The World African Diaspora Union (WADU) is a Pan African organization consistent with and dedicated to the historic work of Pan Africanism. Its focus is on unifying and empowering the African Diaspora politically, culturally and economically, as an integral part of Africa. The organization was envisioned by the Elombe Brath in 2003 as a response to the African Union call for the African Diaspora to help rebuild Africa. Thus, Baba James Small, Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Del Jones, etc. launched WADU after the October 2004 Conference of African Intellectuals in Dakar, Senegal.
When discussing or acting the African Diaspora is mainly defined those persons of African descent dispersed from Africa into Europe, Asia and the Americas through enslavement and also those who voluntary migrated from Africa in the 20th and 21st century (the African population in the Western Hemisphere is about 150 million persons in South America, especially in Brazil and Columbia),and in North America (USA), the Caribbean and in Europe.
The operational structure of WADU consists of the Diaspora High Council of Elders (led by a Chair), a Diaspora Executive Council (led by a President) and State Councils. Each State council is led by co-chairs. Hence, WADU has veteran leaders and a Pan African comprehensive plan and is considered one of the most authentic and effective Pan African organizations to serve the African world community. And moreover, the vision of the organization calls for the unification and restoration of African people with a mission focused...