Mohamud Noor, Executive Director Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota, discussed recent White House initiatives to address preventing violent extremism being embrace as a viable alternative by our youth. He talked with me Tuesday, February 24 on the Conversations with Al McFarlane Public Policy Broadcast on KFAI, 90.3fm. You can hear the entire interview at kfai.org/archive.
[caption id="attachment_22918" align="alignleft"]Francisca Marrero Cabrera de Robles[/caption]In my Puerto Rican household in Brooklyn, New York I was called ‘la prieta’ (dark one). Then I met my prim-hermano (first cousin-male) Mark and realized the range of color within my own family clan.
[caption id="attachment_22708" align="alignleft"]Roberto Fonts. Entrepreneur, visionary and innovator.[/caption]It’s been 34 years since Cuba’s mass emigration exodus of the Marielito boatlift.
The more than 125,000 Cubans who boarded the improvised boats to come to the United States were Afro-descendants … Black Cubans. Among them was 22-year-old Roberto Fonts.
Afrodescendientes: Proyecto Afro Latino: Creating a bridge for the African, American Latino community through digital technology
[caption id="attachment_22706" align="alignleft"]Amilcar Maceo Priestly-Director of AfroLatin@® Project[/caption]Amilcar Priestly proudly carries on the legacy started by his father the late Dr. George Priestly.
The AfroLatino Project pays tribute to this visionary organizer and leader of anti-racism conferences.