An international who’s who visited Harlem’s Schomburg Center to pay tribute to global activist and renowned Pan-Africanist Elombe Brath Saturday, Sept. 26. In memory of Brath, who died May 19, 2014, the evening saw the launch of a foundation named for him. Paying tribute were Nana Camille Yarbrough, Viola Plummer, state Sen. Bill Perkins, Dr. James McIntosh and Dr. Leonard Jeffries. Jazz legends Bobby Sanabria and Jimmy Owens blessed the audience with beautiful music. In attendance were members of the family, including Brath’s widow, Nomsa Brath, brother, Kwame, and son, Cinque.
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