Mr. Karanja breaks down the Horn of Africa, the US Africa Leaders Summit, Kenya, and the Africa People’s Forum in this interview. Mr. Karanja was on a panel that addressed The power of story: Changing narratives to push for policy change.
Mr. Karanja Gaçuça is a Kenyan journalist based in Washington, DC. He is a publisher on thebriefscoop.com and executive director of Panafricmedia.org. Karanja played a key organizing role during Occupy Wall Street but saw a glaring racial gap in the advocacy that fuels his current work. Karanja uses new media to break down stereotypical perceptions of African peoples on and off the continent.
A coalition of Blacks, Africans, and progressives held a panel series that outlined a vision for a new US-Africa relationship. The people’s US Africa Summit was held at the Eritrean Community Center in Washington, DC.
Karanja presented a vital message that all Blacks and Africans need to hear and understand. He has unique experiences and perspectives crucial to the current state of global affairs.