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Shared by: Herschel Daniels, The African Diaspora Directorate

Date added: November 6, 2019

Welcome to The African Diaspora Directorate

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The African Diaspora – 300M strong with a Global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of over $2T USD. 


Joint submission for the United Nations 2020 UPR of the USA, prepared by the Working Group of the African Diaspora Directorate:

Joint submission for the United Nations 2020 UPR of the USA, prepared by the Friends of the African Union and Vision Works: 

Shared by: Vernellia R. Randall, Professor Emerita of Law

Date added: September 11, 2019



Slavery to Segregation: 




African Descendants Worldwide: 


DAEUS (Descendants of Africans Enslaved in the United States):  




#Black Lives Matter and Legal Scholarship:


Enslaved Africans and Descendants Before 1865 (Searchable Database):


Enslaved Africans and Descendants 1865 to 1963 (Searchable Database):


Reparations and Legal Scholarship (Searchable Database):


WCAR Report of African and African Descendants: 


The 2001 Vienna Declaration of Africans and African Descendants: