Category Archives : Blog


Board Meetings

The next Boston Pan-African  BOARD MEETING is scheduled for September 25, 2017  7-9:00 pm.  The regular schedule is  the 3rd TUESDAY of EACH MONTH, except for August. Unless otherwise posted, all are held  at MIT, 30 Wadsworth St. (The Hermann Bldg – aka E53 — in Kendall Square, Cambridge) in one of the 4th floor meeting […]


Film regarding the St. Augustine, FL Civil Rights Movement

  Following are links to information about recent screenings of the documentary, “Passage at St. Augustine.” The date for the screening in the Rabb Auditorium at the main library at Copley Square, was on January 9th.  This film, on one of the most important episodes of the Civil Rights movement during the  60s, includes  the role of, and an […]


Recent Program: Pan-Africanism in the age of Trump

Feb.4th, 11:30am<>2;30pm at Dudley Branch Library  (65 Warren St., Roxbury) PAN-AFRICANISM IN THE AGE OF TRUMP: SURVIVAL STRATEGIES FOR THE 21st CENTURY          A Community Forum and Discussion Presented by Boston Pan African Forum (BPAF) Moderator: Dr. Pearl Robinson, Tufts University Panelists will Include: Dr. Jemadari Kamara, Professor, UMass/Boston Ms. Mari Gashaw, Cambridge Black Lives […]

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VIDEO now available for 2016 Reception for the African Diaspora

Boston Pan-Africa Forum 2016 Reception   for the African World-Wide Diaspora (held Oct. 21st  2016, at U. Mass. Boston) Former U.S. Ambassador Walter Carrington, and Wheelock College visiting scholar from Brazil, Prof. Andrea Lisboa DeSousa, speak about the history and relevance of Pan-Africanism and African connections for US populations and for Brazilian populations. Welcome and introductions […]


Previous Program : REPARATIONS — a report on progress, or not, towards it

The Boston Pan-African Forum  hosted a community discussion and report back on the historic conference on Reparations held at the University of Edinburg, UK in November 2015. Presentations were made by conference participants– U Mass-Boston Professors Jemadari Kamara and Robert Johnson, Wheelock College Professor  Joyce Hope Scott , and former MA State Senator Bill Owens. It […]


Previous programs: RECEPTION HONORING AFRICAN DIASPORA OCT. 23rd

RECEPTION TO WELCOME THE WORLD-WIDE AFRICAN DISASPORA  was held  October 23rd 2015,  for active Pan-Africanists in the Boston Area, and new arrivals from communities of African descent throughout the world. It was held   at the  University of Massachusetts at Boston The Snowden Auditorium, Wheatley Hall, 1st floor.  PROGRAM:  The main speaker was  Dr. Siga Fatima Jagne, Professor, University […]


Endorsed previous program — Middle Passage ceremony

Boston Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project On August 23, 2015, a ceremony recognizing Boston as a Middle Passage port site took place at Faneuil Hall, beginning at 3pm.     This event was part of a larger effort by the National Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project (MPCPMP), an international, grassroots organization dedicated to commemorating the more […]


Previous Programs: Ebola and Other Issues re African Health Care

For article re Liberia’s success click here  Read on here for info and video on the BPAF forum re “The Ebola Crisis”,  which was discussed in the context of the more general crisis in the health care systems of several West African countries, and what actions concerned citizens might take. Our discussion highlighted some of the  unique clinical  manifestations of Ebola (as […]