by TransAfrica Forum
Washington, DC, United States
Late April or May 1993
5 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage in Africa: Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Caribbean
Language: English
Minutes of the April 26, 1993 meeting in New York City. I. ADOPTION OF MINUTES • II. BYLAW AMENDMENTS • III. NOMINATIONS OF BOARD MEMBERS • IV. ELECTION OF BOARD OFFICERS • V. BUILDING • VI. FUNDRAISING • VII. OTHER BUSINESS • Board members present were Locksley Edmondson, Ed Lewis, Donna Browne Guillaume, Harriet Michel, Sylvia Hill, Randall Robinson, Bertram Lee, James Turner plus TransAfrica Deputy Director Maryse Mills. Dorothy Hunton has contributed rare books from the personal collection of Alphaeus Hunton and the Council on African Affairs to the Ashe Library. Building Dedication: Sony Entertainment, Anheuser-Busch and Time Warner will contribute $7500 each for the black-tie reception. The Board recognized the significant contributions of Arthur Ashe in his role as a Member of the Board of Directors and of the Capital Campaign Committee. Randall Robinson and Bertram Lee will prepare a resolution on Arthur Ashe's contribution to the TAF Board. The minutes mention Ed Keller, Professor, UCLA; the TransAfrica Forum Scholars Advisory Council; TransAfrica Forum journal; Emelda Cathcart, Contributions Chief, Time Warner; Willie Baker, United Food & Commercial Inion; Charles Ogletree, Professor, Harvard Law School; Ruth Hamilton, Professor, Michigan State University; Emelda Cathcart; George Keys; Marty Payson; Pepsicola; Mark Cox; Earl Graves; American Express; Ken Chenault, Microsoft, MacArthur, Kellogg, Dolores Wharton, and Clifton Wharton.
Used by permission of TransAfrica Forum.
Collection: Private collection of Willard Johnson