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TransAfrica Forum

ORGANIZATION

Founded by Randall Robinson in 1977 as "a major research, educational, and organizing institution for the African-American community offering constructive analyses of issues concerning U.S. policy as it affects Africa and the Diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America."

Board of Directors as of October 2006: Chairman Danny Glover, Secretary-Treasurer Willie E. Adams, President Harry Belafonte, James L. Davis, Manthia Diawara, James C. Early, Sylvia Hill, Walter Mosley, Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Maya Rockeymoore.

Official Website:
http://www.transafricaforum.org/

Founding Date:
1977

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Harry Belafonte
Singer/Songwriter
1-Mar-1927   Calypso singer
James C. Early
Activist
12-Jan-1947   Smithsonian Institution
Danny Glover
Actor
22-Jul-1946   Lethal Weapon
Edward Lewis
Publisher
15-May-1940   Founder of Essence magazine
Walter Mosley
Author
12-Jan-1952   Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins mysteries
Charles Ogletree
Attorney
31-Dec-1952   Law professor
Randall Robinson
Activist
6-Jul-1941   What America Owes to Blacks


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