Oregon civil rights leader Beatrice Cannady (4th from left) attended the 4th Pan-African Congress in August 1927 held in New York City. The Pan-African Congress was a series of seven meetings held around the world between 1900-2014. Delegates attended meetings to address the effects of colonization of African countries and to advocate for the civil rights of Africans through international cooperation.
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