AABE was formed in July 1977 to represent Blacks and other minorities who were under-represented in shaping energy policy for America during the oil embargo of the time. AABE’s founder, Clarke Watson, believed there was a strong correlation between energy resource development, economic growth, and expanding opportunities for disadvantaged minorities to participate more fully in the U.S. economic system. During the current energy crisis, AABE remains an active force in supporting renewable portfolio standards; reducing global warming; developing alternate sources of energy; and promoting diversity in the workplace.

The symposium, The Idea of Modernity in African Diaspora Art will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2006. In this current postcolonial world in which modernity and modernism are viewed as passé, a prevailing assumption exists that there is a consensus on the history of modernism in art, and that we all share the same understanding of what modern art means.

Knowledge Project

Africa Knowledge Project is an academic resource that offers journals and databases. Check them out at AKP.

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LivewireRasta Livewire is a leading blog that provides in-depth viewpoints from Rastas in Africa and African Diaspora.

Africa Knowledge Project (AKP) publishes peer-reviewed journals and academic databases.

Ojedi is an online retailer of fine art and exceptional handcrafted pieces from around the world.

Africa House is an Africa and Diasporian gallery. Africa House accepts proposals for submission on a rolling basis.

African Event Posters show posters of events at Africa House.

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