AFRICAN CONNECTIONS was created in direct response to the
numerous distortions, half-truths and omissions seen almost daily
in the popular media regarding Africa, her people and the African
Our principal mission is to illuminate, to educate and to provide a balanced viewpoint that celebrates genuine achievement and service to humanity.
In telling these important stories, we will focus as well upon the physical, cultural, religious, intellectual, political, economic and geographic diversities of the continent and of the African Diaspora.
Throughout the 1990's, and into the new century, we were honored to play a role in documenting and bringing attention to significant events, institutions, personages and traditions.
As we move forward, the AFRICAN CONNECTIONS Research and
Education Fund (ACREF) will seek to train and nurture a new
generation of internationally focused "virtual griots" -
multimedia historians, journalists, writers, technicians and
We invite your participation in this process...