From: Ethiopian Community Assoc. of Missouri (ECAM)
The Adwa V\Celebration in St. Louis, MO went well as planned,
and we commend our brothers & sisters in Michigan & other Cities
for job well done.
The celebration was on March 2nd, '96@Washington University
from 6PM-8PM, and started with the opening statement from Mr.
Zewdu Lakew (EPDUM, President), followed by one minute silence.
The educational discussion was conducted as follows;
Moderator: Dr. Early, Black studies@Washington University
Dr. Bell Economics Prof.@Harris-Stowe College, stressed
economics was the main reason of European aggression towards
Africa, and Mr Gedlu Metaferia, (ECAM Director) discussed King
Minilike the 2nd's role in uniting the people. Finally; Mr. Hassen
Rehametoo, (History AAU) highlighted the women's' role in The
Battle Of Adwa, and the celebration ended with Q & A session.
For more info: Mr. Zewdu Lakew 314\367-4014(O)
Mr. Gedlu Metaferia@ECAM314\776-7464(O), 776-0401(fax)
Oh! sorry I didn't post this sooner; Right after the celebrations, I
was away for spring break.
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