The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment production of MOAA's Black History Month event Conversation, Community and ConneXions which took took place on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. A screening of Diaspora in Dialogue: A Profile of Africans in DC featuring all six documentary film participants was followed by a panel discussion exploring historical and contemporary connections between African and African-American communities.
Speakers included Rahman Branch, Director, Mayor's Office on African American Affairs; Gregg Carr, Ph.D., J.D., Chair of Afro-American Studies and Adjunct Faculty at School of Law, Howard University; and Heran Sereke-Brhan, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Mayor's Office on African Affairs. Vice-Chair of the Commission on African Affairs, Loide Jorge, Esq., moderated the panel discussion.
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