“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Ambassador James David McGee, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service in the class of Minister Counselor, spent the majority of his 30-year Foreign Service career overseas working in support of U.S. Government policy. Most of his work included political-military … Read MoreJames D. McGee (1949- )
Howard Kent Walker is a military veteran, diplomat, and educator who was born on December 3, 1935 in Newport News, Virginia. His father was a high school chemistry and mathematics teacher and his mother a homemaker. Upon graduation from high school Walker enrolled at the … Read MoreHoward Kent Walker (1935- )
In the article below independent historian Robin Loftin explores the past, present, and possible future relationship between the world’s most populous nation and people of African ancestry. Africa and China have had contact for more than a thousand years. Some scholars assert that the contacts … Read MoreAfricans and African Americans in China: A Long History, A Troubled Present, and a Promising Future?
Angie Young and Ambassador Johnny Young "Image Ownership: Public Domain" Ambassador Johnny Young was a career diplomat and the third African American to be appointed ambassador by three presidents. In 1989 President George H.W. Bush appointed Young Ambassador to the Republic of Sierra Leone. Five … Read MoreJohnny Young (1940- )
Ambassador Leslie Alexander With Presidential Candidate Bill Richardson, 2008 "Image Ownership: Public Domain" Ambassador Leslie M. Alexander was a Career Foreign Service Officer. He was appointed by President William J. Clinton to serve as U.S. Ambassador to three nations: Mauritius and the Comoros where he … Read MoreLeslie M. Alexander (1948- )
"Image Ownershp: Public Domain" George McDade Staples was appointed by President Bill Clinton to be ambassador to the Republic of Rwanda, where he served from 1998 to 2001. He was later appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as ambassador to Cameroon, and Equatorial … Read MoreGeorge McDade Staples (1947– )
"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Marguerita Dianne Ragsdale was born in April 1948 in Richmond, Virginia to Lillie and Vernon Ragsdale and raised alongside her five sisters on a farm in McKenney, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. After starting her undergraduate work at Virginia State University in Petersburg, … Read MoreMarguerita Ragsdale (1948- )
“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Moroni is a coastal town that serves as the capital of Comoros, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean. In 2003 the city had a population of 41,577 people making it the largest city in the archipelago. It is simultaneously one of … Read MoreMoroni, Comoros (10th Century- )