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LINKS AND RESOURCES
THE OFFICIAL KWANZAA WEBSITEwww.officialkwanzaawebsite.org
Site of the authoritative, most comprehensive and reliable sources for information on Kwanzaa. Includes the history, values, symbols, greetings, most frequently asked questions and an annual statement by Dr. Maulana Karenga, the creator of Kwanzaa, who established this site along with the founding institution of the holiday, The Organization Us.
THE ORGANIZATION USwww.us-organization.org
Growing out of the Black Power Movement of the 1960's, The Organization Us is a social and cultural change organization and the founding institution of Kwanzaa. The site includes information on the organization's 42-year history of work, service, struggle and institution-building, current organizing activities, archival material, position papers on critical issues and events calendar.
NATIONAL COALITION OF BLACKS FOR REPARATIONS IN AMERICAwww.ncobra.org
The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America is a coalition of organizations and individuals committed to the economic, cultural, intellectual, political, social, and spiritual empowerment of Black people in the United States of America.
MOLEFI KETE ASANTEwww.asante.net
Dr. Molefi Asante, professor of African American Studies at Temple University and the founding theorist of Afrocentricity, is one of the most-published contemporary scholars, having written over 60 books and 300 articles. He, along with his wife, Ana Yenenga, are co-founders and hosts of the annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference.
THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR BLACK STUDIES (NCBS)www.ncbsonline.org The leading organization of Black Studies professionals in the world. For more than 30 years NCBS members have been at the forefront of driving the development of Black and Africana Studies as a vital academic discipline.
THE AFRICAN HERITAGE STUDIES ASSOCIATION
The African Heritage Studies Association is an international association of Black scholars dedicated to: (1) the critical study and accurate affirmative presentation of the history, cultural heritage and current life of African people throughout the world; (2) contributing in concrete and effective ways to the liberation and enhanced life of African peoples; and (3) linking African peoples in mutually-beneficial ways in Pan-Africanist projects.
THE CHEIKH ANTA DIOP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCEwww.diopianinstitute.org The largest assembly of Afrocentric scholars gathers each year at the Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference in Philadelphia for the latest research and presentations on African agency. The Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference is recognized for its outstanding scholarship in all theoretical, methodological and analytical and critical subjects.
IMAGES & ILLUMINATIONSwww.imagesandilluminations.com Images & Illuminations is a design studio offering solutions for print and web and focusing on the needs of publishers, theaters, galleries, museums and non-profits. Our web design and development highlights accessible, graceful and aesthetic solutions. Images & Illuminations also offers print design services. Images & Illuminations is also the developer of the University of Sankore Press website.
THE BILLIE HOLIDAY THEATREwww.thebillieholiday.org An independent non-profit theater specializing in African American dramatic arts, located in Brooklyn and founded in 1972.
MAMA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTSwww.mamafoundation.org Mama Foundation for the Arts brings gospel, blues, jazz and the R&B arts to Harlem, New York City and the world through musical theater, recordings and education.
OSSIE DAVIS & RUBY DEE: THE OFFICIAL SITEwww.ossieandruby.com
The official site of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, the famous husband and wife actors, producers, writers and activists.