PRAISE SONG FOR MANDELA

by Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Inc. The Inkster Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Detroit, Michigan, United States
February 2014
Publisher: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, The Inkster Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
6 pages
Program for a Celebration of Life for the late Nelson Mandela featuring Dr. Charles G. Adams, anti-apartheid activist and pastor of Hartford Memorial, Baptist Church, with performances by Dr. Gloria House, Jessica Care Moore, and the Vision DSA Male Ensemble on Sunday, February 9, 2014. The program says Anti-Apartheid Honorees are Dr. Charles G. Adams, Margaret Baylor, Akua Budu-Watkins, Dr. Gloria House; The Honorable Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, Shahida Mausi-Johnson, Christine Root, The Honorable Audley Kano Smith, The Honorable Virgil C. Smith, and Dr. David Wiley. The program says proceeds benefit the Adelaide Tambo School for the Disabled in Soweto, South Africa. People on the program include Alicia Nails, Director, Journalism Institute for Media Diversity, Wayne State University; Juanita Moore, President and CEO of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History; Soraya Williams Farver, President, Inkster Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Dr. Gloria House; and jessica Care moore. The program discusses the Free South Africa Movement, Kim Trent, AARP Michigan, Traci Featherstone, Tracee Davie, Debra Dixon, Raina Harris, Audrea Hudson, Deshawn Johnson, Corell Jones, Iris D. Jones, Ayrea Laidler-Herring, Irma Jean Martin, Jarnila Reynolds, Dr. Charles Gilchrist Adams, Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, sanctions, the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS), the "Amandla: Mandela Detroit 90" Committee, the Detroit Chapter of TransAfrica, Pan African-Diasporan consciousness, black consciousness throughout, Paris, African students, liberation struggles in the African Diaspora, African liberation, the Shrines of the Black Madonna Pan African Orthodox Church, Shahida Mausi-Johnson, an impressive international network of artists, performers, activists, the anti-apartheid movement, the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), the Southern Africa Liberation Committee (SALC), the Center for International Policy, IMF loans to South Africa, IMF (International Monetary Fund), the Democratic Research Staff of the Michigan House of Representatives, public employee pension fund divestment legislation, Audley "Kano" M. Smith Jr., the Detroit Chapter of Africare, an advocate for Namibia's independence, Michigan's Third Circuit Court, Virgil C. Smith, the Michigan State House of Representatives, Michigan State University (MSU), the MSU African Studies Center, links with African universities, educational and cultural heritage institutions in Africa, and the history of African struggles.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root