This year’s event is themed, the “Passport To Africa – Homecoming 2019.” SAiD is kicking off a major landmark campaign targeting the African-Americans and African Diaspora to mark the 400 year anniversary of the first enslaved Africans’ arrival in Virginia by returning home to Africa in the year 2020. One of the main goals of “Passport To Africa – Homecoming 2019” is to position Africa as a key destination for African Americans and African Diaspora. 

Miatta David Johnson and Massah David will co-chair 2019 Africans Diaspora Awards. Miatta David Johnson and Massah David are the brains behind MVD Inc., a branding agency and creative marketing firm for the stars. Their client’s list includes Kanye West, Common and Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, 20th Century Fox, Samsung Next, Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Music Group. 

WHEN: December 7, 2019

WHERE: Schomburg Center

Attend here: ADA2019