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 […]
Kickstarter Campaign funds a startling account of the life and crimes of the Nazi officer who continued to operate as a public figure even after the Second World War
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – (June 18, 2013) – In the 1940s, Klaus Barbie was a mid-level Nazi […]
Shina Reaches Out “Across the Seas” to Cooperate with New Zealand Women’s Refuge
Shina, Inc., a Hyattsville, Maryland based organization, hosted representatives of the New Zealand Women’s Refuge, during a round table presentation held at the Good Samaritan Lutheran Church in Lanham, MD on the subject of effective ways to address domestic violence. In […]
If ever there was a confirmation that violence against women is not confined to a particular culture, nationality, ethnic group or socio-economic status, it was during the side-event presentation of the Hyattsville-based Shina, Inc. and the Panamerican-Panafrican Association, Inc. (the PaPa) during the United Nations 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women […]
Historic 1962 LP is the First Ever Commercially Issued Recording Featuring the Performance by an African-American Virtuoso Concert Pianist and Recording Artist.
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, the not-for-profit record label and audio archive of the U.S. national museum, is making available to music listeners the world over, what we believe is the first ever commercially-issued recording […]
"Violence Against Women: Influence of Culture and Abuse"
Exploring Approaches to Social Change
The Panamerican-Panafrican Association is joining Shina, Inc. in organizing a side-event to coincide with the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women to take place from […]
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development known as “Rio+20,” concluded on Friday, almost 20 years to the day when the first such conference was held at this very same venue. The conference which sought to shape new policies to promote global prosperity, reduce poverty and advance social equity and environmental protection drew more than […]
The Chairman of the PaPa, Dr. Robert S. Pritchard, who has been for decades in the leadership calling for the establishment of a Juneteenth National Day Observance, was represented by the PaPa’s Media Specialist, Mr. George Newcomb, for this year’s laying of the wreath at Lincoln Statue in Lincoln Park in Northeast DC. The event, which […]
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- American Turkish Association Honors Photographer George Newcomb
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- UN Commission on the Status of Women 62: Reaching Women in Tanzania and Nigeria
- Tribute to the African American Spiritual as a Truly American Musical Tradition
- PaPa Partner, Shina Inc, Celebrates 15 Years of Providing “ACCESS” in Communities in Tanzania and US