As Black History Month 2018 came to a conclusion, we were reminded of the contributions of the late Dr. Robert Pritchard, founder of the the Panamerican-Panafrican Association, Inc to the preservation of the Spiritual as a truly American musical art form. As the creator of the first Black History Month Observance in NYC in […]
Celebrating 15 years of dedicated service to the most vulnerable communities in Tanzania and the US, Shina, Inc held its annual “Shine with Shina” fundraiser in Greenbelt, MD on October 20. Supporters who have helped sustain the work of Shina for a decade and half, were treated to an exciting evening of entertainment, music […]
A special guest at the GlobalizeDC “Japan in DC Summer Program,” was Ms. Seijyu Kahou from Japan, who is the PaPa’s representative to the United Nations, and President of the PanAsian Assoc.
She was invited by the talented dancer, choreographer and movie producer Shizumi Shigeto Manale, who led an impassioned discussion with high school […]
It is with great sadness that we announce that Dr. Robert Starling Pritchard II departed this life on November 7, 2016 at his home in Dumfries, Va. He passed away as he was listening to his piano composition “Eulogy and Elegy for Clyde Kennard,” which was written in honor of civil rights leader Clyde […]
The internationally recognized All-Steinway School, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, was the venue for a magnificent piano concert to benefit Cheyney University, the oldest of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) […]
Pleasant Gathering, an organization from Enugu, Nigeria dedicated to transforming the lives of Nigerian youth and women, presented a Parallel Event at the March 2016 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60). The event held at the UN Church Center in New York City, was held in collaboration with the Panamerican-Panafrican Association, […]
After almost 20 years, the 1997 Black History Month Message by BHM Founder Robert S. Pritchard still resonates today, and it is reprinted this February 2016 because Human dignity does still weep for an advocate.
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Joining a distinguished roster of speakers, including Ambassador Amina Salum Ali of the African Union to the United States, Mr. Awadhi Zuberi Athumani, President of Tanzania’s Urban and Rural Engineering Services LTD applauded WETATI Founder, Margaret Dureke, and the organizers of the WETATI 4th International Women’s Convention during their Town Hall Forum kickoff at the […]
“There are no shortcuts to realizing gender equality and the human rights of women and girls, and everyone must work to bring about transformation within their families, societies, economies, and political and public spaces,” stated UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka during the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
The Washington International Piano Artists Competition and the Panamerican-Panafrican Association, Inc. are pleased to announce that for a second year, an award will be given to a winner of the Annual WIPAC competition in honor of pianist, Robert Starling Pritchard. The Competition will take place in July 2015. WIPAC has created a major cultural event […]
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