Upcoming Events and Travel

The African Awareness Association, Inc. 

is hosting a 

Special Diplomatic Delegation' 

Reception & Program on

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 

from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm 

Wesley Memorial 

United Methodist Church

1720 Mechanicsville Pike

Richmond, VA 23223

Mr. Lee Robinson, Event Organizer

There will be representatives from the U.S. Cuba Interests Section, Washington, DC, who will speaking to the African Community of Richmond and its Metropolitan Areas. 

The theme is: "Cuba, Changes, Realities & 
Understanding: Getting to Know Cuba - A Friend, A Neighbor & A Nation!"  

August 13, 2014 is being recognized as Cuba's Appreciation & Awareness Day. It is being supported by the A-APRP (GC), Pan-African Unity Movement (PAUM) & Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.   Hors d'oeuvres, refreshments and entertainment will be provided...Open to the Public..Free Admission.. RSVP to: [email protected], by Monday, August 11, 2014. Please view enclosed attachment for more information.

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Cuba's Appreciation & Awareness Day

Wednesday, August  13, 2014 

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

1720 Mechanicville Pike

Richmond, VA 23223

Theme: "Cuba, Changes, Realities & Understanding"

Key Note Speaker: Alexander V. Rodriguez Salazar

Cuban Interests Section Second Secretary 

Topic: "Getting To Know Cuba - A Friend, A Neighbor,  A Nation!" 

Activities for the Day:

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM:  A Diplomatic Luncheon with Cuba 

(Invite Only)

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM:  A Diplomatic Reception & Program:

(Hors d'oeuvres, Refreshments and Entertainment will be provided.)

Invited Panelist: 

Haki Kimaathi Muchoki - African Awareness Assoc. Inc.

Kamau Benjamin - All-African People's Revolutionary Party (GC)

Dr. Zoe Spencer - VA State University

Sandy Walters -Cuban Photographer & Film Maker

Melvin Smith - Writer, Educator & Political Organizer 

IFCO/P4P - Medical Student/Doctor from ELAM

*Invited Cultural Artists: 

James Plunky Branch, 

Iman Shabazz, 


Ram Bhagat, 


Jacquelyn Coles, 

Ezibu Muntu Dance & Cultural Foundation 

Kevin Davis

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Live TV: Africa Speaks - Channel 95-Comcast Cablevision Richmond: Keynote Speaker - Brother Alexander

Hosted by: African Awareness Association Inc. 

Supported by: Pastor R.M. Hunter' Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 

Pan-African Unity Movement (PAUM) and the A-APRP (GC)

Free Admission........RSVP at web site: africanawarenessassociation.webs.com. 

For Information

Call Lee at (804) 549-7492 or Church at (804) 644-5830

The  African  Awareness  Association,  Inc.  invites  the  Richmond-Metro  Area  and surrounding states and district of North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and the  District of Columbia (DC), to join us as  we recognize Cuba's outstanding contributions and role in past and present human, economic, social, political and cultural development for mankind.  We also, seeking to have an enlighten engagement on Cuba and its Changes and Current Realities of today and its impact on our communities and the world we live in. We are extending a welcome to all people of good will to come and join us in Richmond, VA, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, as we attempt to get a better understanding our neighbor/Cuba. 


Travel Challenge and Cultural Tour to Cuba
December 18, 2014 to January 4, 2015
Contact AAA, Inc.