TITLE

Afro-Colombian Sen. Piedad Córdoba honored in Newark

AUTHOR(S)
Carrillo, Karen Juanita
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;6/4/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 23, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43274092

 

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