Fidel Castro’s Impact on Africa

Fidel Castro’s Impact on Africa

Guest host Esther Githui-Ewart and her guests take an in-depth look at Castro’s impact on Africa; with Professor Abdi Ismail Samatar, Melvin Foote, Netfa Freeman, and Professor Piero Gleijeses.

Film: Apocalypse Africa: Made In America

Film: Apocalypse Africa: Made In America

The Institute for Policy Studies hosts a screening and discussion to give context to the recent U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit and connect it to the history and current policy of the U.S. supporting and enabling tyranny across Africa.

A Day to Remember A Martyr

A Day to Remember A Martyr

Malcolm X was assassinated 48 years ago, but his killers failed to keep him from living on in the hearts and minds of those he left behind.

African Union 10 Years Later: Accomplishments and Challenges

African Union 10 Years Later: Accomplishments and Challenges

Please join us for this lively and critical discussion celebrating the 10th anniversary of the African Union. In our quest to assess its challenges, success stories and pitfalls days ahead of the AU Summit, we will analyze and review issues of African political sovereignty, Peer Review Mechanism, AU as a member of the G20, Diaspora / Region 6, Gender Issues, and Conflict Resolution.

Justice In The Congo & Great Lakes Region: A Legal Framework

Justice In The Congo & Great Lakes Region: A Legal Framework

Impunity, lack of accountable and injustices have reigned in the Great Lakes Region for the past 16 years. The United Nations published a report that calls for the establishment of an international mechanism that will deliver justice to the people of the region who have suffered at the hands of armed groups and regional militias and armies. Experts from the American Bar Association and the National Lawyers Guild will weigh in on this matter by proposing a way forward for both local and international stakeholders in delivering justice to the people of Congo and the Great Lakes Region of Africa.