an infant when he made his … More Where was Nkrumah on Founders Day?
Kwame Nkrumah the first president of independent Ghana and one of the most revered Pan-Africanists set the bar high for Pan-Africanist for years to come. Over 57 years after the independence of Ghana, when Dr. Nkrumah declared that “Ghana’s Independence was meaningless without the total liberation of Africa”; Pan-Africanists are organizing conferences, demonstrations, speaking, organizing … More 2014 Kwame Nkrumah International Conference
African development is often hinged on external funding from large and small international finance and non-governmental organizations. Most international finance organizations such as the IMF and World Bank lend money to most African countries which often includes a hands on approach to development. During a recent meeting in Accra, Ghana in October 2013 sponsored by … More Private Sector Investment does not equate to Development
Gentrification is a term that has emerged in the last several years to describe the “beautification of Urban Communities” in many countries around the world. To some gentrification is a welcome site that brings resources to communities that lacked economic resources”. To others gentrification means the displacement of indigenous community residents and/or people who are … More Is Gentrification Development?