TransAfrica 15th Annual Dinner

by TransAfrica
Washington, DC, United States
Spring 1992
2 pages
Type: Leaflet
Coverage in Africa: Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Caribbean, Haiti
Language: English
Leaflet about the TransAfrica 15th annual dinner at the Washington Hilton on June 6, 1992 and TransAfrica Forum’s 11th ANNUAL FOREIGN POLICY CONFERENCE on June 5 at the Dirksen Senate Office Building. The dinner speaker is His Excellency Jean Bertrand Aristide, President of The Republic of Haiti;  the dinner hostess is entertainer Marilyn McCoo. The following awards will be given at the dinner:  AFRICAN FREEDOM AWARD – the Rev. Charles E. Cobb, Human Rights Activist and Founding Board Member of TransAfrica; INTERNATIONAL LABOR HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD - William Lucy, International Secretary and Treasurer, AMSCME; and INTERNATIONAL LITERARY AWARD - Alice Walker, Author of The Color Purple and The Temple of My Familiar. The Foreign Policy Conference theme is "After the Cold War: Will the U.S.  Abandon Africa and the Caribbean?" The Conference panels include: Africa & U.S. Foreign Policy in the New World Order; U.S. Aid Policy and Multiparty Democracy; Debt, Drugs, and Democracy in the Caribbean; and U.S. Refugee Policy. Participants in the Conference include Carol Lancaster, Georgetown University; Arthur Helton, Lawyers Committee; Wade Henderson, NAACP; Richard Bernal, Jamaican Ambassador; Francis Deng, The Brookings Institute; John Hicks, USAID; and Randall Robinson, TransAfrica Forum.
Used by permission of TransAfrica.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers