For years, black aviation history, like most black experiences in America, has been relegated to the back pages of newspapers or to footnotes in books and journals.
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Black Agency Executives is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of professional development of its membership, which represents Black Human Services Executives who promote the interests and values of the Black Community.
AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee, Inc.) Established and incorporated in 1973 by the late Vivian Robinson, to stimulate interest in, and support of performing arts in black communities. AUDELCO coordinates an average of one to two theatre events monthly, bringing approximately 50-75 people to each event.
ABWHE has been an advocate for and celebrant of the accomplishments of Black women in higher education for more than two decades.
The Association of Black Psychologists was founded in San Francisco in 1968 by a number of Black Psychologists from across the country. They united to actively address the serious problems facing Black Psychologists and the larger Black community. Guided by the principle of self determination, these psychologists set about building an institution through which they could address the long neglected needs of Black professionals.
The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) holds the distinction of being the first of the Council on Foundations 38 Affinity Groups.
We were established in 1971, and since then the organization has grown into an independent membership organization that counts among its members the most influential staff, trustees and donors of grantmaking institutions that promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities.
The Amistad Research Center’s ties to the American Missionary Association (AMA) can be traced to the AMA’s roots in the coalition of abolitionists who came to the defense of the Amistad Africans. Under the banner of the Amistad Defense Committee, abolitionists and attorneys, with help from former President John Quincy Adams, took the case to the United States Supreme Court, which ruled that the Africans were free.
AHBAI is an internationally renowned trade association representing the world’s leading Black owned companies that manufacture ethnic hair care and beauty related products featuring the Proud Lady Symbol.
The purposes of AABE are the following:
- To serve as a resource for policy discussion of the economic, social and political impact of environmental and energy policies on African Americans and other minorities.
The American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA) and the Fund for Leadership, Equity, Access and Diversity (LEAD Fund) offer substantive programs designed to give undergraduate and graduate students interested in such fields as equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, affirmative action, civil rights, EEO law, nonprofit development, human resources, web communications, event management, public affairs and public service, real-world work experience in the policy, practice and nonprofit management fields.