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MASTER'S NAMED INTERNATIONAL AMBASSADOR

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Hon. Thomas Masters has been named an International Ambassador for the WCM.  His first assignment will be to serve as WCM Ambassador, on the upcoming trip to China.  On behalf of our president, the Honorable Ed Jones, and our International Advisor the Honorable Mary Thomas, we are very pleased he has consented to serve the WCM in this important diplomatic role.  The WCM is looking forward to working with Hon. Thomas Masters as we together “Build Bridges” between the WCM and the rest of the world.

AAMA Partners With March On Washington Film Festival

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AFRICAN AMERICAN MAYORS ASSOCIATION 
AUGUST 2017 E-NEWSLETTER

Recently, AAMA partnered with the March on Washington Film Festival in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the rich history of African American mayors. We were honored to have several distinguished speakers: Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C.; Richard Hatcher, former Mayor of Philadelphia, PA; Anthony Foxx, former Mayor of Charlotte, NC; and Mayor Johnny Ford, of Tuskegee AL. We thank all who were in attendance at this remarkable event.

STATE OF HIV

AP --By KYM KLASS, The Montgomery Advertiser

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tuskegee University on Wednesday will serve as host of an annual conference, "State of HIV in Black America Conference Southern Region."

​"Winning at Living: National Black Leadership Commision on AIDS, Inc." will focus on trends of HIV/AIDS in the Deep South, and will include speakers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Duke HIV/AIDS Policy Center and from C. Virginia Fields, president and CEO of the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA).

Setting the People's Agenda: Gary, IN 2016

By Larry Aubry --Published August 30, 2016

The National Black Political Convention (NBPC) is meeting today, June 9th, in Gary, Indiana to deliberate and develop the elements of a 2016 National Black Agenda. The call to meet at this, the second Black political convention, was issued by former Gary mayor Richard Hatcher, current Gary mayor, Karen Freeman-Wilson, Tuskegee mayor, Johnnie Ford and Newark mayor, Ras Baraka.

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Sustaining Economic Growth and Development in 21st Century Cities Detroit, the City that Never Surrendered Press Conference

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Historic Black Towns & Settlement Alliance Announcement

WCM tackles Financial Literacy