MAY 11, 2006 | 6PM | WASH., DC | AFRICAN BEAT, CARIBBEAN ECHOES
The National Council of La Raza, the Inter-American Foundation, the Dominican American National Roundtable and the Inter-Agency Consultation on Race in Latin America present African Beat, Caribbean Echoes: Blackness in the Formation of Dominican Identity.
Join us for a discussion with Afro-Dominican scholars and activists as they address the Dominican Republic’s rich cultural and ethnic diversity, its important African heritage, and how Dominicans in the United States identify with their African roots.
The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. on May 11, with a reception following the discussion.
Dr. Celsa Albert Batista
Dominican Institute for African and Asian Studies (INDAASEL)
Dr. Eulalia Jiménez
Afro-Dominican Community Activist
Dr. Silvio Torres-Saillant
Location: Raul Yzaguirre Building, 1126 16th St, NW
City: Washington, DC
Contact: (202) 785-1670 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more info visit: http://www.danr.org