Site has closed. See the Bernie Grant Archive. Grant helped establish ARM. Information on the movement to obtain reparations for the enslavement
and colonisation of African people in Africa and the African Diaspora. Also
to secure the return of African artefacts taken from Africa. Includes
paper by Chinweizu on "Reparations and a New Global Order", speech
by British Prime Minister William Gladstone in 1871 on looted Ethiopian
artefacts, a discussion list,
ARM Talk, and a chronology of slavery. [KF] http://the.arc.co.uk/arm/home.html
A project to collect and publish primary documents illustrating
ties between African Americans and Africans in South Africa. Has an essay,
with photographs, on the "Historical Relationships of African Americans
with South Africa." Directed by Profs. Robert Edgar (Howard University)
and David Anthony (University of California, Santa Cruz). http://www.howard.edu/library/Reference/bob_edgar_site/index.html
Full text issues of its ADAN newsletter. Operates a discussion forum. Maintained by Dr. Christopher C. Fennell, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. [KF] http://www.diaspora.uiuc.edu/
Hunwick, John - "The Same but Different: Approaches to Slavery and the African Diaspora in the Lands of Islam"
Full text in Adobe PDF format, in the Saharan Studies Association Newsletter, V. 7, No. 1/2, Dec. 1999. Keynote address, Workshop on Slavery and the African Diaspora in the Lands of Islam, Northwestern Univ. 1999. On the web site of the Saharan Studies Association. http://ssa.sri.com:8002/news/newsletters/v7n1-2.pdf
"The Museum of the African Diaspora connects all people through the celebration and exploration of the art, culture and history of the African Diaspora." Interview with Modou Dieng, photographs by Dave Herman of the Gullah community of South Carolina and other photographs, etc.
Based in San Francisco, California. http://www.moadsf.org/
From the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYPL. "...original essays...by the historian Omar H. Ali... dozens of images of paintings and photographs..., maps, and segments of documentaries." East Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Perisan Gulf, South Asia, East Asia. Video from From Africa to India: Sidi Music in the Indian Ocean Diaspora. Bibliography (books, articles, films). http://exhibitions.nypl.org/africansindianocean/
Article by Hugh Barnes, August 8, 2005. "For centuries, Alexander Pushkin's great-grandfather - an African slave who became a Russian noble - was thought to be an Abyssinian prince. Only when Hugh Barnes trekked to Cameroon did the dramatic truth emerge in black and white." http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/07/31/bogannibal.xml
"in the 1990s, the African scholar Dieudonné Gnammankou pointed a finger at the town of Logone, in the state of Cameroon. Towards the end of the 17th century, Logone was the capital of a minor kingdom,......Local records suggest that around 1703, during a raid......Ibrahim, the son of Prince Bruha, was taken prisoner and transported north along the slave trails to Libya and then by ship to Constantinople."
Wilson, Carlton - Conceptualizing the African Diaspora
4 p. In PDF. Full text article from Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (CSSAAME), Vol. XVII | No. 2 | 1997. http://www.cssaame.ilstu.edu/issues/V17-2/CARLTON.pdf
"focuses on the history of the African diaspora and the movement of Africans to various parts of the world, particularly the Americas and the Islamic lands of North Africa and the Middle East." Has a publication series, Studies in the History of the African Diaspora, conference programs and some papers, the full text of the African Diaspora Newsletter, the full text of "Ethnicity and the Slave Trade: 'Lucumi' and 'Nago' as Ethnonyms in West Africa" by Robin Law (from History in Africa, No. 24, 1997).
Research areas include: Nigerian Hinterland Project, Biographical Database of Enslaved Africans, Historical Atlas of Slavery, Ports of the Nigerian Hinterland, The Muslim Diaspora in the Era of the Slave Route, Ethnic Identities in Atlantic Africa and the Diaspora, Linkages between the Diaspora and Africa, Igbo Oral History Project on Slavery. The Director is Paul E. Lovejoy. Based in Toronto, Canada. [KF] http://www.yorku.ca/nhp/index.htm