What Black History Month Signifies

The theme for this year’s launch is Honoring our Past, Affirming our Present, Owning our Future. We are pleased to announce our panelist for the program:

Panel 1
Honoring our Past – Strengthened through our Music Gyedu-Blay Ambolley, Noted musician, songwriter, producer and composer Prof. John Collins, Distinguished professor and historian. Chairman of the Bokoor Popular African Music Archive Foundation and Highlife Music Institute Toni Manieson, Celebrated musician who has been “Keeping Jazz Alive” in Ghana for over 25 years
Panel 2
Affirming our Present – The Role of the African Diasporan Prof. Edmunk Abaka, Fulbright Scholar, author, distinguished historian Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Noted scholar and social justice activist Ephious Davis, III MDiv, Scholar and Pan-Africanist
Panel 3
Owning our Future- Owning our future, spiritually, financially and politically Mrs. Mona Boyd, CEO of Landtours and Avis Ghana Mr. Jerry Johnson, Owner Abomah’s Ocean View Rabbi Kohain, Executive Director of Panafest Foundation Prof. Maulana, Founder Ministry of the Future

Program Outline For The Launch

THEME : Honoring our Past, Affirming our Present, Owning our Future
  • Remarks by Mr. Keelson, Director W.E.B. Du Bois Centre
  • Singing of Black National Anthem - Lift Every Voice and Sing