FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
– Apr 24, 2010 – A reminder of our past, balance for our presence, and the strength for the challenge of our future ,The Afrikan Connection presents, “Honoring the Past, Preparing for the Future. This is a FREE FAMILY EVENT presented in a celebratory way for the Tri-state Area.
Fannie Lou Hamer s…aid, “Never forget where you came from, and always remember the bridge that brought you over.” In that spirit The Afrikan Connection has linked with local grassroots organizations like Common Cents Consulting, Each One Teach One and Guerrilla Republik. Local entrepreneur and community organizer Sista Nzinga said, “The idea is to show the youth that we give thanks for those who have come before us to set the right example, but we want to prepare them for the reality of their future.”
The Afrikan Connection knows the community has to have wisdom, knowledge and unity to prepare for the future. Their contribution continues on May 15, 2010 at the Rose Hill Community Center, 19 Lambson Lane, New Castle, Delaware, 19720. The event will give honor to those in the past who have paved the way, sharing a Delaware First Black’s Power Point
Preparing for our Future we have our main feature spoken word and hip hop performances by “Nene Ali (Apollo Legend),” A presentation by Alyson Lang of “Each One Teach One” , Also coming to the mic is Iz the Truth, Abundance Child, The Knomadz, and the Sargonites. Their will be Line dancing, vendors and food.
The doors for “Honoring the Past, Preparing for the Future” will open at 10:30 a.m. The event starts at 11:00 a.m. For vending and general information please contact Sista Nzinga at (302) 427-9426.