C. Payne Lucas

Africare leadership, past and present, at the Bishop Walker Memorial Dinner. Photo: MACKME.COM
Africare leadership, past and present, at the Bishop Walker Memorial Dinner. Photo: MACKME.COM

Africare Celebrates African-American Leadership at its 2014 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner

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WASHINGTON (April 7, 2014) — Africare, the oldest and largest African-American led non-profit committed to advancing development in Africa, hosted more than 500 global leaders in business, government and philanthropy on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at its annual Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner and fundraiser at the Hilton Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event honored Africare’s pioneering Co-Founders C. Payne Lucas and Dr. Joseph C. Kennedy with Lifetime Achievement Awards for the tremendous contributions they have each made to Africare over more than four decades.

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Africare President Emeritus C. Payne Lucas
Africare President Emeritus C. Payne Lucas

Bush Should Listen Closely in Africa

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As President George W. Bush leaves on his first trip to Africa Monday, I am reminded of a trip I made to the continent in 1985 with his father, then-Vice President George H.W. Bush.

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Africare President C. Payne Lucas
Africare President C. Payne Lucas

A Vote for the Africa Trade Bill

In a Washington increasingly dominated by partisan politics, Congress and the White House are on the verge of a bipartisan action that will have a positive impact on the lives of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa.

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