Afro-Colombian Sen. Piedad Córdoba honored in Newark

Carrillo, Karen Juanita
June 2009
New York Amsterdam News;6/4/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 23, p2
The article reports on the recognition of Afro-Colombian Senator Piedad Córdoba by the non-profit Norma Lozano Jackson Foundation in the U.S. for her work as a peace negotiator. Córdoba was recognized for her efforts to include Colombian minorities in all aspects of society. She spoke with representatives of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and TransAfrica and asked support for her effort for peace in Columbia.


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