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3/8/2021

 
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
 
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One of twenty one women worldwide highlighted. Click image for more Blockchain Movement leaders on this International Women's Day!.
NOSACONN NEW ORLEANS SOUTH AFRICA CONNECTION  
GETS SHOUT OUT FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY...
Connecting Women in the Diaspora with the Motherland 
By Cebo Famakinwa
 
Happy International Women's Day to all the beautiful women all over the world.
 
We are strength, we are power, we are magic! Yes, we are the glue that holds the world together and we do it all with unmatched style and grace.  This year, I particularly stand up for all my black queens and women of color who have always had to wait just a little longer for their own recognition, who have always had to endure so much more while queuing behind a sea of their white counterparts. I salute you ladies.
 
From the fictional Princesses of the Kingdom of Zamunda to the legendary warrior tales of the Dora Milaje of the magical Wakanda and the real-life super-SHEroes of everyday women taking their place in society, the daughters and descendants of Africa are speaking in one voice and universally declaring "We are Here" and "We shall not be moved".
 
 DANCE OF HOPE FROM UGANDA COURTESY OF NOSACONN 
DANCE OF HOPE FROM UGANDA COURTESY OF NOSACONN

 
For so long black women's achievements have been buried, whitewashed or relegated to the "other" section of history but as evidenced in the events of just the past few months, the tide is turning. In January young girls witnessed the historic swearing in of the first female, first black Vice-President of the United States of America, Kamala Harris, a child of immigrants - to the appointment of the first African, first black, first female leader of the World Trade Organization madam Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the sweetest cherry on top - the coming-of-age of powerful poet Amanda Gorman - a descendent of slaves, who mesmerized the world as she heralded the newly appointed Biden-Harris administration, to declare once and for all -  we are glorious!
 
Over the past decade I have had the great pleasure of working with NOSACONN, the New Orleans South Africa Connection in advancing the importance of connecting women in Africa with those in the diaspora. The advent of social media has made our work much easier and seen NOSACONN making tremendous gains in bridging the disconnect and digital divide between the two groups in leaps and bounds. Through the various efforts of NOSACONN young girls in South Africa have a straight path to forming formidable partnerships through the arts, music and cultural exchange with their fellow sisters in New Orleans and the rest of the United States. It is a work we at NOSACONN are most proud of and will continue to champion for decades more to come. I am extremely gratified that we as women are taking our place and changing the narrative as we empower ourselves in achieving greatness. So, go on black queens with your beautiful, crown adorning, Ankara wearing, Kente cloth accessorized, uber-talented trend-setters, you are worth every recognition feted on you this day!
 
A very special thank you to Damon Batiste of the legendary Batiste family of New Orleans for always being at the forefront of women empowerment through his non-profit foundation NOSACONN.
 
Cebo Famakinwa with expertise in communications and international relations, is part of the Embassy of South Africa, Department of Trade and Industry Team in Washington, D.C.  
 
Check out NOSACONN Arts & Culture Philosophy with South African Radio Host Brenda Sisane
 
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IN OTHER NEWS, SAN FRANCISCO BAYVIEW EDITOR MALIK WASHINGTON GIVES A MOVING MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO A REVERED SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY LEADER
 
 
The San Francisco BayView Neighborhood mourns Yolanda Jones, Businesswoman & Community Leader, daughter of Charlie Walker, Businessman, Community Leader and former Mayor Willie L. Brown confidante.  (America's Still the Place" is the film about Walker that opened the 2015 San Francisco Black Film Festival). 
 
 
 
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021
 
 
 
Mayor London Breed  
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MAYOR LONDON BREED ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW ECONOMIC RECOVERY PROGRAM TO SUPPORT AND RETRAIN WORKERS
$28 million program will expand workforce development, paid training, and job placement for adults and youth in San Francisco, and will include targeted resources to address the disproportionate Black unemployment rate with funding from the Dream Keeper Initiative
  
 
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