African Diaspora Consortium

Presenting our Board Chair

Hon. Paula A. Cox CBE, Chair, is the former Premier of Bermuda. Currently, she serves as Corporate Counsel, ACE Limited. Hon. Paula Cox has been the leader of the Bermuda Progressive Labour Party (PLP) since 28 October 2010. She was appointed as the first PLP Minister of Labour, Home Affairs and Public Safety. Following the […]

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Katrina Andry – ADC Visual Artist Leader – Initiating Cause and Effect

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Katrina Andry received an MFA in Printmaking from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA in 2010. She currently works and lives in New Orleans where she maintains a studio in her home. Katrina’s work explores the negative effects stereotypes have on people of color. Where stereotypes are typically used […]

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ADC Scholars

Each year, the ADC Team selects Scholars who have distinguished themselves through the creativity and quality of their scholarship focused on African descendants across the African Diaspora.   The five scholars who have been selected for 2014 are exceptional, and their scholarship highlights the challenges and/or opportunities confronting African descendants in countries across the African […]

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ADC Resources

ADC SELECTED RESOURCES   Select Recommended Resources Related to Educational and Economic Outcomes Across the African Diaspora   Ackah, W. (10 March 2014). There Are Fewer Than 100 Black Professors in Britain – Why? The Conversation.   Anderson, J. D. (1988). The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of […]

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ADC Photos

Dr. William Ackah, ADC Great Britain Partner, and Kassie Freeman

Celebrating after our May 15 planning meeting, hosted By Dr. Ernest Morrell, Teachers College, Columbia University

Dr. Michael Nettles - Kassie

Dinner Meeting

Kassie and Al (Afro-German)

Mardi Gras - New Orleans

Kassie Freeman and Jason Huges

Meet With Xavier University of Louisiana Leaders

Kassie - Dr. John Long (ADC Scholar) and Mrs John Long

Lunch in New Orleans

Kassie Freeman

Being supported by her Emory University Faculty


ADC Team Enjoying Dinner In Washington DC


ADC Team Meeting in Washington DC


ADC Team Meeting in Washington DC


ADC Team Meeting in Washington DC


ADC Team Meeting in Washington DC

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BlackTree Videos

Jamaal Finkley, President and CEO, BlackTree TV We are pleased and deeply honored that Jamaal Finkley has agreed to share BlackTreeTV vast collection of red carpet, celebrity interviews, movie premieres, parties, and footage from award shows with our ADC Website. We have the opportunity to feature, on a rotating basis, interviews with inspiring artists across […]

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A Letter From The President

August 1, 2015     As the African Diaspora Consortium (ADC) continues its upward trajectory toward its official launch in early Spring 2016, our accomplishments have exceeded our imagination and expectations. Although my faith has always been long and deep and my extraordinary belief in the necessity of our work has been unwavering, even I […]

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British Universities Need Black Studies |William Ackah

In the US, black students see their lives and their history reflected in their studies. The UK must follow suit In San Francisco in 1968 a group of primarily black students went on strike to demand that their college establish an academic programme that reflected their lives and experiences. Their demand was met, and San […]

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