Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Marcus Garvey Earthday


Make plans to attend the annual Marcus Garvey Earthday Celebration, including a panel forum and the lionsplash concert, all beginning August 17, 2006.

The Annual Marcus Garvey Lecture/Forum covers "Sovereignty, Self-Determination and Co-operation in Practice in the Pan-African Community" and is held on Thursday, August 17, 2006, beginning at 7:00pm at the Florida Memorial University, 15600 NW 42nd Ave. in Miami Gardens. Panelists include:

   - Dr. Keshia Abraham, FMU professor;
   - Desmond Alufohai, International Business Manager, Chair, Africa Reconnect;
   - Carolyn Kennedy, NEWUS, Inc.;
   - Dr. Marcia Magnus, Associate Professor, FIU;
   - Babacar M'Bow, International Programs, Broward Libraries;
   - Max Rameau, Miami CopWatch, a project of the Center for Pan-African Development

Get involved! Participate! Attend the community forum!

On Saturday, August 19, from noon until 2:00am, FMU, 15600 NW 42nd Ave., hosts the annual LionSplash Pan-African Birthday Bash, Back to School Family Fun Day and Cultural Concert, featuring:

African Ancestral & Rastafari Drum Tribute, Revelation Sounds; Spoken Word Artistry; Poolside Lime; Food & Drinks; Art; Crafts; Children's Games; Martial Arts; Yoga; Health Screening; Soccer; Netball; Local & International Performers of Reggae, Gospel, Hip-Hop, R&B, Jazz…

SPONSORS: Florida Memorial University, EBS Engineering, East Coast Inter-Modal, South Florida Neurosurgical Institute, Garden of Eatin, Statutory Fingerprinting & Notary, Whitsyms Nursing Registry, Cordon Law Office, Goldson Chiropractic, Iahdauta Enterprises, American Mortgage Funding Corp

Presented by: The INIversal MARCUS InstiTRUTH (IMI) Inc.; The Marcus Garvey Celebrations Committee and

The Olugbala Collective: Tel: 786.663.3000 or 786.877.4307 or 954.583.6190 eMail:

Special Thanks to the media:; UANNews:; Caribbean-American Commentary; Miami Times; Caribbean Today; Caribbean National Weekly; Broward Times; Miami Herald; Music Lessons-WAVS1170; London Connection-WAVS 1170 AM; Mystik1400 AM; Hot105 FM; WTPS1080 AM; WDNA88.9 FM; Roots Uprising-WPRK 91.5 FM; Ridims Mktng;


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